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the act of sharing files over a network, either server-to-client (nfs), or peer-to-peer (bittorrent)

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How do I share a folder on SAMBA?

I want to share my home folder with my Windows machine, but I have no idea how to share the folder. I can't find any up-to-date guides on Google, so how can I share my home directory?
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Where did the Sharing Options from nautilus go?

Today I wanted to share trough my home network some files with my father's laptop who happens to be running windows. I remember there was a 'Sharing Options' in nautilus when right clicking on a ...
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Truly share a folder with multiple users on a computer

I have a folder in my home directory that I want to be truly shared between all users on the same computer. So, I set the permission to be 777. Now, all users can access it and can create, ,edit, ...
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How do I set up file sharing between two Ubuntu laptops on my wireless network?

I have two laptops running Ubuntu 12.04. Both connect to the same WIFI network to access internet. How do I connect them to each other so that I can access files on one from another and vice versa? ...
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How would I batch rename a lot of files using command-line?

I have a problem which I am unable to solve: I need to rename a great dump of files using patterns. I tried using this, but I always get an error. I have a folder, inside with a lot of files. Running ...
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Does Ubuntu One have maximum traffic or download limits?

I am planning to share some project files over Ubuntu-One. The files will be 1-2 GB big, and I expect downloads from 1000+ people. Does Ubuntu One has any traffic or download limits? For example, if ...
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How do i share my files from windows 7 to Ubuntu?

I just Downloaded Ubuntu to my laptop and I noticed that my files like music and pictures aren't here. How can I get them from my Windows 7 part of my computer to the Ubuntu part? Please make it ...
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Create a user for sharing purposes only

I want to create simple user, who don't have any authority to use the system by logging in, but can access the resources shared on the network from a domain. I am under an impression that samba user ...
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Could I use Ubuntu One to sync my calendar?

Is there a way (supported/unsupported or even in theory) that I can create a calendar on my desktop via Thunderbird's lightning extension then sync that calendar file with Ubuntu One and then sync ...
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how to connect Ubuntu computers to CentOS server?

I have a server, running CentOS installed. I would like to connect other Ubuntu PCs, to the server. How do I do that? Please help me. Its urgent.
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Why is Samba Access from Windows So Slow?

I have set up a file server using Ubuntu 12.04 Server. The purpose is to serve several network drives to Windows users that have heretofore been served by numerous NAS drives. I have Samba set up ...
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How do I share files between two computers?

Pulling my hair out trying to find out how to share files between a Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and a Lubuntu 11.10 desktop. Forum searches do not yield specific enough suggestions or do not seem to apply to ...
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How do I use Ubuntu Server as file server?

In our company we would like to install Ubuntu server for file sharing, is it possible to use Ubuntu as file server for windows based client Operating systems. what is the procedure to make Ubuntu ...
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Sharing a folder on local network

I am new to Ubuntu and I installed the Ubuntu 11.10 on my system. I want to share a folder on my local network. How can I do that? I want to share a folder by right click on it. when I do this then ...
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connecting ubuntu with 7 via network cable

i was tryin to connect my ubuntu toshiba satalite L650 laptop with my desktop via a network cable so that i can share things and remotely control the desktop from the laptop, i googled the problem out ...
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Temporary R+W CIFS share for non-root accounts?

I want to set up a cross platform mail client (Thunderbird), and so far I want to use NAS as a profile store. The NAS is CIFS based, and can be mounted on both Windows and Ubuntu. Also the locking ...
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How to share ubuntu (make server (Ruby on Rails)) in home, on virtual machine?

how can I share my ubuntu server () which is installed on virtual machine. Main machine is asus k52de, which OS is Windows 7 professional. How can i do, that i can attach to my ubuntu from another ...
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How do I access a specific file on a Windows share?

In Ubuntu, I would like to know How do I access a specific file on a Windows share? In Windows XP I could the use Run Command >>\\someserver but Im not sure what the equivilent options are in ...
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How to view network shares in a consitant way?

How do I make ubuntu show network shares the same in every application? I cannot access network shares from certain applications at all. If it isn't possible to make a consistent interface, is there ...
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Why are some Windows shares not available?

I have a Windows 7 computer on my local network that hosts all my media. I've shared relevant folders there without any limitation, so anyone should be able to access the files without providing a ...
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SSHFS files from one server to another

I am trying to find the most secure way to transfer files from one server to another. I have the following architecture: Currently I am using the main user salamis in order to mount the ...
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How to enable file sharing between two PCs?

How to enable file sharing between two Ubuntu Oneiric PCs. I have installed Samba both machines I have changed permissions to all create guest accounts file is in home folder Why cant I see shared ...
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Need to mount second internal hard drive to specific location

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop on an old server. The Ubuntu OS is running on a 250Gb hard drive and the files I want to share on on a second 1Tb hard drive mounted in the server. The 1Tb drive ...
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I cant get samba to set proper permissions on created directories

I have a ubuntu server sharing some folders using samba. When a client creates a new folder or file, the permissions aren't set according to the settings in smb.conf. My current settings for a ...
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Sharing files in LAN through Samba or SSH

I am able to share files between two Ubuntu machine and Windows machine but I have these problems which I can't solve. When I share files between two Ubuntu machines via LAN Computer1 to Computer2. ...
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How do I connect/share between my two computers at home and my printer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a CUPS server and how to share a printer over a network I have a Desktop with Ubuntu 11.10 (32 bit) with a Brother MFC printer/scanner connected to it, the ...
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Sharing sub-folders as well

I am new to ubuntu, I have ubuntu 10.04 and want to share the video\music files with my xtremer. I was using this guide (Link) but i want also to share the sub folders. now I can see all the folders ...
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Why can't i copy files to my NAS?

I can normally access all of my NAS shares without issue from my Ubuntu laptop. I have bookmarked all of the shares without issue, although they are a little slow to access. However moving files ...
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How can I transfer files between two Ubuntu computers on a LAN without installing additional software?

I know I can install Samba or openssh-server to be able to share files between two Ubuntu computers. Is there a way to share files without installing additional packages? I installed Ubuntu on two ...
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How do I share files between two computers connected to a router?

I have a desktop and a laptop both connected by cables to a router. I thought the computers were supposed to show up in Nautilus in the Network folder. That way I could then easily share files ...
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Samba changes file ownership! How do I get rid of that problem?

I am running a Samba Server (Version 3.5.6). The file sharing is OK until I realize that Samba changes file ownership when another user (not the original owner) edit the file and saves it. This is ...
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How can I access my files through the Internet from a browser?

I remember using a software called wwwfilesharepro on Windows that allowed me to access any folder through a browser. Is there a similar way to do this on Ubuntu?
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Need help with Two Ubuntu based system sharing in Samba

I have a laptop and desktop running Ubuntu and Xubuntu respectively both are 64 bit 11.10 version I use XBMC on both machines to play media. I want to access my media on dekstop and play on my ...
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File sync iphone4 (ios5) auto camera-upload doesn't work

Basically the Camera Roll auto-upload feature does not seem to work, nothing is happening, no files exist in the "Pictures - name" folder. I have a few questions on this: How do I know if auto ...
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setup samba share on 10.10 and access via windows

I have the following /etc/samba/smb.conf config setup to share my homes and a custom folder named /var/itc_data_feed: [homes] comment = Home Directories browseable = yes read only = no ...
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GUI for setfacl or other NTFS equivalents?

I would like to setup a small office network based on ubuntu machines to replace the current based on windows. One of the requirements is to setup a samba share for file sharing. The problem is that ...
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Seeing Ubuntu-made files on an NTFS partition from within Windows 7

I have a dual boot system in place, Ubuntu/Windows, each on its on physical hard drive since I also have SRT active on the Windows partition. The setup is as follows: Disk 1: - Partition 1: System ...
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Samba is installed, Why doesn't gnome-file-share-properties work?

Samba and all it's dependencies are installed. Why does gnome-file-share-properties (Personal File Sharing application) say: This feature cannot be enabled because the required packages are not ...
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Can see samba shares but not access them

For the life of me I cannot figure this one out. I have samba installed and set up on the ubuntu box and on the Win7 box I CAN SEE all the shares I created. I created two users on ubuntu that map ...
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Securely sharing files accross the network to ubuntu and linux users

I have an ubuntu 10.04 server that I want to share files to windows and ubuntu users. I also want them to use the login/password provided by my ldap server. Now, I am not sure about which path to go ...
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How can I disable the notification for received files on GNOME?

When I receive files over bluetooth, my system makes an annoying peep and gives an even more annoying popup for every single file. How can I disable this.
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Can the Android files app sync local file changes to U1

Does the Android files app sync changes made to local files back to U1? - it seems not to. I have a bunch of photos sync'd to U1 but when I delete a photo from my device it remains on U1. I'd like ...
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What is the easiest method to share files between Windows and Ubuntu?

I have a Windows 7 installed on my laptop. I installed VirtualBox 4.1.4 with Ubuntu 11.10. Now I want to be able to copy files from Windows to Ubuntu and vice versa. What is the easiest method to ...
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Why don't shared files show up in HGFS?

Sharing files between my Guest Kubuntu OS and Host Windows has become a real headache. So, far I have done the steps below: GUEST LINUX OS VM -> Settings -> Options -> Shared Folders. And added my ...
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Share my DVD drive with my Mac Mini over LAN

I've got a Mac Mini that doesn't have a DVD drive. Apple says you can share a DVD drive over the network, but their "magical" approach only works with Windows and other Macs. ...
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How can set up a file sharing server to allow remote access over a WAN?

I want to set up a server to allow remote access over a WAN. The purpose is to allow people to remote connect and download specific files from a specified folder hosted on the server. Is there ...
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Is there a taskbar applet to show the status of a remote host? [closed]

At the end of the day I would like to be able to copy files to my home PC just in case I feel inspired to work on them in the evening. But I only want to do this if the PC is on already. (I can remote ...
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Unable to see shared folders in Samba

I am trying to create a shared folder. Installed Samba (as I have done on plenty of occasions for other releases) create the shared folder, all the appropriate privileges, etc, all with no problem. ...
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What is the easiest way to send a file?

What is the easiest way to send a file: from an Ubuntu machine, to another Ubuntu user (if also to others even better) who is out of your local network, through an encrypted file transfer, using ...
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How do I fix a file sharing error? [closed]

I have two computers running Ubuntu 11.04. I am able to to see them on the network but when I try to open the shared files I get the message, unable to mount location dbus error ...