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

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File sharing from GUEST VirtualBox ( 12.04 ) to HOST ( 10.04 )

I've completed 90% of this walkthrough: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/VirtualBox/SharedFolders#Getting_VBoxLinuxAdditions.iso ... and I'm currently in the " Prepare Guest " section. Where this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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show up Linux partition on Windows

I have 5 systems that are connected to a network switch Desktop(1) : Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Netbook(1) : Windows 7 Starter Desktop(1) : Windows 7 Professional Laptops(2) : Ubuntu 11.04 Now, I need to ...
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Netatalk 100x slower than scp with USB disk

I have netatalk install on a headless Ubuntu box on my lan. I have a usb drive mounted on /mnt/ext. When attempting to copy a ~700 MB file from the box using netatalk (afp) OR samba, my estimated time ...
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Nautilus Can't See Samba Shares

I have a Samba share set up on a Raspberry Pi that I connect to from my Ubuntu 16.04 PC. When I first set it up, Nautilus would discover it just fine in the Network section. For a while now, the only ...
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Mac OSX can not connect to share directory in ubuntu server [samba]

local:OS X EI Capitan 10.11.5 server:Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS I found many tutorials, but none worked. Here's what I've done so far: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install samba samba-common sudo ...
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SSSD Samba, can't get it working

I'm trying to get samba working with SSSD but I just cant figure out what is wrong samba config /etc/samba/smb.conf (I added guest just for testing) [global] security = ads realm = domain.EU ...
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Can't access Network Shared Folder

I want to share file from my laptop to PC throught router. Both computers are in the same network and they see each other. When I set up sharing on laptop with Ubuntu (with guest access and read/write ...
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What is the best way to run a SFTP (or really secure) File Server to store and sync files

I am trying to setup a system to store & synchronize files between 2 linux Desktops and 1 Windows 10 Laptop. Any thoughts, ideas, or suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks much!
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Proper samba config/share permissions

What is the proper permissions that should be set in the smb.conf and applied on the directory & files? The reason I ask is I have set force user = nobody in smb.conf on my shares, with the file &...
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Software for integrating ubuntu in workspace?

I have three, sometimes four systems as a regular workspace. One Ubuntu, two Windows 10 and rarely a Mac. And I got tired of using usb sticks, cloud services and the NAS to move files between them. I ...
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Windows file paths in Ubuntu

Can somebody please help me with the following: Members of our company send each other Windows paths to files on the server, which look like this: O:\A\ Angus Smith - brief.doc. Hereby O: is a letter ...
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Remove Netatalk “Network Trash Folder”

I'm sharing files with Netatalk from Ubuntu 14.04 to Mac OS X. On my macs, there is no network trash folder, however on Ubuntu there is a "Network Trash Folder" and "Temporary Items". Anyway to ...
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Sync specific folder between two Ubuntu machines when connected to the same LAN

I have two Ubuntu machines, a laptop and a desktop. What I wish to do is, to create a folder in both machines at paths 'path1' and 'path2'. I want to set up sync between the two folders whenever they ...
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Network links disappeared in Select Destination or Filename windows

Not very long ago, the links to my network drive disappeared in the pop up destination windows on all of my Ubuntu 14.04 PC's. Networking still works fine, Nautilus still sees the net drives and it's ...
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Cannot receive files through bluetooth

I have Ubuntu 15.10, the issue is that I cannot receive files through bluetooth at all. I have set the Personal Files Sharing Preferences (I even tried selecting all of them at one point). I have ...
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Samba: Software caused connection abort

I am trying to create samba file server(ubuntu 14.04) on my local network, I can connect to samba server from another ubuntu 14.04 and enter the shared folder as a guest, but after creating a ...
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how can i add a ubuntu machine to a windows server 2012

how can I share documents between a windows 2012 server and a ubuntu client they are already connected to eachother throughout the domain. but the windows cant see the ubuntu over the network
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Share folder with another user [duplicate]

How can create and share folder with another user or PC by command? I use Ubuntu 16.04 Thanks :)
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How do I remove Samba server but not client?

(I tried to looking for a duplicate of this, but haven't found anything. Maybe someone else has better search-fu than I.) I ran sudo netstat -tlnp: Active Internet connections (only servers) Proto ...
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Sharing a Time Machine disk via Netatalk 3

I've seen a few guides around the internet for having wireless Time Machine backups. I've tried using a few of them but never got 100% what I want. Here's my current routine: Create an encrypted ...
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Samba over Internet or alternative for my file server?

Samba over Internet? I want a file server that stores all files on the server and nothing else. I tried vsftpd, but I had to download the files first before I could actually edit it. I'm currently ...
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Connecting windows 10pc to Ubuntu 14.04.04 Samba Server

I am running a linux ubuntu 14.04.04 sambda server. I have created vpn through openvpn and my next step is to configure a file sharing service. To do this I have set-up a Samba server by following ...
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Samba server works but is unreliable

I have set up a Samba-file-server on a headless Ubuntu LTS Server. Currently it works but I'm having a few issues, as follows: Copying files from OS X or Windows is rather slow and will often fail ...
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Issues with Samba Connection

So I'm building my first home server and am having issues with the samba system all my computers can detect it but I am receiving errors telling me it is unaccessible. The computers in the house are ...
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Permission denied when auto mount a network drive

Ubuntu 15.10 (fresh install) I have set my fstab to: //192.168.0.2/Music /home/pst007x/Music/ServerMusic cifs auto,credentials=/home/pst007x/.smbcredentials,defaults 0 0 When I start my system, ...
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Connect network server location in Filezilla in Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 now. But i am facing problem to add my network path (Shared folder in my network) in the Local path while using Filezilla. SO is there any way to add these locations in ...
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Samba configuration file location smb.conf doesnt have configuration information

I have two ubuntu NAS that were configured with samba 4 everything is working but i am adding an external drive for a backup device. When i use smbstatus it show the configurations of the other ...
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Connect Windows 10 to samba share with specific linux user

I have a directory on my Ubuntu 14 box that I'd like to connect to via my Windows 10 box. I've created a new Samba user, set the new user's password, and verified that the new user has the proper ...
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data is missing while writing into a file in Ubuntu

I am using UBUNTU 14.04 LTS. I am coding GUI program with QT creator,for MIL-STD-1553 communication.I am saving the Data what ever sending the data to RT(Remote terminal)from BC(bus controller) in a ...
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lan messenger is installed but cant run on ubuntu 12.04

LAN messenger is installed, but it cant run in ubuntu 12.04 when i click on LAN messenger icon, it blinks 3-4 times in tray but can't run or execute. how to run it?
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establish messenger and file sharing facility between ubuntu and windows 7

there were many pc and clients in my organization. i want to establish messenger cum file sharing file transfer facility in between these pc and clients. but main problem is some of them having ...
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Samba Server with windows Active directory

I want to Install Ubuntu File Server in my Environment. i already have windows active directory running. i need to use Linux Samba server instead of Windows File server. so someone has experience ...
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How to Chat over Mixed platform LAN network including PC and clients

In my organization, there were many PC and Client connected in LAN network which contain two different OS Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I want to establish messenger and file transfer facility in this ...
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Samba share not working

Ok before this I could not access on ubuntu shared files on my windows 10 pc but now i can't share folders at all I get an error message 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot ...
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Connect to server Domain

I want to Connect Ubuntu to the active directory i have made in ubuntu server14.04 so that my staf should easily share files and the staff may work in domain enviroment
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Remove share added via “net usershare add”

It appears that when I first configured my Ubuntu box (running 14.04 server), I created a network share using "net usershare add" instead of adding the share via smb.conf. How can I remove this share ...
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bandwith limit per ip adress

my system runs ubuntu server. I am doing file sharing, but I have problems. (ftp) My NIC speed is 1gbits. How can I limit the download speed of everyone outside my LAN? for example : all visitors ...
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Samba - Client wont find server

I have two computers with Ubuntu Desktop on both. The folder i am trying to share on Computer no.1 can't be found by Computer no.2 The really frustrating part is that i actually got it to work a ...
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unabel to share a folder in ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 , i want to enable sharing for a folder , when i RIGHT CLICK the folder i wont get any sharing options ,is there any another way to make a folder to share. I want to share it ...
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samba server is not visible even i installed it (ubuntu 14.04)

I have installed samba. But i am not able to see any computers connected to the network. I only see windows network in Browse network option.
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What are the file sharing applications that are available in ubuntu similar to shareit app for windows (from android device to ubuntu pc)

I am not able transfer my files from my android device to my ubuntu pc over wifi. Are there any file transfer softwares that works like shareit application in windows.
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Setting up storage servers with data replication and failover fallback

Environment: 2 x Web Servers 2 x Storage Servers How can I setup my web servers to have access put data into Storage Server #1, and have a failover so that if Storage Server #1 is down, it should put/...
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Home network - accessing Windows 7 from Ubuntu 14.04

I have a very similar question to this: Can't access windows share though the answer doesn't work for me. Having extremely limited knowledge here though I will try to explain what I see. The "...