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

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Files are read-only after copying over samba

I used to copy files from one system to another system via samba. How ever I am getting the file only in read only mode. What i am doing now is i used to change the file permission after transferring ...
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Why do I need to republish a file when I update it?

I am coding a program and at the same time, I want to share it with my group members using ubuntu. They don't have an Ubuntu One account and what I do is to publish the file and my friends just get ...
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How do I share files with a Mac?

I would like to allow a Mac user on the same network to edit (in-place) a stylesheet file on my localhost. Hence I would like to share /var/www/site1 with users on the network. How can I do this?
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Sync Computers Using Ubuntu One without the Cloud

I am looking for a way that I can synchronize the files on two computers (assuming both run Ubuntu) WITHOUT uploading the files to the cloud as Ubuntu One does. Windows Live Mesh does this natively (I ...
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CloudApp Client?

I like the concept of CloudApp, and I was wondering if there was a native client, or another service with similar functionality that is not Dropbox or Ubuntu One. Requirements: Drag 'n drop for ...
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Personal file sharing error, can't find webdav package

I want to share files from my ubuntu laptop to my mac pro (mac os x), my question is, what do I have to install to be able to use this program? I tried to install "WebDAV" but I couldn't find it. ...
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How to transfer a file from one system to another system in a single command?

How to transfer a file from one system to another system easily?In my company employees will always ask us to transfer files from one system A to system B and so on. What we do is first we access ...
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Why does my Transmission client tell me my tracker list contains invalid URLs?

When I type in custom trackers into the tracker list, and try to save the list I get a message saying: List contains invalid URLs Am I doing something wrong?
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People nearby and bonjour not working over the same wireless and wired network

I'm trying to send files from one computer to the other using empathy, but on my desktop and laptop, Empathy is only picking up Pidgin's bonjour account on both computers. (I've got Pidgin installed ...
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Sharing Zimbra local folders between Ubuntu and windows

I am dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu. I am looking for a way to share zimbra local folders between windows and Ubuntu. Is this possible? This is to enable access to emails downloaded to local folder ...
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No photo album sharing like DropBox in Ubuntu One [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online photo gallery for Ubuntu One? I would really like to be able to settle on Ubuntu One, but I can't find a way to share pictures/photos like I can with DropBox. ...
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How to grant write permissions in Samba?

I'm having trouble with read/write permissions on my Samba server, how do I fix my smb.conf and file permissions to have a more unified access? smb.conf [global] workgroup = workgroup netbios name = ...
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VMWare Fusion Folder Sharing Not Working with Server

I have a Ubuntu Server running in VMWare Fusion 3.1.2 on my MacBook Pro for Java development and all my projects sit on my Mac in ~/Workspace/ColdFusion. I had ColdFusion/ shared with my VM through ...
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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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Samba issue with sharing directories on NTFS/FAT32

I have some strange problems with Samba server. I am using samba Version 3.5.4 on Ubuntu 10.10. I have two Windows XP machines, one on VirtualBox on Ubuntu and another office laptop. Windows machine ...
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How to access shared drive connected to Airport Extreme router? [closed]

I have an external hard drive connected to my Airport Extreme. I keep my photo and music files on it and can access them from both a Mac and a Windows XP machine. For some reason I can't find, much ...
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Nautilus file share for multiple users is not working. Only owner gets access

I have always had trouble setting up samba shares with ubuntu. In the past I've tried getting it to work by configuring /etc/samba/smb.conf but never achieved what I wanted. Last time I managed to get ...
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What are ways for file transfer between computers

I just learned there are several ways to transfer files between Windows on two computers from here. I was wondering what are the possible ways to transfer files between Ubuntus on two computers? ...
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Error : Could not display “obex://” when paired with a Nokia 3110c

I have paired my nokia 3110c via bt on my pc, I can receive a file from my pc to the phone, but I can not browse the contents of phone from my computer. Here is the error message Error: Did not ...
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What are my options for sharing files between Windows & Ubuntu on the same network?

We have a few Windows(XP & 7) and Ubuntu machines in the house sharing a wireless connection, and want to share music between them. If possible, I would like to be able to serve music from both ...
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How do I see all of the directories shared using Nautilus Sharing Options?

When you share a directory using samba, you can do this system-wide by editing the /etc/samba/smb.conf file (the advanced way) or by right-clicking a directory using Nautilus and selecting 'Sharing ...
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Can't modify files in my shared folder (virtualbox, guest is Ubuntu, host is windows 7)

I'm using virtual-box. The guest is Ubuntu. The host is Windows 7. I have a shared folder (shared by the host and the guest). The problem is that in the guest (Ubuntu) I cannot rename/delete/edit the ...
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“Folder sharing” says “Share name is too long”… for what?

Most of the time when I share a folder from Ubuntu, the name field is made yellow and it says "Share name too long". But even if I keep this name, it works fine. So what is it too long for? What is ...
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Fast file copier with Samba support?

I'm looking for a fast file manager for Ubuntu. I need to copy a lot of files to Windows machine via Samba. Nautilus is so slow, that when I click on the directory I need to copy the screen just dims ...
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How to list Windows shares from terminal?

Here is a simple scenario I have: Windows 7 is sharing a folder (D:\Projects). Full Control permissions have been given to the folder. In Ubuntu 10.10, I can see the Windows shares from Places -> ...
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Can't access Ubuntu's shared folders from Windows 7

In Ubuntu Maverick, I've shared some folders using the Nautilus "Sharing Options" GUI. I can see them from Windows 7, but when I try to access them (from Windows) it asks for a username and ...
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How can you broadcast a network share (ftp/sftp/webdav) so that it shows up in nautilus for other users

Is there a way to broadcast a network file sharing server that is using a protocol like ftp, sftp, webdav, so that it shows up in naulilus under network:// . I once connected to network where I ...
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Share across network to Windows users

I have a folder I want to share with a couple windows users on the network. I am using ubuntu 10.4 When I right click a folder I go to "Sharing Options" There are 3 check boxes. If I check the ...
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Share between Ubuntu machines

I'm sure it might be a very easy way to do this, but I haven't found how... I have two machines with Ubuntu 10.10 on the same network (just workgroup, no domain involved). On one of them I have shared ...
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Good and easy way to share files on local machine

I would like to have a directory that has following properties: Many users can copy files into it These files can be deleted/changed by these users (user A can delete/modify file that was copied ...
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How to setup a passwordless samba share on KDE?

I want to setup samba and have a folder share that is not protected by passwords, but open for anyone, read-only. what do i need to write on smb.conf?
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No access to Samba shares

I have three shared folders in my local home directory- that is to say, on my Ubuntu desktop's /home/me/. All were set up using "Sharing Options" in Nautilus' right-click menu. The standard "Music" ...
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How to mount a remote (over SSH) directory to be available like a local directory (incl. in shell, not just in Gnome)? [duplicate]

I've got my files (mostly text/code, nothing of heavy like videos etc.) in a directory on a remote server which I can only access by means of SSH. Can I mount it on my laptop to use it seamlessly from ...
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Sharing files with a dd-wrt router

I plan to buy a new wifi router with the intention of installing dd-wrt right away. One of the features I plan to use is attaching a USB harddrive to the router and using it to backup (using rsync) my ...
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Share files and printer between two Ubuntu boxes

I have two Ubuntu boxes and want to share files and printer between them. I'm reading about Samba but I have a question: Is Samba only for sharing thing between Ubuntu and Windows? Another question: ...