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

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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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How to map a network drive?

I am unable to map a Windows network drive in Ubuntu. I executed the following command in the terminal: karthick@karthick:~$ sudo mount -t cifs -o username=raghu //172.29.32.184 /media/Data/ Password:...
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The -o parameter in aria2c can't rename the downloaded file

aria2c -S /home/se.torrent Files: idx|path/length ===+=========================================================================== 1|./test.mkv |283MiB (297,429,086) ---+---...
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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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how to give a user permission in samba share?

i have created a samba server as following [global] workgroup = workgroup server string= samba server %v dns proxy = no netbios name = nas map to guest = bad user security = user [rc] comment=...
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How do I re-install Samba?

I recently followed a guide to configure Samba but I couldn't get it configured properly. After realizing that the guide was six years out of date I thought I should start again. I reinstalled samba ...
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Where is the Samba configuration GUI in Ubuntu 16.04?

Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04, and Samba. I want to share a drive with Windows machines, with anonymous users. First thing I notice is the Samba configuration GUI (system-config-samba) is no ...
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How do I set up file sharing between two Ubuntu laptops on my wireless network? [duplicate]

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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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 to transfer files between Ubuntu and Windows?

I wanna transfer some files from this PC with Ubuntu to a PC with Windows 7 I don't care how to do it (ftp, samba or whatever) I wanna know the steps, I searched a lot but I can't find anything that ...
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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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Help with file transfer from windows to ubuntu

I have looked long and hard for this, but can't find exactly what I'm looking for. I want to edit videos on my Linux computer because of how much better the software is for editing. I record videos on ...
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Samba file share permissions issue

I have a quick question in regards to Samba share. I have recently built an Ubuntu server and moved all my previous Windows NTFS HDD into the server. My goal is to share all 4 HDD to utilize on my ...
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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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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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How to find 'local network share' folders?

On Ubuntu 14.04LTS, I have shared a folder using the GUI "local network share" interface. It's working fine, and I can access the share from Windows machines on my LAN. My question is how to find ...
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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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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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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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Reaching files from a file server created with Raspberry and Samba

I'm trying to create a file server with my RaspberryPi to deploy all over the private network. It should allow the hard drive connected to be accessible when wired to the Raspberry. I therefore ...
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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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Simple Samba File Share

I'm trying to setup a simple ubuntu (14.04 lts) file server to allow win xp and osx machines on the network to have read write permissions to the share without having to authenticate with a password. ...
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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 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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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 to stop transmission in the midst of “verify local data”?

I cannot seem to stop "verify local data": thufir@tleilax:~$ thufir@tleilax:~$ transmission-remote -t all --stop [2016-04-22 04:26:22.956 PDT] transmission-remote: (http://localhost:9091/...
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File sharing through samba is not working over LAN

getting the following error while running net usershare command. net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare: cannot open usershare directory /var/lib/samba/usershares. Error Permission denied ...
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Samba share no longer visible on network

Having an issue with an Ubuntu 14.04 server running a Samba share. This server was configured by another person, and has been running for a few years now. I was transferring files from a hard drive ...
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Windows to Ubuntu via rdp: mounting local drives?

As some of you may know, RDP in Windows allows the client to make its drives available to the host or target machine. I have done that with no problems in the case of Windows-Windows and Linux-Windows ...
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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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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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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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How to make a publicly shared file server

I want to make a file server on Ubuntu that I can access from any Windows computer. I don't want a LAN server, I want a world wide server. I already fooled around with Samba and Apache2. (note: I am ...
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Windows7 machine cannot access Linux share folders via Samba, help please

I have a linux and a windows 7 machine connected via samba. My linux machine is able to gain access to the folders on the windows 7 machine via the browse network tab in file manager but the windows 7 ...
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Samba share fails in Ubuntu 14.04.4

I have configured samba to share my home directory with another user on Ubuntu machines but for some reason my user can not access the home directory. Here is the configuration from /etc/samba/smb....
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How do I copy files from Linux to Windows 10 using WinSCP? [closed]

Desired Behaviour: I'm setting up a Windows machine next to my Linux machine as a client needs me to use some Windows specific software. I need to copy a bunch of folders from Linux to Windows 10. ...
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Samba server do my login credential have to be identical to windows username

Title says it all but is it like windows username = test123 so samba user has to be test123 too or is there way to change this? so i could be logged in windows with test1 and login to sambe using ...
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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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Set up an Ubuntu 15.04 based mini-pc as WiFi router [closed]

I am wondering if there is a way to set up a Ubuntu mini-pc with a WiFi adapter as a WiFi router, so that I can use my laptop to scp some files from it wirelessly.
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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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Share a local folder over LAN with CIFS

I have a folder (/share, which contains other subfolders and files) which I want it to be shared over my LAN. I've read out there that CIFS (replacing Samba) is the file system adequate to do such a ...
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How to Link and use two or more Dropbox Accounts simultaneously

I have two Dropbox accounts. Is it possible to link and use both of the accounts simultaneously without logging in as the different user? Do not confuse with similar looking post Multiple ...
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How to transfer files from Ubuntu to Android via Wi-Fi?

How can I transfer my files from Ubuntu desktop to my Android phone using Wi-Fi network?
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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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Sharing 2nd Hard Disk Drive in Ubuntu Server 12.4

Greetings to all the techies and Gurus! I have Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Server Installed. I have a 2nd 2TB HDD. I want to Create a Folder in the 2nd HDD and share it with windows PC's.... ...
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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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How to share my home folder between two Ubuntu PCs via ethernet cable

I have two PCs, both running Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit, and an ethernet cable connecting them. I want to share files between them so that I can access both home folders easily. I have installed Dukto but it ...