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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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Can read but cannot write to Samba share

I'm trying to set up a Samba share that is only accessible by a particular user. I'd like that user to have read/write access to all files in the share. The smb.conf file below will let me access ...
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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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How can i share file with virtualbox?

I want to simply send a picture and other files to a virtual box and after reading a lot from this platform I still cant find my way through it. How would one do this in the most simple way possible? ...
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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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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 authentication fails

I have been endlessly searching for what went wrong, and can't figure it out. There is a lot that I still don't understand about working with samba on Ubuntu, so if something looks noobish, I am ...
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How to put my server on the internet? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu server working fine in the Intranet and I need to access my files from the internet. I read forums and don't understand them well. Have an easy way? Security is not the priority now.
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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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Share files in one house

Ok here is the situation, there are few pc in my house, so I want to share files from one file to others. Samba is not an option, it finally broke on host ubuntu pc. before today only windows 10 pc ...
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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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Ubuntu remote server control from other network

Hello everyone today i worked on an old laptop i had with ubuntu 14.10 on it. I can now remote acces it from my home wifi connection. But i was wondering what if i want to acces it from a train with ...
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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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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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Can't share from 1 of my computers, both with Ubuntu

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu. They can both access shared documents. One of my computers can share folders, but the other one can't. They are both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've been trying to find out ...
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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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What are the exact steps for setting up file sharing between ubuntu computers?

I know there are a ton of "help guides," and I have spent hours trying them all. Nothing works. Here is my situation. I have Ubuntu 15.04 and Ubuntu 12.04. Both are connected to the same router and ...
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How do i share a folder with another Ubuntu 14.04?

First there were 2 Computers, 1 with Win7 and 1 with Ubuntu 14.04. I shared the Windows Folders, copied the files and then i erased the drive and installed Ubuntu on the "old Windows-"Computer. Now i ...
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Mounted cifs share but no write permissions

Have reinstalled Ubuntu on my web dev server. On the old one I had an smbfs share setup to access a share over the local network to other Ubuntu boxes. It was setup using the following and worked fine ...
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Is there an unofficial Box.com client for Linux?

I know Box.com does not have a non-server client for Linux. Is there, then, a way to download my files to my PC using an unofficial client?
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Samba shares with windows AD picking wrong username

I have a strange problem, which I have found no answers for on the web. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Samba 3.6. 3 (ntp krb5-user smbfs smbclient winbind) At first everything works fine, groups in AD ...
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Ubuntu network indicator problem

I am using ubuntu 14.04. at first I use a dsl connection created from network indicator-> edit Connection. Everything works fine. I can even access other people's shared folder from "ShareScanner" ...
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Mount SMB / AFP 13.10

I cannot seem to get Ubuntu to mount a mac share via SMB or AFP. I've tried the following... AFP: apt-get install afpfs-ng-utils mount_afp afp://user:password@localip/share /mnt/share Error given: ...
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SSH vs SMB vs NFS for GUI file transfer

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on many computers at my school (I am a teacher and the head tech dude). I use Clonezilla to massively clone desktops and laptops. I want to easily share the disk images ...
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How to share files through the local network?

I have a desktop (Ubuntu 13.04 & Win 7 Home Premium) and a Laptop (Ubuntu 12.04), both having WiFi adapters. I also have a WiFi router connected to internet which both my computers can access. I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is SSHFS or FTP better

I have SSH enabled on my Ubuntu Server so that I can remotely manage and configure it. I want to make it a file server so that people on my LAN can upload files onto it or download files. Should I use ...
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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu cannot connect to samba workgroup

I have two desktop computers in my network, both of them running Ubuntu 15.04. From my own I have shared my Public folder (local network share), then Samba got installed. After that I tried to access ...
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Share files - Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7 - one network - password not accepted

I ask this question in SuperUser but no one helps me. I hope to get more attention here. I have three computers connected in one network by modem. I want to share files in this network in the most ...
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Moving a file from machine1 folder1 to machine1 folder2 using machine2

I hope I can explain my question clearly, bare with me. I have a machine I use as server (transmissiondeamon, plex, fileserver, that kind of stuff) This machine is headless so if I need to move a ...
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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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New Installation after disk failure

I have had to install on a new (500gb) HDD. I was able to retrieve some files/folders from the previous installation (same version of ubuntu). Can I copy/paste them to the new? Previously was a ...