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Can't share second HDD with samba

This is my first question on askubuntu so I hope I'm doing it right. Two days ago I started working on a simple server to be used for file sharing and backups. The installation of both the OS as ...
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How to a show the disc usage by directory in my home directory using the Terminal?

Could someone let me know which tool I should use? I'm trying to run this on an Ubuntu Server VM. So I believe I need a tool such as discus.
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Restrict Samba share permission in subfolder

I am new here and I just setup my first Ubuntu samba server and testing it now... Now I have a question about Samba to ask: We have a situation like this: A share projects for everybody full access ...
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Distributed share storage across WAN

I'd like to build something which looks like "BranchCache" in Windows Server with Ubuntu. That is : - publish/share a folder on an Ubuntu Server in site A - have a user located in site B access the ...
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How to install a latest FTP server in ubuntu by which we can manage multiple users? [duplicate]

I want to install a FTP server in ubuntu using latest ppa. I want this FTP server should be multi user configurable. I mean I can simply add multiple user and set their root directories and permission ...
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How to make file and streaming server? [duplicate]

I have this desktop computer im not using. I want to use it for file storage for all types of files. I also want to share these files to windows computers and stream video to tablet and phones. The ...
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Is there any way to get a MySQL database from a /var backup?

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 13.10. After some time, I found that I didn't export all my MySQL databases. Some of them are missing. I still have a backup from my /var/ partition, but I ...
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Automatically change hosts file

I have a Server on my house to proves and when I'm on my laptop in my house I have to write the local IP to see the web server, and i want to know if it is possible write a script to automatically ...
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How do I manage files on ubuntu server?

I installed Ubuntu desktop 12.04 and Ubuntu server, but I am denied access to any files on the server. I can view them but I cannot alter, edit, or move them. Confused as to how I can run a server if ...
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Can't save files in /var/www using lamp installed with tasksel

I just installed lamp with tasksel and it works. But inside /var/www I can create files only with sudo from terminal, I don't know why. In another Ubuntu installation I didn't have such problem. I ...
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Need to create a backup server to backup some windows files

I need to create a backup server to backup some windows files (.xls, .doc and etc...). It will be backup 10 windows pc (xp/7) every half hour. Those files will be on a few directories on those ...
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Trouble transferring files to Ubuntu server from mac

I am trying to setup my first home server and haven't had too much trouble so far. However I can't seem to find a way to transfer files from my laptop (Macbook Pro) to the server. I have been able ...
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Accessing Plex and Transmission remotely

I have setup plex and transmission to be accessed through the webui. My question is how can I let friends access these features from an entirely separate location?
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Going to Network path

My computer is connected to a network. Network administrator allows us to open some files, which are saved on server. In windows, I simply open run and type //192.168.2.2 and then it asks me for ...
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How more than one engineers can code on a single machine

We have ubuntu 12.4 (Desktop Version) running on our server and four engineers (2 using windows and 2 using ubuntu). Is it possible for all of them to code on the same package on the server directly ...
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Is there any midnight commander alternative that allows me to see the folder size?

I want any alternative for Ubuntu 11.04 that runs on the command window that allows me to see which folder use up a lot of space. P.S. It's for my VPS.
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Why won't my FTP server let me upload?

I am using ubuntu server with FTP, and I don't have permision to upload files. I think this is because of ubuntu, How do i change the permisions of files on ubuntu server? 12.04.
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How to transfer files between Ubuntu machines?

I understand that this is a totally novice question but... What is the best way for me to transfer files between two PC's? I have a laptop with Ubuntu Desktop (12.04) and a local server I'm setting ...
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Error at the base system level of ubuntu server installation

I tried installing ubuntu server alongside my windows 7 from a usb drive. After the partitioner level, the installation gives this: warning: ...
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changing permissions of `nyccrash.txt': Operation not permitted

I have an assignment to write PHP code, and upload the data to our school student's account. To make sure my script is working, I need to change the permissions on the files. I am not a root because ...
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Can I use Ubuntu as a file server? [duplicate]

Can I use an Ubuntu desktop system as a file server or is Ubuntu Server better suited for that, and how about the permissions per folder and file? Sorry but this is my first time to use Ubuntu. I'm ...
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How to transfer the whole contents of a folder (recursively) from one server to another?

I have a /home/jbruni folder in a VPS running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx). I am about to turn this VPS off and move some things from it to a new VPS, also running the same Ubuntu version. ...
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Local server updates for the network

I have setup one computer on our network as the file server. Because Internet here in Tanzania is both slow and expensive I would like that one system to download all the updates and then the other 10 ...
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How do I search for a file or directory in Ubuntu Server?

It's often that I need to locate the path to files and directories in Ubuntu Server. Are there any good way to search for files or directories in the filesystem by name?
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How to setup a file server over the Internet?

I would like to be able to access the files in my desktop at home from anywhere over the Internet. I don't know much, but I think that would involve setting up a FTP server, right? Can you please ...