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Access files from my nas

So I switched from XP to Ubuntu. Install was pretty easy, partly because I have all my data on a nas. The very first I needed to do with my new Ubuntu environment was to send a file from my nas to ...
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Unable to change permissions on a mounted fs (from NAS)

Here is the problem : I mount a NAS directory via smb in /mnt using the following command : mount -t smbfs -o username=username,password=password //win-box/share /mnt/name-of-mountpoint Where : ...
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How to share folders that are on a partition on a secondary hard drive?

Here's my situation. I have a desktop computer with 2 hard drives in it. Hard drive 1 has windows installed on it and pretty much has nothing to do with this, I think. Hard drive 2 has a partition ...
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Why is 'gvfs-mount' not working after a force stop

'gvfs-mount' doesn't work after using a ctrl+z once and reusing 'gvfs-mount' back again. Consider the situation :: gvfs-mount smb://172.17.88.47 Password required for 172.17.88.47 User [nanda]: ^Z ...
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network share write protected

I use the "FreeFileSync" folder syncronisation tool to synch my laptop with the office server. My Ubuntu version is 13.10. When I use nautilus to connect the server with smb//:{ipaddress}/{share name} ...
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smbmount with two NICs

My office desktop has to access to two different LANs. One LAN is connecting to the Lab servers and the other is to connecting to the IT department LAN where I have a network drive there. I have setup ...
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Set network drive / share as home folder?

I've currently got ubuntu to mount my external hard drive on boot and use a folder on there as the home folder. I've just bought a raspberry pi to act as a file server, and I'll be connecting the ...
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Does anyone know how to connect to network Drives using scripts?

I've looked around, but I couldn’t find anything that worked. I'm trying to create a script that runs at startup which connects to my colleges network folder(smb://stuff/stuff). This script would ...
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backing up from Ubuntu computer to NAS

My setup is a Sony Vaio laptop running Ubuntu 13.10 and a BuffaloTech NAS hard-wired to a Netgear 6300 router. The question is about automating the task of accessing the NAS from the laptop and ...
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13.10: mount error(6): No such device or address - when mounting same path as Nautilus

If I mount my NAS samba share through Nautilus and check the device both with the properties but also by looking in: /run/user/1000/gvfs I see that the address should be ...
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How to mount network drive so that it can be used from applications and on wifi

I wish to set up a network drive for storing my personal photos. I already have a server and a 'pictures' user on the server. I planned to store the photos in the home directory of this user. I ...
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Error in accessing windows file (present in shared folder) from ubuntu [Coding]

I am a linux newbie and have been writing an app to transfer files from any shared locations on the network. Whether its windows or linux hosting the shared folder/files and my app running on windows ...
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Mapping a smbnetfs network drive using fstab and .smbnetfs.conf

I want a network mapping to be available to the user via smbnetfs at system startup without having to type smbnetfs /media/network every time, so I used this entry in /etc/fstab: smbnetfs ...
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Connecting a Nexus 7 to Ubuntu [duplicate]

What is the best way to connect a Nexus 7 by USB and transfer files to/from Ubuntu? I had a bit of a fiddle with mtpfs but didn't get very far as it seems to hang when I connect the device. I have ...
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Samba share - slow buffering problem after switching to 13.04

Lately I switched from 12.10 to 13.04 (clean installation) and since then I'm experiencing annoying problem with my network storage. I have a MyBookLive network drive connected to wireless router. I ...
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Samba share for everyone inside network

I'm sure this is really easy but can get it working and don't know if it's some kind of permisson or what. I have one disk mounted as a backup disk in my "server" machine, and want to share this ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Mounts SAMBA Shares as Guest by Default. Shares can be Manually Mounted with Correct User Permissions

I've got a server running Ubuntu 13.04/SAMBA 3.6.9 that exposes a number of private and public shared folders. The server has a user account with the name myusername and password mypassword. When I ...
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Fast and easy directory sharing over network

I got two Ubuntu servers (12.04) that I want them to share a directory. I have checked out several file systems but I have not concluded to a solution, so I need some assistance. NFS or SMB/CIFS ...
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Why there is no clear instruction for how to mount a network drive?

I don't know how many post I read already and can't believe its so tricky. Ok let me be specific: I run a Ubuntu 13.10 desktop and want some shares on my NAS (QNAP FW3.8.2) to be automatically ...
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Newbie Trying to setup a home file/media ubuntu server

Background: Had an old dell poweredge SC440 with a few 2TB drives housing my CD and DVD backups on a headless server in my closet. System was running Windows Server for years, but it all of a sudden ...
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Making a Network Drive Faster To Access

I have mounted a 450 GB Logical Volume in Ubuntu and I am sharing it over the network using Samba. On my Mac, I am able to connect to the shared folder and mount the volume; however, it takes minutes ...
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NFS server very slow when mounted separate NFS drive goes offline

We have server A serving files to users on a network via samba. It's running out of space, so we decided to mount an NFS share (server B) onto server A, under our previously shared samba share. It ...
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Transmission : permission denied on network source

everyone. I have a problem with transmission as well as with other torrent-clients(qBitTorrent, Avuze etc). I have small WiFi LAN at home: Netgear, Desktop, Laptop, media-player etc. IP-Addresses are ...
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Unmounted cifs still work. Rmdir returns “Device or resource busy”

I've mounted a network folder in the Mysql data folder using: mount -v -t cifs //192.168.1.xx/path/to/folder/DATA -o username=xxxxxxx,password=xxxxx,file_mode=0777 /mnt/storageHDD/MySQL/data/netMNT ...
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How can I get better transfer speeds for a WD NAS connected directly via Ethernet?

My Goal I own a My Book Live. I have spent some time tonight trying to optimalise the transfer speeds. To do so I connect the NAS directly to the ethernet port of the computer. Windows gives me ...
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Mount Ruby on Rails application from OS X for RSpec test runs

My main devel machine is an OS X notebook. Additionally I have a PC notebook running Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB drive (cannot use the internal harddisk). Also I have several Ruby on Rails projects being ...
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Shutdown network connection to NFS directory make freeze Ubuntu Lucid 10.04?

I suspect that NFS make freeze my workstation when the network access to the NFS server is cut. What I mean by freeze: impossible to launch any application, impossible to execute a command in a ...
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Automatically mount/umount sshfs on vpn-up and vpn-down

this problem is really frustrating me. I have the following script to mount/unmount a sshfs upon a vpn connection (vpn-up) and vpn-down. I have this script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ ...
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1answer
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Sync network-drive (Windows Home Server 2011)

I'm running a WHS 2011 NAS in my network and I'd like to auto-sync several folders (e.g. music) every once in a while. To do so, I used to use "Create Synconicity" on Windows. On Ubuntu 12.10 I'm ...
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How to mount a CIFS share so it doesn't warn about external file modifications

This is the current fstab entry for the mount. //qnap/share /data cifs noauto,user,username=qnap,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0 This works fine and most of the time without any problems. However when ...
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How can I make the network boot before mountall in 12.10?

How can I make the network boot service come up before mountall loads network shares in 12.10? Currently, mountall attempts to mount network shares before the network drivers are loaded during the ...
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Unable to mount O2 HiLink Huawei E3131 Ubunutu 12.10

When trying to connect to the internet with an Hilink Huawei E3131 I get Unable to mount O2 HiLink Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/gman/O2 HiLink: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o ...
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mount remotely mybook live network drive

I have a mybook live western digital 1TB hard disk connected to fritzbox 7270 router in office. When I am in the office, I can mount this drive to ubuntu since I have added to the etc/fstab file: ...
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How to mount a network drive?

I'm trying to set-up a home file server. I'm thinking about just setting it up as an FTP server, no particular reason other than I'm familiar with FTP and samba tends to be very frustrating. ...
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Mounting HFS+ drive over network, write not required

I really need to figure out how to configure out how to get my linux box to mount a drive from my mac. They are permanently networked. My Mac is called fuzzy, and has been set up to allow the Movies ...
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Is it possible to auto-mount sshfs

Is it possible to auto-mount a remote FS using sshfs upon instantiating a proper VPN connection? Allow me to explain the scenario, I'm working remotely, to do that it helps if I can mount my home dir ...
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How to change where Nautilus mounts network drives (Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit)

When I mount a samba network share in nautilus it is mounted under ~/.gvfs I would like to change this default so that all network shares mounted using nautilus are mounted under /mnt for example. ...
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12.04, mapping network drive from windows server 2003

I'm trying to map a network drive running on a windows server.. I tried using the Connect to Server GUI but didn't get anywhere so I tried mounting it in the terminal but have had little success. ...
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1answer
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Cannot view mounts remotely

I have several Samba mounts on an Ubuntu server. When I ssh into that box remotely (instead of working directly on the box), I cannot see the mounted file systems (ie, if I ls there are no results). ...
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GoFlex Home drive visible but won't mount

How do I get the "GoFlex Home" network drive to mount in ubuntu 10.4?
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856 views

how to mount my d-link dns 323 NAS

I have ubuntu 11.04 64bit. I cant connect my dns 323 "NAS". I only see the ip "169.254.6.199" on my router. I use Nautilus "smb://169.254.6.199" and only see message "could not display ...
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Trying to configure samba share with office server

i'm trying to set up fstab to automatically connect to my office shared server. I'm undoubtedly doing something silly here as the username and password and server name work fine in the first code ...
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Simple way to consistently access a SMB mount?

Is there any simple GUI way to make an SMB share persistent? I don't quite remember the steps, but on Windows, once you've mapped a share to a drive, you're given the option to 'reconnect on boot' (or ...