The term network attached storage (commonly abbreviated as NAS)

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Ubuntu OS on SSD and RAID-5 for data files

I want my NAS to run a lot like Freenas or Nas4free in that I have a separate drive for my OS and all other files (like WWW, media, plex media server and minecraft) run off the raid-5 (3*3tb WD reds). ...
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How to organize my media files in my home network? [closed]

I need a software like Picasa that will work on my home network indexing files, retrieving thumbnails, allowing to tag them all and keeping the files where they are without copying them back to my ...
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How to burn files from a NAS?

I store my data on a NAS. After I mounted the folder that contains the file I want to write to the disk, I simply open Brasero and add the file from the mounted folder. I start the burning process and ...
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exportfs: /data/ does not support NFS export

df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda6 1.9T 145G 1.7T 8% / udev 16G 4.0K 16G 1% /dev tmpfs 3.2G 316K ...
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Clementine cannot access music on a NAS share - true or false?

There are many references to this problem in various forums, but there seems to be no solution. What baffles me is that, if there is a solution to this problem for, say, Rhythmbox, what is it about ...
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can't connecto to Samba Server on NAS

here is the deal. I bought a NAS which is SMB and FTP Server. In Summary, FTP works but Samba doesn't. Here is the topology: If I try to connect with nautilus: $ nautilus ...
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Drivepool alternative for Ubuntu

I'm trying to setup my own (home) NAS. I don't want RAID, I want to use a more flexible form: Mix and match harddrives (now I have 4x 2gb, but for sure when I upgrade I don't want to buy 4 new ones ...
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Connection to a Noontec N5 NAS problem

I can't seem to connect to my Noontec N5 NAS no matter what I try. Windows has no issues and it's apparently possible. I have searched the interwebs and found nothing about this. Has anyone else had ...
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how to get user permissions for nfs share?

So, i have been going through many questions like this and checked several potential solutions of which none worked yet... The situation: I simply want to be able to access a Synology NAS from an ...
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Cannot manage to install exfat-nofuse

I'm using lubuntu, but still think it's very similar to ubuntu. I need to install exfat-nofuse as my NAS has exfat format. I followed these instructions on this post: ...
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Issue with mounting SMB share on 14.04

I know this has been asked before, but I think somehow I'm in a unique situation since none of the previous solutions I have found have worked for me. I'm trying to connect to a SMB share on a NAS on ...
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NAS file transfer works in 12.04 buy aborts in 14.04

Files readable and transferrable with 12.04 cannot be copied by fresh install of 14.04 . Directories and files are visible and they can be opened by some programs eg .stl files will open with netfab ...
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Optimal Ubuntu version for NAS with XBMC?

In my combined NAS and Media Center solution, I have currently XBMC installed on a Ubuntu desktop 12.04. While generally functional, XBMC sometimes crashes and I can't but help that Ubuntu Desktop is ...
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Synology NAS Connection Problem

My Synology NAS isn't listed under the Browse Network in the file explorer (or whatever it's called in ubuntu). Windows Network is there but that's not what I want. Why isn't the Synology NAS listed ...
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Repair a NAS corrupt partition

I have an IOMEGA 1 TB NAS Drive. I was downloading something but it shut down because of a problem with the electricity supply. Then, the partition was corrupted. The partition format is NTFS so my ...
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Network errors and poor throughput accessing my new NAS

The NAS stores my video library. I have a HP DV6 Laptop with 4 GB of RAM. It's running Windows 7 64-bit. Ethernet attached to my home network via a Realtec gigabit NIC. My old NAS was a Western ...
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Samba NAS not showing in workgroup automatically

I'm currently trying to setup my raspberry pi as a NAS. I would like it to be visable to anyone on my workgroup connected to the network. Currenly it can be accessed should you go to \Ip-address ...
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Building NAS Server and Need Guidance

I'm building a NAS and using Ubuntu as the OS. I have a few questions and need some guidance on what direction to take. I know I am asking many questions, if you can only answer one of them please ...
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Keeping a NAS connection active

I can see the network server, I'm using Nas4Free as my NAS. I can mount/unmount a/the network drive, copying files, moving files create new files etc. Then I would not access the drive for a number of ...
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WD My Cloud Remote Access

How do I get remote access into a WD My Cloud? I tried using wd2go, but it won't work even after updating Java.
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NAS running Ubuntu / Raid 5 / SSD cache

I'm about to setup a NAS - planned hardware so far: MB: ASUS P9D WS(*link1): sry, it's german, it says th MB supports Hot-Plug in AHCI or RAID Mode, supports Intel Smart Response (SSD Caching) CPU: ...
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scp to NAS permission denied

There are several ways to go, and I wish to find out about them. I have a file on our ad server. I have root access for the server, and wish to copy over a file to our ad NAS. The file is owned by a ...
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Server/Nas server/??? [duplicate]

I'm looking for an operating system to put on a second hand web server I have just bought, I am wanting primarily to use the server as a humongous Nas with raid facilities to avoid loosing all my mp3 ...
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Need Help connecting WD My Cloud NAS to 14.04

I recently purchased the 2TB WD My Cloud NAS, and now I realize that it doesn't have Ubuntu support and can not figure out how to make it connect. I found this, ...
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Samba shares not consistently visible

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop for 2 years now. I have 2 NAS systems in my network, which I usually can see in Nautilus as Samba shares. But the last few days I have troubles reaching them, ...
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Transmission 'save to location' error for NAS

My NAS 3TB hard drive either goes into sleep mode, or isn't available because I am travelling away from home. When this happens, and transmission is open, it will run an error on the 'save to ...
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LuckyBackup for Kubuntu 14.04?

I am new to Linux and therefore Kubuntu 14.04. I loaded 14.04 successfully and now want to use it to back up files from a Linux based (DLINK) NAS drive. This would be a remote drive to the new Kubuntu ...
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Copy a file from ubuntu server to a nas drive

I would like to use a script to copy a sql file to a nas drive location. for example it would copy backup.sql to //10.1.1.124/backup/Backups.
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Buffalo Terastation NAS CIFS

I have a Buffalo NAS unit. I'm mounting it via CIFS. I can write the files to the NAS, but i can't update times, permisions, ect. here is the fstab entry: //192.168.1.4/NAS /media/NAS cifs ...
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Can no longer open files on NAS via file browser but using web browser works

We have 2 ubuntu PCs (Naida using mate and 13.10? using cinnamon) plus android phones. Our files are on an NAS, Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive 2TB uses a Linux OS I think, that was working fine ...
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Converting m4a to mp3 using sound converter on Network Attached Storage

I am trying to convert m4a files to mp3 for uploading to an mp3 player that doesn't support m4a. All my music is stored on a Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS) and I am using Soundconverter. ...
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No access to NAS via ftp on nautilus but works with Filezilla v3

As said in the title, for some unknown reason when I try to make a connection to connect to a NAS on my network by the standard Nautilus commend "File > Connect to a server > FTP with authentication" ...
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Folder auto sync when available

I'm searching for an application that gives me the possibility to "Sync" my folders (documents, photos, movies, desktop and so on) with my Network Drive on my Synology NAS. If I'm not home/when the ...
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cannot mount NAS server

I have read the threads related to this issue but all of them start from ahead of where I am. My NAS is connected to the routeur its IP address is 192.168.1.41, port 3620 I can copy files back and ...
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Ubuntu NAS, cache files to ram for enhanced transfers?

I have a little dual core celeron computer that I will be using as a NAS. I have 8 GB of ram, and I was wondering if there was anyway to leverage that ram to increase file transfer speeds, especially ...
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Using Ubuntu as - a PC, NAS, CCTV storage. is this possible?

basically i have a machine i have been given, wondering if its possible to install ubuntu onto it and have it as a normal PC for basic things such as web browsing and such then also use it as a NAS ...
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Samba permissions

I'm setting up a NAS server, and I'm trying to configure samba. I can see the share on my windows clinet, but i can't write anything in it. My smb.conf looks like this: [global] workgroup=WORKGROUP ...
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How does one FSCK a NAS/NFS with an ext2 FileSystem using Ubuntu

Copying a file while this hard drive is in my D-Link DNS-323 NAS/NFS freezes and stops at around 50%. Running the DNS-323's internal ScanDisk fails. This inspired me to buy an external hard drive kit, ...
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Using Ubuntu for a NAS server

I would like to setup a NAS server in my house something like this. Basically for storing and sharing files in my network, download torrents, keep a bitcoin node (just for me, to have my bitcoins in ...
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NAS device failed and I am attempting to get data back - HELP! [closed]

Not a Linux guy!~ Tried on windows pc and failed. Put the Nas device hard drive is in an older pc with Kali in forensic mode because device failed and all no longer allowed access to data on hard ...
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I want to list what drives are visible on my local network

I have several computers and they are shared to the local network. Now I have an ubuntu installed in my laptop and I would like to access those shares but I do not see them and do not get their IP ...
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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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How can I find the IP of a NAS connected via SMB?

The question says it all. I have a NAS which was working quite well for quite some time. For some or other reason I started using smb instead of ftp. Now I can no longer access the configuration ...
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Using a NAS as a collective dump, with symlinks for whoever uploaded each file

I have a local machine that was sitting around & doing very little, so I decided to turn it into a NAS (Network Attached Storage) machine, with a 40GB disk for Ubuntu (13.10), a 160GB disk that's ...
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ReiserFS NFS for Windows and Ubuntu

So I got a new 2TB HDD for Christmas and I wanted to make an NFS with it. My uncle is a computer nerd, but also a teacher and a little hard to catch for a question, but he showed me how to set up an ...
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Copying from mounted USB to mounted NAS: permission denied

I have two mounting points in /etc/fstab and they look like this: # NAS mount //192.168.1.2/[mountdir] /mnt/[mountdir] cifs ...
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Video playing on media centre device pauses upon boot of Ubuntu

I have a media centre in my house (sony nsz-gs7) which I use to stream video from my wirelass NAS network hardrive (Seagate central) and whenever I am watching a film or episode of something and I ...
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How do I add a network drive to Plex?

So I've been looking around and can't find an exact solution to my problem. I dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04. I like Ubuntu and want to use it instead of windows. Everything was working on ...
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Setting Up Users and Permissions for a Multi-purpose Home Server

I have decided to repurpose an old grey box computer to be a combination NAS/home media server, headless torrent server, and minecraft server. I am using this both as a practical piece of equipment ...
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How to mount a Synology Diskstation NAS

I am a long time Windows person, with a little experience in Ubuntu. I am trying to set up Plex Media Server on a new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machine. My video library is on a Synology Diskstation NAS named ...