The term network attached storage (commonly abbreviated as NAS)

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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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Samba performance with NAS

My question is simple : how to get the maximum performance with Samba shares with NAS. Here is my smb.conf file : # # Sample configuration file for the Samba suite for Debian GNU/Linux. # # # This ...
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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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Ubuntu Utility for mounting .dmg image of Black Armor NAS 110 disk

I have a small business network which consisted of a BlackArmor NAS 110, MacBook Pro,and Toshiba laptop. The BlackArmor NAS 110 controller died. Removed the 1tb HD and made images of the partitions. ...
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Dynamic Samba Share Mount Script

First and foremost, thank you for your guidance in advance! I am trying to dyamically mount NAS shares (and exclude others) via a BASH script. I would like to browse an open nas share: #smbclient -L ...
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Hard Disk Curruption when away from home

Using Ubuntu 13.04 on a standard HD in my Lappy. I had previously had a SSD but it corrupted 1 week before failing totally after battery ran flat. I've had suspicions that my M/B caused this failure ...
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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 ...
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Dropbox NAS replication through Ubuntu Server 12.04

Background I have a D-LINK DNS-320 NAS which works well to provide SMB shares but not much else. I have mounted the volumes on my NAS to my Ubuntu Server 12.04 VM which runs as production for me for ...
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Backing up NAS data to local hard drive

I'm dual-booting Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. The only thing I still do in Windows is use Double Image to backup my data from my D-Link DNS 321 NAS to a local hard drive. Once I learn how to do such ...
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Why can Ubuntu 12.04 access windows shares in from a live boot but not once it is installed?

I have setup a Dlink NAS drive on my network along with a shared drive in Windows 7 on my desktop. running Ubuntu 12.04 from a Live USB key on my laptop and I can access the shared drives fine! ...
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How can Nautilus autodiscover a NAS?

I have two machines: a 12.10 which autodiscovers my NAS fine and a 13.04 which does not autodiscover the NAS in Nautilus. The latter does not display the drive in Nautilus. I did install samba on ...
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How to mount a Windows share using Deja-Dup and a NAS Device configured by a WinXP machine?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed on my main laptop and my old machine runs Win XP. The Win XP machine configures a Buffalo LS-XL65F Network Attached Storage device. I'm having a problem with ...
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13.04 mounted NAS drive to stream music

I recently updated to 13.04 and have a problem with rhythmbox I have a PC with small 64GB SSD drive and a NAS with 2 TB storing all my stuff. The music folder on the NAS is mounted to ~/Music Before ...
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What ARM tablet can I run regular Ubuntu and XBMC and hook up an external HDD…?

I want to run XBMC on an ARM Tablet, using bluetooth keyboard and an external 4TB hard drive to substitute a typical HTPC. . P.S.: HTPC doesn't exist as a tag... can someone who is not new here ...
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Can't delete files in network folder on Synology DS212 (Ubuntu 13.04)

When I right click and choose move to bin, a message pops up and says that the file can't be moved if I want to delete it instead. I want! Afterwards the file dissapears. A reload lets them reappear. ...
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NAS setup with Ubuntu

First of all, I have read Simple NAS setup for Ubuntu, which is a bit beyond my needs at the moment. Briefly, I am new to Ubuntu Linux as some of you already know. I need to build a NAS with Ubuntu - ...
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How to re-add accidentally removed hard drive in RAID5

I have a NAS on Ubuntu Server with 4 2TB hard drives in RAID 5. A couple of weeks ago, one of the hard drives died, but my RAID was working, although degraded. Luckily it was still under warranty and ...
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Cannot auto mount NAS running samba on 12.04

I have tried to auto mount my NAS running samba with the following modifications to my fstab file without any luck: //10.0.1.4/NAS /home/wayne/NAS smbfs rw,username=,password=,uid=1000 0 0 The ...
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Ubuntu randomly will tell me an internal error has occurred, and suddenly is unable to find basic folders (pictures, music, etc)

I use it as my NAS, and when this happens, it also becomes inaccessible over the network, which is very frustrating. The only thing I recently did was attempt to setup my Tonido home cloud software to ...
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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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Deja Dup does not ask for password for FTP, CIFS, WebDAV or SSH

I'd like to backup my $HOME to my local NAS using CIFS ("Samba", "Windows"), WebDAV, SSH or FTP. I don't care which one (or should I care? My NAS (Synology DS212) supports all). I've made somce ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 NAS setup, which file format to choose/partition scheme?

I just built my NAS hardware, these are the specs CPU: Intel Core i5-3570 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor Motherboard: Asus P8H77-M PRO Micro ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Memory: Kingston 16GB (2 x 8GB) ...
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mount: unknown filesystem type 'cifs'

For some reason, I can mount my NAS using cifs as follows: sudo mount -t cifs //10.0.0.210/data -o username=xxxxxxxxxxxxx,password=xxxxxxxxxxx,rw,nounix,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0644,dir_mode=0755 ...
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How can I get my western digital hd to work?

The program in the hd won't respond to the cursor.
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Issue Mounting NAS

I am trying to mount a NAS on one of my servers: htadmin@testing:~$ showmount -e 10.0.0.210 Export list for 10.0.0.210: /humanresources /Web /Usb ...
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Recovery Data from failed Raid Disk - NAS

My Western Digital My World Book White Light NAS Drive stopped working. This has a single 1TB Disk. At first I started getting the following error: Volume Status - Volume 'DataVolume' doesn't exist ...
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NAS / 3TB Disks / Boot from USB

I've got an old Intel D510MO Motherboard. I would like to use build myself a mini NAS (RAID level 1). The Problem is it only has 2 SATA Ports and I would like use, at least, 3 TB Disks. From my ...
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Can anyone point me to a guide for installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on to a USB Thumb Drive?

I am currently looking to change my home NAS from FreeNAS to Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I have had a look but all the guides I can find are about making a live USB not a USB with the Full install on it. ...
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Running multiple services on a home server

I have this old laptop, but the battery and power adapter are basically shot. Works great as long as it´s not mobile. Anyway it´s now going to be my home server. I´ve got xubuntu 12.04LTS ...
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Can I remote reboot my D-link 320 NAS?

At home in the UK I have a D-Link ShareCentre (DNS320) and I'm in Venezuela at the moment. I have been using it fine for a while (accessing web GUI, etc) but today I an unable to login. I'm getting ...
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Nautilus times out too soon

I have a NAS with all my music on it. It's a large collection, so listing up all folders with artists takes some time. However, Nautilus seems to give a time out when it's not able to fetch the list ...
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How can I mount remote folder on D-Link 320 automatic?

I have a D-link 320 NAS server with my movies and musics on there. How can I mount it automatic on login? I´m using Ubuntu 12.04 on Ultrabook Samsung Series 5. The path for my data is: ...