The term network attached storage (commonly abbreviated as NAS)

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Iomega Seagate NAS unable to mount

I am having problems with a Iomega NAS which is a 1TB Seagate SATA it's giving me a white blink and not showing up via network. I am close to bashing the seagate with a lump hammer, been trying to get ...
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Backups on nas box with previous Windows installation

I've had a nas in my home for nearly 15 years now, build from hand me down components from my main computer and upgraded where ever. For a long time it was running Windows XP and Cobian Backup. But ...
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Reconnecting network drives in fstab when changing network

I have a couple of network drive entries in /etc/fstab, and they work great as long as I'm connected to the same network from boot to shutdown. If i try to change to another WiFi (or LAN), or if I put ...
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Permission Denied in Cron Job

Super newb here, I am running an Ubuntu Server as a home NAS and everything is going well, i've created a bash script to download an XML TV guide from the internet for my PVR back-end, then move and ...
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Mounting a nas share w/ ubuntu

I followed the advice found in this suggestion and I can't get the share to auto-mount when I reboot my laptop. At this step: gvfs-mount smb://desktop/sharedfolder The share appears under places ...
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Newly created directories do not have rwx permissions for *others*

I am mounting a Network-attached storage (NAS) into my Ubuntu 14.04 for data storage. The fstab file has the following line: # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> ...
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How to access local windows server in linux [duplicate]

My university has a local file server that I can access through \\foo.bar.university.ca/whatever. What is the equivalent on linux?
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How to mount a NAS during boot?

I'm trying to mount a NAS drive USB connected to my Netgear 4300 router with NO password using 14.04. I have tried several options in the fstab file (including the ones here ...
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ZFS with L2ARC use and reliability

I am planning/building an ubuntu server 15.10 which will primarily be used for a NAS. I opted for Ubuntu Server over the likes of FreeNas as in the future I'll be able to use other features and ...
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Backing up Ubuntu to a Windows NAS

I have spent hours trying to replicate the function of Cobian Backup (Windows only) on Linux (Xubuntu): basically to schedule backups of certain folders to an external hard drive attached to a router ...
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Auto mount network drive when connected to specific network

I'm trying to get my laptop running Ubuntu, automatically mount a network drive (NFS) when I connect to my home network. I've looked into examples of auto mounting network drives in /etc/fstab using ...
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Universal Media Server on Ubuntu Map NAS

I have successfully installed Universal Media Server on Ubuntu and it has picked up wirelessly my TV. Connected to Ubuntu I have a NAS MyBookWorld drive, which can access, no problem. The only I have ...
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Configuring a NAS for Ubuntu and Windows

Within the last month I moved from a Windows to Ubuntu laptop. For my Window(s) computers (wife and mine) I was using 3rd Party backup/sync service, but with a Linux computer they want about 3x the ...
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How to map NAS drives so Plex can read them

I'm struggling with mapping my mounted Synology NAS folders so Plex can find them. So far, I have had most success with the following thread: How do I add a network drive to Plex? However, I get ...
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Setting up a RAID 1 NAS with a seperate OS HDD?

So I'm a solid ubuntu-amateur with only a year of experience or so hoping to put together an ubuntu-samba file server and looking to learn more. I have seen a couple tutorials however the tutorials ...
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mounting network attached hdd( mybook) on ubuntu permission denied

I have tried following the suggestions at How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router? and tried both the usage of smbfs as suggested by the accepted answer(gave problems with smbfs) ...
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How to set up opened samba

How do I configure smb.conf so all the users on my network can access it without a user name and password. My current smb.conf : [NAS] path = /media/k4li/FALCON2 valid users = readonly = no ...
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Building a light weight home server/NAS. Question on RAID and filesystems

I'm planning a build that will be using Ubuntu Server 14.04. I have been trying to learn as much as possible and practice in virtualbox before actually installing any hardware. I am really enjoying ...
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Acces to a NAS with terminal

I can acces to a NAS with ubuntu file browser (path : //NAS/UBUNTU) with a login/pwd. How can I access it with the terminal ? "cd //NAS/UBUNTU" doesn't work. Thanks /dev/sda6 on / type ext4 ...
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Is there a better way to connect to my NAS drive then smb://[IP address] with Lubuntu?

I have lubuntu 14.04 installed, connected to a Virgin Broadband router, with a Seagate Media NAS drive also connected to the same router. Samba is installed. From Windows 7 (on a different computer), ...
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Freezing on copy to and from NFS network

i have a NAS shared on 4 ubuntus 14.04.3 LTS and 15.04, the NAS file system is NFS, the NAS Storage is made to be auto mounted on startup using fstab FSTAB Entry: 192.168.0.2:/nfs ...
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Frequently loosing connections to ma NASes

I have 6 main NAS mounted via samba but sometimes one or the other disconnect without reason. Moreover in certain circumstances, after reconnect the NAS, I'm not able to read or write on it. NASes ...
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Raic controller with ext sata cage

I was wondering how difficult it is to create a Raid 5 system on an Ubuntu 14.04 desktop pc already running. I plan to use this Raid card with this Sata Cage and add 4 HDD for backup and storage. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 syslog connection refused from Freenas 9.3

I'm trying to forward syslog from freenas 9.3 to my Ubuntu 12.04 server and these are the errors I'm getting. syslog-ng[33870]: I/O error occurred while writing; fd='21', error='Connection refused ...
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Connection problem with NAS via Samba

For the past 2 days, I've got a very strange problem occurring with my connections to NASes via Samba. I've got 6 main NAS, let's call then nas1, nas2 etc. My PC is running 24h a day sometimes more ...
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Unable to mount network drive Ubuntu 14.04

I have a network drive via a Qnap TS-412. I've been trying to get this drive to automount to my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. The drive can be mounted by going to the file manager, clicking "connect to ...
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Cannot connect to WD My Cloud EX2 since firmware upgrade to 2.10.302

The other morning the WD My Clould EX2 rolled out a firmware upgrade (2.10.302) and since then, I'm unable to connect via the usual Browse Network. Mounting as NFS continues to work normally, but ...
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How can I get read/write access to NFS share of Synology NAS?

I have read access only to the mounted NFS share. With 'no squash mapping' set on the NAS, Ubuntu regular user gets Permission denied when trying to cd into the share and can only get read access ...
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Filesync in realtime

I was searching the way how to sync my ubuntu desktop home folders on my NAS. I tried several ways rsync, freefilesync ecc. All very good tools but nothing i found was like example ubuntu one or ...
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how to modify an ubuntu server to replace with Qnap

First of all i'm very rookie about Linux systems, if i explain myself wrong please forgive me. We are using Qnap as web server and NAS in the company,but Qnap is really pain in the a*s, a specially ...
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Symbolic link to NAS

I love the "sticky notes"- program xpad. Would it be possible to use the command ln -s to link it's config folder to a shared folder on a NAS drive, to have the xpad-sessions synced on all my local ...
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Request recommendation, Can Ubuntu be used for Home Media Server with desktop machine & how?

This is my first post / question in this forum and SORRY for the lengthy post. I am basically looking for Home Media Server for the following tasks to be accomplished: Media Server for my Photo, ...
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Mounting by NFS a NAS in Ubuntu 14.04

I can mount by NFS two shared folders of my NAS (a Synology D414 Slim) by enabling the NFS service of the NAS and by going in the configuration setting of each shared folder of the NAS and by mapping ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities to recover & manage Synology NAS drives?

Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities Install Ubuntu 14.x LTS on 8GB USB Flash Drive for Utilities. I am choosing LTS for long term package support. It is not primary usage, ...
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Unable to mount device - believe it's XFS type

I have a hard drive from a Javelin S4 (similar to Promise NS4600N) enclosure that was setup as a single disk RAID0 that I have tried adding to my Linux Ubuntu server (14.x) generic "Linux ...
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Please help recovering accidentally formatted NSA disk (linux raid)

I accidentally formatted wrong disk using gnome disk utility. The Toshiba 1TB disk has been used in NAS Zyxel NSA320 and i planned to mount it in my ubuntu to make a backup. I use only one 1TB disk ...
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MythTV backend on a Synology

Is it possible to run a MythTV backend on a Synology NAS DS214+? My thoughts: if you use an external tuner (USB tuner, like Anysee or network tuner like the HD Homerun), processor power and memory is ...
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How to change raid1 to raid 11?

raid1 --> /dev/sdb /dev/sdc raid11 --> /dev/sdd /dev/sde /dev/sdd -> bad sector /dev/sde -> new hard disk I have for hard disk. And I have created two raid in that with raid array raid1 ...
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how to set up plex on ubuntu pc with external network synology nas as drive

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. I've been trying to set up and run PLEX on an old Dell D620 running 14.04 LTS using a Synology DS214se networked with a NETGEAR S524 switch. At this point I am happy to do ...
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Installing a NAS server with multiple hard drives

I am setting up a NAS server hopefully with a ZFS file system. I have a question I haven't been able to find a straightforward answer to online. I am plaining to have my main OS on a 60gb ssd, I have ...
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NAS won't auto-mount at boot

I want to set up a low-powered system with a netbook (Eee PC) and a NAS for torrent purpose. I’ve made a clean install of Lubuntu 15.04, I installed Samba and updated everything. NAS auto-mount ...
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NFS Shares - one IP Read/Write, rest Read-Only

I'm trying to create some NFS shares for my home network so that I can manage my NAS more easily. I'm currently using Samba for the household, but NFS is faster for me since I use Ubuntu (everyone ...
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Ubuntu to Windows slow via NFS while everything else saturates gigabit speeds

I've read everything I could get my hands on and I'm still quite stumped. Hoping experts here can help. Everything seems to be functioning quite optimally with my network, as well as my internet ...
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Recover a NAS hard drive

My NAS hard drive died today and I want to recover its data by connect it to a PC, how can I do it with Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu can not connect to freenas share

I have a FreeNas server that has been running fine for some time. I am able to log into my FreeNas's CIFS share from a windows computer, and I am able to log on to CIFS shares from other Windows ...
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Im copying data from ubuntu to windows. but the folder name is changing automatically [closed]

Im copying data from ubuntu to windows. but the folder name is changing automatically. I tried same copy to external drive also. After connecting to windows system the name of folder or file is ...
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Connecting to Apple Airport Time Capsule: Got error “kFPAuthContinue” from server

Trying to connect to the time capsule, I've explicitly set my username and password using a separate OSX machine. So I know all of my credentials are correct. For some reason though, when I try to ...
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Home server, where to start

I'd like te set up my desktop at home as a server with multiple services: First: NAS and remote desktop control, in browser, but terminal only (like telnet) is fine by me. Next: I would also like ...
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Mount LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to mount a LevelOne GNS-2000 NFS share, but whatever options I try, it fails. showmount 172.16.3.84 -e Export list for 172.16.3.84: /harddisk/volume_1/data/public * I tried the following ...
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Ubuntu and Backups

So this is a little strange. I have a NAS that supports NDMP backups but it uses a proprietary file system. It does however support snapshots. I want to setup an Ubuntu server to backup these ...