Questions about sharing/shared folders in a system, network, virtual devices, cloud, etc.

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How to access the USB stick in my router (Huawei B315) that is shared as a samba share

I want to access a USB memory stick that is plugged into my Huawei B315 LTE router. I have set it up properly as per the web configuration pages on the router but I have no idea how to access it ...
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No vmhgfs file system installed to use use shared folder

After a fresh install i can't get the shared folder to mount in /mnt/hgfs. I created the hgfs directory, purged the "open-vm-tools-dkms" and reinstalled "öpen-vm-tools" as i found somewhere else. But ...
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Setup network share Linux -> OSX with mapped/preserved permissions?

On my Ubuntu 14.04, I have a folder which contains a git repository, which I'd like to share over the network; I do the right-click from Nautilus and Local Network Share / Share this folder, rest is ...
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How to install windows along with Ubuntu with shared data

My Laptop has a 1 TB hard disk. I have 3 partitions. 30 GB bootable ext4. 9 GB swap. 961 GB ext4. I have 74.9% of data (242 free) in partition 3. I want to install windows (dualboot) in a new ...
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How to properly share a directory with an another group member? soft-link / hard-link

My scenario is simple. I am working with another team members, and I want to share my directory with others. I created a symbolic link of the shared directory in their home directories. ln -s ...
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Getting shared folders working in vmware fusion 8.1.0 and ubuntu 14.04

Yes, I've seen the other answers. Either they don't work or they do un-recommended things like installing the old deprecated VMWare Tools I'm looking for a solution that uses the recommended ...
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How to format a shared partition which you can access even if you have hybernated

I have searched for this specific question but I didn't find anything useful. I have created a shared partition so that I can access it both from Windows and Xubuntu; it is an NTFS partition. The ...
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How to share folders between host (Mac OS) and guest (ubuntu) os with VirtualBox? [duplicate]

Actually there are many similar posts for my question. I followed one tutorial but I failed, basically I have done the following: Installing Guest Additions From the tool bar of VirtualBox selecting ...
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Cache files from a Windows share

Is there a option to cache files from a Windows share? Branch Cache for Linux/Ubuntu? I would think the best option would be in Samba, but I can't find anything. The Windows Sever would be in the ...
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How to safely unmount a shared folder in VMware

my pc is Windows 8.1, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 64-bit, and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest o.s. in my virtual machine (VMware Workstation 12 Player). I have created a Shared ...
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How to remove file with ????? permission [duplicate]

I am not able to delete files/folders as I see some files/folders with permission ??????. How to remove them? Files are sitting in share folder of my Windows/Ubuntu machine drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf ...
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public folder not found ubuntu 14.04

I had all my code(softwares) in my Public folder. They were there until I logged in today. I see no Public folder in Home Directory. Its really strange. Have I lost all my data?
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How do I connect the content of different folders?

I have applications which create text "database" files in json format (unrelated). I now need them to be connected to each other. How do I make them run from the same folder? They all have an ...
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Nautilus and other applications freeze when bookmarked NFS share is unaccessible

I have some issues with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and NFS shares. Where I work, I am using NFS shares to access my files. Some of the locations on the shares are bookmarked in nautilus and some documents are ...
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What is the command to view files in a directory shared on LAN? [duplicate]

How could I list the files shared on LAN?
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Need help sharing folders from Mac OS 10.9.5 host with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest on Virtual Box 5.0.16

I'm not very experienced with Ubuntu and using code commands in terminal, so I feel like there is an answer out there on the other posts but it's too confusing for me to understand. Using Virtual ...
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How to access Debian /home partition from Ubuntu partition?

I have installed both Debian and Ubuntu on my laptop, with a /home partition for every distro. I am now in Ubuntu and would like to have access to the Debian home. Is it possible? Thanks
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Bad address (14) centos mount cifs

I am trying to mount a CIFS share under CentOS And I am getting Bad address (14) On var/log Error (13)
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Thunderbird and a shared “home” partition

I have arch and ubuntu installed on the same laptop but different partitions. They share the same "home" on a separate partition but with the different user names: /home /ubunut_user /arch_user ...
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Allow Download From Shared Ubuntu Folder

I know that you can do the below commands to share a folder across the WAN: cd /home/user/FolderToShare python -m SimpleHTTPServer Navigate to share by IP Address:8000 Terminate the server by Ctrl + ...
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NFS Mount on VirtualBox NAT adapter

can someone please help me mount an NFS share from a Mac host and ubuntu guest on virtualbox NAT adapter. on the guest, "ip r" gives me; default via 10.0.2.2 dev eth0 10.0.2.0/24 dev eth0 proto ...
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Symlink in VBox Shared Folder are not properly formatted

I have my c:\ partition shared to VM using Virtual Box Shared Folder. It is currently mounted as /c on the Ubuntu guest. Lets suppose c:\html points to c:\Server\html on the Windows host. When I try ...
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folder/file share between ubuntu gnome and lubuntu

can you tell me how to share a folder/file between lubuntu 15.10 and ubuntu gnome 15.10? the ubuntu one is connected to the internet via WIFI and the lubuntu machine is connected via cable to the ...
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VirtualBox: Share whole Ubuntu drive on Windows (Host)

I currently have Ubuntu in VirtualBox. Currently I do web development in the Ubuntu since its easier to run Ruby on Rails in Linux then its on windows. But I had the idea to share the whole ubuntu ...
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Shared Windows folder only contains the first ~15 subfolders

I've got a Windows 10 system with two shared folders: FolderC and FolderE. FolderC resides on my primary hard drive, FolderE on my secondary. From a Ubuntu 15.10 system I want to access these two ...
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can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu guest : vboxsf failed with the error : no such device

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 10. I installed guest-additions (virtualbox-guest-additions and virtualbox-guest-addition). When i try to mount a shared folder, it fails with the ...
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Share folders between two Ubuntu systems on two different local network

I have two Ubuntu system 15.04, 15.10, and I am able to share folders one way. I have both systems on two different local networks. one has an address of 12.0.2.12 and the other 12.0.1.12. One network ...
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Share files between Mac OSX and Ubuntu on Dual boot

I have a hackintosh dual booted with ubuntu and I am trying to create a separate (3rd) partition to essentially share files between them and act almost like a usb, since the hackintosh has no wifi. I ...
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ubuntu server share folder inside vm to other vm

I have VMs(Ubuntu server and Windows7) How do i able to make ubuntu server share folder to Window 7 ? and window 7 is able to seeing shared folder from ubuntu server ?
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Cannot connect to windows share on ubuntu 15.10

I'm currently using ubuntu 15.10 and trying to use the 'recommended' way of connecting to a share by going to Files -> Connect to server. I can get to the password prompt since the share is password ...
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Error Access to share folder with samba4

Hello I try share a folder with samba4-ac-dc I do the next steps: sudo mkdir /data/Users in smb.conf add the following lines: [Users] path = /data/Users read only = no sudo service samba restart ...
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Auto mounting shared folders with VirtualBox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a VM using VirtualBox. As I often have to do development for work in both windows and linux, I have a shared development directory. The issue is that even with auto mount ...
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Creating a shared folder between unprivileged users

This may be a repeat question, but I wasn't able to answer this specific question anywhere else. My school uses Ubuntu to run their server. My friends and I have accounts on the server, but aren't ...
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Peer to Peer Connectivity Windows XP Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am running Windows XP SP3 on one desktop and on another desktop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have cable internet with a Netgear router WNR2000v4. All connections are hardwired. My Ubuntu can get ...
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How can I share a windows folder with my virtualbox ubuntu installation? [duplicate]

So I have a Windows folder, let's say F:\UShare . I want to use/mount that folder inside my VirtualBox Ubuntu installation. It is still unclear to me what I have to do, even after reading this.
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Cannot access one samba share from Windows, but can access another

I'm sorry, I really can't find another question that describes my problem. My scenario is as follows: I have one computer running Ubuntu 15.10. It is my primary computer and it runs a few different ...
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Mount share in fstab for multiuser access

I have a network share that is mounted through fstab with the following line: //[url/share] /media/mountpoint cifs ...
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Connect to server Domain

I want to Connect Ubuntu to the active directory i have made in ubuntu server14.04 so that my staf should easily share files and the staff may work in domain enviroment
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Shared Home Directory

I have recently installed 4 Linux operating systems for testing purposes on a laptop: Elementary OS Freya, Ubuntu 15, Mint 17, Apricity OS (based on Arch). I want to set Elementary's, Mint's and ...
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Problem with shared folder on Ubuntu 14.04

I've mounted a shared folder on my virtual machine, but I can't access it. I can only access it through sudo nautilus but even when I use this ...
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Share a local folder over the internet

Good morning, I have a home server running Ubuntu 15.10 and I would like to share a folder over the internet (not local network) for my colleagues to access. What are the best options? FTP server? ...
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Mount cifs of shared windows folder problem

I've some issues with a windows share on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Installed cifsutils`: sudo apt-get install cifs-utils Created mountpoint sudo mkdir /mnt/temp Trying to mount a shared folder sudo ...
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How can i share file with virtualbox?

I want to simply send a picture and other files to a virtual box and after reading a lot from this platform I still cant find my way through it. How would one do this in the most simple way possible? ...
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Netatalk user in both rwlist and rolist

I'm currently configuring a AFP server that's running OD, AFP, SMB etc. My problem is that I got a few shares that ALL needs to have read only on and a few people in a specific group needs to have ...
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Why does the first access to samba shared folder always fail?

I shared a folder with samba. Access is allowed only with username and password. If I try to access from Windows or Android, I always get a failure on the first try and a success from the second on. ...
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Sharing Folder from Windows 8.1 to (Ubuntu 14 in Virtual Box)

I have following scenario. On my laptop I have windows 8.1 Operating System upon which I have installed a VirtualBox with Ubuntu 14 Desktop version installed on it. I want to share some important ...
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Interesting VirtualBox Plex Permissions Issue

My system is setup with an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running a 14.04 guest virtual machine, via Oracle's Virtual Box. I also have 3 x 2TB drives setup in a zpool. To give the virtual machine access ...
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Accessing Windows Shared file from ubuntu

I was wondering how to access windows shared file from ubuntu...I'm new in Ubuntu so excuse me if it's a silly question
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Ubuntu 15.04 windows network share

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed, and would like to be able to share the internal (or external or whatever) hard drives with Windows users on the network for cloud based storage. What services do I need ...
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How can i see my Windows PC from Ubuntu?

I recently installed Ubuntu MATE 15.04 and even before I installed Samba I had full access to my Windows PC in my home network. even watching a shared movie via VLC player worked. Then I installed ...