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

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Access Guest Ubuntu's Folder from Host Mac OS X?

Is it possible to access the folders inside my guest Ubuntu 14.04 from my host Mac OS X? I've found some articles stating that it's possible to do this kind of "reverse-sharing" for Windows host using ...
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Juju local shared folder

I'm using juju local and I want to create a shared folder between the host and one of the juju machines. How can I accomplish this? I attempted these instructions with no success : ...
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Why can not i see some files on shared folder of Virtualbox?

I tried to share mounted ntfs drive on my Ubuntu to Virtualbox (installed WinXP SP3) but something weird was happened. My sharing folder process was success but when i tried to access my shared folder ...
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KVM Virtual Machine Manager: sharing folders not working

I've created an Ubuntu VM inside my Ubuntu using Virtual Machine Manager. I'm trying to mount a host directory in guest OS but it's not working. I used the instructions provided here: ...
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Create a shared folder for group of users

I have created a group of users in my Ubuntu server system, so that each one of them can log in through an ssh connection with his username and password. Each user is "locked" in their home directory, ...
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Can i create a shared folder between ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system with ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1. At times i can access windows file from ubuntu but not ubuntu files from windows. is there an option to create a shared folder so that i ...
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Samba error: cannot convert name “Everyone” to a SID. Access denied

There is already a question similar but the solution is not working on 14.04: Samba cannot share folder - cannot convert name "Everyone" to a SID How to replicate Whenever I tried to share ...
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Share a NTFS folder with another Ubuntu user

Ubuntu 13.10/W7 dual boot I have a large folder of photos My Pictures on a separate NTFS partition called Data which I can access from Windows & Ubuntu. I want to make this folder accessible as ...
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Share name only without disk or comments in smbclient

smbclient -L 172.17.88.43 gives the list of share names, disk, and comment like this: path is 172.17.88.43 Sharename Type Comment --------- ---- ------- ADMIN$ ...
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How to know if a LAN share server is password protected

I know the traditional way of using ' gvfs-mount smb://servername ' and if it asks for a password then we could say that it is password protected. But is there any direct way of finding it, I mean A ...
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How do you share a directory with a Ubuntu 12 VM running Samba, on Windows 8 Hyper-v?

Ideally I'd like to be able to edit files in a shared directory on my Windows desktop, and make them available to the Ubuntu Server VM as a mounted drive or folder. There are dozens of guides ...
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When I use “Connect to Server”, how can it remember the IP address?

I don't want to type in the IP address every single time. Can it just save them to a list or something?
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Permission on shared folder are correct but files can't be saved

I have a shared folder set up on an ubuntu machine. When someone connects to the folder and creates a file, the file permissions set the group to read/write. I can check the permission on Ubuntu or ...
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13.10 - Samba mount error: Could not resolve address

Basically, in Ubuntu 13.10 I can't mount a shared folder via the terminal nor fstabs, yet can access the shared folder via Nautilus and smbclient I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu ...
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How to share the files from Host to Guest in virtual box? Host-ubunutu12.04/Guest-Tails [duplicate]

I know that most ppl dont use or have even heard of Tails, but I was wondering if anyone could help me out here. Tails is amnesic OS.
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Ubuntu 13.10 Share non-OS drive with Windows

I'm a total noob. I've got a HP Microserver with Ubuntu 13.10 desktop installed. I've got a 250GB hard drive with the OS on there, and a 3TB drive I'd like to share with Windows. I've managed to ...
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How Do I Share A File With Other Users?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 lts and i shared a file call SET. When I Open The GUI, and click on browse network and press HARSHITA-HP-PROB it takes me to Then i press SET and it asks for a password which ...
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How to specify Samba network adapter

This question might sound crazy, and maybe it is. My folder share can only be accessed through the ip address which corresponds to my wireless adapter. If someone tried to access the share through the ...
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Making a specific root folder accessible to user

I am using virtual box with ubuntu as the guest, which has a feature to share a folder between the host and guest, which is located for the guest in the media folder under root. It is quite ...
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Share tab disappered when viewing folder properties?

When I tried to share a folder called test I found that the share tab was missing in folder properties. I am wondering how to restore it as I think it disappeared after samba4 was installed. Here is ...
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Here's my smb.conf file. Whats wrong with it?

I have reduced this to almost 0 security. I've tried security = user. i cant for the life of me see on my windows machine these shared drives. ive also had the netbois name equal my workgroup name. ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

This is a repost from StackExchange/SuperUser (I'm not sure exactly which is best forum for this question). I have managed to set up an Ubuntu server VM which will eventually be part of a small ...
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How to make an encrypted home folder accessible by two local users?

My wife and I are sharing a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I would like to encrypt the Home folder of each of us while still maintaining access by the other. The encryption part using eCryptfs ...
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mouting a windows network drive in ubuntu

I'm trying to access my shared windows drive with my ubuntu laptop. In windows all I have to do is go to run and type \\computer\drive and the drive opens up. Is there a quick and easy way to do this ...
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How to connect to a shared folder in windows xp?

Alright, so I am trying to access a shared folder on Windows XP (on another computer). Both are connected to the Internet and on the same network. They run in Windows Virtual machines (that came with ...
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Can Access Ubuntu Share from Windows, but not Windows Shares from Ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu 13.10, configured SAMBA and have access to my ubuntu shares from both my Windows 7/8 Machines and My Mac-book, but I cannot access the shares on my Windows or Mac Pcs from ...
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Cannot connect to Windows NT share from Nautilus

I navigate to the share I want to connect to. Nautilus the prompts me for a username, domain and password. When I click connect, I am returned to the same username/password screen. I can connect to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Shared Folder on external HDD problem

A couple of days ago I've made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 64bit on my laptop and my desktop. Eveything seems to work fine except one thing. When I tried to share some folders on my home network ...
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Re address installed mpich

I have an installed mpirun under /mirror/mpich2/bin shared directory. The mpich lybrary was installed in /mirror/mpich2/lib However it request for a library which are not in shared directory. Can I ...
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Using ls and cd comands on network folders

Super-new linux/terminal user here- Is it possible to use ls and cd comands directly on directories within a public folder on a NAS, or does the share need to me mounted within the root directory ...
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How to share data between two computers?

Is there a way to share/transfer files between two different computers not on same network using samba or any other tool. Eg. Sharing a movie with a friend.
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Network drives shortcuts on desktop , howto do it correctly?

How can I do to make available a network drive on the desktop as I do with windows? I mean to put just a link on the desk that gives me the access to the network folder, I'd like it capable to keep ...
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How can I move files deleted from Windows from Ubuntu shared folder to Trash?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and have shared a Folder using in-built shared folder on Ubuntu. When I delete a file from Windows, the file is permanently deleted on Ubuntu share. I want to achieve the ...
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Can't access windows shares since upgraing to 13.10 [closed]

Upgrading to 13.10 was a big mistake. Finally got everything working except accessing shares from my windows server. Apparently the same applications and configuration that were used in 13.04 no ...
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How To: Mount Windows (Guest) shared folder in Ubuntu (Host) via Virtualbox

I've just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 and Virtualbox 4.3.6. I would like to be able to mount a windows folder in Ubuntu. I have setup the windows folder as a shared folder \\PCName\Folder. ...
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Script to Notify me when something happens on a shared directory

The situation is: I have a shared directories from many other machines where other users work on. I need to be notified whenever a user create, modify or delete a directory or file from his local ...
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Samba wants me to log onto workgroup instead of shared drive

I can see (browse) the shared drives on my Unbuntu box from anything else (windows, Raspberry Pi, etc.), which all see all of the shares regardless of their source. However from the Ubuntu box, I ...
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Share a shared drive to client VM from server

I have setup a intranet in my system for study purpose. I have shared a folder in host physical machine to Server VM. Now I want that shared drive to be available for other Clients VM which are ...
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Can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu 12.10 Server Guest Virtual Box

I have filled out the shared folder options in Settings -> Shared Folders of a shared folder with a name of 'share'. It is set to automount but when I start up the guest OS, nothing is showing up in ...
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Virtual Box Ubuntu Guest mounting sshfs within shared folder

I have Windows 7 host and Ubuntu as guest (makeshift while our IT dept repairs my normal Linux box). I have setup a VirtualBox Shared folder and it correctly shares files between the two systems. ...
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SMB share in-accessible from any PC, mac, android

I used to share directories from Ubuntu 12 to all other PCs on network, but since I clean-installed Ubuntu 13.1, shares are created and visible but they are in-accessible form the other machines ...
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How can I mount a VMWare shared folder?

I am new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to mount the VMWare Shared Folder in my Ubuntu guest machine running on a Windows 8.1 host. I created shared folder with VMWare (VM > settings > option > share ...
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Win8.1 Share secured with LiveID

I'm very new to the whole Ubuntu thing, so please bear with :) I have a password protected network share on a Windows 8.1 machine (secured with a Microsoft LiveID) that I need to access from Ubuntu. ...
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Very slow speed while mounting via SSHFS

My host is ubuntu 12.04. My guest is vanilla 3.0.33 kernel with custom rootfs. I have encountered the subj problem, while mounting host folder on the guest machine via sshfs. sshfs ...
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Why I get randomly “Failed to mount Windows share: Connection timed out” with VPN connection?

In Ubuntu 13.10 (everything is up-to-date) I get randomly this error popup message, during working with shared folders using a VPN connection over the internet: Unhandled error message: Failed to ...
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mounting shared folders

In our organization we are using ubuntu 12.4 as a server and client as well , in this clients job is to transfer or upload a file from their system to server in that case we try to use filezilla for ...
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how to mount a windows ce share

I'm trying to mount a Windows CE share but am having some issues. The mount seems to happen, but then I can't see the shared drives contents. It seems to work with Windows 7. The Windows 7 Share: ...
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Can connect to shared folders with group users but not the create user

I am on Ubuntu desktop 12.04 and I am in the process of building a media server to house all my movies and files and serve them up to a number of different devices most of which being windows pcs. I ...
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Inherit group permissions from parent folder

I know there are a lot of posts related to this one, but any of the answers is usefull to me. I need to share a folder with other user. We should be able to create, edit and remove each other ...
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How to gain write permissions to a remote Windows folder?

I am running (L)Ubuntu 12.04 on this machine. I have a Windows folder (Windows XP box) shared on the local network and can view the contents in PCManFM at smb://WindowsBox/ShareName (as shown in the ...