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

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Command hangs when directed at a shared network drive [duplicate]

In an effort to become more familiar with ubuntu/linux, I have recently installed a VM with Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I mounted a shared network drive to my home directory, which is named ostenso. ...
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Sharing folders through Nautilus refuses to work on one Ubuntu 14.04 machine

I am only able to share from ~/Public, but using the Nautilus UI to share other folders, does not work for me. Even trying to open a shared folder from the same desktop computer itself, after having ...
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VMWare 10 Windows 8 (host) Ubuntu 14.04 (guest) shared folder won't mount

I am using vmware workstation 10 (win 8 host) before,I used ubuntu 14.04 and for sharing folder from windows to ubuntu:I go to the settings of my windows VM, and select the Options Tab and there ...
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How to access the shared folder in Virtual Box?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 Server (guest machine) on VirtualBox having Windows 7 as host machine. I make a "Server12.04" named folder on my Host machine desktop & shared the same in Virtual Box ...
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Change mount point of virtualbox shared folder

I have a shared folder set up between virtualbox and my windows 7 host machine. I have a test.txt file that I created in Windows and it shows up appropriately in my Ubuntu VM. Virtualbox mounts the ...
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Cannot mount guest additions with virtualbox

I am having the same problem as this: Unable to mount VirtualBox Guest Additions as a guest (Win7 host) Choosing Insert guest additions CD image... from the devices tab on my virtual machine window ...
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Change Owner From “root” in VMware's Shared Folder

I'm running a Xubuntu from a Windows 8 host. I can't change the owner of shared files from xubuntu by any sudo chown ... command. Is there any other way I can change the owner from the root to the ...
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How do i create a partition, so all users can read wrie execute files without any permissions? [duplicate]

I have a 160 GB hard drive and i need to create a separate partition so all users can access the files (mostly music, movies, pictures), without requiring any authentication from the administrator or ...
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How to set up a simple file server?

I would like to make a folder available so that when a device connect to my computer's ip address (with port 80) it would see the files in the folder and open/download them. For example if you put ...
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How do you create a wifi hotspot with network drive

How can I make a hotspot with a shared folder throughout the lan, such as done by USB port on the back of some routers?
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Sharing public folder between Ubuntu machines, via “Personal File Sharing”

Launching Personal File Sharing from dash, the application opens with the message: "this feature cannot be enabled because the required packages are not installed on your system". I tried sudo apt-get ...
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Shared Folder is not working for host Ubuntu 14.04 and virtual box 4.3.16

I have installed Virtualbox 4.3.16 on Ubuntu 14.04 host system. The guest operating system is Win XP. I have installed Guest Addition CD and added a shared folder through settings. For sometime it ...
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Trying to establish a remote SMB connection over SSH

Please be gentle with me I'm new to Ubuntu and have a basic network knowledge! I'm trying to establish an SMB share via a secure ssh connection from a windows PC to a remote Ubuntu machine. Some ...
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problems with accessing shared folder from ubuntu to ubuntu

I have samba installed on both ubuntu 14.04 machines, and they're are both connected to the same network. + I have apache installed on the desktop machine. I made a shared folder in my home folder on ...
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How to access a Windows share via Linux?

I've a windows shared folder which I can access by typing \\share\files\ in "run". I need to use that in Ubuntu. So I added \\share\files\ /mnt/share/ cifs guest,uid=0,iocharset=utf8 0 0 in ...
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Why does node.js need administrative permissions to access my windows share even though the share's premission is 0777

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running as a VMware guest on my Windows 8.1 host. I have shared a folder on my Windows Host and it is mounted in the Ubuntu guest on startup using this entry in fstab: ...
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Sharing folders in NTFS partitions in a network with SMB

I have a computer on my office with Ubuntu 14.04 and a laptop with the same configuration. I would like to share a folder I have in the office computer inside the network. I went to this folder and ...
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I updated to ubuntu 14.04 but now it does not show any files in home and also terminal [duplicate]

I updated to ubuntu version 14.04 first it was showing blank screen but after running some codes now it opens but does not show any files in home folder it does not even fetch terminal
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Shared folder not accessible

Ubuntu 14.04. Two harddrives. I have created a folder on the slave drive and made it a shared folder using Nautilus. I can see the folder from another computer, but I can't see what's in it. Access ...
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Mac host and Ubuntu guest on virtual box shared folder issue

I have set up ubuntu server on virtual box on my mac. I created a shared folder which appears to be saved and visible in the configuration section on virtual box for the ubuntu server machine. My ...
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Accessing shared folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu VM from the VM?

I set a shared folder between my Ubuntu VM (on VirtualBox) and Windows 7 host machine correctly. Now I have no idead how to access the shared folder from my VM. Any idea ? I tried the solution one ...
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Accessing Windows shares of a passwordless user using Samba

I have a laptop running Windows 7. Only one account is configured on it, and it does not have a a password. I try to access its shares from a PC running Ubuntu 14.04, configured to be in the same ...
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How can I connect to AirPort Extreme Shared Drive upon login?

I'm new to Ubuntu but I have successfully used the "Connect to Server" menu option in the Places window to connect to my external USB drive, which is shared on my Airport Extreme. I use the IP address ...
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Dual Boot with Windows 7, Cannot access shared storage from windows

I just set up a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I set them up so they have a common storage space on an HDD, with the OS's on an SSD. When I save from within Ubuntu, the files don't show ...
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Two Ubuntu Machines cannot access each other's shares anymore

I have two Ubuntu laptops, both running 14.04 "Trusty Tahr". At one point, they were both able to access each other's shared folders. However, something happened when I was trying to add a third ...
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Automount NTFS HDDs in specific locations and share them in LAN

O.S: Raspbmc I need to share 4 HDDs over my LAN, but the fstab I wrote does't work as I aspect. Edit1~ Here's the part of fstab made for those HDDs: #External HHDs LABEL=Incompleted\040Seasons ...
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SAMBA in UBUNTU 14.04

I have a small home network consisting of UBUNTU 12 and 14 and Win XP. I was using samba well for local file and print share. Until I upgraded to 14.04. Now nothing works. I have read all these ...
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Samba Share not accessible with AD user

I try to install a samba server for active directory authentication and shares. I managed to configure kerberos (kinit klist works) I configured smb.conf. wbinfo -u wbinfo -g getent group *showing ...
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How to share encrypted folders with Samba

I just have encrypted my home folder and all of its subfolders. One of the subfolders was configured as a Samba share: [avo-home] comment = Avo's Home Share path = /home/avo/share ...
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Error message when creating a shared folder

I log in as administrator, but I get this message when I try to create a shared folder: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare: cannot open usershare directory /var/lib/samba/usershares. ...
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Subfolder share permission on create over vbox (ubuntu host and ubuntu guest)

first time using ask ubuntu but kind of experienced user over here. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 guest and Kubuntu 14.04 host using VirtualBox for some important testing, and am trying to use a shared ...
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Mounting windows share error

So from my ubuntu 14.04 system I run the followig command: sudo mount.cifs -o username=dana //192.168.1.4/Users /mnt/ It asks for sudo password an the the output: no talloc stackframe at ...
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Can't access windows share

My sister has a Windows 7 laptop with some shared folders over the network. From my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop in Files, Browse Network, I can see and access her workgroup but when I try to access her pc ...
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Error 255 when sharing folder on Ubuntu 12.04

I try to share folder on Ubuntu, the steps I did: Right click on folder I clicked sharing options Then I clicked share this folder Then I clicked create share I got this message :'net ...
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How can I share a folder between Ubuntu 13.10 as host OS and Windows 8.1 as guest in VirtualBox? [duplicate]

I installed Windows 8.1 Pro as guest OS in VirtualBox. I want to share a folder between Ubuntu 13.10 as my host OS and guest OS for file transfer between them. How can I do that? Thanks
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How to share files between two Ubuntu 14.04 computers [duplicate]

I've trying to share files between my two computers by WIFI and SAMBA. I checked share option in folder properties and tried to connect to other computer by smb://ip. But without succes. Could some ...
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X11 cannot write .ICEauthority file on a vmhgfs partition

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.4 in a virtual machine using VMWare Fusion. I changed my home folder so that it is shared with the host OS. I.e. /home/<user> is now mounted automatically at boot time ...
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I am trying to share a file between windows 7 (host) and Ubuntu 12.04.4 (guest), using Virtual Box 4.3.12

I have put the folder (winshare), it has some data in it, that I need under Virtual Machine---Settings---Shared Folders---Machine Folders, and in Ubuntu I have created the directory ~/media/winshare. ...
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Shared folders VMWare

When I go to enable shared folders I get this error Unable to update run-time folder sharing status: There was an error mounting Shared Folders file system inside the guest operating system. I have ...
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Sharing folders between more than two computer

I have 4 computer which ubbuntu 13.10 installed on all of them. I need to make a share folder between all to add and remove and change the contents synchronously via the internet. So please tell me ...
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How to share a directory between ubuntu host and windows guest with kvm?

I read several posts or articles which deal with this but all give a solution for linux guest. For example : http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/9p_virtio ...
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VMWare Windows 7 (host) Ubuntu 14.04 (guest) shared folder won't mount

I have a windows 7 with vmware workstation 9, and I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I configured the shared folder in the VM/settings menu, and I can see it in the Ubuntu when doing vmware-hgfsclient. ...
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how to map an Ubuntu share on another Ubuntu machine?

I've found questions on mapping a Windows share in Ubuntu, and an Ubuntu Server share on Windows, and Samba, and NTFS, and VirtualBox -- but I can't find how to map an Ubuntu share on another Ubuntu ...
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How to allow wine to access network shares?

I've just installed 14.04 from scratch and made MS Word working thanks to wine (1.7.17 from ppa). The problem is I can't access my network drive shares through wine (I'm in a Office LAN). With the ...
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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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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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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 ...