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

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kubuntu equivalient of shared documents

Is there equivalent directories to shared documents, shared pictures etc present in Windows NT 5.1 and later in kubuntu. These folders contain data public to all users. If how can I tell the desktop ...
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How to set permissions for shared folders

I could use some help setting permissions for a series of shared folders. Say I have the following three folders: /xfer/joe /xfer/bob /xfer/sam Joe should be able to read, write and delete files ...
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Can't share my folders?

hi there I'd been looking for the solution but i hadnt found anyone that had the same issue. I'm trying to share a folder but everytime that I tried to do so Nautilus displays me an error. La «red ...
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Ubuntu Server Roaming Profile for XP pro

I'am new to ubuntu or linux server OS. What I want to accomplish is to have an Ubuntu 12 Server running for my workplace. We currently have atleast ten employees and I want them to have their own ...
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Npm errors when installing packages on windows share

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running as a VMware guest on my Windows 8 host. I have shared a folder on my Windows 8 Host and it is mounted in the Ubuntu guest on startup using this entry in fstab: ...
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How to share folders inside a DualBoot? [duplicate]

I have finally decided to dual-boot my Windows 7 machine with Ubuntu. I would like to have the same documents folder in Windows and in Ubuntu. So when I create new document with Ubuntu and copy it ...
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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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See IP addresses that access my computer

How can I see time/date/ip address of the computers that accessed my computer, and is it possible to see if they accessed any (and which) files that I share using samba? Is there any samba log file? ...
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How to revoke permission of a shared Ubuntu folder

I have a folder stored on Ubuntu which I shared with another email address. How can I revoke sharing permission? I only see an option to "share" on the Ubuntu One file tab.
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Mount shared Ubuntuone folder

Is it possible to mount a folder, which is shared by another person into my Ubuntu-One folder (or any other) to my Ubuntu system (not the Web-interface). It also would be nice to do this via fstab.
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Access Windows PC over network from command line [closed]

I am trying to access a Windows PC on my network from Ubuntu using the command line. My goal is to retrieve a few files from that Windows box. I don't have access to the Ubuntu GUI, all I can use is ...
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Mac OSX Lion won't read shared drives other than Public

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 to run a box with a handful of hard drives and a logitech media server driving a squeezebox. I'm accessing with a Windows Vista laptop and a Macbook with OSX 10.7.5. Most of ...
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New files on host not showing on ubuntu (vmware)?

I have a host machine (Win7 64bit) running a VM with Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I have set up the shared folder fine (although that was a headache in itself) and everything is working great. I use the Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Android Shared Folders

I have installed samba on ubuntu and shared a folder by right clicking on it and sharing it from it sharing option. I have an app on Android that manages the files and it asks me for IP Adress and ...
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FTP access to a windows machine on LAN?

I am on a LAN network on which most of the systems are Windows based and only I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I want to access the Shared folders on these systems using my ubuntu. I have installed samba ...
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Permissions fail to change, even using sudo nautilus

I've read a lot of threads here but still can't seem to make this work: I'm trying to share various folders (any folders whatsoever) on HDDs other than "File System" over the LAN using fresh install ...
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lsyncd - Sync immediately when source is shared folder

I have a Ubuntu 12.10 guest that is running in VMware Workstation on a Windows 7 host. I have created a shared folder so that Ubuntu can see a folder that lives on my Windows 7 host. I then set it up ...
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Leaving all dropbox shared folders on logon

I got this incredibly annoying problem where I automatically leave all shared folders on Dropbox when I log on my Ubuntu. I got my dropbox folder on a separate partition that is used by both my ...
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Samba 3.6 and Samba4

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 and samba 3.6 (the version of samba that is installed for Ubuntu 12.10, by default). Everything works fine. I can access shared folders and shared printers of Windows ...
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Create Windows Share shortcut

I can easily connect to a windows share with the follow path on my Windows machine by using the Dash Home search function: smb://dextrousdave-pc/users/DextrousDave/Google%20Drive Now problem is, i ...
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how to downgrade from 13.04 to 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to roll back Ubuntu to a previous version? I am new to Ubuntu and had a update pop up and said yes without looking at it and now I am at 13.04. I don't have any ...
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Quickly Network commands in python

I am working on a program that mounts a windows shared network drive using quickly. So I sat up my GUI and everything.. But I don't know any python commands that mount a network place.. Usually when I ...
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How can I set up a triple boot with encrypted system partitions and shared /home?

I wanted to run 12.04 (32 bit), 12.10 (64 bit) and Windows 7 with full system encryption on either one of the Ubuntu installations and preferably a shared /home partition (at least the data with ...
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How to synchronize a local folder with a remote?

I want to upload a batch of files to my server periodically preserving the originals only in the server, that is: If I delete the local folder, files are not ereased from the server. If local files ...
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Shared directory (Ubuntu One) not showing up on my android device

a friend has shared a directory on his Ubuntu account with me. His directory shows up on my windows devices (two of them), but does not show up on my android device (Nexus 7) using the android app, or ...
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Folder items not showing?

After copying some files via Network from other shared computer folder's files(videos), files are not showing but it consumed the size. And you know how to solve it, right? After doing that it ...
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How to get sharing options to stick - ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a really hard time trying to get my sharing set up on my 12.04 system. I've tried both desktop version and server - I'm a bit of a linux n00b, so I need a GUI, command line is beyond me ...
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Folder sharing ubuntu 12 - revoke permissions

I tried setting up a share on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine to my Win7 machine. I right clicked on a folder in Ubuntu and chose the Sharing options and gave it read and write permissions too. Now the ...
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List of all shared folders

Is there possible to list all shared folders (with their physical locations) from command line?
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How to solve “Controller 'IDE Controller' does not support hotpluggin”?

I install virtualbox from apt-get. When I want to set shared folders, it shows Controller 'IDE Controller' does not support hotpluggin". How to solve it? Thank you~
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Samba shares on Ubuntu don't report free space

I'm connecting to a DNS-323 network storage from my Ubuntu 12.04 Computer. The connection to the two shared drives from the NAS is working fine but there is no way I can look at the free space on each ...
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Share folders between windows and ubuntu in Virtualbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shared folders in XP virtualbox guest I use virtualbox. My host OS is Ubuntu and the guest one is Windows XP. I want to share a folder between these two OS. But I don't ...
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“Unable to mount location. Failed to mount Windows share” error when trying to share folders

I have two Ubuntu machines both on 11.10 I want to share folders from one to the other. If, on the server machine, (in Nautilus) I right click on the folders and click Properties> Share > Share ...
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Restart service that manages “Windows share” folders

I connect from Ubuntu 12.04 to a Windows 7 on another computer connected to the LAN using nautilus > File > Connect to server. Most of the time it works fine, but sometimes when I open it and try to ...
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Share User folder along different versions of Ubuntu running Gnome classic desktop

Whenever I did installed several versions of Ubuntu in order to test and choose, I would like to know how can I share the same /home Folder or the same /home/user Folder. All these installations have ...
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How to setup password for the files in apache?

I have setup LAMP on my ubuntu 12.04 system.I want to set password for all the files inside the root folder of Apache.So that only authorized person can use them.So how to set password for the folders ...
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How to open shared folder in Windows XP from nautilus

I have fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04, and want to connect with Windows Network. Actually I want to open some shared Folder in another PC (Windows XP). I'm just need to open this Window's folder use ...
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How do I share a folder on SAMBA?

I want to share my home folder with my Windows machine, but I have no idea how to share the folder. I can't find any up-to-date guides on Google, so how can I share my home directory?
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How can I setup a shared directory so that files moved/copied into the directory inherit the directory's permissions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shared folders for all users There have been several questions regarding the creation of a shared directory accessible to all users of a group (notably this one); ...
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Network File Sharing Mechanisms in Ubuntu

I have noticed Ubuntu has several mechanisms to share folders with other machines on a network: For example, if I am in Nautilus (the file manager), I can right click on a folder, go to Properties, ...
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ubuntu 12.04 in vmware can't detect the shared folders

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 via VMWare on MacOs 10.7.4. I assigned a shared folder and gave ubuntu the right to read/write it.But now I can't find this folder in ubuntu. I know in win7 I can find it ...
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How to access shared folder in Virtual Box

I followed the steps for sharing folders between windows 7 and Ubuntu in virtual box. but the folder appear with X sign and give me the following message when open it "the folder conent could not be ...
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Truly share a folder with multiple users on a computer

I have a folder in my home directory that I want to be truly shared between all users on the same computer. So, I set the permission to be 777. Now, all users can access it and can create, ,edit, ...
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Share folder between two ubuntu machines, one of them doesn't have internet connection

I wondered if i could share folders between two ubuntu machines, even if one of them doesn't have Internet connection. In fact, i searched all day long for a way to do that, but all i found is that i ...
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File sharing on secondary drive

I have a bunch of files I want to share on my second internal drive. I have file sharing off the primary (system) drive working file - Created a samba share user, and I can right-click on the folders ...
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“99 99” permissions on Mac OS X shared drive

I have Mac OS X Lion and Ubuntu 12.04 installed on two separate SSDs with the my Mac OS X data on a HDD. I disabled journaling on the data drive, installed the necessary drivers, and modified the ...
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Sharing a folder on local network

I am new to Ubuntu and I installed the Ubuntu 11.10 on my system. I want to share a folder on my local network. How can I do that? I want to share a folder by right click on it. when I do this then ...
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Share Ext4 Partition Over Network

I have an Ext4 partition (not auto-mounted) that I would like to share (entirely) in my home that contains Mac OSX, Windows and Linux machines (currently the most important is sharing with the Mac). ...
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How to set up automatic mounting of network share

I need to automatically mount a network share to a mount point whenever I log into my computer. Currenlty I am doing this manually by running through my history to run the command again and again. ...
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Android client can't access shared files from another account?

I have an account shared with me. Can see it on web, on Linux and Windows workstations, etc., but cannot see it on the android client. Bug? or on purpose? or am I doing something wrong? Thanks. ...