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

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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. ...
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Sharing my home folders with other users on the same PC

After reviewing similar questions on the same subject Im still none the wiser. I want to share my music, pictures and video folders with other users on my pc. I am using 11.10 and will be upgrading ...
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How to setup a Shared Folder on Mythbuntu without using SAMBA?

We don't have Windows at home, so don't use SAMBA. Can NFS be used natively between Ubuntu and Mythbuntu machines?
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Shared Folders Space Usage

I am a new user moving from Dropbox. The gripe I have with Dropbox is that it takes the shared folders size into account for your disk quota. Is it the same with Ubuntu One?
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LibreOffice can not save documents on shared SSH drive - all other applications can

I'm having a problem with Libre Office (all the applications). I can not save a file to any networked drive (using SSH to network). I keep getting a message that I do not have the necessary user ...
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Ubuntu machine not responding to ping from Windows machine on same network

I want to fix this because it seems the reason why I cannot share ubuntu folders with my Windows machine. Windows 7 machine network configuration: IP: 192.168.2.2 Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: ...
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How to view network shares in a consitant way?

How do I make ubuntu show network shares the same in every application? I cannot access network shares from certain applications at all. If it isn't possible to make a consistent interface, is there ...
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Shared folder in VirtualBox (Ubuntu and Windows 7)

I want to have a directory which is accessible on both Windows 7 installed on Ubuntu host, and the Ubuntu as well. So I have installed the Virtualbox additions on both Windows and Ubuntu. Then in ...
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Share folders on dual-boot Wubi and Windows

I have a wubi install that was originally ubuntu 11.10, but I upgraded manually to 12.04. My question is how to access files on both OS's from either one. When I am in Windows, I can locate the wubi ...
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Vmware shared folders ubuntu guest win7 host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I mount shared folders (win7 host) in Ubuntu (guest) using VMware(tools v6) I installed vm tools via this tutorial. Even tried to reinstall it few times with no ...
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Sharing sub-folders as well

I am new to ubuntu, I have ubuntu 10.04 and want to share the video\music files with my xtremer. I was using this guide (Link) but i want also to share the sub folders. now I can see all the folders ...
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Accesing a folder shared by Ubuntu 11.10 laptop by Ubuntu 11.10 PC does not work

I have a desktop PC and a notebook in the same network. Each of them is running Ubuntu 11.10. I shared a folder on my notebook which I somehow can not access by my PC. Here is what I did so far: On ...
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How can I monitor my Samba traffic?

I've got a directory shared on my network, using Samba. People on the netwerk use this Samba share to download files from my share to their computers. I'm interested in what files are downloaded most, ...
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General internet slow on Ubuntu 11.10 if running standalone but not inside VM [closed]

I got a new machine for work and was already using Ubuntu before that with a chain loader setup to load Windows 7 on another disk. My employer likes that cause he can just rip out the ubuntu disk and ...
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Samba share read only for guests, read write for authenticated users

Is it possible to have a samba share read only for guests, and read write for authenticated users? If I put guest ok on an share then I am not prompted for a password, and effectively logged as ...
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How can I share a folder with Samba on a NTFS drive on startup?

On startup, I want a certain folder on an automounted NTFS drive (mounted on /media/Data), of which I've got ownership, to be shared with Samba. It should grant access to guests, but they shouldn't be ...
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How do I share a folder on a NTFS partition over the network?

I'm on Ubuntu 11.10, and I want to share a folder on an automounted NTFS partition (/dev/sda4) over the network. The purpose of this network is to share files between computers, it contains mostly ...
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Sharing between Host and Guest in Virtualbox

Since Ubuntu 11.10 use a new kernel, it's very difficult to have a decent support for virtualization. VirtualBox doesn't support guest additions for ubuntu 11.10, so I can't copy to and from my ...
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How to share folder with DOS on VirtualBox

The host is Ubuntu 10.04,and I have already installed FreeDOS on VirtualBox.Since I can't get to the Internet on FreeDOS,I hava to share some files with FreeDOS.But how? I know how to share a folder ...
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Unable to see shared folders in Samba

I am trying to create a shared folder. Installed Samba (as I have done on plenty of occasions for other releases) create the shared folder, all the appropriate privileges, etc, all with no problem. ...
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What is the best way to stop other users accessing my data, while still allowing them in my Public folder?

I only know of two ways to do this,, encryption and chomd and have some questions about those, as well as if there are any other ways. I want any given user have their data protected from any other ...
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What are these files like Zone.Identifier:$DATA and how to prevent them?

I have an ext4 drive which is available to my windows XP VirtualBox as a shared folder. When working with files across ubuntu and windows I sometimes see these autogenerated files with ...
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Why can't other users access my SAMBA share without force user = me?

I have a Samba related problem. I have a successful samba server set up on my home server. Unfortunately only my account can access the shares when force user is not set to my account (server). I ...
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How to automatically connect to a Windows network folder?

Through the normal processes I enter my shared music folder on my Windows computer, i.e.: Places > Network > Windows pc > Music. After rebooting my Ubuntu laptop, however, this connection isn't ...
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How do I set up shared folders in a Windows XP virtualbox guest?

I have installed virtualbox-ose on ubuntu 11.04 and windows XP pro as the virtual machine. Now I want to have a shared folder which can be accessed on both, the virtual machine, and my XP guest ...
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show up Linux partition on Windows

I have 5 systems that are connected to a network switch Desktop(1) : Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Netbook(1) : Windows 7 Starter Desktop(1) : Windows 7 Professional Laptops(2) : Ubuntu 11.04 Now, I need to ...
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What is the purpose of the shared with me folder?

What is the purpose of the shared with me folder?. It is a public folder, for sharing files with other users. I was curious because I do not want to place things in there and have them made public.
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Shared folders for all users

I have a /data folder (actually a partition) for all data that should be accessible by all users (in this case family members). We all have individual user accounts and are often all logged in at any ...
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Location of “Connect to Server…” mount

If I mount a Windows share using the "Places>Connect to Server..." option where is it mounted and is it always mounted at the same place? I need to know the path so I can access it from the Terminal. ...
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How to make my Ubuntu show on a Windows Workgroup

It's been a while that i'm a owner of an ubuntu (10.10) laptop. In our office every one is using windows.and our workgroup is simply WORKGROUP. i've installed samba, and it's conf is so: workgroup ...
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How can I see a list of all my shared folders?

Sometimes I find directories that I left shared a long time ago but forgot to un-share. Is there a way to see a list of all my shared folders so I can remove folders that I no longer need to be ...
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Unable to share a folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu (running in VMWare)

I have installed vmware toolbox in Ubuntu (guest OS). I tried to share a location from the settings of the virtual machine. But when I click Ok, the following error in thrown in the host (Win 7) OS. ...