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

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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. ...