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

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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 http://troglobit.com/blog/2013/07/05/file-system-...
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I don´t open a shared folder in “connect to server”

In Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 i can´t open a shared folder in "connect to server". I tried in Ubuntu 13.10 and i can open shared folders without problems. You know if there are changes in Ubuntu Desktop 16....
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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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Mount point does not exist (Even though it does)

I added these lines to my /etc/fstab: //10.23.83.7/AIP ~/Shares/AIP cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 When I run sudo mount -a I get: mount: mount point ~/Shares/AIP does not exist It ...
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How to see other Windows PC's and Servers on my network

I was trying to connect to my local data server running windows 7 but when I try to go to the windows network, it just sits there and tries to load before saying it timed out. I have tried to connect ...
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What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps between different users?

Steam installs apps into a user's home folder. This means when a user installs an app, a different user has to install the same app again. What's the most convenient way to share Steam apps? My best ...
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Mount fstab cifs guest command not recognized

During the last few days I've tried to connect to a Windows shared folder on another machine using Ubuntu. Finally yesterday I succeeded, but today it is not working anymore. Here's what I have done:...
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Host machine cannot reach with ping to guets

I have a windows 10 vm hosted in ubuntu 16.04, virtual machine has 2 adapters, the first one is bridge adapter to wireless internet, and second is a hostonly adapter (vboxnet0) Network is working well ...
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folder/file share between ubuntu gnome and lubuntu

can you tell me how to share a folder/file between lubuntu 15.10 and ubuntu gnome 15.10? the ubuntu one is connected to the internet via WIFI and the lubuntu machine is connected via cable to the ...
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VirtualBox: same virtual machine in a shared folder result in file not accesible every time an user saves the state of the machine

I have created a shared folder in /Users/shared_folder. I have moved the virtual box files to that folder /Users/shared_folder/.VirtualBox VMs/ I have set the whole folder with all the permissions: ...
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How to access a shared folder in VirtualBox?

I followed the steps for sharing folders between Windows 7 and Ubuntu in VirtualBox. Despite that the folder appears with a X sign and gives me the following message when a try to open it: The ...
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Trying to make a “server” for flashdrives and HDDs. Using lubuntu, open for changing Distros

Good moment everyone, I'm trying to make a network shared folder for all my flashdrives and HDD's. It would be something like, when anyone plugs a new device it would show on all pcs in lan, so anyone ...
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PyCharm's Problem with shared folder of VirtualBox

I have installed Ubuntu in the VirtualBox on Windows 7 host then I shared a folder from windows host to Linux in the VirtualBox and add my login user to vboxsf group. Now I can compile latex files ...
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How to share a folder on Ubuntu to Raspberry Pi 3 over local WiFi network?

I am planing to buy RaspberryPi 3 and have it connected to my TV. I also have a lot of movies on Windows partition in my dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 & Win 8 machine (Win 8 isn't used, but is there). I ...
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NFS between CentOS and Kubuntu

I have a CentOS 6.8 server (192.168.2.101) and Kubuntu 16.04 (192.168.2.12). I followed this tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-nfs-mount-on-ubuntu-14-04 as I ...
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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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How to create a shared partition between Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 7

I had read this how-to manual, however, I'm not sure how to proceed with my partitions. Here is a list of my partitions: I will appreciate any help.
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can't mount shared folder in Ubuntu guest : vboxsf failed with the error : no such device

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 in VirtualBox 5.0 on Windows 10. I installed guest-additions (virtualbox-guest-additions and virtualbox-guest-addition). When i try to mount a shared folder, it fails with the ...
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Sync specific folder between two Ubuntu machines when connected to the same LAN

I have two Ubuntu machines, a laptop and a desktop. What I wish to do is, to create a folder in both machines at paths 'path1' and 'path2'. I want to set up sync between the two folders whenever they ...
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Sharing Google Drive Client/Folder between Win10 and ubuntu

I need to install Google Drive client on both Win10 and Ubuntu16 and of course share the google drive folder between the two OS, I figured that I should install the client on one OS have it link to a ...
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How does passthrough mode work in 9p (libvirt/QEMU)?

9p docs at QEMU wiki say that in passthrough mode files on host filesystem are created with guest access credentials. How is that possible? Suppose my guest has user vagrant:vagrant and host doesn't ...
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How do I set up a folder so that anything created in it inherits permissions?

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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Getting shared folders working in vmware fusion 8.1.0 and ubuntu 14.04

Yes, I've seen the other answers. Either they don't work or they do un-recommended things like installing the old deprecated VMWare Tools I'm looking for a solution that uses the recommended open-vm-...
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9p (libvirt/QEMU) share modes

Can anybody explain what share modes - default, mapped, passthough, squashed - mean in libvirt/QEMU configuration? I've got this share in passthrough mode. I see that inside VM it is owned by ...
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How to connect to Windows Share Without Password

I'm trying to access the sdcard that is inserted in my HP Officejet Pro 8500A. My research shows that it should be accessible via The IP and the folder memory_card. For instance if the printer's ip ...
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I can't see shared folder of other ubuntu machine

Me and my friend are sharing same network and he shared his abc folder with all option checked, I can connect with his machine with smb://his-ip but can't see that folder
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Shared folders in 16.04 on a second drive, need to check SHARE FOLDER each day

I´ve set a shared folder under NTFS formatting on a second drive and can access it from windows PCs across the LAN; but each day I start the PC, I have to check again the box SHARE THIS FOLDER, ...
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Linux ACL setted folder deleted from Windows machine but not actually

I have setted ACL on my Linux server's share folder Share name is: account In account share company1 folder is present I have two user: lokesh, kamal I have given rwx permission to lokesh and rx ...
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Samba usershares not visible when in active directory mode

I have a samba configuration which acts as an AD - Server for a specific domain. This is working fine. Unfortunately usershares seem to be not supported any more then. I am afraid the AD role changed ...
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Opening 2 or more files on an Ubuntu file share from Windows causes file handle to be closed

Ubuntu noob here, please go easy. :) I have an Ubuntu 16.04 box acting as a file/media server, used by two Windows laptops (7 and 8.1), an Android phone and a smart TV. The Ubuntu box has 4 extra ...
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Share folder with another user [duplicate]

How can create and share folder with another user or PC by command? I use Ubuntu 16.04 Thanks :)
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Ubuntu (server) credential manager for shares

im using a ubuntu-server 16.04 and am looking for something like the "credential-manager" in windows. What i am trying to achieve: A software im using is saving data/files to a location. I have a ...
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How to access the USB stick in my router (Huawei B315) that is shared as a samba share

I want to access a USB memory stick that is plugged into my Huawei B315 LTE router. I have set it up properly as per the web configuration pages on the router but I have no idea how to access it ...
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Interesting VirtualBox Plex Permissions Issue

My system is setup with an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running a 14.04 guest virtual machine, via Oracle's Virtual Box. I also have 3 x 2TB drives setup in a zpool. To give the virtual machine access ...
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No vmhgfs file system installed to use use shared folder

After a fresh install i can't get the shared folder to mount in /mnt/hgfs. I created the hgfs directory, purged the "open-vm-tools-dkms" and reinstalled "öpen-vm-tools" as i found somewhere else. But ...
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Setup network share Linux -> OSX with mapped/preserved permissions?

On my Ubuntu 14.04, I have a folder which contains a git repository, which I'd like to share over the network; I do the right-click from Nautilus and Local Network Share / Share this folder, rest is ...
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How to install windows along with Ubuntu with shared data

My Laptop has a 1 TB hard disk. I have 3 partitions. 30 GB bootable ext4. 9 GB swap. 961 GB ext4. I have 74.9% of data (242 free) in partition 3. I want to install windows (dualboot) in a new ...
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How to properly share a directory with an another group member? soft-link / hard-link

My scenario is simple. I am working with another team members, and I want to share my directory with others. I created a symbolic link of the shared directory in their home directories. ln -s ~/...
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How to format a shared partition which you can access even if you have hybernated

I have searched for this specific question but I didn't find anything useful. I have created a shared partition so that I can access it both from Windows and Xubuntu; it is an NTFS partition. The ...
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How to share folders between host (Mac OS) and guest (ubuntu) os with VirtualBox? [duplicate]

Actually there are many similar posts for my question. I followed one tutorial but I failed, basically I have done the following: Installing Guest Additions From the tool bar of VirtualBox selecting ...
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Cache files from a Windows share

Is there a option to cache files from a Windows share? Branch Cache for Linux/Ubuntu? I would think the best option would be in Samba, but I can't find anything. The Windows Sever would be in the ...
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How to safely unmount a shared folder in VMware

my pc is Windows 8.1, Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 64-bit, and I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a guest o.s. in my virtual machine (VMware Workstation 12 Player). I have created a Shared ...
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How to remove file with ????? permission [duplicate]

I am not able to delete files/folders as I see some files/folders with permission ??????. How to remove them? Files are sitting in share folder of my Windows/Ubuntu machine drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf ...
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Remmina does not share folders or disks

I have Ubuntu 12.04. I use Remmina to connect with remote Windows XP. I have configured Remmina for sharing my user folder, but I cannot see the folder in my remote Windows desktop. Any idea?
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public folder not found ubuntu 14.04

I had all my code(softwares) in my Public folder. They were there until I logged in today. I see no Public folder in Home Directory. Its really strange. Have I lost all my data?
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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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Nautilus and other applications freeze when bookmarked NFS share is unaccessible

I have some issues with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and NFS shares. Where I work, I am using NFS shares to access my files. Some of the locations on the shares are bookmarked in nautilus and some documents are ...
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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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Need help sharing folders from Mac OS 10.9.5 host with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS guest on Virtual Box 5.0.16

I'm not very experienced with Ubuntu and using code commands in terminal, so I feel like there is an answer out there on the other posts but it's too confusing for me to understand. Using Virtual ...