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

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13.10 - Samba mount error: Could not resolve address

Basically, in Ubuntu 13.10 I can't mount a shared folder via the terminal nor fstabs, yet can access the shared folder via Nautilus and smbclient I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 15 to Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Very slow speed while mounting via SSHFS

My host is ubuntu 12.04. My guest is vanilla 3.0.33 kernel with custom rootfs. I have encountered the subj problem, while mounting host folder on the guest machine via sshfs. sshfs ...
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Check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox in Ubuntu?

Does anyone know whether there is a check-in/check-out tool for Dropbox running Ubuntu? I'm basically looking for the linux version of Notifybox, which only supports Windows.
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Mount VMware Shared Folder to Ubuntu 12.04.3

I tried to create a shared folder to my Ubuntu 12.04.3 VM using VMware 5 from my Mac but I don't see the folder anywhere. I've tried to use some commands as suggested here and here, but nothing is ...
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VMWare Player - Unable to share folder. (Host-Win8, Guest-Ubuntu)

VM shared folder settings: What all I have tried: Reinstalling VMware tools. Uninstall, install VMware tools. Turned Windows Firewall off. Edit out /etc/fstab to include the following: ...
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Playing video files with vlc from public folder

So me and my father each have computers, his ubuntu 12.04 and mine ubuntu 13.04, with shared folders containing videos. I can mount his public folder, view folder contents and copy to my machine but ...
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Networking with Android 4.2

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 I have a folder Movies that I have shared by using the right click option. When I go to my TV which is running Tronsmart RK3188 Andriod 4.2 I see my PC and the folder which I ...
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Windows Share mounting for Active Directory in Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop Edition. I have successfully installed Likewise Open and authenticated to the Active Directory in Windows Server 2008 R2. I was unable to mount shares for those AD members. ...
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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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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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KDE Samba share wont let me connect if i disable Guest Access

i run kubuntu 14.04 (kde 4.13) ad want to share a folder with a windows pc, but it should only be accessable with a username + password combination. What i have done: right klick the folder. ...
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How to automount VMWare shared folder on Ubuntu guest?

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VMWare as guest, with a Windows 8.1 host. I'm trying to make my shared folders available in /home/alex/shared on start up. VMWare tools are installed and the folders are ...
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Can non-admin user have a shared folder?

I hope this is not cross-posting - I have actually asked this question on Ubuntu Forum, but it probably got lost inside a long thread, so I am trying again here. I really assume the answer to my ...
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Nautilus does not start when network connection is down

Nautilus does not start when network connection is down. I have some network shares (sftp://. . . . . ) bookmarked in Nautilus. If the network connection is down, Nautilus will not open. Is there a ...
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share option missing from ubuntu file manager when i right click the folder

When i right click the folder share option is missing. I had removed and purge some files from samba directory. Now i start from the scratch to share folders for xbmc or windows.
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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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Cannot connect to a Windows 98 share from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I cannot connect to a Windows 98 share from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can navigate to the share via Nautilus. Here is the command I am using: sudo mount //192.168.0.2/UNISERV /tmp/uniplus/ -o ...
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Issue with shared folders from OS X to Ubuntu 14.04

I am using VMWARE Fusion Version 5.0.5 (1945692). Under the settings for the virtual machine I have a number of folders set to share with the VM which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. However, they are not ...
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How to make shared folders work (missing vmhgfs)?

In a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 I tried to install vmware-tools, everything looked fine, but /usr/bin/vmware-user complains that it can't open /proc/fs/vmblock/dev. Indeed, there's no ...
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File lost when move file over network via terminal

Ubuntu version = 12.04 LTS System memory = 7GB Free of 16GB Running on RAID 1+0 I'm trying to move files from local drive to a mounted CIFS folder (shared by a Windows 7 Pro SP1 PC), using this ...
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How to EASY share files over a private network, between different OS's

I'm trying to finding a simple method for sharing my files on my home network. Instead of the usual network protocols, which often give me some trouble, I was thinking to something like a local ...
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Problem when copy files between sambashare

I've have mounted samba share's on Ubuntu 14.04 using lib pam_mount. My file /etc/security/pam_mount.conf.xml has the content: My file /etc/samba/smb.conf has the content: [homes] comment = ...
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Unable to share NTFS drive

I'm hoping someone can help me with this problem - I have previously asked it elsewhere but been given conflicting responses. I have a primary 120GB SSD with Ubuntu 14.04 and a Win 7 VM installed. I ...
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Problem copy files to VirtualBox Ubuntu guest share drive

Windows 7 host system. Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.12. Ubunti guest 14.05. dkms installed. Mounted share drive via VirtualBox. Checked "auto mount" and "make permanent" but did not check "read only". ...
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Specific folders uneditable, yet still accessible and writeable

The goal To have: A Samba share in which any network user can create, modify and delete files and directories except for specific folders, which can not be modified or deleted but are still ...
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Unable to access Windows share from an Ubuntu Desktop

Can anyone tell me how to access a folder which is shared on a Windows Server? The Windows server is a DC (domain controller). I can browse up to the folder & once I double click on the share ...
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Access mounted network share

When accessing a Windows network share using the "Files" application on Ubuntu 14.04 using its "File | Connect to Server" menu item, where is the network share mounted in the file system (I want to ...
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shared folders VMWare not showin up

When I go to /mnt/hgfs nothing shows up. I have vmware tools installed and when I run vmware-hgfsclient I get a list of shared folders.
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share folder path in ubuntu

I am new admin in ubuntu I am from windows background. I have confusion Like we share a folder in windows from any drive so how to give a path name to folder in samba server
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Virtualbox shared folder: Ubuntu 14.04 as guest, Windows as host

I'm stuck with connecting shared folder in Ubuntu 14.04 as a host. I've installed virtualbox-guest-additions-iso package but I still can't install Guest Additions from VirtualBox itself (this no ...
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Why can not i see some files on shared folder of Virtualbox?

I tried to share mounted ntfs drive on my Ubuntu to Virtualbox (installed WinXP SP3) but something weird was happened. My sharing folder process was success but when i tried to access my shared folder ...
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Share name only without disk or comments in smbclient

smbclient -L 172.17.88.43 gives the list of share names, disk, and comment like this: path is 172.17.88.43 Sharename Type Comment --------- ---- ------- ADMIN$ ...
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How to know if a LAN share server is password protected

I know the traditional way of using ' gvfs-mount smb://servername ' and if it asks for a password then we could say that it is password protected. But is there any direct way of finding it, I mean A ...
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How do you share a directory with a Ubuntu 12 VM running Samba, on Windows 8 Hyper-v?

Ideally I'd like to be able to edit files in a shared directory on my Windows desktop, and make them available to the Ubuntu Server VM as a mounted drive or folder. There are dozens of guides ...
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Shared folder crashing Ubuntu VM (Mac OS Host)

This is a repost from StackExchange/SuperUser (I'm not sure exactly which is best forum for this question). I have managed to set up an Ubuntu server VM which will eventually be part of a small ...
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mouting a windows network drive in ubuntu

I'm trying to access my shared windows drive with my ubuntu laptop. In windows all I have to do is go to run and type \\computer\drive and the drive opens up. Is there a quick and easy way to do this ...
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Can Access Ubuntu Share from Windows, but not Windows Shares from Ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu 13.10, configured SAMBA and have access to my ubuntu shares from both my Windows 7/8 Machines and My Mac-book, but I cannot access the shares on my Windows or Mac Pcs from ...
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Cannot connect to Windows NT share from Nautilus

I navigate to the share I want to connect to. Nautilus the prompts me for a username, domain and password. When I click connect, I am returned to the same username/password screen. I can connect to ...