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Where did ~/.gvfs go on ubuntu 12.10?

where did ~/.gvfs go on ubuntu 12.10. How can I find the locaton of the mounted through samba folders? I share a folder with a ubuntu 12.10 machine. I am trying to find the location of the mount ...
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Two accounts on same computer how to make a share folder for both?

I need a shared folder. I and my wife need to exchange files on same computer. How to do that?
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How to get shared bashed history among different tabs

I used the answer in http://unix.stackexchange.com/a/1292/41729 to enable real-time shared history among separate bash terminals. As explained in the answer above, this is achieved by adding: # avoid ...
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Can't access Ubuntu's shared folders from Windows 7

In Ubuntu Maverick, I've shared some folders using the Nautilus "Sharing Options" GUI. I can see them from Windows 7, but when I try to access them (from Windows) it asks for a username and ...
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VirtualBox: Ubuntu Host and Ubuntu Guest. Where is my shared folder in the Guest?

I am running VirtualBox OSE in an Ubuntu Lucid host. The Guest system is also Ubuntu Lucid. I've set up a Host directory to share with the Guest via VirutulBox's Shared Folders. This directory is ...
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Is hypermemory available?

I have a Radeon HD 4550 which supports up to 512 MB of shared memory. When I open the catalyst panel, in the information tab I see that my video memory is only 128 MB which is the base memory or the ...
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Is there a way to setup two users with one account?

I purchased Ubuntu One and was wondering if there was a way to share the 20GB storage with another user on the same computer. Something like a family plan, with shared storage but separate files, ...
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Is there a standard place for placing custom Linux scripts?

I am developing a set of scripts, which I want to be present for all users, when I set up a server. But I don't want them in the standard locations like /usr[/local]/[bin],[sbin] etc. Is there some ...
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“cannot find -lOpenCL” error when making the Cuda SDK

I have an ASUS Notebook with nVidia gt 520m and thought about trying some OpenCL programming (first time) on Ubuntu 11.10. I installed the nvidia-current-dev package. Thus, I found libOpenCL.so and ...
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Shared Folders in Virtualbox

I have a Win7 box with an Ubuntu 10.10 VM accessed in Virtualbox. The Ubuntu install has the ex4 filesystem. Can I access the shared folders in both Windows and Ubuntu without corrupting the data? ...
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How do I share documents with multiple users on the same PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Two accounts on same computer how to make a share folder for both? Shared folders for all users I am not entirely new to Linux, but I am now having my daughters and ...
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How to print to 12.04 from Macbook

I upgraded to 12.04 a few days ago and can no longer print to my shared printer (HP P1006) from my MacBook Pro (10.6). I can print locally. Printer sharing was working acceptably before the upgrade; ...
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Secure shared memory

In my Ubuntu deployment script I have written a function to secure shared memory. For a web server it's important to secure the shared memory to tighten up security. Below you can find the code: echo ...
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How to create shared home directories across multiple computers?

I know there are ways to share a folder across computers making it easy to move files. But I was wondering how one would setup a single login which lets you access the same files regardless of which ...
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Dual Boot with Common shared space for storage folders

I want to install a dual boot, Ubuntu and Windows 7 but I want to be able to access my stored files, documents, music, pictures etc from either OS. I already have Ubuntu installed so if there's away ...
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Can't access nfs3 shares

Unable to access NFS shares on Ubuntu from Windows 7. It just acts like the share can't be found on network. (NET HELP MSG 1222) on client: added NFS features tried "mount IP:/share z:" and the ...
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accessing a samba mapped drive from terminal [closed]

I have mapped a samba share from the GUI (12.04) of my desktop and it works fine, but I would like to connect to this machine (the one I mapped from) via ssh and be able to see the mapped share. ...
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Shared location for all python interpreters

is there a shared location for all python interpreters? I want to install a module so it becomes avaiable to all interpreters (2.6, 2.7, 3.1). Thanks you in advance, rubik
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Share wifi. Ubuntu PC needs to share Widows 7 wifi to access internet

I have not found this exact question ( I think, or I just don't get it ). ** Goal: Get my Ubuntu PC on the internet. ** ** Problem: No direct network access at all on Ubuntu. ** ** Set-up: ...
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How to gain write permissions to a remote Windows folder?

I am running (L)Ubuntu 12.04 on this machine. I have a Windows folder (Windows XP box) shared on the local network and can view the contents in PCManFM at smb://WindowsBox/ShareName (as shown in the ...
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can i use the same ubuntu user on two computers?

Hello! I am using two computers, one at home and one for school. Is it possible to have the same user on two machines(two machines sharing the same user)? Two Ubuntu computers sharing all files? ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 NetworkManager / dnsmasq shared connection Ethernet reconnect loop

After rebooting my computer after the 13.04 do-release-upgrade NetworkManager has been unable to set up a shared connection between my laptop and desktop. Looking at /var/log/syslog I see that dnsmasq ...
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Documents queue to shared printer but won't print

I have an HP Desk Jet 3650 printer on a Windows 7 laptop, which is shared with my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. The Ubuntu machine can see the printer and sends files to it, but the files only queue and won't ...
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Navigating to a Shared drive from within applications

Why is it that when I use Nautilus I can access my shared NAS drive (via ip and volume name) but when I try to access it from within applications I can't find it? This behaviour seems to differ from ...
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Why is rvalue write in shared memory array serialised? [closed]

I'm using CUDA 4.0 on a GPU with computing capability 2.1. One of my device functions is the following: device void test(int n, int* itemp) // itemp is shared memory pointer { const int tid = ...
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Thunderbird/Firefox with shared profiles (Lubuntu+WinXP)

I use Thunderbird and Firefox both on WinXP and Lubuntu 11.10. The profile folders are on the NTFS-partition of Windows and I'm sure that I've edited the profile paths correctly. Windows doesn't show ...
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How do I assign multiple users on a single machine distinct access rights on the same cifs-share? [closed]

On a NAS (Synology) I created two groups, parents and children. The parents group has the users father and mother, in the group children I added a user son1. Furthermore I created the shared ...
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Installing libtiff.so.3 on ubuntu 14.04

I need to run dtk (http://trackvis.org/) on my ubuntu 14.04 but when I try to execute dtk I get the error error while loading shared libraries: libtiff.so.3: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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How can multiple people concurrently use a single machine with a keyboard and monitor each?

Is there a multi-user system in which several users can log in simultaneously? It should support several end-users with only one keyboard, mouse and monitor each. These users should be able to run ...
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Problem printing to a shared printer between ubuntu 11.10 machines on home network

I have a desktop and laptop computer both running ubuntu 11.10. The desktop has a HP F4100 printer connected via USB. I have shared this printer and selected "Publish shared printers connected to the ...
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Nautilus bookmarks and smb shares work with non-root user

I'm having a problem with Nautilus in Ubuntu 10.10 When I open Nautilus as common user, it shows bookmarks and the bookmarks that point to smb windows shares work fine. However, if I start Nautilus ...
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Can i create a shared folder between ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1 [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system with ubuntu 13.10 and windows 8.1. At times i can access windows file from ubuntu but not ubuntu files from windows. is there an option to create a shared folder so that i ...
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Network drives shortcuts on desktop , howto do it correctly?

How can I do to make available a network drive on the desktop as I do with windows? I mean to put just a link on the desk that gives me the access to the network folder, I'd like it capable to keep ...
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Virtual Windows 7 on Ubuntu host; Not able to share folders

I have a Windows 7 64 bit installed in Virtualbox on my Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. I have network running in both, and I would like to share my (Home\Dropbox) folder on my Ubuntu with Windows. But I haven´t ...
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XUbuntu Shared Folder In VMware

How do I share folders between my Windows partition and Xubuntu 12.04 installed in VMware?
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After deleting a shared folder, Ubuntu doesn't see freed disk space

I'm stuck, after deleting a shared folder (shift+del) I can't get back the disk space previously occupied by the folder (19GB). Full story - I've created a folder for backup and shared it on my local ...
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Setting up a network

I am very new to ubuntu. I used to have a windows XP PC and now I am working with a Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop. I am trying to set up the office network and be able to use a WD My Book Live shared hard disk. ...
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Shared drive between windows and ubuntu

I have laptop which has HDD. I can use this HDD both in Ubuntu 13.10 and windows7. I have problem If I save some documents in UBUNTU, why I can not see that file in windows. Is there any valid reason ...
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Accessing shared folder over network on Mac

I have set up a shared folder on ubuntu by right clicking and setting it as a shared folder and also choosing guest access so no logins cause problems. On my mac the ubuntu computer is showing under ...
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nm-connection-manager “shared connection” does not route to inner network

I'm using a Raspberry PI to share it's wifi connection with an ethernet-switch. In the Connection Manager, I set the eth0-interface to shared, so it would use the wlan0-interface as the internet ...
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Samba Shared printer

I attached a printer to a Router usb port and configured the router as samba server. When tried to see the printer from Ubuntu PC I couldn't see the printer. I made several test changing workgroup, ...
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Can't access shared folder on Win2k machine

I'm trying to access a shared folder on my Win2k machine from Ubuntu 12. I'm somewhat new to ubuntu so bear with me. I've setup the workgroup on the windows machine, added a user name and password to ...
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Shared passwords

I am looking for a password program that I can use with my partner. We have to create a lot of shared passwords, and it is difficult to do that with conventional programs like keepassx or password ...
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access specific folder on Ubuntu VirtualBox from Windows host

Need to access /etc folder which resides on Ubuntu guest (VirtualBox) from Windows 7 host. VM working on NAT, Guest Additions Installed along with SMB. Any ideas, gentlemen's? Shared Folders Option in ...
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user permissions in shared folder [duplicate]

I have a pair of users on an ssh Server. lets call them UserX & UserY. UserX has the home Dir /home/userX UserY has the home Dir /home/userX Both are members of the userX group. UserX has no ...
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How can Shared Memory be dangerous in server environments & how to secure it?

I just understand somewhat about what's the purpose of shared memory which is for faster exchange or use of data among several programs. But having seen a lot of people trying to or talking about ...
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unable to see shared folders in ubuntu(guest) installed in vmware

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 in Vmware workstation in my windows7 OS. I installed VMware tools in Ubuntu. I have configured the shared folders in settings. Using the below command, I am able to get ...
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Shared folders stuck when I access it from Windows 8

I share some folders from server running Ubuntu 13.04 (Desktop) and I access it from Windows 8. When I enter into folders from windows, the window stuck for a while and the address bar shows loading. ...
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How to see photos shared in a folder in a sequence

Someone shared a folder with dozens of photos with me. I am in Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox 16.02. The only way I found out to see the photos in a sequence is to - download one by one (did not manage to ...
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Broken file permissions when using ubuntu as guest system (vmware)

I'm using ubuntu as guest system on my vmware and I've got following problem: If I copy files from the host system (windows) into the shared folder sometimes it happens that the file permissions are ...