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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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 son ...
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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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How do I mount a Shared Folder from a Vmware Workstation Host (Windows 7) inside Ubuntu

I have been trying to do this for days now and I am getting no where. I have downloaded the latest Vmware Tools. What steps/commands do I use? Please help Gary
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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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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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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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vlc installed but not opening when clicked in ubuntu 1404

When I use vlc command in terminal $ vlc vlc: error while loading shared libraries: libvlc.so.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
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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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Netbeans uses all shared memory

Recently I noticed that when Netbeans is running, many other programs look strange when I run them,for example VLC's "floating controls" look transparent, and there is an overlap of text in the non ...
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error while loading shared libraries: libmysqlclient.so.15: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I'm with this error when i execute my db_server **root@v-8966:/home/talisman/db# ./db_server ./db_server: error while loading shared libraries: libmysqlclient.so.15: cannot open shared object file: ...
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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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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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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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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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error loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0

A whole pile of my applications are no longer launching (xchat, vmware, etc) with this error. xchat: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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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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shared folder no access permission denied

ubuntu 14.04 64bit on computer A and B. Lan crossover cable connected. Made manual ip address settings. Disabled firewalls. Wired connection works. I have read posts also here. It will not work. ...
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not able to automatically mount HD

I'm facing a weird issue that's really driving me crazy :/ I use Samba to share some folders over my WiFi, however, whenever I reboot my machine the shared folders become un-shared. After doing some ...
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how to give partial permissions to shared folder for openLDAP users in ubuntu server 14.04 graphically

I have a ubuntu 14.04 openLDAP server in which I have created more than 20 users and created a shared folder by installing sharing services (samba) but I can`t give permissions for read/write/execute ...
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Xen 4.4 xl xl does not support the w! notation to share disks between several DomU's

Why "w!" option is not supported in Xen 4.4 xl ? How can i share disk rw in different guests os in xen 4.4 with xl. in previous versions in Xen you could do it: 'file:/dev/disk1,xvdb,w!' Is there is ...
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How can I view shared folders from Windows Server 2012 Essentials

I am a complete Linux noob and I'm not too technically inclined. I have a Windows server 2012 essentials machine at home and normally connect to it using the Windows connector software. However, ...
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How to share folders using VmWare on ubuntu

I had shared folders using VBoxGuestAddition in virtual box to access my lampp folders. I am new to vmware. How to share folders using vmware.VmWare Tools will hemp me regarding this? Any idea? -...
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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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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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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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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. ...