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Sharing Wifi connection over ethernet, Still no internet access

I am trying to share my laptops (16.04) wifi connection with a beagle bone (14.04 no gui) through ethernet. I've done this process before on a raspberry pi and an odroid-xu4 but the same process does ...
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Share Webbrowser Screen

I want to show my webbrowser screen to a remote user. What I want: No installation on the remote pc. Installation on my side are ok My pc runs Ubuntu, remote pc runs windows. Remote pc should be ...
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Can't access Windows shared folder

I have to sort this out. What's the different between Samba and cifs-utils? I've done it before without any problem, but now when i click on the Browse network tab i recieve a error message -Failed ...
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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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Sharing WiFi configuration files over diffferent computers

I have several computers and I would like to be able to share configurations among them: for example, when one of them connects to a new WiFi and I return home, the others can get this new ...
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How to collaborate code in real time? [closed]

A friend of mine needs me to give him some tutoring in Python, mind it needs to be done online. Is there an application or service where we can both see the code, as he is writing it, that is in ...
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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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Share Wifi over Ethernet with PS3

Currently I share the Wifi on my laptop to my PS3 over ethernet due to PS3 weak wifi. In Windows 8.1 all is running smooth. I open the Yotube app on my PS3 and I get full HD. I tried to do the same ...
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share wired connection to wifi adapter ( external ) [duplicate]

I'm connected to the internet using wired connection and I have an external TP-LINK wifi adapter. I want to bridge connection from wired to wifi adapter, then to my iPhone. How can I do this?
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How do I start statd to mount a synology nfs share?

(version 14.04) On my synology I've followed the steps to configure a share labeled /volume1/share1, but when attempting to mount on client like this: $ sudo mount 172.x.x.x:/volume1/share1 /mnt ...
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Why are some saved pages 'corrupted' when accessed in windows?

Ive been learning and using ubuntu alongside windows 10 to learn Linux, slowly back away from windows and also to keep windows offline as much as possible. That also means i save pages and do my ...
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16.04 Desktop Sharing not enabling

I have freshly installed 16.04 and checked all the appropriate boxes in Desktop Sharing, including Always under Show Notification Area Icon. The Notification's drop down "Desktop Sharing is Enabled" ...
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Problem with screen sharing in Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with sharing my screen and seeing other people's screen in Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 16.04, the button is grayed out for me and when other people try to share their screen just nothing ...
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USBIP Server Setup Ubuntu 16.04 (Desktop)

So, appears as though I need some help here, as I am not getting this right. I've installed usbip on my clean ubuntu 16.04 test bench, however I'm having no success in setting it up. When I run ...
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Sharing Tor socksport via wired ethernet connection?

Using Ubuntu 16.04 on both machines. I've been able to share my VPN IP between devices with an ethernet cable. The host running VPN and Tor: IPv4 Settings: "Shared to other computers" IP Address: ...
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Share a printer connected to Ubuntu 16.04 with machines on local wi-fi network

I just did a fresh install of 16.04 and am having trouble sharing my printer with other machines (Ubuntu, Windows and Android) over my wi-fi network. In earlier versions of Ubuntu it was pretty ...
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Install Mobizen share android screen on PC

How can Install Mobizen on ubuntu? I wanna share an android screen to PC . I using Mobizen but It just supports window, so I try to set up by wine but it not working. plz, help me. Thanks?
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Virtualised Collaboration Network

I've been asked by my work to design, build, and test a virtualised collaboration system to replace what we currently use. It will be used by a team of 5 to reverse engineer malware. We currently ...
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UBUNTU SAMBA SHARE WINDOWS 10 FAILING AFTER FIRST GO

I have just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my laptop. I have set up samba, and can access the UBUNTU directory from my Windows 10 PC only ONCE, immediately after both machines have rebooted. If I ...
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mounting network share with write permission from command line on 16.04 Xubuntu

On a fresh 16.04 xubuntu install I try to connect to a samba network. When I'm browsing with the file manager, I'm asked for my creditentials and i have read-write access to my share. Then, to make it ...
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How to share files from Win7 to remote Lubunto desktop server

Could you kindly recommend a tutorial or the right software for sharing files between a computer Win 7 OS and a Lubuntu Desktop OS server? they are not on the same network. Thanks B
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Configure Folder Sharing

I am trying to share a folder in Ubuntu 16.04 so I can access it on a Windows XP machine. I am receiving this error message: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot share path /...
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Sharing folder issue between window 7 and ubuntu 14.04

We have around 5 Ubuntu installed pc in our office and 1 windows 7 PC. There is a sharing folder in windows 7 pc which can be read/write from every Ubuntu PC. Everything was going fine until last week....
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File sharing with virtual directories

I´m sorry if this is not the right place to ask this... I´m trying to create some kind of server where I wan't to store all the software that is used in my school organized by the different classrooms ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 and Mint 17.3 sharing home partition

On my Lenovo G780 laptop I want to use Linux Mint 17.3 and Kubuntu 16.04. Under Linux Mint I set up a home partition before. Now I additionally installed Kubuntu in a separate partition. I would like ...
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How can I mount NFS directory on Unity?

An NFS directory is shared by a SPARC server. Utilizing a Samba application, it is not a problem to link a folder shared by an MS-Windows server. But, it is hard to link a directory shared by an NFS ...
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How to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through Wi-Fi

Like the title said, I need to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through wifi, but (important!) considering that my laptop is connected to Internet through Wi-Fi too, I only have one Wi-...
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how to see the connected device to my hotspot in ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have make a wifi hotspot using kde-nm-connection-editor. Now I am looking for a way to I can see the device that connected to it. I try nmap but that what I have got ...
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How can I implement location sharing into a webapp

I would like to know, how I need to edit the click webapp packages generated by the ubuntu webapp generator (https://developer.ubuntu.com/webapp-generator/) so that it is possible to allow websites to ...
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how to share a windows printer (no wifi) with ubuntu?

I bought a printer which only has windows drivers. I installed these drivers on windows 10, it works fine, but I would like to be able to print from ubuntu 14.04 too, and I don't know if it is ...
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Thunderbird and a shared “home” partition

I have arch and ubuntu installed on the same laptop but different partitions. They share the same "home" on a separate partition but with the different user names: /home /ubunut_user /arch_user ...
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Internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to Virtualbox

I installed virtualbox on Ubuntu desktop, how internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to virtualbox? in virtualbox I installed mikrotik.In Windows just click "Open Network and Sharing Center" -> ...
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Shared Files are not collaborating (only coming as read only)

I have shared a folder and files inside (over a LAN network - Peer to peer). The permissions are for read and write for everyone. But whenever someone (from a different machine in the same network ) ...
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Personal File Sharing, “packages are not installed”

In Personal File Sharing menu I am getting this. I want to enable this. Here, what should I do ?
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Sharing home directories

I (wish to) have a file server with a few users, each of witch with their own (private) home directory. If one of the users are 'dave', what's the difference between [homes] valid users = %S ......
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File share - unable to find suitable address

So I'm kinda new to these type of commands, not knowing what everything means I can't specifically correct what I'm doing wrong. Trying to share my 1st folder between Windows and Ubuntu, I've ...
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samba file sharing error

'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot convert name "Everyone" to a SID. The connection was refused. Maybe smbd is not running. This is what i get when i try to share a folder ...
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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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Ubuntu Market Share

I don't Know if this question have to be answered here but it's all about Ubuntu. There are many different sources about the usage share of operating systems , the stats are always different and ...
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My hotspot is not visible for my android phone

I made hotspot on classic way. Create New WiFi Networr... etc. and it's working but when I'm searching my hotspot on my android he can't recognize her. So how to solve this
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I want to beable to record the same audio input with multiple applications

As my title says. I would like to beable to record the same audio input from my sound card to multiple applications. I have been told it can be done with a modification to asoundrc but I don't know ...
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Share folders between two Ubuntu systems on two different local network

I have two Ubuntu system 15.04, 15.10, and I am able to share folders one way. I have both systems on two different local networks. one has an address of 12.0.2.12 and the other 12.0.1.12. One network ...
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Share 2nd drive permanently in Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS

I have a Ubuntu server with 2 drive working as a file server in. Drive one has OS. I would like to use the 2nd drive as a shared drive. Is this possible and how can I do this without having to ...
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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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Can I host customized Ubuntu ISO on my website?

So I am making a guide on creating custom Ubuntu ISO and I was wondering if I can host a custom image on my website? I am actually looking to maybe host an image that has /casper/* removed and a ...
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Change the subnet of Internet connection sharing

When sharing internet connection from network-manager the following network is used: 10.42.0.0/255.255.0.0 Can I pick another network? I don't want the complex manual configuration, just want to ...
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Windows 8.1 Network share fstab

Pulling my hair out on this one. I have been through tons of blogs but been unable to get things working. This is my first Linux system. Using Ubuntu 14.04. The Ubuntu system is set-up on my office ...
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Linux Server no longer discoverable (Network) after reboot

Super Linux n00b here. Server name: LINUXSERVER workgroup: WORKGROUP Got my first linux server up, had my samba server working, various users, various permissions. It was discoverable by my Windows ...
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How to mount an entire shared server? (and not each shared folder separately)

I have a router serving its USB attached drive through SMB. From a Windows machine, I can mount the root folder of the shared folder. On Ubuntu, following various guides, I am able to mount the sub-...
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Change /usr/share permissions so I can add themes

I've searched these forums and so far no one has answered the question and if they did, it didn't work on my setup for some reason. I've tried using Unity tweak tool and others none have worked, All ...