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Mirror Ubuntu desktop onto PS3 via wifi (DLNA etc)

I'm looking to mirror my Ubuntu destop onto my TV by using my PS3. All done via wifi. Similar to the 'AirPlay Mirroring' in Mac OS X Mountain Lion. ...
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How to share videos from Ubuntu touch?

Hi can anyone help me here, when I take a photo on my BQ 4.5 I have options to share from my gallery. When I take a video I can't work out how to share the same options are not available when watching ...
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VNC Desktop Sharing Connects to Inactive User

I have set up my parents with an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box. In order to assist them, because they are parents, I set up VNC / Desktop Sharing (using the Desktop Sharing GUI) with "Allow others to view..." ...
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I cant access Ubuntu from Windows 7

I read and followed easy install instructions for sharing files with Ubuntu. I have three computers, Windows 7 64-bit home premium, Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My problem is that I cant ...
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Share Windows 8.1 Folder with Ubuntu 14.04

I have two standalone PC's. One is Windows 8.1 and the other is Ubuntu 14.04. I have a working network between the two. Each machine can ping the other and I have Internet shared via Ethernet from the ...
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unable to access samba shares in Ubuntu, in windows it works fine

Yesterday I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot with windows 7. I have 2 samba shares which I installed on a pogoplug which I can access perfectly from my windows7 environment. When I try to ...
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how do i share my mobile internet connection via wifi in ubuntu 12.04

Newbie here. I am trying to use share my 3g mobile internet connection but don't know how to do this. Any working ideas on how to do this?
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How to connect to a shared folder in windows xp?

Alright, so I am trying to access a shared folder on Windows XP (on another computer). Both are connected to the Internet and on the same network. They run in Windows Virtual machines (that came with ...
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How to make shared partition on dual boot between Windows 10 & Ubuntu 14.04

I want to make dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 and have a shared partition between both OSes. I know that it should be with NTFS file system and I am going to make it the last partiotion, ...
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How to stream my laptop screen to the TV?

Recently I bought a Samsung Smart TV and with my Android mobile phone (using an app called Wifi Display) I can stream what I see on the mobile to the TV. Is this feature available on Ubuntu? I would ...
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Can't share from 1 of my computers, both with Ubuntu

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu. They can both access shared documents. One of my computers can share folders, but the other one can't. They are both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've been trying to find out ...
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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Bluetooth file shareing

How is it possible to send an file for example in image to another phone with Bluetooth. I managed to pair my phone with another phone through Bluetooth but I was not able to send an image file in ...
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Samba Shares not working after reboot

After a reboot of a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) LTS server, the samba shares are no longer working. Details: Connecting to the samba shares from a Windows server using ...
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+Sharing wireless via ethernet. Problem

I have a computer running Ubuntu 12.04 connected to our house wireless network and I would like to share this connection with a Lubuntu machine I'm setting up via direct ethernet. I have connected the ...
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Sharing file between Ubuntu & Window

I had problem with sharing file between Window & Ubuntu I have 12 PC use window connect to 1 PC using win 7 as a server (call SERVER). And I have 1 laptop use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, also connect to ...
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How to remove my printer from shared list?

I have two printers in my system called "HP-LaserJet-1200" and "hp1320". If I right-click on their icons under "Printers" windows, the Shared item is not selected and I can select it. But both ...
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How to share resources connected by USB on a wireless Network (eg HDD, Flash)

I've got two Ubuntu machines running 14.04 LTS connected over a Wireless network. I can share folders on the internal HDD on both machines with no problem but when I try to share a resource connected ...
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Control Ubuntu 14.04 machine from Win8 machine

I want to control my Ubuntu 14.04 PC from my Windows 8 PC. Both computers are on Cisco EPC3928S and I do not have any problems connecting other windows computers. I can not get Windows 8 to see ...
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Unable to access shared folder

I'm using VirtualBox on Windows 7 with xubuntu guest. I set up guest additions and am able to copy between the clipboards. I'm trying to share C:\share on my host machine. I have it set up as ...
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Sync packages among Ubuntu(s)

I have a number of Ubuntu computers. I'd like to sync among my computers all .deb packages installed via apt-get install. There were a way before using an Ubuntu One account and Ubuntu Software ...
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Shared printers published on 14.04 cannot be seen by 12.04

I have a laser printer connected via USB to my new 14.04lts 64bit desktop installation. It is set as shared and server settings are set to publish. It prints fine from 14.04 desktop. I have a laptop ...
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Co-using folder with root

I'm searching for a workaround for creating a folder which will be fully co-used with root and user including new subdirectories. Example of usage: I have an application which sometimes needs 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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How to share files between Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and Lubuntu 15.10?

SITUATION: I have a classic desktop PC and a laptop. On the old PC runs Lubuntu 15.10 and on the laptop I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.10. The Lubuntu is connected via cable to the router and the laptop via ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Second drive shared network folder lost after reboot

I am able to share a folder sitting on a second drive over the network. After rebooting the share is lost and has to be redone. Is there any way of ensuring it remains permanent?
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Menu Devices missing on virtual Ubuntu on Win 10 Host

I know that this topic has been here earlier, but mostly it's the problem on a Windows Guest and I have it the other way around. I want to share a folder between a Win10 (64bit) Host and Ubuntu ...
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SMB Share with owncloud to Windows2012R2

I can connect to a SMB share on system Drive. on the data drive with the same security on the same server the connection don't work. on windows 2008r2 all works
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How could I change the remote desktop display name?

I have set the Ubuntu desktop sharing system and works fine, but I'm unable to change the name of the remote desktop. By default, it's "cialu's remote desktop on host-name" and it's too long for me. ...
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Open ScudCloud from terminal gives Cannot find dictionaries for “/usr/share/hunspell/en_IN” why?

I open my terminal and type ScudCloud it get started and on the termianl it gives me a message that Cannot find dictionaries for /usr/share/hunspell/en_IN" i don't know why and even don't know ...
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Can't find any devices on feem

I have installed feem software on ubuntu and when I started it license showed but I click cancel then, when I search for nearby devices it doesn't show any thing while on my iphone does show my ...
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Can't access Windows 8 share on home network from UBUNTU 15.04

My problem is similar to this, but slightly different. Even when I use the "Connect to Server" method described at link and provide proper credentials for the Windows 8 user, the credentials windows ...
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Accessing Windows Shared file from ubuntu

I was wondering how to access windows shared file from ubuntu...I'm new in Ubuntu so excuse me if it's a silly question
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Local PDF printer not sharing with RDP connection using Remmina Ubuntu 15.04

I recently decided to update from 14.04 to 15.04. In 14.04 I simply checked a share local printer box in Remmina and when I connected to the server the PDF printer was redirected to my local PDF ...
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How can I create a live audio stream

What I am trying to do is put in a remote PA system so I can speak to whom ever is in the room no matter where I am. Also I would like to hear what they have to say. How can I do this? Any help is ...
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Can't browse network from Nautilus

It's Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Long story short i uninstalled a lot of software by mistake. Among others i uninstalled unity, samba...even nautilus, then switched to tty1 and installed all that i could think ...
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Troubleshoot networking issues

I'm running Lubuntu on my laptop and raspbian on a raspberry pi. In the process of trying to share the wifi interconnection with my raspberry, over ethernet cable, I've messed up my network settings. ...
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How to connect dell pc wifi to an android phone?

I have already created a wifi connection in my dell inspiron 14 using- start>manage wireless networks>Add> Create an adhoc network> next> typed network name and chose security type "WPA2- Personal" ...
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Samba's NMBD and SMBD services dont work after reboot

I finished setting up my samba share between a linux system and a windows server. It worked fine until i rebooted. After it came back up i tried to reach the shared folder it gave out a "Failed to ...
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Printer Share via Terminal

I've configured a printer share in Ubuntu and used Samba to share it with Windows, following this page. Every thing is working fine, but I have a couple of questions. Can I configure the Ubuntu ...
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Desktop sharing - can connect via another ubuntu using KRDC, but not on MBP using Screen Sharing

strange one - i always used to be able to do this, but recently cannot connect to my headless server via screen sharing on the same local network. Tested this out with another ubuntu laptop using ...
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Accessing network drive (NAS) on my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5

I would like to acces my network drive (NAS) which is shared over my home LAN in my Ubuntu Phone Aquaris 4.5. When opening the File Manager on the phone and sliding the Places panel, I only have ...
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Windows shared calc file not opened at same time in multiple system

I have a Windows file & print server. when I opened windows shared calc file (LibreOffice) in windows 7 at same time I am able to open same file in other system(e.g. Ubuntu and Windows XP and ...
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Cannot mount share for specific user

I try to mount a Synology share with sudo mount -t cifs -o username=X,password=X,uid=1000,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 //192.168.0.119/data /media/data but the user with id 1000 is not able to ...
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Wifi disconnects randomly when sharing through Samba

I have two laptops: One running Windows 8 and another Ubuntu 14.10. I installed Samba, then tried to share images from Windows to Linux by sharing a folder in Linux. File starts to transfer and some ...
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How computer installed ubuntu 14.04 share 3G network through Huawei Media Pad Youth 7 connect via usb cable

As mentioned in the title, how computer installed ubuntu 14.04 share 3G network through Huawei Media Pad Youth 7 shared connect via usb cable? I've been searching some tutorial on google, but I can't ...