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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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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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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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Samba Sharing on Mapped Share

So I'm trying to do something that may not be possible. I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 with the latest samba. I have a Windows 2008 Storage Server Nas with a shared drive, that I mount in fstab in ...
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Does a virtual whiteboard that offers real time editing exist for ubuntu?

I'd like to give a presentation to several people using skype. Now....the thing is that I want them to look at a document that I previously created and give me real time answers to my questions. Is it ...
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How to share ethernet over wifi without creating access point?

I have company internet with internal IP and proxy settings, I want to share this Ethernet connection over wifi, but creating accesspoint is somehow not working may be due to IP architecture, I want ...
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Trouble with sharing

I am trying to create a file server / backup machine out of an old pc and am not having any luck sharing the intended drive with the network. Please have a little patience with my ignorance, I ...
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Skip if server needs a password in Local Area Network

I have a list of IP's for computers in my LAN, I don't want to enter password for computers that require password, So I would like to skip such PC's. gvfs-mount smb://servername I'm using the above ...
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Share directories with Active Directory users

I need to configure an Ubuntu, to share directories. The allowed users are in an Active Directory in Windows 2003 server. Can I use ntlm for that or only kerberos?
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Sharing 2nd Hard Disk Drive in Ubuntu Server 12.4

Greetings to all the techies and Gurus! I have Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Server Installed. I have a 2nd 2TB HDD. I want to Create a Folder in the 2nd HDD and share it with windows PC's.... ...
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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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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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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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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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Limited Access to Shared Folders

I have the following Configuration: Media PC with Ubuntu 12.04 which has an external disk connected via usb. The external Disk has two Partitions, one for Data and one for Media. Additionally the ...
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rpc rights grant SeDiskOperatorPrivilege fails

I have followed the https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_a_Samba_AD_Member_Server#Starting_the_daemons and https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_and_configure_file_shares_with_Windows_ACLs ...
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Cannot access Ubuntu samba shares from Mac OS after install of Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my server, replacing 14.04 (not upgrading it). I gave it the same name (ubuntu-server) as before. I installed Samba and redefined the shares previously established, ...
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Create links between folders for samba share

I want to put different folders (same filesystem) into a samba share (on Ubuntu). My idea is to create different links into another folder. Let me give you an example of the folder structure. It's ...
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Why can I not access my Samba shared folder?

I just upgraded from a non-LTS Ubuntu to 12.04 LTS; this was a complete fresh install. Now I am trying to set up 3 storage hard drives as Samba shares. But for some reason they do not show up on other ...
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How can I setup a shared second hard drive over LAN so that users have file edit permission?

I have a second hard drive setup on ubuntu. It is partitioned using ext3. I have set it up as shared over a network. When other members of our office add files to it using both Mac OSX and windows 7/8 ...
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Running tv by ethernet from pc on wifi

My desktop computer is running Ubuntu 14.04. It is connected by WiFi to my router. My tv has an ethernet port. I have that connected to the ethernet port on my pc. I have netflix on my Ubuntu box. ...
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Samba server: network printer share restriction

How can I restrict access to only one out of two printers attached to my Ubuntu 10.04 Server? Currently, I am using the default configuration (smb.conf) slightly adapted, however this is standard ...
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WebDav server/client crash when uploading more than 750mb (Apache2 + Nautilus)

I am running an Apache server with SSL and basic auth (.htpasswd) and webdav enabled for a share. I have 2GB RAM, the server is dual core and has plenty of hdd space available (3TB). I can ...
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Setup NFS on a folder that has symlinks to other drives/partition

I build a new Ubuntu Home Server, Previously I used Samba but research indicates NFS is faster. [This replaces my old arch machine] Here is the scenario: I Have 4-5 HDD attached and mounted on ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 14.04 share internet from eth0 to eth1 with commandline

I have installed ubuntu server 14.04 LAMP with two network adapters and I'm attempting to share the network from eth0 (WAN) to eth1 (LAN). The reason for doing this is that the Ubuntu Server works as ...
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Route all windows shares on home network to be discoverable over vlan at other network location

Okay, so just like the title say,. I have two LAN networks (say Net1 and Net2). --Net1 has PC1 and PC2. --Net2 has PC3 and PC4. These networks are connected through, shall we say Hamachi. I want ...
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Can't share second HDD with samba

This is my first question on askubuntu so I hope I'm doing it right. Two days ago I started working on a simple server to be used for file sharing and backups. The installation of both the OS as ...
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Can't share external harddrive

I want to share an external harddrive over my little network. I'm not using Samba, but the nautilus-share option (I know, also Samba). Right click on a Folder - Sharing Options shows an error message ...
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sharing internet from usb 3g modem via netgear router using eth0

hi every one i had this working once and the old laptop has died and i need to do it again. I have 12.04 on a laptop and i am using a usb 3g modem for internet and wish to serve the connection out to ...
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Windows 7 Share Mounted but not visible in the files app or in places

I successfully edited my fstab file to permanently mount a Windows 7 share. However, I was having problems writing to the share. I initially thought it was due to permissions on the mount point ...
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Problem launching Samba server configuration app

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire One 722. I've installed GNOME via the Ubuntu software application and am using the GNOME desktop. I created an admin account for myself. I ...
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How do I setup sharing files between Ubuntu 13.04 ethernet connected and Windows 7 wireless connected?

Having trouble setting up the ability to share files between my Ubuntu 13.04 3tb hard drive desktop computer and my windows 7 laptops. Could it be an issue if my laptops are connnected wireless and my ...
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Windows 8 to Ubuntu Connection Sharing

I am attempting to share the internet connection of my Windows 8 Laptop to my Ubuntu Desktop computer. This is the settings I have for Windows 8 to share. Do I need to do something on the ubuntu ...
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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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Samba share permissions

I set up a Samba server with a main directory, accessible for users. The directory has subfolders. I want to give a certain user write permissions to one of these subfolders, while he has read ...
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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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file sharing between an ubuntu 13.10 box and a windows 8.1 box

I cannot for the life of me figure out how to make this work. I've gone through innumerable tutorials and none have allowed me to share files between windows and ubuntu. What is the problem/solution?
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network share write protected

I use the "FreeFileSync" folder syncronisation tool to synch my laptop with the office server. My Ubuntu version is 13.10. When I use nautilus to connect the server with smb//:{ipaddress}/{share name} ...
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I want to list what drives are visible on my local network

I have several computers and they are shared to the local network. Now I have an ubuntu installed in my laptop and I would like to access those shares but I do not see them and do not get their IP ...
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File Share in Samba

I can see my shared folder from windows. The shared folder is in my second HDD which is auto mounted. I can navigate into the shared folder but the users or even me do not have write permissions. ...
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How to configure Specify Ip Address on Network Connection Sharing?

Is possible to configure specify ip address for Internet Connection Sharing ? I have configure before for Internet Connection sharing using network Manager on UBuntu 12.04. All of pc which i connected ...
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vware tool install error

when install vmware-tools, I got the following error, what is the problem, how to solve it? (the version of vmware is 10.0.0, and the ubuntu version is 13.10), message is as following: Using 2.6.x ...
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Cifs mounted windows share manually refresh

After a night of messing around to get my ubuntu in my windows domain with acces to shared files I come to you with another problem; When I for example make a .txt file in the windows server and swap ...
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Best way to share a USB drive in Samba (and report correct size)?

I have set up my samba and it's working but it is reporting incorrect directory size which is causing me issues: First I have mounted my usb drive in fstab with this.. ...
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force password change for windows users connecting to ubuntu 12.04 server

I have set up a shared drive on an Ubuntu 12.04 server for users in a windows environment. I want the users to be forced to change their passwords upon their first login but when I use the sudo ...
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Setup extender using my laptop?

How can I recieve internet with wifi and spread it for another wifi gadgets? I'm using ubuntu 13.04 on Asus N53SV Laptop