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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 14....
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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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Share wlan0 connection over ethernet

Here is my situation, i have network with a internet acess provider box as gateway and dhcp server in one room. And I have a wired network in the other side of the house and i can't pass a ethernet ...
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command line to get hidden attribute for file on a NTFS samba share

I am using "Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS" and I'm having a problem reading if a file on a NTFS samba share is marked in windows as "hidden". Please help me find either the package I need to install to ...
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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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Sharing drives/folders in a family - but in different households?

I have a LAN with a few Ubuntu machines. My brother has a LAN with a few Linux machines. We want to share some folders between each other, with full read/write access. How? The special challenge is ...
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How can i share file with virtualbox?

I want to simply send a picture and other files to a virtual box and after reading a lot from this platform I still cant find my way through it. How would one do this in the most simple way possible?
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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 Not Create NFS Share on Additional Drive

I have successfully followed the instructions here to share the example folders using Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 host (192.168.1.101) and Server 14.04 client (192.168.1.181: Virtualbox 5.0 VM). However, ...
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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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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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Connecting to Ubuntu machines with direct ethernet (one Lubuntu) not working

I'm connecting an Ubuntu 12.04 and a Lubuntu 15.? machine via direct ethernet and have had no success. I have pop-up notifications that 'connection is established' on one machine, but I cant share ...
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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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Share laptop's internet connection [duplicate]

My laptop runs 14.04. It receives connection through WiFi. However, I have a couple of Windows laptop in vicinity which requires internet connection. Is there any way that my laptop acts as server to ...
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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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Can we directly upload and share screenshots?

If I want to share a screenshot, I currently need to either save the screenshot and then navigate to the file in order to send it or upload it to a image host/server. Does anyone know how I can ...
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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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Unable to access password protected folder on Windows share

I'm able to connect to the Windows share via both the GUI and command line - the share itself does not require credentials, but the folder I am trying to access is limited by username/pw. When I try ...
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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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Can I safely delete Desktop Sharing?

have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Can I safely delete Desktop Sharing? I am concerned that I might not get the updates I need from Ubuntu. Thanks
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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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How to share my files via LAN? [duplicate]

I would like to share my files via LAN. How to know IP address of mine and other's one by using terminal or anything else but without using Internet? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04LTS
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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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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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Is there a default folder for sharing files with other users?

For files that I want to share with all users on a system is there a folder where by default they have read access? If I have to create one, is there a best practice location for it?
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WIN 8.1 OS Share Ubuntu HD Update [duplicate]

Are there any updated step by step instructions for partitioning a WIN 8.1 HD, and sharing with Ubuntu?
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Sharing files and folders between two pcs ubuntu and windows [duplicate]

I have pc and laptop and I am using ubuntu 14.04 beside windows xp sp3 on both devices. I tried to share folders between them . I installed Samba . Set a user and password . Set folders as shared (...
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How to securely share my internet connection with another machine

Right so this is my situation here, I have a router, and several machines, but now there is a new machine which needs to connect to the network at the same time as them. My router is not a Wireless ...
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Sharing files between ubuntu 15.04 and android smartphone via wifi

I have ubuntu installed in my laptop and an android phone...is there any app like ShareIt , Superbeam , Xender (These softwares are used to transfer files via wifi between windows pc and android) ...
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How do I share a mount to the network?

I have a spanned RAID array using an XFS file system, located in /mnt/raiddrives. How do I now share this onto my network? I would like to be able to see the share on both a Windows machine and a ...
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How do I send videos on bluetooth ubuntu?

The version of ubuntu I have I don't know but it lets me turn on bluetooth but I can't share files. It says every time I try to connect a device that there are no adapters found. Any help
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Alternative for Teamviewer? [closed]

As one might know, Teamviewer has no native support for Linux. Although Teamviewer's marketing guys keep telling it runs fine with wine and stuff I experienced one problem after another. Is there some ...
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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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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 Ubuntu,...
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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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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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Is there a concept of GUI based file copy like Windows?

I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu and come from a Windows background. I need to copy gigabytes of files from a Drobo network share to a new secondary drive in the Ubuntu box. I have created a folder inside ...
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Transferring music files, via router, from PC to network audio receiver?

I have a Yamaha R-N500 network receiver hardwired to an ethernet router (Linksys). It currently communicates with the web for such things as net radio and Pandora. Is there a straightforward means to ...
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Sharing Thunderbird profiles Windows and Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to have TB use the same set of messages, folders, calendar from both ubuntu 14.04 and W7. This thread seems to answer my question, but it pertains to ubuntu 11.10. My reputation isn't ...
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samba: create mask & force create mode can't set group write bit

Tried all combinations for create mask and force create mode. Regardless of this, all created files got "rw-r--r--" instead of "rw-rw-???" (I don't care about "others" permissions). smbd version 4.1....
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Want to share folders with another user in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have created another user in my system so that I could do my work easily and others dont poke me. But my problem is, I want to share a particular folder (Downloads folder)...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts <-> Windows 7 sharing [duplicate]

I'm pretty much a newbie with UNIX and I m having a bit of a difficulty connecting my Ubuntu PC with my Windows 7 PC via LAN. First things first, I've installed samba and created a shared folder ...
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Share WiFi signal wirelessly with sony wireless card

I run Ubuntu on a Sony Vaio that, when I used Windows, had the ability to share my WiFi with up to 5 other devices wirelessly. Is there any way to get that same functionality now or am I stuck using ...
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How could I configure and properly create a WiFi hotspot in a big corporate lan?

I've went through some tutorials regarding how to build a hotspot under Ubuntu. My Ubuntu is connected in a big corporate lan and will post settings later. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/...
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How to setup remote desktop?

I have 2 Ubuntu 14.04 machines running the default Ubuntu desktop, I only have a monitor for one so I'm trying to setup remote desktop on the machine without a monitor. How can I setup the non-monitor ...
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More Explanation on File Sharing

In a recent question about configuring file sharing between Ubuntu computers, someone gave the following helpful answer: Samba is intended for sharing between windows and ubuntu. For sharing in ...
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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, ...