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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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ubuntu wireless hotspot? [duplicate]

I want to know how to share wireless connection and create a wireless hotspot. On Windows i use "netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=myssid pass=mypass". And then "netsh wlan start ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to share a folder with read-only access for guests and write for authenticated users

I'm configuring a file server at work. It's an Ubuntu server where I've mounted and shared a hard disk. i.e. Via "Local Network Share" - samba under the hood. This works fine. Users can browse to the ...
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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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Cannot mount Windows 98 SE share over SSH to Ubuntu 14.04

I am in a SSH session to Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to mount a Windows 98SE share using the following command: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.2/uniserv /tmp/uniserv/ -o sec=lanman,servern=Uniplus1 ...
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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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Intranet LAN networking for office PCS

I am a Newbie in Ubuntu. I have 8 new PCs installed with Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to do networking in them. I want to share files in all PC's Ubuntu to Ubuntu which includes sharing a drive and ...
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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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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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How can a share storage between Linux, Windows, and Mac

How can I share an internal hard drive across a network with both Windows and Mac with guest read and write permissions?
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best practice for sharing data between users [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and i've partitioned disk as follows / 100G swap 30g -- i need to run virtuals /home 500g and that structure after searching the problem I face is where to put files for ...
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Can't access windows share

My sister has a Windows 7 laptop with some shared folders over the network. From my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop in Files, Browse Network, I can see and access her workgroup but when I try to access her pc ...
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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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Error 255 when sharing folder on Ubuntu 12.04

I try to share folder on Ubuntu, the steps I did: Right click on folder I clicked sharing options Then I clicked share this folder Then I clicked create share I got this message :'net ...
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Can't get the shared clipboard to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm working on a VM that I've recently updated to the 14.04LTS. Although the Guest additions are installed, the support for both clipboard and drag and drop is set to bidirectional, when my mouse ...
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How to execute a “name.desktop” file?

#!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Link Name=ShareFolder Icon=/usr/share/icons/DPL/NetworkShare.png Name[en_US]=ShareFolder URL=smb://servername/sharefolder This is my .desktop ...
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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 share a folder in the same PC between Ubuntu and Windows

I need to know if its possible to share a folder, so that I can open the files in it from Ubuntu and Windows. At the time, I'm using Windows but planning to move back to Ubuntu but my problem would ...
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Sharing files to another account

I have just opened an account on the system settings on my pc for family members. I want to put some pictures and videos from my account on to theirs.
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sharing FAT partition on external SSD setup with windows

I am having a problem getting some storage space. Let me start by saying I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a external Solid State hard drive so I can access my work from multiple computers. I ...
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Console freezes on auto-complete of /mnt/folder (CIFS) share

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that will lock up after an undetermined amount of time when you attempt to tab-auto-complete the path of a CIFS share in the /mnt directory. I mount the share and it seems ...
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Lubuntu and XP file transfer

I now have Lubuntu and XP on my laptop so I am wondering how ( if ) I can transfer files etc from XP to Lubuntu. I realize I could write them all to disc and then presumably load into Lubuntu but I am ...
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Share a folder between Windows 8.1 guest and Ubuntu 14.04 host in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I have a computer running Ubuntu 14.04, with Windows 8.1 running inside VirtualBox. I needed Windows for a number of reasons, mainly for Office and OneDrive (school things). My problem is that I ...
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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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I want a open source(community edition) document management system on Ubuntu which has a web interface [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on a PC and have been trying to make it a server for hosting the source code and storing documents of our small company. We have a need to run a document management ...
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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 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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Access files from my nas

So I switched from XP to Ubuntu. Install was pretty easy, partly because I have all my data on a nas. The very first I needed to do with my new Ubuntu environment was to send a file from my nas to ...