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access specific folder on Ubuntu VirtualBox from Windows host

Need to access /etc folder which resides on Ubuntu guest (VirtualBox) from Windows 7 host. VM working on NAT, Guest Additions Installed along with SMB. Any ideas, gentlemen's? Shared Folders Option in ...
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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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What is needed for a networked home printer?

I've seen this question: Home network printer recommendations but I think I'm asking something more basic. I'm not really familiar with networked printers or how they work or what they do really. What ...
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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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Need help creating a share folder in Ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I'm a new Linux user. I want to create two sharing folders in my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. One should be network password protected, another one should be non-password protected. Help with screenshots and ...
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Getting a ubuntu installation disk

Ok I'll make it simple. I live in Sri Lanka. And I dont have a good internet connection. So I already have ubuntu 10.10 which I got from shipit.ubuntu.com some time back. And distributed some copies ...
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Problem by Access to ubuntu shared folder

I shared a folder in ubuntu and it installed samba service for make it work. then from another ubuntu system i can see that shared folder in network place. but when i want to open it, it asks me ...
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How can I share files over a Windows network?

I have a media computer which I recently reformatted to Ubuntu 10.04. I am probably just missing something obvious but I can't figure out how to share folders and files, so that I can browse to them ...
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Is my local area network accesible to others when sharing my Internet connection?

Sometimes I share my Internet connection with my neighbours via the Network Manager GUI (Ubuntu 12.04) but there is something I am worried about... Is it sharing just the Internet connection or is my ...
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How do I share a folder with a friend with Ubuntu One?

How do I share a folder with a friend with Ubuntu One?
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Printer not visible over network between 12.04 machines, Printer properties reports “Not published. See server settings”

I'm attempting to share a USB attached printer connected to one 12.04 machine to another 12.04 machine (and a 10.04 machine) on the same network. The printer does not show up and cannot be found as a ...
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How to share a torrent in Ubuntu server

I have uploaded a huge ISO file and I wish to share it in a torrent site (I will not name names because then there will be no soup for me). How can I share this torrent file to others. Using Ubuntu ...
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Why don't shared files show up in HGFS?

Sharing files between my Guest Kubuntu OS and Host Windows has become a real headache. So, far I have done the steps below: GUEST LINUX OS VM -> Settings -> Options -> Shared Folders. And added my ...
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Why is /mnt/hgfs not appearing?

This might be a basic reason, but somehow I have not been able to achieve it. I am running a guest Kubuntu OS on a windows one, and I am trying to share a folder between OSes. The VMware tools have ...
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How to open files from other machine running ubuntu

I tried to take data from my pc to laptop. Both are using ubuntu 11.10 os. I googled and tried to connect both the systems. Now it is showing connected symbol. Dont know how to proceed further. I need ...
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Windows users unable to access samba share of an external drive

It doesn't seem that many others have had this problem so I thought I'd ask here. Have a server running Ubuntu with 1 internal and 1 external drive. Have a folder shared with samba on the internal ...
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Unable to mount XP share: Error NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL

I'm failing with mounting XP share, receiving message: ... mount error(110): Connection timed out Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs) When I try to list ...
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What are my options for sharing music between Windows & Ubuntu on the same network?

We have a few Windows(XP & 7) and Ubuntu machines in the house sharing a wireless connection, and want to share music between them. If possible, I would like to be able to serve music from both ...
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How to share a folder with a host machine?

Using VMWare, I am running Kubuntu as a Guest OS on top of a Windows OS. I have tried installing the VMWare tools but it fails to initialise the guest OS system daemon. It seems to be a fairly common ...
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How can I share my internet connection? [duplicate]

I am trying to share my internet (LAN) connection using an ad-hoc WiFi network, but my iPod cannot see it. I have "Method: shared to other computers" set up in IPv4 in the eth0 window and "Method: ...
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How can I enable remote control/desktop sharing on lubuntu

What do I need to do to enable desktop sharing on (lubuntu) I want to control it from Ubuntu 11.10, if possible to also do it from a Windows pc would be great. But not if it uses more load or might ...
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Share folder with mac guest on a linux ubuntu host

I am trying to share a folder on virtualbox with a guest mac, I tried to share the folder through virtualbox but it doesn't show up in mac, Also I tried sharing a folder on mac and access it from ...
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make my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop visible on the network

I'm ecstatically happy with my 12.04 on my laptop after loading it over my MS Vista... but there's just one thing, one little fly in the ointment.... While I can view our 2 Terabyte, shared ...
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How to share my WiFi Internet via WiFi? [duplicate]

I am connecting to a WiFi network through my laptop in Ubuntu. Now I need to share my Internet connection with my wife's netbook because her netbook is not able to connect to that WiFi network ...
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How do I bridge my wireless to my wired connection?

I want to bridge the wireless connection with the wired connection. The wireless is the host and the wired is the client, so to speak. Internet sharing (inet <--> wifi <--> ethernet) ...
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Unable to open “Windows Network” to see other computers on LAN

I have my machine connected to our office LAN which has many other machines that use win XP, win 7 etc. Until a month or so ago, I was able to share files and folders with them, but now I can't even ...
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How can I monitor Windows XP internet history over a network? (Im ubuntu 12.04)

I believe my daughter is visiting websites that she shouldn't be on. She does that from a desktop with Windows XP. Is there a program that will let me view what websites she visits over a network ...
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Is it possible to share a folder using Ubuntu One outside the home folder?

As the title suggests, I can't figure out a way to share a folder outside my home folder using Ubuntu One. When browsing to my work partition using Nautilus, every folder has the "Share" option grayed ...
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How do I set up printer sharing with a Windows 7 machine in Ubuntu?

I have a Brother HL-2040 plugged into my Ubuntu 10.04 machine and an HP DeskJet 6540 plugged into a Windows 7 machine on the same network. Out of the box the Windows machine does not see the ...
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How do I automatically enable desktop sharing on startup

Desktop sharing works just fine when a user is logged in, but I am using Ubuntu 12.04 as a media server and I want desktop sharing launched automatically. Is there a way to do this without ...
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Sharing folders between Ubuntu computers fails

I am attempting to share files between two computers running 11.10. I'm using the built-in samba sharing. When I try to mount the files on another computer it says "Failed to mount Windows share". I ...
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How do I share a folder on SAMBA?

I want to share my home folder with my Windows machine, but I have no idea how to share the folder. I can't find any up-to-date guides on Google, so how can I share my home directory?
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How to link 3 different U1accounts and sync them on all computers

We are 3 sisters living in 3 different locations (2 windows and 1 Mac). Each of us has her own U1 account with photos to share. Now we would like to have the content of each account locally synced on ...
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An error has occurred when creating debian packaging

i execute quickly share and i get Launchpad connection is ok ........ Command returned some WARNINGS: ---------------------------------- WARNING: the following files are not recognized by ...
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Share folder between users

I have created a folder in / that I would like to share between users in a certain user group on my system. After changing ownership of the folder from root to myself and changing the group ...
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how to share movie file in ubuntu one file (Share With Me)? [closed]

how to share movie file in ubuntu one file (Share With Me?) and how my friend get my movie file in ubuntu one (Share With Me) ?
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Is there supposed to be a Windows Network folder in the file manager?

I pulled my hard drive out of my computer and started with a bootable usb version of Ubuntu, which I am using that at this point. At first boot, I see that there is a Windows folder when browsing ...
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How do I share a printer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is needed for a networked home printer? I want to share my printer on network via ubuntu if I want to connect my computer to printer via USB cable. What should I ...
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How to share wireless Internet with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share a wired internet connection via Wifi? I have a PC which connects to the Internet via wifi. However, my ISP only allows one PC to connect to the Internet at ...
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How to share files and folders on a forum so that anyone can download without having an Ubuntu One account?

I just began to discover Ubuntu One. I upload a video on my account, and put it in a folder. I would like to know whether it is possible to share this folder or this file simply by giving the url in ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu box

I am trying to remote desktop from one Ubuntu machine to another. I can ssh from client to server successfully. On the server machine I set up everything that is mentioned in the guides (Remote ...
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Windows 7 can't find CUPS printer shared from Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 11.10 on one computer and Windows 7 on another. The Ubuntu computer has a printer attached, and I want to add this printer to the Windows 7 computer. Printing locally works. The problem ...
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How to access second disk locally and over LAN

I have just added a second 1TB HD to my Ubuntu box and I can see it listed when I run blkid. But how do I reference it so I can use it as local storage share it on my LAN
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Unable to connect to Samba share folders - desperation ahead

today I set up a Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS on our computer @work, /home was requested to be encrypted. I installed Samba and configured it according to several tutorials on the net - and I'm completely ...
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How can I mount a shared partition with nobody.nogroup? [closed]

I've successfully shared a dedicated partition using samba, setting new files & directories ownership to nobody.nogroup. How can I edit fstab to make the local user work with the partition using ...
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gnome-file-share-properties doesn't work [closed]

I've configured gnome-file-share-properties on all my Ubuntu's PC for sharing the directory Public to each other. I following some guide found on Internet for the configuration of it, all explain the ...
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How to share internet access between Ubuntu and Windows guests OS in VirtualBox?

Using VirtualBox. There's two Virtual Machines, Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7. On Ubuntu: There's two ethernet interfaces. Bridge interface (eth0) who can access the internet. ping www.google.com ...
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connecting ubuntu with 7 via network cable

i was tryin to connect my ubuntu toshiba satalite L650 laptop with my desktop via a network cable so that i can share things and remotely control the desktop from the laptop, i googled the problem out ...
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Can I set a time-out for auto-mounted shares that are unavailable?

I am using autofs to mount an NFS remote share at boot so it's mounted when I'm logged in. If the remote share is down, I can't login to Ubuntu, it hangs after entering my password. Any way to set a ...
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How to share wireless in Xubuntu [duplicate]

Just wondering. How do I share an ethernet connection through wireless in Xubuntu. in windows I could use Intel MyWifi Technology but I'm not sure about linx's software