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Install and share Canon Lide 110 on the network

I'd like to setup my Canon Lide 110 and share it on the network so it's visible on the network and is available as a scanner. We have some Mac's on the network so ideally the scanner should be visible ...
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how to share my whole tree (host: Windows 7) with my virtual machine (guest: Kubuntu 11.10)?

I am running VMWare workstation. I would like to share my whole tree with my Guest OS. Currently I am sharing a directory using the line below .host:/ /home/username/Documents vmhgfs ...
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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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Problem with network - Wireless network working, but wired isn't

I have 2 networks connected to my computer. The wireless connection, that I use for connecting to the internet, and a wired connection that I use for a LAN (eth0), that I also use to share my ...
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How to share same Thunderbird profile between two users?

I have been using Thunderbird e-mail client with my default account in my desktop Ubuntu (Lucid Lynx). Now, I have created another user. When I start Thunderbird when logged in this new account, I ...
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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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Problem sharing laptop Internet connection

I have tried to share my laptop Internet conection to a PC by configuring the Eth0 connection of my laptop with "Share with others" selected. The Eth0 connection of the PC is DHCP Automatic. It keeps ...
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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 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 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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Can't Mount Windows 7 Share on Ubuntu 11.10

Installed Ubuntu 11.10 64bit today and got to a problem. Can't connect to Windows 7 shared folders. I have tried every single method I could find on google. Mount with "mount cifs", "smbmount", ...
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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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Connecting to Windows7 share gives mount error

Hi I am having trouble with Ubuntu 11.10 to the workgroup containing windows computers. I am getting this message when I click on the workgroup I want to access from the Ubuntu Network interface: ...
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skype screen sharing with gnome shell 3.2 problem? [closed]

does anyone experience this problem: when sharing full screen on skype, using gnome shell, the panel disappears, all windows disappear and the other user don't receive the screen either. sort of a ...
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Sharing any Network Connection starts a connection/disconnection loop

Am trying to Share an internet connection to another PC. I have tried doing it wirelessly and wired. Both ways when trying to share it connects and disconnects several times until failing to connect ...
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Auto-mounting network shares per user

I have a server that has a number of CIFS shares that need to be accessed on a per-user basis. For example, I have a Music share which I have full access to, but my wife has read-only access. When ...
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Desktop Sharing not working when upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10

Just upgraded (reinstalled, because upgrading messed up my whole system) from 11.04 to 11.10 and Desktop sharing simply doesn't work anymore. Under the Desktop Sharing Preferences I enabled the ...
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How to set up a home network

I have been using windows 7 on both my home pc and my laptop and have been using the Homegroup feature to share files between machines. Could someone please tell me how to achieve this using ubuntu ...
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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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How to access shared files on Ubuntu from a windows machine?

I have shared a folder on my ext4 drive mounted at /media/data using the GUI. Now it appears in my Places -> Network and I'm able to access it, after giving password, at smb://wim-ubuntu/ab/ ...
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Can't access nfs3 shares

Unable to access NFS shares on Ubuntu from Windows 7. It just acts like the share can't be found on network. (NET HELP MSG 1222) on client: added NFS features tried "mount IP:/share z:" and the ...
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How can I make a virtual router on Ubuntu?

I have a 3G stick that I'm connected with to the network. I would like to share this connection with my PlayStation 3. How can I create a virtual router?
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Share files between Ubuntu 11.04 and 10.04 over LAN

I have one desktop wired to router running Ubuntu 10.04 and a laptop running 11.04 connected wireless to the same router, both accessing internet. How do I share files between these machines? I have ...
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Samba doesn't work on 10.10

I have dual-boot laptop ASUS K42J (with Natty 11.04. and Maverick 10.10). Natty 11.04 was freshly installed, and then after couple months I had installed Maverick alongside (just for experiment). I ...
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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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NTFS file-system sharing control

I have a NTFS partition, and I want to share a folder, but I want to manage the access of the subfolders, for example this folder contains 20 subfolders, the desktop users have access to only 10 ...
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Synchronising data between differently sized, and intermittently connected, devices

I am trying to find a solution to sharing my /home directories between my home computers. I have one desktop, with a 1TB disk, and a laptop with a 500GB disk. I also have a home server, which has a ...
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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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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 do you mount network drives?

When I access a network folder using nautilus it shows up in the Places sidebar, but not in any other application's save/open Places sidebar. Why the inconsistency, and how can I add a share so every ...
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Internet pass-through to Android phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to share my computer's internet connection with my Android 2.2.1 through usb? Is there any way to use the "Internet pass-through" feature on Ubuntu? ...
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show up Linux partition on Windows

I have 5 systems that are connected to a network switch Desktop(1) : Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Netbook(1) : Windows 7 Starter Desktop(1) : Windows 7 Professional Laptops(2) : Ubuntu 11.04 Now, I need to ...
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Problem mount error 13 trying to mount NAS share

I am trying to mount a NAS share to my Ubuntu 11.04. This is my first ever Linux machine, so everything is totaly new for me. I can access the shares from my windows at: \192.168.0.9\Packages ...
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How do I share my Ubuntu's Internet connection with a LAN (via hardware router)

I know this sort of question has been asked many times, and I've thus tried many ways to get it working, but I think my setup is a bit different from what I've seen others trying. I've got an Ubuntu ...
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How to turn my Dell Mini 10v to become a WiFi hot spot?

On natty, how to turn my dell mini 10v to become a WiFi hot spot? i would like to share my usb broadband with my android device and ipad.
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How to make my Ubuntu show on a Windows Workgroup

It's been a while that i'm a owner of an ubuntu (10.10) laptop. In our office every one is using windows.and our workgroup is simply WORKGROUP. i've installed samba, and it's conf is so: workgroup ...
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Enable Personal File Sharing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Personal file sharing error, can't find webdav package Hi, I'm trying to enable Personal File Sharing, but Ubuntu is telling me I need some additional packages. ...
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Sharing home folder between Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 running inside VMWare

I'm looking for a way to share my user profile between Windows 7 and Ubuntu as guest OS inside VMWare. Are there any caveats for such an odd marriage, particularly in using NTFS with Ubuntu, on ...
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Sharing Guest Account Disabled

In Nautilus when trying to share a folder that is owned by me, i can not share it without a password (Guest Access) as seen on the image. I already installed the samba service that was needed. What ...
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Recommended desktop sharing setup on same network segment

I have a few headless ubuntu machines networked to a single switch running on the same network segment. I have a main machine running ubuntu with a monitor and i want to access to other machines. ...
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Accessing an Ubuntu share from Mac OS X (Snow Leopard)

I have an external hard drive hooked up to my desktop running Ubuntu. I've shared the folder by simply right-clicking, going to Sharing Options, and clicking on 'Share this folder'. How can I access ...
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Auto copy files when added to network share

I have a network share on my system to which our plotter scanner sends its scanned files. How can I write a script to automatically copy newly added files to another folder?
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publishing shotwell albums to Flickr / Picasa

I'd like to ask two questions relating to Shotwell if I may. Firstly: How do I alter the meta-data of the pics imported to Shotwell? I have some showing up as having been taken in 2095 and so on. ...
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Connecting to other LAN computers using their names

I have a LAN at home with my desktop and my laptop. IP addresses are allocated dynamically to both, so the IP number keep changing. I try to connect from one to the other using places->Server, and in ...
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How to link with a WebDAV application in Unity?

In Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick, I could go to the Places menu and click "COnnect to Server" to run a WebDAV server for my NextApp WebSharing Android application. But in Unity, I'm not sure how I achieve the ...
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How to bridge connections?

I'm looking for a way to bridge my connection like the way it's done in Windows. example If I have an Internet connection via wifi and want to share that connection to my xbox via Ethernet or vice ...
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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 to mount a samba share permanently?

How to mount a samba share permanently in ubuntu 10.10? Also i dont want to display the share icon in my desktop. How to acheive this task?
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Is a stock tethered internet connection (2.2) shareable between Linux laptops? [closed]

I've been casually working on this for a few months but I'm finally getting frustrated enough to post about it. I was wondering if it was possible to share the tethered internet connection that comes ...