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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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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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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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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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Adding a network folder to Clementine library

I have 2 machines running Ubuntu. One of them contains a music library on its windows partition. I can connect to that computer's music library via 'connect to server' and save that location as a ...
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Printer share keeps asking for password and I can't authenticate from any machine. Why?

Ubuntu 12.04 printer share keeps asking for password and I can't authenticate from any machine. Why?? We've installed it in two machine (to act as printer servers) and we get the same problem. It ...
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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 files between Windows7(Guest) and Ubuntu 12.04(Host)?

I searched on the internet but all issues have Ubuntu as the Guest. I have VMWare Workstation 8 wherein Windows 7 is installed.
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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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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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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
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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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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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nautilus unable to see other computers on network

i have 3 computers in the LAN, 1 server (ubuntu 11.10 server), 2 desktop-pcs (1 windows 7, 1 ubuntu 11.10 desktop)... i shared some folders from the server, the windows and the ubuntu pc, but i can't ...
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Windows computers can only print test pages to shared Ubuntu printer

I have an HP printer connected to my Ubuntu 11.10 machine. I have 2 other Windows computers (Win7/Vista). Both of these Windows computers can view, install, and print a test page to the shared Ubuntu ...
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Unable To Write To Samba Home Directories

So I have samba setup and running on my Ubuntu box. I've successfully logged in on my WinXP machine, and was able to browse my home directories but an unable to create files, folders, etc. No write ...
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Possibility to use 2 or more Ubuntu PCs to share the same work

I was wondering if it is possible to share the resources between several PCs to do a common work. For example rendering a video/image or compiling something. My question is more for the Desktop ...
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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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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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Wireless internet sharing is mac stuff only

I have a Mac G5 and have installed Ubuntu 10.10. It works great except I can't share my internet connection wirelessly with any thing except Mac devices (Itouch and an Ipod). My touchpad and windows ...
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Samba changes file ownership! How do I get rid of that problem?

I am running a Samba Server (Version 3.5.6). The file sharing is OK until I realize that Samba changes file ownership when another user (not the original owner) edit the file and saves it. This is ...
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How to share notes in Ubuntu one?

Is it possible to share notes over Ubuntu One with a public link like in Google Docs? I found a solution here but it does not work anymore. Is there a solution?
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forked-daapd doesn't work and I don't know why! [closed]

I'm using ubuntu server 11.10, I've installed forked-daapd and this is its config file: general { # Username uid = "musica" logfile = "/var/log/forked-daapd.log" # ...
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Sharing internet (wireless broadband usb) with router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I share a wireless internet connection via Ethernet with an Xbox 360? how do i share my Internet with a router? is it as simple as going into network manager and ...
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Canon printer on a Windows share not working

I have a windows 7 machine with a Canon MG5250 connected via USB. It is shared on the network. I have my Ubuntu 11.10 machine on the network also, which I want to print from. I got as far as browsing ...
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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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Mounting windows share with non-root users? [closed]

I'm having some trouble mounting shares on 11.10. I've installed pyNeighborhood through which I can mount windows shares as root. I want to be able to mount them as non-root so that I can write to the ...
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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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What command can mount an SSH share and launch a file?

I have a file on another Ubuntu machine. I want to access it from my machine on my LAN. I don't want to go into Nautilus to mount the share first and then browse to the file. I want a command that ...
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Protecting samba shares with ubuntu 10.04

I'm using a linux distribution based on Ubuntu 10.04 (Backtrack 5 R1). I successfully managed to create a samba share that is read/write accessible to everyone in my network. I want to protect this ...
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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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Does a Samba workgroup with spaces need quotes around it?

If my Windows workgroup is made of two words with a space in-between, does Samba's config file need quotes around the workgroup name, example: WORKGROUP = "MY WORKGROUP"
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How do I share a folder on a NTFS partition over the network?

I'm on Ubuntu 11.10, and I want to share a folder on an automounted NTFS partition (/dev/sda4) over the network. The purpose of this network is to share files between computers, it contains mostly ...
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Do I need a [MyFiles] header for each path entry?

I want to share two folders on my Ubuntu box for my W7 machine to use. I typed [MyFiles] only once, then a separate block entry for each path. When I testparmed, only the last path was shown.
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Is there a way to share a folder with a mailing-list like a google-group?

I need to share a folder of documents with the members of a google-group. Is there an easy way to specify that (other then just listing manually the email addresses of each member of the group)? It ...
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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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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", ...