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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", ...
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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 ...