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nfs-kernel-server keeps failing in Ubuntu

I'm trying to create NFS share in Ubuntu 14.04 strictly following this tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpNFSHowTo. root@srv:~# service nfs-kernel-server start * Exporting ...
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Can I host customized Ubuntu ISO on my website?

So I am making a guide on creating custom Ubuntu ISO and I was wondering if I can host a custom image on my website? I am actually looking to maybe host an image that has /casper/* removed and a ...
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How to share files between Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and Lubuntu 15.10?

SITUATION: I have a classic desktop PC and a laptop. On the old PC runs Lubuntu 15.10 and on the laptop I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.10. The Lubuntu is connected via cable to the router and the laptop via ...
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Change the subnet of Internet connection sharing

When sharing internet connection from network-manager the following network is used: 10.42.0.0/255.255.0.0 Can I pick another network? I don't want the complex manual configuration, just want to ...
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Windows 8.1 Network share fstab

Pulling my hair out on this one. I have been through tons of blogs but been unable to get things working. This is my first Linux system. Using Ubuntu 14.04. The Ubuntu system is set-up on my office ...
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Linux Server no longer discoverable (Network) after reboot

Super Linux n00b here. Server name: LINUXSERVER workgroup: WORKGROUP Got my first linux server up, had my samba server working, various users, various permissions. It was discoverable by my Windows ...
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How can i share file with virtualbox?

I want to simply send a picture and other files to a virtual box and after reading a lot from this platform I still cant find my way through it. How would one do this in the most simple way possible? ...
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How to mount an entire shared server? (and not each shared folder separately)

I have a router serving its USB attached drive through SMB. From a Windows machine, I can mount the root folder of the shared folder. On Ubuntu, following various guides, I am able to mount the ...
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How to make shared partition on dual boot between Windows 10 & Ubuntu 14.04

I want to make dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 and have a shared partition between both OSes. I know that it should be with NTFS file system and I am going to make it the last partiotion, ...
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Change /usr/share permissions so I can add themes

I've searched these forums and so far no one has answered the question and if they did, it didn't work on my setup for some reason. I've tried using Unity tweak tool and others none have worked, All ...
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Log into Ubuntu from my Mac over VNC

OK. Using SSL/SSH Viewer and tapping in the IP address, I can fully screen share my MAC Mini which is upstairs, in fact, I'm writing this question right now in the OSX environment on my Laptop screen ...
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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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Sharing files between ubuntu 15.04 and android smartphone via wifi

I have ubuntu installed in my laptop and an android phone...is there any app like ShareIt , Superbeam , Xender (These softwares are used to transfer files via wifi between windows pc and android) ...
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How to share videos from Ubuntu touch?

Hi can anyone help me here, when I take a photo on my BQ 4.5 I have options to share from my gallery. When I take a video I can't work out how to share the same options are not available when watching ...
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Second drive shared network folder lost after reboot

I am able to share a folder sitting on a second drive over the network. After rebooting the share is lost and has to be redone. Is there any way of ensuring it remains permanent?
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Menu Devices missing on virtual Ubuntu on Win 10 Host

I know that this topic has been here earlier, but mostly it's the problem on a Windows Guest and I have it the other way around. I want to share a folder between a Win10 (64bit) Host and Ubuntu ...
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Can't share from 1 of my computers, both with Ubuntu

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu. They can both access shared documents. One of my computers can share folders, but the other one can't. They are both Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've been trying to find out ...
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Share wlan0 connection over ethernet

Here is my situation, i have network with a internet acess provider box as gateway and dhcp server in one room. And I have a wired network in the other side of the house and i can't pass a ethernet ...
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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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command line to get hidden attribute for file on a NTFS samba share

I am using "Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS" and I'm having a problem reading if a file on a NTFS samba share is marked in windows as "hidden". Please help me find either the package I need to install to ...
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Sharing drives/folders in a family - but in different households?

I have a LAN with a few Ubuntu machines. My brother has a LAN with a few Linux machines. We want to share some folders between each other, with full read/write access. How? The special challenge is ...
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SMB Share with owncloud to Windows2012R2

I can connect to a SMB share on system Drive. on the data drive with the same security on the same server the connection don't work. on windows 2008r2 all works
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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 could I change the remote desktop display name?

I have set the Ubuntu desktop sharing system and works fine, but I'm unable to change the name of the remote desktop. By default, it's "cialu's remote desktop on host-name" and it's too long for me. ...
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How to share an USB device(scanner) over network (from Windows to Ubuntu)?

I have a special thing: I want to share my scanner over the network. The scanner is connected to a Windows 7 machine, but I want to use it from Ubuntu 10.04... I found some methods: USB over ...
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Open ScudCloud from terminal gives Cannot find dictionaries for “/usr/share/hunspell/en_IN” why?

I open my terminal and type ScudCloud it get started and on the termianl it gives me a message that Cannot find dictionaries for /usr/share/hunspell/en_IN" i don't know why and even don't know ...
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+Sharing wireless via ethernet. Problem

I have a computer running Ubuntu 12.04 connected to our house wireless network and I would like to share this connection with a Lubuntu machine I'm setting up via direct ethernet. I have connected the ...
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Can Not Create NFS Share on Additional Drive

I have successfully followed the instructions here to share the example folders using Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 host (192.168.1.101) and Server 14.04 client (192.168.1.181: Virtualbox 5.0 VM). However, ...
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Connecting to Ubuntu machines with direct ethernet (one Lubuntu) not working

I'm connecting an Ubuntu 12.04 and a Lubuntu 15.? machine via direct ethernet and have had no success. I have pop-up notifications that 'connection is established' on one machine, but I cant share ...
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Can't find any devices on feem

I have installed feem software on ubuntu and when I started it license showed but I click cancel then, when I search for nearby devices it doesn't show any thing while on my iphone does show my ...
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Can we directly upload and share screenshots?

If I want to share a screenshot, I currently need to either save the screenshot and then navigate to the file in order to send it or upload it to a image host/server. Does anyone know how I can ...
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What are my options for sharing files 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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Sharing file between Ubuntu & Window

I had problem with sharing file between Window & Ubuntu I have 12 PC use window connect to 1 PC using win 7 as a server (call SERVER). And I have 1 laptop use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, also connect to ...
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VNC Desktop Sharing Connects to Inactive User

I have set up my parents with an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS box. In order to assist them, because they are parents, I set up VNC / Desktop Sharing (using the Desktop Sharing GUI) with "Allow others to view..." ...
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Share laptop's internet connection [duplicate]

My laptop runs 14.04. It receives connection through WiFi. However, I have a couple of Windows laptop in vicinity which requires internet connection. Is there any way that my laptop acts as server to ...
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Can't access Windows 8 share on home network from UBUNTU 15.04

My problem is similar to this, but slightly different. Even when I use the "Connect to Server" method described at link and provide proper credentials for the Windows 8 user, the credentials windows ...
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Unable to access password protected folder on Windows share

I'm able to connect to the Windows share via both the GUI and command line - the share itself does not require credentials, but the folder I am trying to access is limited by username/pw. When I try ...
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Accessing Windows Shared file from ubuntu

I was wondering how to access windows shared file from ubuntu...I'm new in Ubuntu so excuse me if it's a silly question
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Can I safely delete Desktop Sharing?

have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Can I safely delete Desktop Sharing? I am concerned that I might not get the updates I need from Ubuntu. Thanks
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Sharing 2nd Hard Disk Drive in Ubuntu Server 12.4

Greetings to all the techies and Gurus! I have Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Server Installed. I have a 2nd 2TB HDD. I want to Create a Folder in the 2nd HDD and share it with windows PC's.... ...
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Local PDF printer not sharing with RDP connection using Remmina Ubuntu 15.04

I recently decided to update from 14.04 to 15.04. In 14.04 I simply checked a share local printer box in Remmina and when I connected to the server the PDF printer was redirected to my local PDF ...
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Share Files over the Network - What packages?

I see a pop up that says Share Files over the Network - *This feature cannot be enabled because the required packages are not installed on your system_ Simple enough, but what packages do I need?
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How can I create a live audio stream

What I am trying to do is put in a remote PA system so I can speak to whom ever is in the room no matter where I am. Also I would like to hear what they have to say. How can I do this? Any help is ...
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How to share my files via LAN? [duplicate]

I would like to share my files via LAN. How to know IP address of mine and other's one by using terminal or anything else but without using Internet? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04LTS
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How to remove my printer from shared list?

I have two printers in my system called "HP-LaserJet-1200" and "hp1320". If I right-click on their icons under "Printers" windows, the Shared item is not selected and I can select it. But both ...
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Can't browse network from Nautilus

It's Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Long story short i uninstalled a lot of software by mistake. Among others i uninstalled unity, samba...even nautilus, then switched to tty1 and installed all that i could think ...
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Is there a default folder for sharing files with other users?

For files that I want to share with all users on a system is there a folder where by default they have read access? If I have to create one, is there a best practice location for it?
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WIN 8.1 OS Share Ubuntu HD Update [duplicate]

Are there any updated step by step instructions for partitioning a WIN 8.1 HD, and sharing with Ubuntu?
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Sharing files and folders between two pcs ubuntu and windows [duplicate]

I have pc and laptop and I am using ubuntu 14.04 beside windows xp sp3 on both devices. I tried to share folders between them . I installed Samba . Set a user and password . Set folders as shared ...
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Troubleshoot networking issues

I'm running Lubuntu on my laptop and raspbian on a raspberry pi. In the process of trying to share the wifi interconnection with my raspberry, over ethernet cable, I've messed up my network settings. ...