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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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Sharing folder issue between window 7 and ubuntu 14.04

We have around 5 Ubuntu installed pc in our office and 1 windows 7 PC. There is a sharing folder in windows 7 pc which can be read/write from every Ubuntu PC. Everything was going fine until last ...
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File sharing with virtual directories

I´m sorry if this is not the right place to ask this... I´m trying to create some kind of server where I wan't to store all the software that is used in my school organized by the different classrooms ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 and Mint 17.3 sharing home partition

On my Lenovo G780 laptop I want to use Linux Mint 17.3 and Kubuntu 16.04. Under Linux Mint I set up a home partition before. Now I additionally installed Kubuntu in a separate partition. I would like ...
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share files from ubuntu server 14.04 lts to windows

I configurerd the samba to share files. "/home/thomas/media/" its a 2nd harddrive. But when i add the share file to my windows computer its only a network folder. I would like it to be like a drive. ...
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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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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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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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How can I mount NFS directory on Unity?

An NFS directory is shared by a SPARC server. Utilizing a Samba application, it is not a problem to link a folder shared by an MS-Windows server. But, it is hard to link a directory shared by an NFS ...
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How to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through Wi-Fi

Like the title said, I need to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through wifi, but (important!) considering that my laptop is connected to Internet through Wi-Fi too, I only have one ...
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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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how to see the connected device to my hotspot in ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have make a wifi hotspot using kde-nm-connection-editor. Now I am looking for a way to I can see the device that connected to it. I try nmap but that what I have got ...
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How can I implement location sharing into a webapp

I would like to know, how I need to edit the click webapp packages generated by the ubuntu webapp generator (https://developer.ubuntu.com/webapp-generator/) so that it is possible to allow websites to ...
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how to share a windows printer (no wifi) with ubuntu?

I bought a printer which only has windows drivers. I installed these drivers on windows 10, it works fine, but I would like to be able to print from ubuntu 14.04 too, and I don't know if it is ...
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Thunderbird and a shared “home” partition

I have arch and ubuntu installed on the same laptop but different partitions. They share the same "home" on a separate partition but with the different user names: /home /ubunut_user /arch_user ...
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Internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to Virtualbox

I installed virtualbox on Ubuntu desktop, how internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to virtualbox? in virtualbox I installed mikrotik.In Windows just click "Open Network and Sharing Center" -> ...
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Shared Files are not collaborating (only coming as read only)

I have shared a folder and files inside (over a LAN network - Peer to peer). The permissions are for read and write for everyone. But whenever someone (from a different machine in the same network ) ...
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Personal File Sharing, “packages are not installed”

In Personal File Sharing menu I am getting this. I want to enable this. Here, what should I do ?
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Sharing home directories

I (wish to) have a file server with a few users, each of witch with their own (private) home directory. If one of the users are 'dave', what's the difference between [homes] valid users = %S ...
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File share - unable to find suitable address

So I'm kinda new to these type of commands, not knowing what everything means I can't specifically correct what I'm doing wrong. Trying to share my 1st folder between Windows and Ubuntu, I've ...
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samba file sharing error

'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot convert name "Everyone" to a SID. The connection was refused. Maybe smbd is not running. This is what i get when i try to share a ...
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folder/file share between ubuntu gnome and lubuntu

can you tell me how to share a folder/file between lubuntu 15.10 and ubuntu gnome 15.10? the ubuntu one is connected to the internet via WIFI and the lubuntu machine is connected via cable to the ...
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Ubuntu Market Share

I don't Know if this question have to be answered here but it's all about Ubuntu. There are many different sources about the usage share of operating systems , the stats are always different and ...
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My hotspot is not visible for my android phone

I made hotspot on classic way. Create New WiFi Networr... etc. and it's working but when I'm searching my hotspot on my android he can't recognize her. So how to solve this
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I want to beable to record the same audio input with multiple applications

As my title says. I would like to beable to record the same audio input from my sound card to multiple applications. I have been told it can be done with a modification to asoundrc but I don't know ...
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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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Share folders between two Ubuntu systems on two different local network

I have two Ubuntu system 15.04, 15.10, and I am able to share folders one way. I have both systems on two different local networks. one has an address of 12.0.2.12 and the other 12.0.1.12. One network ...
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Share 2nd drive permanently in Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS

I have a Ubuntu server with 2 drive working as a file server in. Drive one has OS. I would like to use the 2nd drive as a shared drive. Is this possible and how can I do this without having to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...