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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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Cannot access Ubuntu samba shares from Mac OS after install of Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my server, replacing 14.04 (not upgrading it). I gave it the same name (ubuntu-server) as before. I installed Samba and redefined the shares previously established, ...
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Set up WINS server, cannot get it to resolve name

I setup a WINS server on an Ubuntu linux machine by installing Samba, and changing the following in /etc/samba/smb.conf: wins support = yes name resolve order = lmhosts host wins bcast Then, on a ...
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Share WiFi on Windows to Ubuntu via LAN

I have the problem, that in my room, I get WiFi but no LAN. I have two PCs standing there, where just my Windows PC has a WiFi Stick. Now I want to share this connection through LAN diretctly to the ...
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How could I configure and properly create a WiFi hotspot in a big corporate lan?

I've went through some tutorials regarding how to build a hotspot under Ubuntu. My Ubuntu is connected in a big corporate lan and will post settings later. $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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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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How to setup remote desktop?

I have 2 Ubuntu 14.04 machines running the default Ubuntu desktop, I only have a monitor for one so I'm trying to setup remote desktop on the machine without a monitor. How can I setup the non-monitor ...
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Can't access windows share

My sister has a Windows 7 laptop with some shared folders over the network. From my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop in Files, Browse Network, I can see and access her workgroup but when I try to access her pc ...
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Looking for Best Practices on LVM Vollumes Shared between Host and Guest

I want to create a VirtualBox machine inside my Kubuntu 14.04, it will run Windows 7 64Bits. The machine will have two drives, Boot (128MB) and C (48GB). I want the drives to be LVM (Linux Logical ...
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How can I setup an NFS share using a GUI?

Is there a GUI for selecting which folders are shared via NFS?
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rpc rights grant SeDiskOperatorPrivilege fails

I have followed the https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_a_Samba_AD_Member_Server#Starting_the_daemons and https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_and_configure_file_shares_with_Windows_ACLs ...
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More Explanation on File Sharing

In a recent question about configuring file sharing between Ubuntu computers, someone gave the following helpful answer: Samba is intended for sharing between windows and ubuntu. For sharing in ...
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Create links between folders for samba share

I want to put different folders (same filesystem) into a samba share (on Ubuntu). My idea is to create different links into another folder. Let me give you an example of the folder structure. It's ...
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Why can I not access my Samba shared folder?

I just upgraded from a non-LTS Ubuntu to 12.04 LTS; this was a complete fresh install. Now I am trying to set up 3 storage hard drives as Samba shares. But for some reason they do not show up on other ...
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How can I setup a shared second hard drive over LAN so that users have file edit permission?

I have a second hard drive setup on ubuntu. It is partitioned using ext3. I have set it up as shared over a network. When other members of our office add files to it using both Mac OSX and windows 7/8 ...
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ubuntu wireless hotspot? [duplicate]

I want to know how to share wireless connection and create a wireless hotspot. On Windows i use "netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=myssid pass=mypass". And then "netsh wlan start ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to share a folder with read-only access for guests and write for authenticated users

I'm configuring a file server at work. It's an Ubuntu server where I've mounted and shared a hard disk. i.e. Via "Local Network Share" - samba under the hood. This works fine. Users can browse to the ...
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Intranet LAN networking for office PCS

I am a Newbie in Ubuntu. I have 8 new PCs installed with Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to do networking in them. I want to share files in all PC's Ubuntu to Ubuntu which includes sharing a drive and ...
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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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Samba Sharing on Mapped Share

So I'm trying to do something that may not be possible. I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 with the latest samba. I have a Windows 2008 Storage Server Nas with a shared drive, that I mount in fstab in ...
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Cannot mount Windows 98 SE share over SSH to Ubuntu 14.04

I am in a SSH session to Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to mount a Windows 98SE share using the following command: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.2/uniserv /tmp/uniserv/ -o sec=lanman,servern=Uniplus1 ...
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I cant access Ubuntu from Windows 7

I read and followed easy install instructions for sharing files with Ubuntu. I have three computers, Windows 7 64-bit home premium, Windows Vista and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My problem is that I cant ...
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Install Ubuntu and share folder with windows 8 [duplicate]

My wife just bought a laptop with window$ 8 preinstalled on it. For her studies she needs windows but she wants Ubuntu as well because win 8 sucks. How can I install ubuntu in dual boot and share a ...
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Running tv by ethernet from pc on wifi

My desktop computer is running Ubuntu 14.04. It is connected by WiFi to my router. My tv has an ethernet port. I have that connected to the ethernet port on my pc. I have netflix on my Ubuntu box. ...
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Does a virtual whiteboard that offers real time editing exist for ubuntu?

I'd like to give a presentation to several people using skype. Now....the thing is that I want them to look at a document that I previously created and give me real time answers to my questions. Is it ...
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Samba server: network printer share restriction

How can I restrict access to only one out of two printers attached to my Ubuntu 10.04 Server? Currently, I am using the default configuration (smb.conf) slightly adapted, however this is standard ...
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WebDav server/client crash when uploading more than 750mb (Apache2 + Nautilus)

I am running an Apache server with SSL and basic auth (.htpasswd) and webdav enabled for a share. I have 2GB RAM, the server is dual core and has plenty of hdd space available (3TB). I can ...
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Sync packages among Ubuntu(s)

I have a number of Ubuntu computers. I'd like to sync among my computers all .deb packages installed via apt-get install. There were a way before using an Ubuntu One account and Ubuntu Software ...
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How to share folders that are on a partition on a secondary hard drive?

Here's my situation. I have a desktop computer with 2 hard drives in it. Hard drive 1 has windows installed on it and pretty much has nothing to do with this, I think. Hard drive 2 has a partition ...
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How can a share storage between Linux, Windows, and Mac

How can I share an internal hard drive across a network with both Windows and Mac with guest read and write permissions?
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Can't get the shared clipboard to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm working on a VM that I've recently updated to the 14.04LTS. Although the Guest additions are installed, the support for both clipboard and drag and drop is set to bidirectional, when my mouse ...
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Share directories with Active Directory users

I need to configure an Ubuntu, to share directories. The allowed users are in an Active Directory in Windows 2003 server. Can I use ntlm for that or only kerberos?
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unable to access samba shares in Ubuntu, in windows it works fine

Yesterday I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot with windows 7. I have 2 samba shares which I installed on a pogoplug which I can access perfectly from my windows7 environment. When I try to ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 share internet from eth0 to eth1 with commandline

I have installed ubuntu server 14.04 LAMP with two network adapters and I'm attempting to share the network from eth0 (WAN) to eth1 (LAN). The reason for doing this is that the Ubuntu Server works as ...
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best practice for sharing data between users [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu and i've partitioned disk as follows / 100G swap 30g -- i need to run virtuals /home 500g and that structure after searching the problem I face is where to put files for ...
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Setup NFS on a folder that has symlinks to other drives/partition

I build a new Ubuntu Home Server, Previously I used Samba but research indicates NFS is faster. [This replaces my old arch machine] Here is the scenario: I Have 4-5 HDD attached and mounted on ...
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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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Route all windows shares on home network to be discoverable over vlan at other network location

Okay, so just like the title say,. I have two LAN networks (say Net1 and Net2). --Net1 has PC1 and PC2. --Net2 has PC3 and PC4. These networks are connected through, shall we say Hamachi. I want ...
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Error 255 when sharing folder on Ubuntu 12.04

I try to share folder on Ubuntu, the steps I did: Right click on folder I clicked sharing options Then I clicked share this folder Then I clicked create share I got this message :'net ...
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How to access Media Files across Android and Ubuntu while using dual-boot

I'm using dual-boot on my Nexus 4 with Android and Ubuntu OS. Is there an option to access the Media (Picture, Music, Video etc.) files stored on Mobile while boot in either OS? E.g. the stored music ...
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How to execute a “name.desktop” file?

#!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Link Name=ShareFolder Icon=/usr/share/icons/DPL/NetworkShare.png Name[en_US]=ShareFolder URL=smb://servername/sharefolder This is my .desktop ...
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How to share a folder in the same PC between Ubuntu and Windows

I need to know if its possible to share a folder, so that I can open the files in it from Ubuntu and Windows. At the time, I'm using Windows but planning to move back to Ubuntu but my problem would ...
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Shared printers published on 14.04 cannot be seen by 12.04

I have a laser printer connected via USB to my new 14.04lts 64bit desktop installation. It is set as shared and server settings are set to publish. It prints fine from 14.04 desktop. I have a laptop ...
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Sharing files to another account

I have just opened an account on the system settings on my pc for family members. I want to put some pictures and videos from my account on to theirs.
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sharing FAT partition on external SSD setup with windows

I am having a problem getting some storage space. Let me start by saying I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a external Solid State hard drive so I can access my work from multiple computers. I ...
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Console freezes on auto-complete of /mnt/folder (CIFS) share

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that will lock up after an undetermined amount of time when you attempt to tab-auto-complete the path of a CIFS share in the /mnt directory. I mount the share and it seems ...
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Lubuntu and XP file transfer

I now have Lubuntu and XP on my laptop so I am wondering how ( if ) I can transfer files etc from XP to Lubuntu. I realize I could write them all to disc and then presumably load into Lubuntu but I am ...
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Share a folder between Windows 8.1 guest and Ubuntu 14.04 host in VirtualBox [duplicate]

I have a computer running Ubuntu 14.04, with Windows 8.1 running inside VirtualBox. I needed Windows for a number of reasons, mainly for Office and OneDrive (school things). My problem is that I ...
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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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How to stream my laptop screen to the TV?

Recently I bought a Samsung Smart TV and with my Android mobile phone (using an app called Wifi Display) I can stream what I see on the mobile to the TV. Is this feature available on Ubuntu? I would ...