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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 ...
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Why are some saved pages 'corrupted' when accessed in windows?

Ive been learning and using ubuntu alongside windows 10 to learn Linux, slowly back away from windows and also to keep windows offline as much as possible. That also means i save pages and do my ...
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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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Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, Bluetooth file shareing

How is it possible to send an file for example in image to another phone with Bluetooth. I managed to pair my phone with another phone through Bluetooth but I was not able to send an image file in ...
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Samba Shares not working after reboot

After a reboot of a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) LTS server, the samba shares are no longer working. Details: Connecting to the samba shares from a Windows server using ...
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Sharing Tor socksport via wired ethernet connection?

Using Ubuntu 16.04 on both machines. I've been able to share my VPN IP between devices with an ethernet cable. The host running VPN and Tor: IPv4 Settings: "Shared to other computers" IP Address: ...
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How to share files from Win7 to remote Lubunto desktop server

Could you kindly recommend a tutorial or the right software for sharing files between a computer Win 7 OS and a Lubuntu Desktop OS server? they are not on the same network. Thanks B
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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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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 folder ...
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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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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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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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How to share resources connected by USB on a wireless Network (eg HDD, Flash)

I've got two Ubuntu machines running 14.04 LTS connected over a Wireless network. I can share folders on the internal HDD on both machines with no problem but when I try to share a resource connected ...
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Control Ubuntu 14.04 machine from Win8 machine

I want to control my Ubuntu 14.04 PC from my Windows 8 PC. Both computers are on Cisco EPC3928S and I do not have any problems connecting other windows computers. I can not get Windows 8 to see Ubuntu,...
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Unable to access shared folder

I'm using VirtualBox on Windows 7 with xubuntu guest. I set up guest additions and am able to copy between the clipboards. I'm trying to share C:\share on my host machine. I have it set up as /...
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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 Center....
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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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Co-using folder with root

I'm searching for a workaround for creating a folder which will be fully co-used with root and user including new subdirectories. Example of usage: I have an application which sometimes needs to ...
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How do I start statd to mount a synology nfs share?

(version 14.04) On my synology I've followed the steps to configure a share labeled /volume1/share1, but when attempting to mount on client like this: $ sudo mount 172.x.x.x:/volume1/share1 /mnt ...
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Problem with screen sharing in Skype on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with sharing my screen and seeing other people's screen in Skype 4.3.0.37 on Ubuntu 16.04, the button is grayed out for me and when other people try to share their screen just nothing ...
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USBIP Server Setup Ubuntu 16.04 (Desktop)

So, appears as though I need some help here, as I am not getting this right. I've installed usbip on my clean ubuntu 16.04 test bench, however I'm having no success in setting it up. When I run ...
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Install Mobizen share android screen on PC

How can Install Mobizen on ubuntu? I wanna share an android screen to PC . I using Mobizen but It just supports window, so I try to set up by wine but it not working. plz, help me. Thanks?
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Virtualised Collaboration Network

I've been asked by my work to design, build, and test a virtualised collaboration system to replace what we currently use. It will be used by a team of 5 to reverse engineer malware. We currently ...
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UBUNTU SAMBA SHARE WINDOWS 10 FAILING AFTER FIRST GO

I have just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my laptop. I have set up samba, and can access the UBUNTU directory from my Windows 10 PC only ONCE, immediately after both machines have rebooted. If I ...
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mounting network share with write permission from command line on 16.04 Xubuntu

On a fresh 16.04 xubuntu install I try to connect to a samba network. When I'm browsing with the file manager, I'm asked for my creditentials and i have read-write access to my share. Then, to make it ...
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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 week....
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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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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 Wi-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 sub-...
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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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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 14....
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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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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 ...