SSH File System (sshfs). A tool that uses SSH to mount a remote filesystem on a local machine.

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Synchronize SSHFS mount with local filesystem

I've got a directory called "secure" that I mount on my laptop via sshfs whenever the server is in reach. While this server is in reach I want to keep it in two-way sync with a directory called ...
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Using autofs with sshfs: “no such file or directory” error

After following instructions on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs, I am able to mount directory via sshfs as root, however, autofs doesn't work for me. My auto.master contains /media/sshfs ...
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SSHFS files from one server to another

I am trying to find the most secure way to transfer files from one server to another. I have the following architecture: Currently I am using the main user salamis in order to mount the ...
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sshfs 'no such file' error

I'm trying to use sshfs to share a folder between two of my computers. I can ssh from the server, and see the folder I want to share. However, when I run sshfs, I get: david@desktop2:~$sshfs ...
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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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Can Natuilus setup SSHFS like/instead of SFTP?

I have Nautilus set up to mount a remote filesystem using SFTP. That works fine, so far, but SFTP seems to have some issues I find unhelpful: When I overwrite an existing text file, the group read ...
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Permission denied on SSHFS automount

I am trying to set up an SSHFS connection between two Ubuntu machines, using /etc/fstab so that they automount from the beginning. I have created an .ssh directory in my home dir on both machines, I ...
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Nautilus freezes if mounted SSHFS-Device is unreachable

Using SSHFS to mount remote file systems in the user space, I have the problem that all instances of Nautilus use to freeze, if one of the mounted hosts is unreachable. That problem occurs with ...
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sshfs transform_symlinks is broken

I've been using the same fstab command for a while now: sshfs#user@host.be:/home/user /home/user/vps fuse user,port=22,uid=1000,gid=1000,allow_other,reconnect,transform_symlinks 0 0 And it used to ...
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sshfs someuser@192.168.0.100:/ ~/Documents/somefolder makes somefolder an unreadable file [closed]

I installed fuse, and added myself to fuse usergroup. The directory somefolder is already created. When I run the command, it asks for the remote password, and if I enter it correctly, prints nothing ...
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How do I stop the default folders from being reset if they're in an SSHFS location?

Last time I was on my laptop I set the default folders for Ubuntu to directories on another computer with SSHFS, but every time I restart my laptop, it just resets everything to /home/thomas (since ...
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GNOME Keyring not remembering auth for autosshfs

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and using autosshfs, a per user SSHFS automount using user’s SSH config and keys. This works great except that Gnome Keyring isn't remembering the authentication and ...
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Auto mount remote NTFS drive on local system

I have an NTFS drive on PC-A that I would like automatically mounted on PC-B on startup or through a launcher so that I can access through Nautilus etc.. PC-A and PC-B are both running Natty Narwhal. ...
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Cannot write to Folder mounted with SSHFS

I just created a folder according to SSHFS (Ubuntu Docs) sudo apt-get install sshfs sudo gpasswd -a jm fuse sshfs -o idmap=user jm@example.com:/path/to/folder folder Then I found that the folder is ...
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SSHFS hangs during file copy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System freeze caused by ath9k driver I use sshfs to handle transfers between servers, but have been running into problems since installing 11.04. I'm not sure if the ...
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How to auto mount using sshfs?

I am using the following command to mount a ssh ubuntu directory to my ubuntu pc. sshfs user@192.xx.xx.xx.xx:/dir/dir /home/username/mount/xxx My question is, can I create a script for this in my ...
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What is the difference between “Connect to server…” and sshfs?

Can anyone quickly explain the technical difference between these two methods? Going to Places -> Connect to Server and select SSH (in GNOME) Using sshfs in terminal This probably boils down to ...
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Automatically mount sshfs on startup?

Is it possible to automatically mount a sshfs filesystem whenever the connection goes up?
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Permissions issues with mounting remote server into a specific folder

I'm doing the following to mount a remote server to a specific path on my server: sshfs user@remoteserver.com:/backup/folder/ /home/myuser/server-backups/ However when I mount the server the folder ...
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How to permanently mount a remote share?

I've got an NAS file server on my local network, in my windows days I just mapped a drive to it and it was just there all the time. I'm having trouble doing the same in Ubuntu. I had done this ...
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gedit + sshfs won't save (vi saves fine!)

I mounted a remote directory using sshfs and I can't save files using gedit, while saving same file using vi works. Changin permission to o-r (640) allows gedit to save files OK. Is there a way to ...
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How to share a remote mounted folder using sshfs?

I used the sshfs app to mount a remote folder. The problem now is that I can't seem to share it. I can see all of it's contents when I directly do an ls and I also see it in the mount list when I run ...
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Is there a GUI utility to mount remote filesystems over SSH?

Is there a GUI utility to mount remote filesystems over SSH (SSHFS)?