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

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How do I get rid of the drive mount confirmation question for sshFS on boot?

With help from this site, I was able to set up an SSHFS connection between two computers on my LAN so that one auto mounts on the other at boot time. Everything works, but there is this annoying ...
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Why do I get this error when I mount a machine using SSHFS?

I thought I asked about this before, but I can't find it. I have a computer called "Mythbuntu" that is on my LAN. When I first boot the computer I work from, I see an entry for "Mythbuntu" in my ...
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SSHFS mount does not work on startup using fstab

While I am able to mount a folder from a remote server using mount folder the entry in fstab is giving Connection reset by peer: I have the following in my fstab sshfs#username@remote:/folder/ ...
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I can SSH into a remote host but get “Connection reset by peer” with SSHFS, what do I miss?

I created a key pair to connect to a Synology disk from 12.04. Deployed, edit ~/.ssh/config to automatically use it. Tested: ssh user@remotesynology -> works like a charm. Tested on a second remote ...
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How can I automount my ecryptfs ~/.private directory without logging in?

On Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, ecryptfs is set up where my /home/user/.private directory becomes decrypted when I login. I can then access my files in /home/user/private. But if I don't login to the ...
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SSHFS very slow in 12.04

I clean-installed 12.04 after using 10.10. When using SSHFS, everything is now very slow. (I am on very fast ethernet, and also tried on wireless). e.g. if I: sshfs ...
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How to stop SSH filesystem from discarding root permissions after every command?

i have a small bash script that mounts my sshfs... problem is it ask for the server/host password for every mount... i have four mounts and i have to enter it every time for 4 times and its ...
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sshfs is mounting filesystems as another user

So I am trying to mount a folder from another computer in my LAN, and I am able to ssh without any issues. But, I am unable to make any changes when I access the mounted folder. This is what I have ...
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sshfs permissions problem — need to be root to view some files [closed]

I'm automounting sshfs shares using a script in /etc/network/if-up.d/ and entries in /etc/fstab. I have keys set up for my user so no password is required. My user (1000) has sudo rights on the ...
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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: [email protected]:/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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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 [email protected]:/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 [email protected]:/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 [email protected]:/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)?