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Unable to connect to server: Starbucks wifi and newly installed Ubuntu

Ok, so last night I went ahead with adding Ubuntu to my yoga thinkpad along side Windows 8.1 I love it. Wifi works at home but I decided to drive over to Starbucks today to get some writing work ...
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Problem accessing Windows Share from Ubuntu using Samba

I'm trying to connect to my Windows Share from Ubuntu, and I can't access it although I can access my Users folder. The share works fine when I'm connecting from a Windows computer, so the problem ...
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LAN or workgroup with Ubuntu server and windows clients

I have 35 Windows 7 standalone computers right now and planning to setup a LAN/workgroup using Ubuntu as a server if it's a LAN. Purpose for network: Files from client computers to be accessed by me ...
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Downsides of enabling access using WINS/Netbios from Windows

I'm setting up a Ubuntu server v14.04 and want to be able to access it using its hostname instead of IP from Windows. The solutions I have found are these: sudo gedit /etc/nsswitch.conf hosts: ...
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Connecting to private IP's in Ubuntu 14.04 with Microsoft VPN

I have an installation of Ubuntu 14.04 configured with a VPN connection. I followed this article which seemed to pertain to Ubuntu 12.10 but the instructions seemed to apply for the new version as ...
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Trying to access Windows 8 computer asks for password 14.04 LTS

I have installed Samba share on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - I can see my Windows machine via 'Browse Network' but when I double click the icon it asks me to verify my username, workgroup and password. The ...
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575 views

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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System wide Proxy settings when on a windows network with a password

I'm using Ubuntu on a windows network. I want to connect to the world wide web. I have followed the steps here which I have found very useful. However when I try to ping a website (eg: ping ...
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Ad hoc network between ms windows and ubuntu

I've tried to make ad hoc network on my windows machine and use another ubuntu machine to connect on it. But ubuntu can not see this network. Is there any way to make this ?
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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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Network driver is very weak

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 and ever since I wiped windows and installed it my wireless connection has been horrible. I have never been this frustrated with any of my computers, I pay for 12 mb/s but am ...
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319 views

Directly connect Windows and Ubuntu computers via ethernet cable

I have the following computers on a network: Lenovo B570e [Ubuntu 14.04 LTS] Dell Inspiron N4050 [Windows 8.0 Professional] HP l1000 [Windows 8.1 Enterprise] Compaq [Mercury, don't know the exact ...
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102 views

Cannot change printer name (WERR_ACCESS_DENIED)

I am having MAJOR problems trying to network-share a printer I have connected to my Ubuntu machine (the rest of the machines on the network are all various versions of Windows). I've been tangling ...
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136 views

Ubuntu kicks Windows users from WiFi

I've some serious problems, when I start my Ubuntu laptop and connect to WiFi some (not all) other Windows-laptops loses connection from our network. Then, when they try to reconnect they'll receive a ...
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Why can I connect to a Windows homeshare when I have my VPN turned on but not when I have it turned off?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I wasn't really having any major problems until I took my computer to work. I wasn't able to connect to the local network where all the shared files were kept even though I was ...
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How to ssh from windows to my ubuntu machine in the local network

When I'm trying to ssh to my local ubuntu server from the gitbash on my windows machine Im getting this error: $ ssh 192.168.1.11 ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.11 port 22: Bad file number Other ...
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Can a Ubuntu computer work on a Windows network? [duplicate]

I have a desktop running Windows XP, and I am seriously considering switching to Linux/Ubuntu once support from MS ends in a few weeks. However, I have other computers in my house, all running ...
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Network settings window closes as soon as its opened

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 1 day ago and everything worked fine until I tried to use my wireless network (I was using ethernet connection). My wireless connection does not work currently, I mean, I ...
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How to transfer files to Windows Server through rdp?

I am using Ubuntu, and have tested a lot of rdp clients, right now I am using "Remmina RDC". As a web developer I, need to transfer files to the server "Windows Server" and vice versa. I am new to ...
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How to share VirtualBox Windows XP Guest's Internet Connection with Ubuntu 13.10 Host?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows XP SP3 Installed as a Virtual Machine, the only way for me to access the internet is using a PPP broadband USB Modem (DWM-156) I am not able to run it in Ubuntu, I ...
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Home network with Ubuntu and Windows computers

I have 2 computers: Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1. Both of them wired to router. Ethernet connection on Ubuntu: IPv4 Settings. Method: Automatic (DHCP) IPv6 Settings. Method: Automatic Windows ...
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Ubuntu wireless only connects to some networks

I have dual-booted my windows 8 machine with Ubuntu. No matter which version of Ubuntu I had installed, I was able to connect to my home network on both windows and Ubuntu, but when I got to school ...
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113 views

Virtualbox - how to route sound from Ubuntu host to Windows guest?

Is it possible to route my audio output from my Ubuntu Host to my Windows 7 Guest in Viurtualbox? So it appears as a line input? I'm thinking of connecting windows to my PulseAudio server, but as far ...
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129 views

Samba + VPN + Windows client is very slow

There is something to care about when I use samba in Ubuntu from a Windows XP client? The speed is very slow. I tried to do the same test from a Windows 7 and there was no problems. The test I ...
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Cannot access ubuntu from windows

I cannot access my ubuntu shared folders and I cannot ping it too (from windows). In ubuntu, I have smbd and nmbd services started. The ubuntu machine can be seen in the windows Network directory. The ...
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1answer
53 views

Force Ubuntu server locale to Windows client

I'm trying to setup Ubuntu server as domain controller using samba and it all works great. I can login, get personalized settings and user directory pathed in the clients at login. All except for one ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 searched the net STILL can't see windows shares

Not only can samba not find the shares, the Windows XP VM machine inside of ubuntu can't even see the windows shares. Getting annoyed cuz I'm not finding any real answers here for the average person, ...
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Can Access Ubuntu Share from Windows, but not Windows Shares from Ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu 13.10, configured SAMBA and have access to my ubuntu shares from both my Windows 7/8 Machines and My Mac-book, but I cannot access the shares on my Windows or Mac Pcs from ...
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Samba problem — is it a firewall issue?

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a computer I use as archive for other machines. I need Samba working from various Windows 7 machines. I have confirmed that smbd and nmbd are both working, and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 in Win 8.1 Hyper-V VM won't reach internet

I have a Surface Pro 2. I was able to successfully create a virtual machine on Hyper-V and install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit in it. That was fine. However, I can't an internet connection through Ubuntu. ...
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Secure a samba print server in 12.04

I set up a sambda server on my router, and can access it with ubuntu. I installed the following applications to see the share: $ sudo apt-get install samba samba-common system-config-samba ...
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Unable to connect windows server 2008

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.3 x64 and Windows 8 x64 (dual boot) and my organization has a server running on Windows Server 2008. My problem is that I am able to ping and connect to our ...
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Get sound from a Windows VM to ubuntu via network

I'm using xen to passthu my graphics card so that I can play in my Windows VM. Everything works fine, I'm sharing my Ubuntu's mouse with the Windows guest via network (really good latency, I don't ...
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Win8.1 Share secured with LiveID

I'm very new to the whole Ubuntu thing, so please bear with :) I have a password protected network share on a Windows 8.1 machine (secured with a Microsoft LiveID) that I need to access from Ubuntu. ...
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How to browse windows network in ubuntu 13.10?

While trying to access a Windows network it shows: Unable to access location, Failed to retrieve share list from server, No such file or directory How to solve this, and connect with Windows ...
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connecting ubuntu 12.04 lts to Windows network

I am very new to Linux. I have an existing windows network consisting of 3 windows 7 computers. None of the computer user accounts have a password. How do I connect to the network (including ...
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problem with connection windows 7 - samba

I installed the ubuntu 12.04 server. For access to files I use samba 3.6.3. I set up in samba of the user. I assigned to folders all rights for it, I set the password. I rebooted the server. When I ...
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Connection speed between Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 real slow only after using something

Been working on this for a couple of hours now and I think I have just confused myself way too much. I recently completely uninstalled Windows and installed Ubuntu and have been having so much fun I ...
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How to write the path to a Windows shared folders address in terminal?

I want to permanently mount a few Windows shared folders. I googled that topic and found a lot of good answers, but with all the solutions I have a little problem: I believe I can't properly give an ...
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377 views

Accessing Network through/with Active Directory (network authentication, printers, etc) [duplicate]

In my High school the network (local network with printers and file server + internet access) is using Active Directory for authentication. If I want to print/access the file servers with Ubuntu I ...
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problems setting up ubuntu vm on windows host. cant set static ip

trying to set up a ubuntu vm on a windows host using a bridged network connection and im unable to assign a static ip to the ubuntu vm. the routing table shows 2 sets of entires and i cant reach any ...
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Can ubuntu run on one machine while being installed on another?

I have an desktop computer on which the hard disk gave out its is also connected by network to a brand new i5 desktop running windows. is there a way in which i can install ubuntu on a shared drive in ...
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Not able to connect to internet on Ubuntu

I have a dual boot on my PC. I can access Internet through Windows but cannot do it through Ubuntu. I was able to connect to Internet on both OSses till some days ago, when my brother reset my ...
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Ubuntu FQDN Not pingable on Windows Network

My problem is that my Ubuntu machine seems to have its FQDN setup correctly, yet I cannot ping the FQDN from a windows machine on the same network. Output of various commands on my Ubuntu machine: ...
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259 views

13.04 PPTP VNP to Windows Server but NO Internet

I am currently running on an Ubuntu 13.04 environment. I am able to connect just fine to my Office VPN, the only problem I am having now is I don't have internet access once I am connected. There is ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu from Windows

I'm using wireless router for internet access and local wireless network. When I ping from Ubuntu to Windows XP over a wireless LAN, it works using either IP or hostname of the Windows device. But ...
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Trying to connection to a windows VPN

I'm new to VPNs in general and I'd firgue learning how to do this on ubuntu would be a great start I'm using pptd from the network manager. Whenever I try and connect to the vpn that's using Window's ...
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TeamViewer and remote access problem

I install TeamViewer 8 on my Ubuntu 12.10 (64-bit) laptop. I can remotely connect to my Windows 7 PC (32-bit), but when I try to connect from my Windows 7 device to my Ubuntu device, it works once ...
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Samba shares, using smb.conf or /var/lib/samba/usershare [closed]

Ok, so I caused my own problem by trying to be funny. And now I am very confused about how to fix it. So here we go: Our server has had 2 open shares since day one. only one of them offered windows ...
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Access Windows PC over network from command line [closed]

I am trying to access a Windows PC on my network from Ubuntu using the command line. My goal is to retrieve a few files from that Windows box. I don't have access to the Ubuntu GUI, all I can use is ...