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As per http://www.sysprobs.com/mac-os-guest-virtualbox-326-snow-leopard-1064-windows-7-32-bit Set up Samba on your Ubuntu host file sharing (it should be easy now, I use edited smb.conf but I am sure there is a much easier way now). On you mac guest, go>connect to network and enter smb://ip_of_your_host and then connect (either using guest or login/pass - ...


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SOLVED (seems to be) The problem was in the obey PAM restrictions parameter. By default it is turned off, and I could not remember why I turned it on. The SAMBA config was partially taken from older installation may be I had reasons to be obeyant there :-) When it is ON, then SAMBA-created files are under UMASK restrictions. I don't know, if it is ...


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Create a group, add the users to it. Create a folder. Grant access to the group, with whatever permissions you like. Add a link to the folder (with the same name, probably) to each user's home directory. This is very flexible, but I'll do a walkthrough, for users Adam & Bella: cd ~ ; mkdir share addgroup workers ; adduser Adam workers ; adduser Bella ...


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You can do this by adding the secondary user to a specific group, and then modifying the permissions of the shared folder. Here is how I would do it: Add new group sharedfolders to your Group list: sudo addgroup sharedfolders Then, add the secondary user to this group sudo usermod -a -G sharedfolders secondusername Just replace "secondusername" ...


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In order for Ubuntu and Windows 7 to share files, they have to be configured to be part of the same Workgroup. Also, file sharing needs to be enabled in Ubuntu. Install the Sharing Service in Ubuntu Linux The sharing service or Samba as it is called in Ubuntu is not installed by default. The installation process of Samba varies in complexity depending on ...



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