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Questions tagged [file-sharing]

the act of sharing files over a network, either server-to-client (nfs), or peer-to-peer (bittorrent)

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Which tools are used for graphically applying roaming profile in Windows server to Ubuntu 16.04 clients?

Are there any possibilities for applying roaming profile and group policies in Windows Server 2012 to Ubuntu 16.04 clients graphically?
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Randomly lose write permissions on Windows 10 when trying to write to Ubuntu 18.04 network share, setup via GUI

So I've shared a few folders via GUI on Ubuntu 18.04. I have a hard drive in Ubuntu machine, ext4, and I'm accessing and writing to it from Windows 10. Everything was working correctly, I transferred ...
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Samba intermittently unreachable

I have a server running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The latest version of samba (4.7.6) is also used to allow PC (all Windows 10 machines) to share files. Everything ran fine until two weeks ago when at the ...
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I can't login to Ubuntu 18.04 from my Macbook (macos). Am I missing something?

My desktop is running Ubuntu 18.04, on which I can easily access files on my Macbook on a local network, but I can't seem to login from my Macbook. Works fine if I share things from Ubuntu to a Guest ...
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How to access server root with netatalk / AFP?

I've installed and configured netatalk successfully. However I'm not able to get access my root directory. I've tried this in /etc/netatalk/AppleVolumes.default : / ROOTVOL allow:root,@root options:...
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Samba share for work timesheets

So I am currently using Samba as a timesheet service for the employees to write their work hours. I have a share called "timesheets" that is accessible to all users that are part of the "timesheet" ...
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How do I transfer files and pictures from my galaxy s7 edge to ubuntu 18.04 lts?

Im new to ubuntu and would like to transfer files and media from my smartphone to my ubuntu laptop. What drivers and/or packages do i need to have?
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Slow processing speed of samba

I use samba for exchanging files within my LAN. The reason I use samba is because there is need to access the server's samba shares from Linux, Windows, and Mac. For exchanging files it works alright. ...
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Ubuntu Studio accessing shared folders on network

Recently I started using Ubuntu studio for my media related works. But am not able to connect to my shared folders on the network. And also I not finding connect to server option on Ubuntu. Can ...
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Is it possible to SAMBA share a specific folder on a different network without sharing the rest?

Sorry if the question header doesn't really make sense, kind of hard for me to explain in few words. Here is a hint of my network topology: WAN-->ISP router-->LAN1-->Ubuntu server acting as router, ...
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How do I install Google's “Drive File Stream”?

I was wondering if it is possible to install Google Drive File Stream on Ubuntu 18.04. I recently bought G-Suite and want to use it in Ubuntu. I have tried "Is there a Google Drive client available?", ...
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Where are Ubuntu 18 network shares configured?

I have a local server running Ubuntu 18.04.1 which was recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15 where I had a few shares configured manually via Samba in /etc/samba/smb.conf like: [myshare] path = /home/...
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Aiming to transfer a very large amount of data from an Ubuntu 18.04 PC to a WIN10 PC. What should I be using?

I need to transfer a reasonably large amount of data from an Ubuntu 18.04 to a Windows. I have checked the other Q/As ([1],[2]) on this site but what I have gathered is inconclusive. People suggest ...
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Ubuntu server machine doesn't seem to be discoverable on network from another Linux machine

I've installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 on the machine I use as my home server. I've installed Samba on it so I could use it as a local file server. However, although I configured Samba and rebooted, my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Name mangling

I don't know whats happening here, if I cp -Rfv /a /b the file names in the destination are suddenly getting mangled to 8.3 is gibberish characters. This only started after I installed NFS and I do ...
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Samba creation help

Im going to keep this quick and simple. I made a samba server and it works like a charm. I mounted my 1tb drive on /files and directed the smb.conf to the path. now what i want is to make my foler (...
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Cannot open Windows 10 folder

I am trying to reset my forgotten MSI windows 10 local password using Ubuntu and when I am trying to access Windows 10 installation folder to locate the Windows/System32/config I get this location ...
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Annoying user password authentication every time I open a picture

I transferred pictures via pscp from Windows to my Ubuntu VM, but every time I open the pictures inside my VM, it asks for a password TWICE. I thought it's about the ownership, so I tried using chmod ...
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Share folder and drive on home network. Xubuntu 18.04

I wish to share files and folders in my home network to use it on Kodi on other devices in network. I am using Xbubuntu 18.04 64bit. I can easily do the same with windows 10 os but I prefer we all ...
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Missing files when I transfer them from Ubuntu 17.10 to Windows 7

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10 on my laptop. When I transfer files like a game (.iso) whose size is (11.5 GB) to my desktop (Windows 7), I check its size and it's 264 MB. Once I transferred files of music (...
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Samba is not working but smbclient does

I want to explore my windows network but Samba isn't working on nautilus or thunar. These are the characteristics The icon Windows Network is there. But if i try to open it keeps on "Opening <> ...
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How can a 18.04 WebDAV share be seen in the “Connect to Server” panel on a different computer?

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and have turned on file sharing in the "Sharing" panel: I can see that the WebDAV server is running on the 18.04 machine on a random port: $ ps -aef | grep dav traack ...
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File sharing between VMware workstation guest and host

I am a newbie in ubuntu and couldn't left behind the need of using windows for Adobe products. For this purpose I am to share my files from Guest OS windows 10 to the host OS Ubuntu 18.04 How could ...
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Access share folder in windows from ubuntu [duplicate]

my company is using share folder in windows and am using ubuntu, please give the commands to follow that sharefolder from ubuntu machine to windows
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Using dav://host.local gives error message “Connection refused”

Host is Ubuntu 18.4, gnome 3.28.2. Using Virtualbox 5.2.10_Ubuntu r121806, the guest is running PureOS release 8 and gnome 3.25.92. For this guest I am using a bridged adapter that allows VMs and ...
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create several users in samba

I have 100 users. So i need to create a samba folder for each user to access to personal folders with individual username and password. I will create them with the following format (in smb.conf ...
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Network file shares not appearing in GNOME or any DE

but they can be accessed via the ftp command in the terminal and via a a file transfer utility such as Filezilla. They don't even show up in GNOME after I've moved files between my computer and my ...
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Transfer, edit and access files from 2018 ipad >onto pc with ubuntu 18.04

How would I transfer files (note taking data files, audio from lectures, etc) from 2018 ipad to my home pc running ubuntu 18.04, and can I open these files on my PC and edit them further or at least ...
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both nfs and smb? or just use smb? [closed]

If I want a nix share to be used by windows and other nix boxes should I just use smb for everything or should I use nfs aswell just for the nix boxes?
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Setting up SAMBA server for home file sharing

Is this the simplest way to enable file sharing to other computers in your home network, if they run Windows instead of Ubuntu? When I right click a folder and click 'Local Network Share', and check '...
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Samba share accessible on Windows after SSH connection established via Cygwin?

So I have an unusual problem that I have been fighting with for literally weeks now. Let me establish the following prior to elaboration: The Samba server is running Ubuntu Server 16.04 All the ...
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How to see files in Windows Server from Ubuntu using VPN

I am really new with Ubuntu but I am really looking forward to keeping learning. When I was using Windows 10 I would connect to my work network via VPN and then I was able to access a server with a ...
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Simple file sharing web application [closed]

I am looking for a simple web application that may be deployed to a web server like Apache or nginx, serving though HTTP(S) the contents of a certain folder. Most web browsers already support this to ...
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Samba 4.7.6 Issues on Ubuntu 18.04

I have been hosting a few public and access-controlled shared folders (located on an external drive) using Samba 4.3.11-Ubuntu under Ubuntu 14.04. That worked very well, and exactly as desired for my ...
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Connect a folder to the server to share via Samba FROM THE TERMINAL

In the Ubuntu tutorial for how to share a folder via Samba, the instructions direct to install samba (Successful), add an entry to the configuration file (completed) then the instruction where I am ...
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Skype on Ubuntu 18.04 issues - doesn't start and logs me out

The Skype app on Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't start when using the Community Theme snap Wayland (communitheme) theme. It automatically takes me to the lock screen Also, clicking on Skype's file sharing icon ...
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How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS [duplicate]

How To Install VNC Server On Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ... How to access Ubuntu 18.04 from Windows 10 using Remote Acess ...
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Access Windows 10 Shared Folder from Ubuntu 18.04

I would like to share files between Windows and Ubuntu. In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I could access shared folder on a Windows machine on my local network my navigating to Other locations in Files (Nautilus),...
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Can not access shared folder sharing file

i am beginner in ubuntu in my computer i have ubuntu 16.04 LTS i am facing issue with file sharing from my another computer i am shared one folder in that i have parent folder also i can do file ...
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What happened to netatalk? MacOS<>Ubuntu filesharing

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 18 (from 17). Sharing files with Apple Macs on the same network was a breeze with 17 (after apt-geting netatalk). But doing sudo apt-get netatalk just gets me Invalid operation ...
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“Insufficient user rights” error accessing documents on Windows server from Ubuntu via samba

Our office uses Windows Server 2003. Fourteen client PCs use Windows (7, 8.1 & 10) plus 10 more client PCs use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Linux users have issues in accessing data from server. Some files (...
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Ubuntu Server sync with Samba

I've been looking for this for a about 2 hours now, and didn't find what I needed. I'm not really good with Ubuntu, and I set my server up with all with my googling. I had to change my server from my ...
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Best practice for shared directory on server (samba windows 10 clients)

Setting up file sharing on Linux server (Ubuntu) with Samba for Windows 10 clients. Originally setup this environment 7 years ago on Fedora server, but I am uncertain that I did it in the best ...
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Networking 2 Ubuntu computers?

I have recently started using Ubuntu (versions.14;16 & 17)) on several old PCs and been very impressed by the way it automatically sets itself up and communicates with any peripherals attached. I ...
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Samba share can't serve Win 10 since fall creator update - System error 1272

I think I had this working awhile back, but now I can't connect over a Win 10 machine. Apparently this is because Windows (since the fall creator update to version 1709) no longer allows logging in as ...
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Cant save files in wine

I'm having a weird bug in wine Everytime when i try to save my FamiTracker module music it will not save but only create a blank file
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Ubuntu 16.04 Samba Server on a Windows Domain

I'm trying to use Samba Server to share folders with Windows Domain Groups. first steps of joining my ubuntu 16.04 server to the domain works fine and has installed the following packages apt ...
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Ubuntu implementation of Windows “Previous Versions” tab?

I have implemented a FreeNAS solution and setup SMB sharing. I have also setup regular snapshots. I was pleased to find that Windows was able to see these snapshots in it's "Previous Versions" tab: ...
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how to make my document file available to another user?

ubuntu 17.1. As user one I have downloaded desktop images into my downloads folder. How can I make them available to user two? I tried to do it by copying the files to public as user one. but when ...
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Is there a way to connect to a remote device using the Go-Enter Location… pull-down menu on Ubuntu Files?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Someone described a method to connect to a remote device using the Go-Enter Location...feature on Ubuntu Files. In this case, there's a Raspberry Pi at IP address 192.168.86....