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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Ubuntu 22.04 Samba Server / User Cant login / windows pc cant access

First of all, sorry for my poor English. I have few questions for Samba on Ubuntu I just new noob in Linux system, my new company wanted me to upgrade our service team file server from Debian Bullseye ...
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Way to share Virtual Machine image for independent use for multiple users (on different host machines)?

I have made a virtual machine in VirtualBox that works for me. I want to share the same Virtual Machine image with another user so they can use my "environment" & minimize time spent ...
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SeDiskOperatorPrivilege fail password ok

I need to share a ubuntu 20.04 server folder using windows ACL The server is set as a AD member, i can see the server in the "users & computer" app on win 10 client. To setup samba i'm ...
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Samba guest ok = no doest appear in testparm -s

If I set guest ok = no in samba configuation file, when running testparm -s, it does not appear on the that file. After changing the samba.conf file I saved it and restart the samba file and then run ...
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I want to share my files and wifi simultaneously to my home router

I want to share my files and at the same time have my router receiving internet connection from my Ubuntu laptop. The problem I get is because if I share my network from PC I must connect the Ethernet ...
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can not connect my android phone to ubuntu

I am using a android phone with android 10 I plug the device on my laptop, using Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS, and select file transfer and averything ok but when I click in the device this error pops up: error ...
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How to see path of my network shared folder?

I installed samba and made a new folder I named shared under /home/brian/shared. I want my printer to be able to scan documents here. I tried to put this as a shared network folder for my printer and ...
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Displaying correct storage space using Samba (multiple hard disks)

I have created a shared folder using Samba that I access from a Windows computer. Just recently though I mounted a new drive to a folder inside the shared one, to "unify" the disks to one. ...
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Recent automatic update of Samba in 20.04 results in 'Fail to retreive share list from server' when trying to access windows machines on LAN

I am running an ethernet LAN with Windows XP through Windows 10 machines interfacing with all 6 general flavors of Ubuntu. Since 20.04 has SMB1 deactivated, was able to get complete readability of ...
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NordVPN blocking local file sharing traffic (tried whitelisting internal IP)

I'm trying to set up my Linux server to always be connected through NordVPN while still allowing for local network file sharing. I've read that whitelisting the internal IP (ex. 192.168.1.0/24) has ...
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How to Allow Samba Shares for Domain users?

I have a samba server with shares using POSIX ACL. We installed the Active Directory domain controller by using Turnkey image, I joined Ubuntu Server to the domain following this , Installed ...
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1 laptop cannot access Ubuntu file sharing computer

My office has been running 2 Ubuntu Linux boxes for over a year, one of which has a virtual win2K server running. They have been great; always up. But one of our 8 PC's is unable to create a Network ...
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Unable to finish Samba Setup - Kubuntu 21.10

I've been attemping to set up a Samba share from my Linux host to my Win10VM. I'm trying to get away from using Windows, but still need some Windows-only software for work. I've chosent to go the VM ...
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UFW Deny out on specific adapter except for LAN traffic, VPN usage

I have two interfaces on a VM, one is traffic going out to web on VPN adapter (proton0) and the other should allow lan traffic (ens160). The rules make sense to me however, I cant ping a lan address ...
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Samba creates new files with no write Permissions for Group/Others

I am running Samba 4.7.6 on a Ubuntu 20.04 LTS install inside an ESXi Machine. The shares work fine to view but when I or my wife try to create a new file or directory from Windows, we get the old no ...
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Where are logs stored when connecting (or failing to do so) to a file server?

I have a user running Ubuntu. When they are in the office, connected directly to the local network, they are unable to connect to a file server just down the hall from there office. To do so, he must ...
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How to copy files from an ssh machine to my local pc?

I'm connected to a ubuntu linux box using ssh -X 'username@institution' I'm confused on how to copy a file from the remote linux box to my local PC, say the Documents folder. I'll be transferring from ...
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cannot list mobile phone directory content through obexftp command

I have two android mobile phones first one is OPPO and other one is ASUS. I can send and receive files from both the devices through my laptop using bluetooth with the help of gui. The problem I am ...
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Fix permissions on files copied to samba shares automatically

so I have a samba share where I have multiple groups and user. in my case: A user named CEO would be a member of groups Partners and Users, While user Clerk would be just a member of group Users . ...
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How to send image from clipboard on Ubuntu to clipboard on Android using KDE Connect?

If I copy a text on my Ubuntu 20.04 then it instantly appears on my Samsung tablet's clipboard. But if I copy an image to the clipboard on Ubuntu (using ctrl + shift + printscreen) then the image does ...
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Is it possible to configure SAMBA share between ubuntu instance and windows, and if yes how?

I have ubuntu 20.04 instance on my AWS Lightsail, is it possible to somehow configure samba share? I need to see shared folders on windows (from my PC that is in different network) from ubuntu ...
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Samba on Ubuntu 20.04 stopped working after todays update: more info

Check smbd. smbd --version Version 4.13.14-Ubuntu Below smb.conf was working prior to today's update. from: sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf towards top of file: # Change this to the workgroup/NT-...
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Two way synch from Desktop to (ReadyNas) network drive

I am trying to make my documents folder synchronise with my ReadyNas network drive. Currently, I am already synchronising my Windows Laptop's Documents folder with the network drive on my ReadyNas via ...
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Samba Share not showing up under "other locations" in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Samba share on an Ubuntu server running 20.04. I have a client running Ubuntu Desktop running 20.04. I am having trouble getting the share to show up. The share is accessable by ip address. ...
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Copying files from Samba to other machine drop network

I own a Vaio Intel notebook with Ubuntu 21.10 installed. It has an Intel Corporation WiFi Link 5100 wireless network card. Ubuntu loads the iwlwifi-5000.5.83.ucode Samba version 4.13.14-Ubuntu and smb....
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Can't access MY OWN samba share?

The relevant info: Ubuntu 21.04 In a private VPN (OpenVPN) Can access the samba shares of another windows machine from this machine through the vpn Can see my own share Am in the "sambashare&...
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QEMU/KVM single file from Ubuntu host's shared folder not available in Windows guest

I'm at a loss with the following setup: My Ubuntu server runs a native QEMU/KVM based Windows 10 (no Virtualbox or alike!). Two folders of the server are shared with the Windows guest. Everything is ...
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Can't copy or past files in other locations in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu in my laptop by partitioning HDD, but now I couldn't copy or past files in other locations of my lap it's showing "Error while copying, the destination is read-only". ...
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Can't transfer files from Android to Ubuntu via USB cable

I am using Ubuntu 21.10. I tried to transfer files from my Android phone (Redmi Note 4) to my laptop via USB cable by enabling the file transfer option on the phone. Ubuntu detects my phone, but when ...
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Which file transfer protocol will support Linux-like file names with NAS?

I am using Ubuntu 21.04, and I need use Nautilus to transfer files between Ubuntu and a NAS. The NAS supports AFP, FTP, and SMB transfer protocols. Therefore, I can only use the following paths in ...
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Samba between 2 ubuntu systems is one-way only

I am having a problem with my samba configuration. I have an ubuntu system, let's name it A, that had ubuntu 16.04 until recently and now has ubuntu 20.04. This A computer was connected to a second ...
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Copy program form one pc to another for noob

Welcome in new to quite linux i need to copy program form really old PC to a new. I tried copy entire folder to new PC with pendrive, but program wasn't starting. Program is called magad and its not ...
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Suddenly can't access samba share from windows 10 file explorer after it was previously working Ubuntu Sever 20.4

I got ubuntu server up and running perfectly, everything is working exactly as intended. I was doing a file transfer to move all the things I wanted to back up, the exchange finished and a few hours ...
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Gradle: Failed to load native library 'libnative-platform.so' for Linux amd64

For Ubuntu I have installed Gradle 7.2 and the repository directory in /opt/gradle/ to be shared for some users: Therefore: /opt/gradle/ 7.2 rwxr-xr-x root root repository rwxr-xr-x ...
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SFTP configuration for small group to upload and arrange a common set of folders

I have a website on ubuntu 20.04 for displaying family historical images. It's built on nodejs/express and it's coming along nicely. The site basically wraps around the folder structure and pages ...
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Netcat files transfer over a private backend 10G network [duplicate]

I have a bunch of machines on Ubuntu 20.04 as well as a storage server on Ubuntu 20.04. I'm looking to transfer quickly files of 100 Gb+ to the storage server with Netcat. I would like to be able to ...
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When using Samba, how do I stop programs from deleting and recreating a file when I edit it?

I have a Raspberry Pi that I've set up as a home file server. It's running Ubuntu Server 21.04 and Samba Version 4.13.3-Ubuntu. Here's the relevant part of my /etc/samba/smb.conf file: [NAS] ...
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Is there...A way to transfer files from Ubuntu to Android?

Title. I've done a bit of searching here but I'm quite baffled. I recently acquired a Samsung Galaxy S7, and while I'm quite excited about it, I'm having difficulty transferring files via USB. "...
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21.04 Prevent sleep while sharing media (UPnP/DLNA)

21.04 has built in support for sharing media using UPnP (aka DLNA) in Settings > Share. If the machine goes to sleep while someone accesses this media the stream is broken for the client when e.g. ...
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HTML File can be copied but not opened?

I am having a strange issue with an HTML file on a samba share being accessed via Win10 mapped drive. The file can be copied (Ctrl+C/Ctrl+V) to the windows server, but when I try to double click it ...
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File/Folder Authentication

I need Access control group like: Admin -can edit, update, delete, print, share file User -can only view and can't do any of this How can we do that???
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How to make KDE connect launch at startup?

I was wondering if there is a way to make KDE connect Launch as soon as the system boots/reboots. I always have to open the KDE connect app to make sure an instance of it is running in the background, ...
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How do I get folder sharing working between Ubuntu 20.04 server and my Windows PC's?

I have a Server in my closet running Ubuntu 20.04 on the boot drive and has a hardware Raid 1 array set up on 2 6TB HDD's. I want to be able to share the entire 6TB array to all my Windows PC's so I ...
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sharing files from Mac (ubuntu os) to other mac machines

I am trying to set up a file sharing server with an old model mac mini that is running ubuntu 20.04. I am trying to share office documents from the mac mini (server) between other client mac machines. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Samba NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_REFUSED

I recently upgraded from 16.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS and now I have problems connecting from Windows/10 to Ubuntu. I do have one connection active from Windows/10: BUT, I cannot connect any others: C:\...
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What's the fastest way to distribute a large file between a fleet of machines?

Imagine you run a highly parallel service which requires you to sync a large file (let's say 100GB) between many machines (let's say 100) on a regular basis, and you want to get this data distributed ...
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Why can't windows see my samba share?

New guy here attempting to set up a samba share from a Ubuntu virtual machine. I've got an ESXI server running various VMs, and one of them is a Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS machine. I am simply trying to make ...
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how to make Ubuntu 20.04 give guest permissions for local file share to windows 10

so far i have a file share set up and ive gotten to the point where it is now discoverable on my windows 10 pc by adding a wsdd service (i think thats what i did anyway. mostly just following ...
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How to install afpfs-ng in Ubuntu 20.04?

After downloading and running sudo dpkg --install afpfs-ng_0.8.1-1_i386.deb I get Selecting previously unselected package afpfs-ng:i386. (Reading database ... 120690 files and directories currently ...
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How to mount AFP shares/volumes via /etc/fstab in Ubuntu 20.04?

How to mount AFP shares/volumes from a remote server using /etc/fstab? Since I can connect to AFP servers using Nautilus (afp://...) all required shoftware should be on my system. But how to get it ...
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