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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How to *STOP* sharing a folder

To share a folder on my Local Area Network, I used these instructions, and just had to click the box saying "Share this folder". Great. Then I changed my mind, so I thought in order to UNDO that, I ...
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Why am I seeing unknown devices in “network:///”?

Resolved! Thank you user535733 :) Dear Ubuntu community, I was looking through my folders and when I clicked on "Network", I saw several devices that I can share files with. Problem is, I do not ...
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View HTML files from Ubuntu on Windows

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS installed on my primary computer and Windows 10 1909 installed on secondary computer. I usually build websites. If I want to view a simple HTML file, I just open it on the ...
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Move many large media files from Windows 10 laptop to Ubuntu Server 20.04?

I'm completely new to Linux. I built a new computer today to store all my large media files. I now want to move all these media files from my Windows 10 laptop to my new Ubuntu computer. I also want ...
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Share directory over internet with Windows 10 computers

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop and would like to share several directories over the internet with remote Windows 10 computers. It's possible?? Thank you...
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Input/output error on USB disks when I use qBittorrent

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4. I connected 4 USB disks to the Pi: two USB 2.0 disks to USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 disks to a USB 3.0 hub connected to one of two USB 3.0 ports. All ...
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Samba shared directory not found in windows machine

I have followed plenty of tutorials for "Sharing folder from ubuntu to windows using samba using the command line". The whole installation though commands go will. But in the end, When I start to ...
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Setting up ftp access to a single directory for user group

I am building a small app that needs to download some data dataset from my remote server (Ubuntu 16.04). The data resides in a specified directory that should not be written by the users. I only want ...
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How to share files between local Ubuntu and remote Windows computer?

I have a local Ubuntu 18.04 machine and a remote Windows 10 machine. I need to share ~15GB of files instantly between the two machines. Ubuntu machine is using openconnect to connect to the VPN of ...
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Ubuntu won't download big files from my server

I'm having a weird issue when trying to download files from a server via SFTP or NFS. It happens with my local NFS (with krb5 authentication) and SFTP server as well as with my external server. When I ...
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Samba file locking and sharing has stopped working

I am running a small office network on an Ubuntu server 18.04 with Samba. Most of the regular computers are Ubuntu, with one 14.04, one 16.04, four Linux Mint 18.04. There are two Win 10 computers ...
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File already opened exclusively by another user

I am trying to run a windows application (Enterprise Architect) through Wine. It seems to work perfectly when I work locally. But we have a shared file on a windows share and when running in Windows ...
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How to Play Media To Smart TV via Wifi Like Popcorn Time?

When I am playing movies via Popcorn Time, it automatically detects my Samsung Smart TV since my PC and TV are connected to the same Wifi network. How can I play media files on my smart TV from my ...
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SAMBA Issues: Core file & Cannot See Share from certain Win 10 Machines

I installed Ubuntu 19.10 a short time ago. One of the way I would like to use it is as a file server. Using the Gnome GUI, I enabled sharing on a folder called UbuntuShare and clicked through the ...
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How do I get samba permissions working?

I've been trying to set up Samba sharing between a windows and ubuntu machine and I've got it mostly working. The only issue is when I create a file on windows, I can't edit it on Ubuntu only delete ...
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Using xrdp from Windows host to Ubuntu 18.04 Hyper-V VM, I cannot modify files

I have a Ubuntu 18.04.3 image (created using the Quick Create in Hyper-V Manager). The same thing happens with a 19.04 image where I've manually installed xrdp. This is the "optimized" image with ...
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Successfully set up Samba share with Ubuntu 19.10 but cannot access with some old devices

I have created a Samba share with Ubuntu 19.10 the most easy way: In the files browser, right-click on the folder I want to share, select "Local network share", then at first time a prompt will ask to ...
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How to make sure, files are shared and transferred via ethernet rather than WiFi?

I have two ubuntu machines, that are both connected to a local network via WiFi. But at the same time they are also directly linked with an ethernet cable. Now on one machine I am sharing a folder ...
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Why does Samba list the whole server folder-structure

I'm rather new to Linux and Samba and tried to create a share to store some files on my server. This is what I did: Installed samba Created Unix user Created Samba user Created the folder I want to ...
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Unable to find Android device photo through applications' open file

I have an Android mobile phone and I connect it to my desktop computer running Kubuntu 18.04 via USB cable. On connecting, Android prompts me with three options: No data transfer File Transfer ...
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100% Uninhibited LAN file sharing & collaboration?

I am helping a retirement aged friend to modernize his tiny office & it now has 4 PCs all running Ubuntu Mate 18.04.3 . (I've been trying to get this help at the U/M forum as well...it is still ...
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Scp any 100 files and its corresponding xml files to a remote pc?

I have around 2000 images in a folder.I need to scp 100 or 'n' no of files from the directory to a remote pc folder.I have the files as follows. 1. A.jpg 2.A.xml 3.B.jpg 4.B.xml..... etc How can i ...
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Samba does not respect group permissions: users cannot create, but delete files in folder

I have a Samba server based on Ubuntu 18.04, accessed by Windows 10 machines. There are several regular users and one admin user in the office. Since I want to keep the folder structure and prevent ...
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Ubuntu network file-sharing

This couldn't be simpler, but I've failed to get it working, so I hope some Samba or Avahi experts can help me here. I have a laptop and a desktop on a home network both running Ubuntu 19.10, along ...
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Machine is running very slow after installing the OS

I was using 18.04 LTS vs previously, the major problem I faced is the wifi hardware issue and can't able to solve that. I am using an HP notebook,1 TB HDD and 8 GB of ram. secondly, my system boot ...
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Transfering files from Mac to Ubuntu 18.04

I'm a newbie, so please forgive my ignorance. I'm trying to find out how to transfer files from an iMac to Ubuntu 18.04. What is the best and easiest method and how do I go about performing it (step ...
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How can I set up fully anonymous access to a Samba share?

guest account = nobody guest only = yes guest ok = yes map to guest = bad user This is a crutch to access shared folder with a random name which I type. I hate this method. I am looking for ...
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How do I access my Windows 10 file share?

I am trying to access my Win10 shared drive from Ubuntu 18.04. I know I need to edit the smb.comf file but I can't seem to do so. I also know I need to open said file as root but I can't seem to ...
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Coppy file to a windows share folder

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 and new to Linux OS. in the office network connection is wireless (Wi Fi) I tried to copy a file to shared folder and it was unsuccesful and I tried it with Terminal. it also ...
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File server on EC2 Ubuntu 18.04 accessible from Windows 10 clients

Over the past week, I've tried tutorials on PPTP, OpenVPN and Samba, but I can't find a combination that works for me to connect from Windows and use my Ubuntu server for file sharing. I'm wondering ...
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*UPDATED* 18.04 - Input/Output error when attempting to open files on NFS mount

Yesterday I applied the latest software updates. Today, I can't open any documents (with any application) on some of my NFS mounts. I can't even copy them to a local directory. All other users on the ...
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Ubuntu Local Network Share - Failed to mount Windows share: Permission denied

I've just set up a home server running Ubuntu 19.04 with a dedicated hard drive for file sharing (Ubuntu is installed on a separate drive). Both drives are formatted with ext4. On the dedicated hard ...
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“verify local data” doesn't fix corrupt download

I can't specifically say, but I think one particular torrent keeps showing as corrupt. What I've done is to locate the specific folder, deleted all of the downloads, and then re-initiated the ...
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how to import magnet links, torrent files and downloads?

Can transmission "import" magnet links and files? How would those magnet links get backed up? The .torrent files and downloads are easy enough to backup. What I have in mind is to put the downloads ...
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How to retrieve magnet link from transmission?

How do I get the magnet links from transmission? I didn't realize that this information was even stored. I'd like to use just regular transmission, rather than remote. What I've tried: thufir@dur:~...
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NAS appearing twice in “Other locations”

I have a Synology DiskStation inside my LAN. I have called it "pluto". When I go to the file explorer and watch at "Other Locations" I see this twice. Why could this be?
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how to backup and restore transmission torrents?

I don't quite grasp the relationship between magnet links and torrent file. That being said, I'm Looking to backup transmission "files" -- but which files? Most downloads I've added to transmission ...
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Sharing files between a windows 10 and ubuntu PCs [duplicate]

I've got Ubuntu 18.4 and windows 10. I'm trying to share a folder on a second HDD in my Linux machine. I've successfully shared folders and files from my main HDD with no issues but as soon as I try ...
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ubuntu *live CD* on windows - easiest way to transfer files from host to guest

So i am trying to explain to people a safe way to run programs in .net from an unknown source. I want them to install virtualbox and then open an ubuntu live CD instance (with the "try ubuntu" option ...
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Sharing partition folder not working after reboot [duplicate]

I’m using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with 3 hard drive partitions. I installed Samba and shared a folder in the network from the second partition, worked fine but after reboot, I cannot access that folder from ...
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How do I share files between a VirtualBox Windows 95 Guest and Ubuntu 18.04 Host?

I tried using the "Guest Additions CD Image" provided by VirtualBox, but it doesn't run on this old version of Windows. :( Not sure what to do. I then thought I could connect to the internet by using ...
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Samba File Sharing with router having static IP

My institute has an internal LAN network with IP configured. I used to share files with samba from My Ubuntu machine to a Windows machine connected to the printer, while I had static IP address x.x.x....
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Can't access some samba share

I have an Ubuntu server (19.04) and 4 HDD with my datas on them. I have 4 samba shares, 1 for each HDD, All the HDD are setup the same way. When trying to access them from Windows, I can access 3 of ...
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18.04.2 use same files as W10? [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux and wondered where I can get useful info so started here. 1st off can I use the same PICTURES, VIDEOS, MUSIC & DOCS already on hard drive. I remember a window appearing during ...
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vpn and samba together on virtual machine?

I have got ubuntu 18 installed on a virtual machine. 2 virtual network adapters are connected to machine. 1 is for internet 1 is for share file with another virtual machine when I connect ubuntu to ...
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Is there a way to access a folder and it's files from a different network?

I am migrating my photo library from Google Photos to my local Pictures directory on my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system. However, I was wondering if there was a way to view those photos on a different ...
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Problem saving document remotely after ubuntu 19.04

After switching to disco dingo I am having trouble saving my spreadsheets on a windows 7 share on my network. -I have tried remounting the share and reinstalling libreoffice (libreoffice Version: 1:6....
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why samba share speed is so slow?

I have a PC connected to a modem with Lan and my laptop is connected with wifi. Both of them use ubuntu. The Lan link speed is 100 Mb/s and wifi speed is 72 Mb/s.I want to copy some files from my PC ...
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Losing the Write permission to windows files from ubuntu 19.04

I am using Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo along with Windows 10 (Dual Boot). All the last years, mounting the windows partition in Files in Ubuntu I could access all the files and folders in Windows. Two ...
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What happened to system-config-samba in 19.04?

I can't see this application anymore. It is a simple tool that I have always used to do some basic samba file sharing. How do I get it back? Is there an alternate product I can use? $ sudo apt ...

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