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The term network attached storage (commonly abbreviated as NAS)

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Need help with WOL and IPV6

it's been a whole day since i'm trying to configure WOL on my Ubuntu server machine and i'm still stuck on some points : Basically i would like to be able to wake it over the internet and my SFR box (...
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Why is Ubuntu Server NAS partition changing automatically filesystem to "read only" during backups?

UPDATE 05/13: I ran simultaneous backups from 3 workstations (3 different Samba users) yesterday (Windows image backups - almost 47 GB the biggest file, .vhdx type). I noticed that 1 Samba users wrote ...
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Unbuntu VM in Synology NAS; whis is the path to attached USB disk?

Sorry to disturb. I can't find the answer in available docs. TL;DR I have a Ubuntu VM in a NAS, and a USB disk connected. From a Terminal into the Ubuntu VM, what is the path and/or what is the mount-...
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Browsers unable to save downloads to network drive after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04

I did a clean install, replacing Ubuntu 20.04 with 22.04. Since then the web browsers (both Chrome & Firefox) cannot save any downloaded files to my network drive (a QNAP NAS). The browsers can &...
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Error while doing apt update [duplicate]

I have to say I'm quite new to Linux, but I'm trying to create a small NAS by following a guide for this. I got to a point in which the guide tells me to install "Webmin" and I couldn't ...
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Mount NAS Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to mount a NAS that is on my local network. This website tells me to use $ mount <NAS Ethernet Interface IP>:/share/<Shared Folder Name> <Directory to Mount> I'm a little ...
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can not detect NAS [closed]

After the latest kernel update to Mint 20.1 my NAS is no longer discovered. My backup util mounts the windows share and that shows in nemo, plus I can go up the directory and mount other shares from ...
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How to set up 2 ethernet in Kbuntu?

I have a problem setting up my network with ubuntu. In my office we have several pc, and a NAS. Most of the PCs (all windows) connects to internet, and to NAS via 1Gbit ethernet, but mine has a direct ...
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Corrupted Synology "Version" File During DSM Downgrade Attempt (Edit ext4 drive in Ubuntu?)

While trying to downgrade from DSM 7 back to DSM 6, I SSH'd into drive with root privileges and modified the "version" file incorrectly (vi /etc.defaults/VERSION). When I restart the NAS and ...
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Seperate Docker NZB Server with Synology NAS

Im following this guide (https://www.smarthomebeginner.com/docker-home-media-server-2018-basic/) using an old laptop as the docker server, in order to migrate the "load" from my synology NAS....
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Looks an easy mistake? cifs_mount failed w/return code = -2 /etc/fstab

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and I'm attempting to create a Plex Server, I've done the install but I cannot mount my NAS?!?!.. I've decided to log into a Mint VM and to use the command line to try to ...
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20.04 update causes network errors and file copy corruption to windows clients

I have a customer that has a Ubuntu 20.04 VM running inside a qNAP NAS server providing information management functionality to windows 10 clients. The VM is joined to their domain but the qNAP server ...
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Mounted NAS will not let users write to it

I just setup ubuntu on my raspberry pi 4. I mounted my NAS, which works as it should, however, when I use my newly created user, I can't write on the NAS. I have not read and tried things for hours ...
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qnap nfs mounting delays after Ubuntu Updated

After last Ubuntu Update (20.04 LTS), when I mount my qnap nfs shares: It delays for several minutes (prior to this, it took 1 second to mount it) During that "long mounting time"... I can ...
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Load Backport Kernel while installing Ubuntu?

I want to install Ubuntu Mini on my new NAS but the ethernet is to new for the old kernel in Ubuntu mini 20.04. I need kernel 5.6+. Can start ubuntu mini with the new kernel before installation or ...
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Help me choose a drive pooling strategy for my NAS / media server

I'm currently running a NAS with a Ryzen 1600, 16GB of memory, Ubuntu Server, a small SSD for the OS and two 8TB HDDs (mounted at /data and /backup). Both drives are ext4 formatted and about 60% ...
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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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plex cant see my file path help?

Long story short, I switch to Linux from mac OS originally. First, I tried Pop OS and it was great. After seeing Budgie, I wanted to switch to Ubuntu. I had followed this article while using Pop to ...
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Ping to avahi device does not work all the time

I just added a NAS to my home network and gave it the hostname mynas. I tried to access the NAS from Kubuntu 20.04 (especially via Samba). It works fine when using plain hostname, but it fails when ...
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Adding a network share to Plex server as a library

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 in a virtualbox to test out my use cases before taking the plunge and installing it on my machine, trying to get plex server configured to communicate with my Asustor NAS and ...
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how to mount synology without removing external hard drive in /mnt

I have 2 external HDD connected to my pc. I followed the Synology instructions and ran the command sudo mount -t nfs 196.168.x.x:/volumeX/test /mnt this caused my currently connected external HDD to ...
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Back in Time - Operation not permitted (Backing up to my NAS)

I used the fstab-file to autoconnect via NFS from my Ubuntu-Computer to my Synology DS720+-NAS. Connection is working without issues. My Volume inside my NAS got the filesystem BTRS, on Ubuntu I am on ...
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FSTAB question with a USB Bootable drive and to additional hard drives

First question and I apologize in advance if this is a stupid question as I am still learning. I have three drives, sda2, sdb2, sdc2. Its running on a Pi and I have made it to where I can boot to m.2 ...
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Dolphin reading remote folders is slow

I've mounted several folders from a my NAS and when I try to access them using Dolphin with KDE Plasma 5, it starts to read and try to get the number of elements of each folder. It takes a lot of time ...
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Recovery Data From NAS raid (Disk Broken)

I've a NAS (RAID i don't remember 1 or 5) with disk problems. Now I've dismounted HDD and attached to my Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS and I would recovery my files. In disks app I can see Now if run mdadm --...
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Mount a network-attached drive with xfs file system and username/password requirement

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, and I recently purchased a Buffalo LS210D27F network storage drive and attached it to my network. I can access the drive's dashboard through a web browser, but I do ...
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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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Problems to read a Synology raid1 disk in Ubuntu

I'm trying to recover the data from a disk of a Synology NAS. It was stored in a 2 disk RAID1. One of the disk broke and I didn't replace it. After some months, Synology station broke too, and now I ...
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Minimum spec to run OpenVPN, NAS, PLEX and ad blocker on same Ubuntu server/OS?

Im new to linux and im exited. I want to have computer with Ubuntu that will act as plex server, NAS, VPN and ad blocker. I also want to acces it remotely outside my network in order to download stuff ...
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Can't automount shared directory from Synology NAS to Ubuntu 20.04LTS

Until now the NAS users were locally registered in the NAS, the users had for simple login their identifier in the form «User», the mounting of the volume via pam_mount worked perfectly with the line: ...
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Where did nextcloud go?

I just installed Ubuntu on my Raspberry Pi 4 because I got tired of screwing around with Debian and not getting stuff to work. I want to use it as a NAS, so I installed Nextcloud from the Ubuntu ...
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Wired network connection keeps disconnecting

Recently, I've been trying to install and setup a Synology NAS server (DS920+) on our Ubuntu server (18.04) at work, and I am facing some connection issues with the wired connection (ethernet ...
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mount nfs correctly

I have purchased a WD-Ex2 NAS and am trying to share a folder via nfs with my ubuntu machine. This folder will be used only by this machine and I want to be able to have execute permissions with my ...
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How to add a new drive to a RAID (mdadm), when that RAID is encrypted (LUKS), and makes up a physical volume in a volume group (LVM)?

I'm looking to add a new drive to an existing NAS server, and would appreciate a second look at my plan before I pull the trigger. Part of the challenge is the new disk will be added to an existing ...
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I have a Terra-Master F4-210 NAS & Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop edition. All I want to do is setup a network drive so I can access my files from any local PC

06/22/2021 Hi there, I am looking for help. I want to access my Network Attached Storage (NAS) Terra-Master F4-210 on my Ubuntu 20.04 PC to read and write files that may have been stored in other ...
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Mounting shares from Synology NAS persistent on boot up

Mounting shares from Synology NAS persistent on boot up I'm using Ubuntu 20.4 with a Synology NAS that is accessible easily from Windows and Mac I can mount the shares using the following command in ...
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rsync (ubuntu 20.04) to Synology DS218 option -a doesnot preserve user name and group of files

I have been on the internet searching for my problem. I use rsync to copy files from my ubuntu 20.04 desktop to NAS Synology DS218+. It worked fine with ubuntu 18.04. I was able to reproduce the error ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Crashing every 1-2 days

About a week ago I switched a computer I use as a NAS from windows to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and since then I have been having issues with the NAS crashing every 1-2 days. When the NAS crashes the whole ...
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Apps reading net drives is freezing them

I've a NAS and its folders I need mounted automatically using /etc/fstab file. Everything works like a cham, but when I use some GTK apps like Firefox and it tries to look for a folder, it seems the ...
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Using Ubuntu as a file server and VM host on refurb server hardware

I've been planning to set up a NAS in my office, and this idea has been subject to a bit of feature creep. I was going to get a Synology, then I saw how much refurbished server hardware I could get ...
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How to connect pc to internet and directly to NAS using different interfaces

My goal is to connect my PC and my NAS directly using two USB to 5 Gbe adapters and both of them to a switch that has internet access via 1Gbe NICs. So the initial setup was: QNAP TS-431P connected ...
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Samba symlink to a local windows directory

I've just finished moving the majority of my files from my Windows machines, to a new central Ubuntu, ZFS NAS. Before I made this move, my Windows PC games used to live on a HDD, mounted as G:\ on my ...
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Symbolic link from Nas to home folder

I'm trying to create a link from my unraid Nas to my Ubuntu vm that I have running in it but ever time I make it the link says its broken and wants me to remove it
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Libreoffice Writer cannot access documents on Synology NFS share

some days ago, I installed LibreOffice 6.4.6.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a Lenovo Ideapad 5.15. So far, everything seems to be running nicely with one rather large exception. Together with my Laptop I am ...
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ubuntu 20.04 access NAS files

I made a fresh install of ubuntu 20.04 and I have a problem accessing my NAS files. Everything works fine in other ubuntu 18.04 machine and no changes were made in NAS. In ubuntu 20.04 I can browse ...
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NFS Network Drive Added to /etc/fstab, only root has permissions

I want to mount a network drive on a NAS (Synology DiskStation) when my linux server (old headless desktop running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS) boots, and I want to make the share available to all users under /...
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Buffalo NAS Drive on Linux?

Does anyone know how to use a Buffalo Linkstation NAS in Ubuntu Studio? I'm running the latest stable version, and using the guide at this link. http://forums.buffalotech.com/index.php?topic=7242.0 ...
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Extremely slow access of nfs nas on raspbian by Ubuntu

I have my NFS NAS set up on an RPi 4, 4gb with external drives of WD SSD in a powered enclosure formatted ext4. I am using Ubuntu as my Plex server accessing that NAS RPi 4, 4gb also. I correctly add ...
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Possible to Set up Ubuntu Server and run VirtualBox on it [closed]

I am trying to set up our first home server, as our current NAS is running out of storage. I bought a physical home server and was thinking about running multiple services on it. These include TrueNAS,...
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gzip i/o error while wrinting to NAS

I have a backup script that creates a backup archive onto a mounted NAS drive: tar zcf /mnt/nas_drive/backup.tgz .??* * About 50% of the time, the process fails with the following error message: gzip:...
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