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The term network attached storage (commonly abbreviated as NAS)

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How to automount NAS drive on WiFi

I have Kubuntu 20.04 which I have connected to my (wpa2 encrypted) wifi. I have the password remembered in the system, so whenever I login to KDE the computer connects to my wifi. I also have NAS on ...
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Known good HDD not detected by Ubuntu 18.04

I have set up an installation of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop. I am mostly using it as a headless server, but I use the desktop version of the OS in case I ever need a desktop. The OS is on a Kingston ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 can't access my dlink sharecenter

My Ubuntu 20.04 does not access the windows network (D-link NAS-320L Share center), the error is the following: Failed to mount the windows share: Connection termination caused by software. In ...
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Can I setup Ubuntu server as NAS [duplicate]

So I have an old machine that I would like to turn in to a NAS but would I be able to save photos and other media from multiple devises e.g android phones,I phones and home computers ? If so dose ...
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Timeshift backup to Samba NAS drive

I have a Samba NAS that I would like to be able to backup to using Timeshift. I am able to mount it to a folder via cifs-utils, but it does not show as an available local drive in timeshift. Mounting ...
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20.04 No longer can Access NAS

I did a clean install of 20.04. In files I can see my NAS but can't access it as it does not give the password dialog box. There are other posts saying to modify the smb.conf file to make this work ...
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Path to automaticly mounted NAS drive Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

So, a while back I set up a server computer with plex and made a setup where the NAS mounted automatically when available on the network and it worked well. Now I have moved and plex no longer find ...
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Cannot open remote files with Sublime Text when VNC service is enabled

I installed a VNC server on my Ubuntu 16.04 PC using this guide. I configured it to start at boot and rebooted. After some time I noticed that I could not open files on my NAS using Sublime Text (the "...
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Save Firefox Downloads to Network Share?

I've asked this in the Mozilla community and it was suggested I come here for some more input. The problem is Firefox will not see network shortcuts/bookmarks when saving a download. I can save to ...
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Mounting a D-Link NAS Drive

I've read all the postings here and elsewhere but try as I might, I cannot seem to get my NAS drive to mount! I can access it through the file manager but I am trying to create a symbolic link to it (...
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cannot play videos on mounted network share with vlc

I have a a nas share that mounts on startup that contains video files. I can play any video with the movie app but not VLC. I get the following error from VLC when I try to play a video: Your input ...
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How to get laptop and desktop to always appear as the same machine?

I am setting up a desktop and laptop for someone. Both will be used by the same person for the same things. The person in question is not very skilled with computers. The laptop has a mere 100gb of ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 vs 18.04 regarding CIFS

In Ubuntu 16.04 I was able to mount using fstab my network attached storage buffalo. The general configuration was that I had several symbolic links to locations on the NAS. This way when away from ...
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How to mount BlackArmor 220 NAS on Ubuntu 19.10?

I want to mount BlackArmor NAS 220 on my Ubuntu 19.10 to /media/BlackArmor SOLUTION I was missing vers=1.0 on the last cifs parameter. The command that works: sudo mount -t cifs -o guest,vers=1.0 //...
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Finding NAS Drive from Spotify Application (or other apps)

I am using Ubuntu 19.04 and have been able to successfully map my NAS drive (in fact that was pretty easy and just was able to do this from the file manager) My problem is while i can see the NAS ...
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Failed JBOD drive in NAS

My drive in NAS configured as JBOD died couple of days ago. I tried to salvage some data using Ubuntu, but for now no luck. I tried mdadm --assemble --scan the result was: mdadm: /dev/md/0 has ...
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ZFS Issue - zpool import hangs indefinitely on 19.04

I've been struggling with this issue for a little bit and I can't seem to find an answer. I have two pools, pool1 and pool2 neither contain specifically important information but I can't seem to ...
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Unable to use Disk Quotas on USB external exFat drive in Ubuntu Server 18.04

UPDATE: Current fstab line is: UUID=usb_drive_id /mnt/usb_drive1 exfat defaults,usrquota,_netdev 0 0 Thanks in advance for helping. I set up a WD USB external drive as a NAS on Ubuntu Server 18.04 ...
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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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Dolphin Remote/network and Recently Saved places not working

I'm looking at the Dolphin file manager that comes with 18.04. I was encouraged to see the Recently Saved place, since I use the same files over and over. But nothing appears under Today or Network. I ...
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Cannot open Excel files from Linux if on Nas Server

I connected to my QNAP NAS Server in Linux in the filemange with smb (smb://192.168.6.101/). I logged in with a User who has read and write rights. On the Server i can edit text files etc. However ...
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Pulling data from 6 5TB hard drives in Ubuntu

The raid controller in the NAS enclosure failed, but the drives are still operational. I do know it is setup in a RAID configuration, which configuration, I am not sure, as I didn't set it up. Safe ...
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Dolphin “Could not change permissions for” popup on copy for FreeNAS nfs4

Every time I try to copy a file onto one of the network drives (M) dolphin comes up with following popup: "Could not change permissions for X" For each file, possibly freezing my system if there are ...
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Connecting to Windows NAS devices: WD is accessible, but Buffalo LinkStation is not

Running Ubuntu 18.04.2. I have two NAS devices on my (Windows) workgroup. Ubuntu can connect to one of them (a WD MyCloud) with the SMB protocol smb://mywdshare/share, but the other NAS (Buffalo ...
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how to totally uninstall network simulator (ns2) and reinstall

When configured, ns found the right version of tclsh in /usr/bin/tclsh8.6 but it doesn't seem to be there anymore, so ns will fall back on running the first tclsh in your path. The wrong version of ...
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Access External Hard Drive via network

I want to access my simple wd passport device accessed over network (Ethernet or wifi) i am the only user who will be access the drive and os is ubuntu. I was thinking of something like raspberry pi ...
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Is it possible to create a roaming profile on Ubuntu to NAS

I installed a ubuntu desktop and installed certain software's.Also i created multiple users.Is it possible to create /home of a user to a Netgear NAS. Its just like create a roaming profile on ...
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Making a ZFS powered DAS?

Long-story, super-short, I have been lured to Ubuntu by it's excellent ZFS support and was going to use it to create a NAS. However I have realized all I really need is a supplemntary high capacity ...
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Use excess RAM as cache for Samba?

I have a older workstation with 32gb of RAM that I've repurposed as a server running Ubuntu Server 18.04. Since 32gb is way more than necessary given the limited use (mainly just file sharing and ...
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Local and remote (NAS) file matching permissions

I have a Synology NAS (DS214play) where all my multimedia files and others are stored. However, because I make changes to files from either the client running Ubuntu 18.04 or the NAS, I run into ...
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Seahorse: Export and Import Keyrings as backup

I am try to prepare a backup of my Ubuntu 18.04 including the Seahorse Keyrings. For that I use rsync to copy the content of /home/user/.local/share/keyrings/ to my NAS. Then I copy this data to a ...
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Add multiple trackers at once with Transmission Remote

I recently bought a QNap I use as download station, so I switched from downloading files with uTorrent on my PC to downloading them with Transmission on the QNap. I use Transmission Remote to ...
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No Network Interface Available OMV 4 Acer Easystore H340 NAS

I'm a complete newbie and I tried a bunch of things and searched all over the internet but didn't find a solution for my problem, so here it is: I've got an Acer EasyStore H340 NAS from the past and ...
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Connected to iSCSI Synology NAS, but can't see devices in Ubuntu

I've got a Synology NAS which I'm trying to connect to via a bootable Ubuntu USB. I can see the Synology's targets and I'm connected to them. However, I can't seem to see any of the volumes using ...
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I can ssh to the server but sshfs gives me 'no matching cipher found: client arcfour server aes128-ctr,aes192-ctr…'

I can ssh to the server, but sshfs fails with the read: Connection reset by peer error. I have checked all the cases pointed out in this AskUbuntu question, the user is in the fuse group, ...
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Options for Linux NAS Software [closed]

I am looking for some NAS Linux software. After research all I have found are OSs such as FreeNAS and FreeBSD. But my server is already running Linux Mate and has lots of config which is required as ...
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Delete command under AFP 18.04, 16.x, 14.x on DSM

just upgraded to 18.04 and the delete command does not work on my NAS. Synology NAS DSM 6.2-23739 Update 2 Model DS115j any ideas on how to start debugging? (not a rights issue - all works with ...
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Synologie NAS - Using Symbolic Link with SFTP

In advance, sorry for the spelling errors. English isn't my first language, I will try to be as clear as possible. I am trying to interconnect folder between them inside my NAS. Example : I have a ...
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Samba share on external drive delays SSH logins

I have a Ubuntu Server 18.04 as well as a NAS on my network. The drives on the NAS are configured to stop spinning after a bit of idle time; they take a noticeable time to start up when needed. That ...
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NFS share connection wait

I've got a Synology NAS at home and I auto-mount the NFS shared folders from it on my laptop. However, when I am using the laptop outside my house, it takes it too long to boot up and I suspect that ...
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How to pool HDDs without having them all spin up?

I would like add a bunch of SATA HDDs into my HTPC and turn it into a NAS. The HTPC is running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS To have a safety net for HDD failures, I will be using the SNAPraid with one parity HDD....
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How to mount synology SMB2 share on ubuntu

I'm having a hard time mount a SMB2 share from my synology to ubuntu server 16.04. mount.cifs //NAMEOFNAS.domainname.local/Backup /mnt/NAS/ -U USERNAME results in following error: mount error(95): ...
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mount.nfs: access denied by server while mounting synology nas drive

my synoyogy nas will not let my ubuntu computer mount the sheard nfs folder to a local folder for my plex server to read [this is the error i get] [command] sudo mount 192.168.0.27:/Volume1/Movies /...
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Help with grub script to change grub conf

I'm afraid I know absolutely nothing about the formulation or syntax of a grub script so I was hoping to get some help here unless scripts in the /grub.d be coded in Python (I am familiar with Python)?...
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Running multiple services on one Ubuntu Server

I have 2 PC's - 1 i am running pfsense and will be a dedicated machine for that purpose(unless i can run it all on one). 2nd machine i have i was thinking of putting Mail Server, NAS, and Nexcloud/...
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NAS Support For Ubuntu 16.04

I've purchased the 'Western Digital MyBook Live 2TB Personal Cloud Storage'. It supports NAS. I am trying to setup automatic backups. (Something like rysnc which may run daily to backup my /home ...
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Mounting NAS for plex media server on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I know there are a lot of already asked questions in the web concerning plex server and ubuntu but none of the solutions worked for me. I am using ubuntu 16.04 LTS clean install. I installed plex ...
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Mkdir in path that is an NFS share doesn't assign directory permissions

I have an Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-97-generic x86_64) server with a Synology NAS mounted at /mnt/media via NFS. From a bash shell, I cd into /mnt/media and perform a mkdir new-folder The ...
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Find owner of a file in SMB mounted NAS storage

I have access to a NAS storage server along with many others. Everyone has their own login credentials to NAS which is mounted using SMB. Now, lets assume the username of my Ubuntu PC is 'abc' and ...
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FreeFileSync - NAS - permissions

I'm new in linux so forgive me if I make obvious mistakes. I'm trying to figure out how to get my laptop synced with my (Synology) NAS. I have installed FreeFileSync. It works perfect between ...

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