Questions tagged [shared-folders]

Questions about sharing/shared folders in a system, network, virtual devices, cloud, etc.

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Unable to use a shared folder in VBox Ubuntu guest that was upgraded from 20.10 to 21.04

The host machine is Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop with VirtualBox version 6.1.16. The guest machine was also Ubuntu 20.10 Desktop with the latest (6.1.16) VB Guest Additions. I was able to use shared folders (...
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Samba Share on Pi – Windows & Linux can write but not applications (Sublime, Codeblocks)

Context (irrelevant): I was looking around the net and stack for this particular issue but couldn't find an answer. Some answers even suggested enabling guest_ok which is in my honest opinion a ...
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After uninstalling Samba, can no longer access Windows network

Ubuntu 20.04; local network with one Windows 7 and one Windows 8 machine, on a workgroup I recently did a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04. At first I was able to see the Windows network and access the ...
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how do I mount a usb harddrive connected to router?

could not find an answer to this. when i browse from within audacity for files, I can only see local folders. file manager shows the network drive though. Audacity 2.4.2, Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS, trying ...
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How do I mount a network share as a shared folder in an Ubuntu guest using VMware Workstation?

I am using Windows 10 v2004 as my host OS, VMware Workstation 15.5.7 as my type 2 hypervisor and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS as my guest OS. I can successfully mount local folders of my host as shared folders in ...
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Local Network Share TAB doesn't appear when right clicking folders

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 MATE (host) and want to share folders with virtual Win7 (client) (KVM/QEMU). When I right click on a folder in my home folder from Caja-admin, I expect to see the option "...
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Shared Drive / Folder

I have a Ubuntu server at home with a static up and domains pointed to it. I would like to allocate a folder to be used on the Home network as a shared folder where anyone on the network can read ...
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From Ubuntu on a VM on a Windows 10 host, how do I access a shared folder that is on Windows Server 2012R2?

I am a system administrator for over 25 years and until now I didn't have the need for using Linux, therefor I never got into it. Lately, i have a "want" to start using Linux so, for the ...
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Permissions problems configuring a NFS server and client between Ubuntu 18.04 x64 and Ubuntu 18.04 Arm64

Because I have a little space on the sd card of my jetson nano,I have installed the nfs server on Ubuntu 18.04 x64 bit and the nfs common client on ubuntu 18.04 for arm64 on the jetson nano. I have ...
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SMB shares not accessible when clicking an upload file link from the web

I have an NAS with a few shared folders I can access perfectly fine on my Ubuntu desktop. However when I'm on the web(firefox) and click an "upload" file prompt there is no way in the ...
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Scan from printer via network in a sahred folder on my laptop (ubuntu 20.04)

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to configure a folder on my pc to receive files directly from the printer. On my PC I shared a folder in my /Home, on the printer I setup the host name, user and ...
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Able to write a file in a shared VirtualBox folder as sudo but not as normal user

I'm using ubuntu 16.04. I installed virtualbox 6.0.22 using a .deb file, and installed the Guest Addition inside the guest machine using the same version .iso file. I made the directory ~/VM_Shared at ...
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Specifying IP Range on NFS share

I am trying to specify in the exports file that a share can only be accessed by a range of ips, from 192.168.1.1 to 192.168.1.10. Is there a way to do this, or should I just add multiple lines for ...
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Configure shared folder to be mountable without authentication

My ultimate goal is to configure an HP Officejet Pro 8600 to save scans into a shared folder on my computer (using the "Scan to network folder" functionality of the printer). So I have ...
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How to use same Docs/Images/etc folders between Linux and Win10?

I have a laptop with Win10 (64-bits) + Ubuntu 20.04 dual boot, been both systems installed in my "C:" (dev/sdb) drive in two different partitions. Now I want to have all my personal files (...
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smbclient: access windows share

I dont know if this is the place to ask or if network engineering is the place but here I go. I am trying to use smbclient to access a shared folder that I shared on a w7 machine. The w7 machine got ...
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Other users unable to access shared Directory

I created a directory in /home and changed its group from root to sharing. Other users in the group sharing are unable to access the directory. I have tried a lot of ways to solve this problem but I ...
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fstab - map windows fileshare using Microsoft Managed Service Account

I would like to map a windows fileshare using a Microsoft managed service account. What repo/services/configuration are necessary to accomplish this?
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Shared (Samba) drives over different wifi networks to Windows (not working)

for some time I've had an Ubuntu 18.04LTS machine which has a drive shared that I regularly use on my Win10 box. I have recently acquired another WiFi router (lets call that B) which both connect to ...
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KVM/qemu/virt-manager: Failed to Save Virtual Machine while Shared Folder Mapped in lInux Guest

Ubuntu host: 5.4.0-51-generic #56-Ubuntu SMP Mon Oct 5 14:28:49 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I try to save my paused Debian Guest VM, using virt-manager 2.2.1 and I get the following error: ...
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I am losing my ubuntu share with my W10 computer and smart Tv's after any updates or restarts on the ubuntu

I have ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS when I build the PC and then only install samba 2:4.11.6+dfsg-0ubuntu1.5 and then share my 3 drives across my network I can see all 3 drives on my 2 smart Tv's on my w10 ...
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What is /home/me/.local/share/flatpak and how to remove it?

I have a pretty small Ubuntu 20 LTE install. It is essential that it is small, however fully functional with LibreOffice, Thunderbird, etc. I have noticed recently that /home/me/.local/share/flatpak ...
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SAMBA on server which is in a specific Windows Domain

I unfortunately do not have root access to this server. it is supported by another department so my additional information maybe limited. 1: The linux Server is connected to a DOMAIN 2; if your ...
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Mount a share networks with a zenity form (without sudo)?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 and I want users in a LDAP to automatically mount their remote share. For this, I have a script with a Zenity form : env DISPLAY=:0.0 if mount | grep -q "/media/Perso&...
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Access to shared folder from local network

I am using Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 both connected on the same Wi-Fi. I need to be able to share files from win to Ubuntu and vice versa. I am trying to follow the steps here which seems every ...
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Not able to mount Windows 2012 Server network drives

Up until recently my fstab file was able to mount file shares from a windows 2012 Server without any issues. Sometime within the past two weeks the shares no longer mount. I now get the error mount ...
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'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: failed to add share share. Error was Operation not permitted

I have an 'old' Dell with a SSD and a HDD. As Windows10 is asking too much, I have installed Ubuntu on it, to see where that can get me. So far so good, with a lot of trials and errors, but I run in a ...
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Error splicing file while copying even with small files

I am using VMware and Ubuntu 20.04 as guest, win7 as host. While trying to copy files to shared folder I am getting "Error splicing file:input/output error" It used to work, but I made copy ...
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Accessing windows shared drive encrypted using SafeGuard LanCrypt from linux

A containerized python application running in Linux machine needs to continuously read files from a windows shared drive which is encrypted using SafeGuard LanCrypt. To let the python have access to ...
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How to Create a network folder between ubuntu and windows [duplicate]

if you are see this question again, it means i am posting this again because nobady gave a replay to it I need help to mount an network folder between Ubuntu 20.04 focal fossa (Home network server for ...
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Ubuntu GUI SMB share with password inaccessible from Windows 7

I want to share my private files on Ubuntu 20.04 via SMB with Windows 7 machine. The share must be protected with password. In Ubuntu, in Files app, I click with right button on a folder, choose "...
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Backups not running, “Storage location not available” using samba server as target

I'm still pretty green with Ubuntu, but I had previously configured backups from one Ubuntu Server on my network to another to add redundancy to my family's file storage. This worked very well, until ...
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Using common partition on dual system - Win10 + Ubuntu20.04 with common HOME folders

I have a laptop with only one ssd slot, so space is precious. I bought 2TB ssd and am running dual boot Win10 + Ubuntu 20.04 - using more KDE Plasma then Gnome. I have two small partitions one for ...
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Where/Hos to access shared folder content in an oracleVM Ubuntu guest from windows 10 host

I'm trying to access a folder from my oracle VM running ubuntu as a guest and windows 10 as a host so I've already done the share folder thing in setting before launching the VM but I don't know what ...
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Network sharing from Xubuntu 18.04 to Windows 10 fails, (system-config-samba crashes)

Specs: Computer 01: Xubuntu 18.04, with default out of the box samba components. Computer 02: Windows 10. Network Topology: Both computers are ethernet connected to a Modem/Router Description of ...
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Shared folder between Ubuntu and Windows 10 not working

I have set all permissions on a shared folder in Ubuntu and also set local network share and allowed others to create and delete files and guest access. There are two problems: I have checked share ...
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Windows Host Shared Folder in Ubuntu 20.04

I have used VMWare Workstation 15.5 running on Windows 10 Pro to create a VM for Ubuntu 20.04. I cannot access the shared folder in Ubuntu. What I have done so far: Created a shared folder called "...
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Can't change the permissions and owners in vm shared folder

please I need your help Context : I have a suitecrm installed in my vm machine (ubuntu server), this suitecrm is a docker image from bitnami, and the binded data are in a folder which is shared to ...
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'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot convert name “Everyone” to a SID. An invalid combination of parameters was specified

After upgrading 19.10 to 20.04 samba is not working right. Trying to share Documents using the GUI I am getting this error: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot convert ...
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Share folders between host (Windows 10) and the guest (Ubuntu ) on VMware

I can't share a folder between my host (Windows 10 x64) and guest (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS) on VMware® Workstation 15 Pro Version 15.5.2 build-15785246. I've dedicated a folder on Windows and shared that ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - files on network share appear as folders

After installing 20.04 (with Gnome desktop env), when I navigate through the GUI to my network share, all of the files appear as directories and I am unable to download/copy them to my local host. ...
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Dolphin displaying samba files as folders on Kubuntu Focal Fossa

I have just fresh-installed Kubuntu 20.04 on my PC. I had to modify smb.conf in order to access to my old multimedia hard drive connected to the same network and to another hard drive plugged through ...
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how to cd to folders over vpn?

Super noob here. Please excuse the wording if I don't make sense, this is not my area of expertise. I am running Ubuntu 18.04. I have established a connection to my work network/server via openvpn ...
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how to access an shared forder with guest user

Like the picture show. On ubuntu, how can i access the shared location with guest user? The tow window which i want is taked from macOS.
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mount a CIFS share with full RW access

This is the first time I'm trying this. I would like to mount a sheared windows network drive on my linux server. following command is doing the job but it is just the read access : mount -t cifs -o ...
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How can I setup Ufw to be able to connect to a windows network shared folder using the hostname of the machine?

How can I setup Ufw to be able to connect to a windows network shared folder using the hostname of the machine? Connecting to the machine by IP does work. I'm on Ubuntu 16.04. Tried so far: Opened ...
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Cannot acces linux (server) shared folder via windows

So i saw multiple of similiar questions but none of them worked. I am using ubuntu 19.10 (GNU/Linux 5.3.0-42-generic x86_64) (server version) I want to make a mc server that is hosted on a linux ...
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How do I make a folder whose contents are just a reference to another a folder? [duplicate]

I have a folder, x, whose path I don't want to touch, but I want to have a reference to all of the content within x so that I can upload it to github from a different path. How can I make a new folder,...
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Dual boot: Automatically mount NTFS disk at 18.04 startup with all permissions

I have shared an NTFS disk between Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Windows 10 (I use it to store data which I want to access from both systems (music, documents...)). When I am in Windows 10 I can RWX over all ...
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Kubuntu 19.10: How to make K remember accounts for windows network shares?

Kubuntu 19.10 + kde PPA. Latest updates. How can I make Kubuntu remember windows network share logins? I can only set one global windows share account is Settings. What if I have several ...

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