Questions tagged [shared-folders]

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

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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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Crossover cable connection - file sharing [closed]

I have two separate computers both have Ubuntu 20.04 and they are connected via a crossover cable 1000mb/s. I initially setup samba to share but if i share anything of significant size it can take ...
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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 access shared folder from Windows 10 [closed]

I am trying to share a folder on Linux Mint 19.3 to my Windows 10 system, and I followed this guide. There doesn't seem to be problems on my Linux, yet I can't connect to the folder from Windows 10. ...
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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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Not able to remove 'sharing' for a folder already shared?

I have been using Ubuntu in my machine since 3+ years. I found a folder ('Videos' from 'Home' directory) is shared on network. I don't remember when did I do it? Now, I want to remove it from being ...
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Windows 10 share no access

Attempting to move media from Windows 10 to Ubuntu folder on the same network. I created a share user name/password and can log into the server, but have no access to the folder from Windows. Image ...
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Find and remove common characters that should not be used in filenames and folders

Following on from this question- Rename files and folders in all sub directorys to remove character I would like to remove all common characters that can cause problems such as / \ : * ? " < > | ...
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How to share an existing folder from guest Ubuntu Server /var/www/mysite.com/html/ with host Windows 10 running VirtualBox 6.1

I have a host Windows 10 running Ubuntu Server 18 as a guest via VirtualBox6.1. How can I share the existing guest Ubuntu directory /var/www/mysite.com/html/ with the host Windows 10? The plan is that ...
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Ubuntu VM Shared Folder: “Text File Busy” whenever editing in Windows

I have a setup using a shared folder so I can do my work in the Host (Windows 7) and compile in the guest (Ubuntu 18.04). I'm running into a significant problem of any files I edit in Windows become ...
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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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How to share devices in ubuntu with samba?

How can I share a device like my external HDD attached to my ubuntu machine? I share some folders on my ubuntu, but I cannot share the device. I want to connect to it with MacOS and I always get the ...
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Add smb4k shares using a script

I tried to find any command line options, import/export actions, or a config file that could be copied but I could not find a way to add smb4k shares by script. So, is there a way to add smb4k shares ...
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Trying to move a file between folders in LeoCad

First of all: Hi, I'm an Ubuntu newbie (recently switched to 18.04 Bionic Beaver two months ago) so not a expert, very inept with terminal sudo commands. I have a problem with [LeoCad][1] and folders....
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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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How to Unmount Shared folder

I have used sudo mount.cifs -o username=(windows username) //(windows sharefoder IP addres)/(Windows Share folder name) /Ubuntu Share folder path to access to Windows share folder. but I cant un-mount ...
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Download from Share folder

I have installed Ubuntu recently and I need to download some files from my office share folder. but I cant access to the share folder. I tried several YouTube videos options and so many websites. but ...
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How can I partition a physical SSD into one part for Ubuntu and one NTFS data drive?

I have a computer with a 1 TB SSD. I want to partition this SSD into a 250 GB drive to host Ubuntu (incl. home directory and everything else that comes with an Ubuntu installation) and a 750 GB drive ...
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Samba Client and Windows 10 Home - “NT_STATUS_LOGON_FAILURE”/“Access denied”

I'm trying to access a file share from a Windows 10 Home using a Samba client. However the following errors happen ... 1# - smbclient [root@eduardo-nb eduardo]# smbclient -L 192.168.0.5 -W WORKGROUP ...
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How to I mount a folder from my computer into a specific spot on my VM AND have it owned by me, not root? [duplicate]

I am running a VirtualBox with Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop, and I need access on this guest to a folder on the host; however, the access needs to be full so I can run Wordpress. I have added myself to the ...
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Cannot access shared floder on ubuntu from windows 10 meanwhile I have access to default Public folder

I installed samba and set this configuration below. Samba configuration file By default, I have a "Public" folder that is shared with windows and I can access it from windows with out any problem. ...
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Shared cilpboard/folder is broken in Lubuntu 18.04 guest

I have Lubuntu 18.04 guest installed in VirtualBox 5.1.38 on Ubuntu 16.04. I did proper settings and could share clipboard and folder between host and guest. But today both are broken. I reinstalled ...
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How to access Windows drives from 18.04 within a VMware guest?

I have not found a solution to this though there appear to be many similar Q's. I have a Windows 10 host. I have created a ubuntu 18.04 LTS guest inside a VMware workstation 15 player. The ...
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Android-Genymotion device cannot open symlink file in host-shared-folder

HOST - xUbuntu 18.04.3 (Linux 4.15.0-55 x86_64) + virtualbox 5.2.32 amd64 + Genymotion 2.12.2 (personal use license) GUEST - Android 4.4.4 virtual device I shared local PC-folder for Android virtual ...
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HD partition shared with Windows and Ubuntu

I have a partition in my computer which has shared files between Ubuntu and Windows but when I try to write in partition using Ubuntu I receive the message: mkdir: cannot create directory ‘...
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SETFACL to not go out of /home

So I've been testing ACL's in Linux and they work as intended. I have, for example, this folder where I've stablished permissions for users belonging to the gruop share. So far, so good... lucas@...
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Share folders through a tethering connection

I have following network structure PC <-- USB cable --> Android Smartphone <--> MyWiFi IP=192.168.42.41 IP=192.168.35.115 IP=192.168.35.254 NM=255.255.255.0 NM=??? ...
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samba: hide shared sub-folders for specific users

i'm using Ubuntu 18.4 LTS and i want to share a folder with multi windows users on network. i installed samba and i created 2 groups : the first group named 'sambashare' with 2 users 'tech' & '...
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How to mount a disk using cifs

I am trying to mount a remote shared drive using cifs with the following command sudo mount -t cifts -o user=username,pass=password,dom=domainname \\locationOfSharedDrive ~\mountLocation While the ...
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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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One folder having two different locations on Ubuntu 18.04

I want to have the same folder at two different locations in my Ubuntu. If I update something in one, it should also get updated in the other location. How can I make it happen?
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Can't mount samba drive

I have a shared HDD connected to my Asus router. I can't access the ftp in nautilus by ftp://192.168.1.1/My_DRIVE The problem come when I want to mount the drive at boot. This goes to /etc/fstab //...
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(SOLVED) Dual-boot: (Windows 10, Ubuntu 18.04) Can't see files from other OS in shared NTFS partition

I'm quite new on Ubuntu and I'm still learning how Linux works. My question is simple. But first, I'll give you my context. I just got a new laptop and added Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to it, alongside ...
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Virtualbox doesn't work properly in Ubuntu 16.04.6

I can't see shared folder and hear sound from VirtualBox. Guest Addtition installed without any problems, but still doesn't work. No such problem on upper versions of Ubuntu, but I need this one.
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Cant mount smb on boot

I want to try and mount a smb shared network drive on boot. The following command works for me when I put it in a terminal. sudo mount -t cifs -o -credentials=/home/pi/.smbcredentials,vers=3.0,uid=...
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Access Ubuntu share from Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016

I've got problems with accessing shares of my Ubuntu machine from my Windows 10 PC. I already tried to edit smb.conf: min protocol = SMB2 max protocol = SMB2 client min protocol = SMB2 client max ...
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Can't make shared folder for Win7 Guest

Can't make a shared folder. I try many solutions, but еру solutions did not help me. But when i type command: net use t: \\vboxsvr\msf cmd returned: Error 53. This guide doesn't help me Host: ...

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