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Accessing folder shared in group not working

I have a user fes33 and I want to share its /home/fes33/Downloads folder to the postgres user by sharing it via the group fes33postgres. (base) fes33@fes33:~$ getent group fes33postgres fes33postgres:...
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KDE dolphin freezing, crashing, unable to copy

I have Kubuntu 22.04, KDE 5.24.7, and Dolphin 21.12.3. I've been using Kubuntu since June, 2022, and until the last few months I had NO issues with Dolphin or the issues I'm about to describe. I have ...
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Network shares don't show up in 24.04

Just did a clean install of Ubuntu 24.04 My Synology NAS no longer shows up in other locations in files: Manual connection works fine: Does anyone know if something change since 23.10 and/or if ...
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Change owner / user access

I am new to the Ubuntu/Linux world and I'm loving it! Recently, I learned how to create my first virtual machine in VMware, but I had a really hard time getting the VM tools to work through the ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.4 media sharing not showing videos

Ubuntu version is 22.04.4 I enabled sharing via Settings -> Sharing -> Media Sharing There are images and videos inside the same folder, all images and videos have the same access rights When ...
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Sharing problem for Home Folders

I installed the latest 23.10 Ubuntu yesterday, after a hard drive problem. Now, I can't share folders from this location (Downloads) since the new Properties, no longer have the three tabs at the top ...
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I have problem in listing (ls command ) file when make shared folder in vmware

I wanted to make a shared folder with this tutorial from medium. but after doing that and when I wanted to check for the files I shared, this just happened ls command output simultaneously folder &...
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Host shared folder not working on ubuntu-23.10.1-desktop-amd64 guest

On VirtualBox 7, selected a folder on my Windows 10 host to share with Ubuntu 23.10.1: But the content is not shown on Ubuntu (it's just loading - as shown in the screenshot below) and a green circle ...
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How do I share a folder between Ubuntu 22.04 (client) and Windows 7 (guest) using qemu-kvm

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 on a homemade PC: AMD Ryzen, Gigabyte X570 motherboard with a Samsung 980 Pro SSD. I've already created a few shared folders via Samba, but I'm often given the "you don't ...
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Permission is denied by Windows in VMware in Ubuntu

I am sharing a Windows folder with an Ubuntu guest OS in VMware. When I edit the file that is located in the shared folder of Windows in Ubuntu, it gives a permission denied error in the below ...
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Not seeing files in VM shared folder

I created a shared folder in the VM shared folder in my Windows C:\Users\sfox\documents\images with Access Full AutoMount Yes at /srv/tftp I put 2 or 3 files in the images folder on my windows pc but ...
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Unable to see files in Ubuntu VM shared folder

I am using Try Ubuntu on a VM, I have not installed it yet as I'm not sure it will work for me. I created a shared folder in the VM shared folder- in my windows C:\Users\sfox\documents\images with ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on which machine should I amend my samba smb.conf configuration file since all machines on network have one

I have found many useful articles referring to the smb.conf file to change the operation/characteristics of Samba on Ubuntu 20.04 - but none specify on which machine. Common sense would say just the ...
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Unable to Mount CIFS Share at Boot Using /etc/fstab - Permission Denied

I am facing an issue with mounting a CIFS share at system startup using /etc/fstab. Here's what I have done so far: I can successfully mount the CIFS share manually using the following command: sudo ...
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Problem mounting a large shared folder

I have a NAS and one Ubuntu on a VPS.I use Tailscale to make the connection between my NAS and the VPS, link is OK using this command : sudo mount -o user=USER,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 //100.95.78....
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Persistent accessibility to a local network shared folder on Ubuntu

How can I ensure persistent accessibility to a local network shared folder located at /run/user/1001/gvfs/afp-volume:host=test.local,user=anonymous,volume=Public/Shared/Test on my Ubuntu 23.04 machine?...
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Getting shared folders to work on a VM

VMWare Workstation Pro Version 17.0.2 build-21581411 Host System: Win 10 Pro most recent version Guest OS: Zorin OS 16 Core most recent version I want to setup a shared folder between my windows host ...
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Local Password to open host drive

Setup is: NAS with multiple shared folders Shared folders mapped in Windows Ubuntu VM (VMware), with some of the mapped shares available to the VM All of these mapped drives are perfectly accessible ...
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How to find/locate real directory by share name?

I have a shared directory sharedfolder, but cannot find it after OS restarted. I have found: /var/lib/samba/usershares$ cat sharedfolder #VERSION 2 path=/tmp/sharedfolder comment= usershare_acl=S-1-1-...
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Vagrant NFS share no longer working

The following Vagrantfile used to work, and now it doesn't. This is an Ubuntu 20.04 install, and I'm using Virtualbox. Vagrant.configure('2') do |config| # Set Box config.vm.box = "generic/...
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How to share Ubuntu directory for Windows application?

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10 in the same LAN. What to do to share Ubuntu directory for Windows application? I.e. Windows app can read and write files to Ubuntu directory
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NFS file sharing failed on upgrade to 18.04 [closed]

I set up NFS file sharing between two Ubuntu computers on my LAN, it used to work fine. It recently stopped working (perhaps when I upgraded from Ubuntu 16 to 18?). What do I have to do different now? ...
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Samba's testparm returned error 1: Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf Error loading services

Here is an image of error showing when creating share Any one plz help me to resolve this isssue Tried Bing & ChatGPT Nothing works
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"Local Network Share" Option Missing

I'm new to Ubuntu and just installed 23.04 on a new rig. I am trying to set up local network file sharing between my Ubuntu machine and my Windows laptop such that I can save/move/delete files in the ...
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Can I share an external drive with dual boot Windows and Linux

I installed a dual boot with Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.04. I want to keep my work on an external hard drive, but I need both windows and Ubuntu to be able to run and adjust those files. I was told Fat ...
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Can't connect to network locations in Ubuntu 22.04

Experiencing a very annoying issue where I can't connect to network shares, smb or ssh nothing works. in Other Locations > Connect to Server mouse pointer is always spinning & connect button ...
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How to stop network shares from disconnecting

I am using pam-mount under Ubuntu Studio 22.0.4 to connect to several shared directories on my Synology NAS. It takes a long time, but these connections die after a while. This is not a network ...
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can't connect to samba share folder from ubuntu to windows

I want to create a share folder from my ubuntu server to all my devices that are on the local network, I've created a folder in this directory /home/my_user_name/Library. then I run chmod 777 Library ...
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Dual-boot: (Windows 11 Pro, Ubuntu Desktop 22.10) Can't see files from other OS in shared NTFS partition

My laptop has dual boot windows 11 and Ubuntu. The problem is that I can not find files created with Ubuntu in Windows, while files created by Windows are visible in Ubuntu. If after creating files in ...
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Permission issue with the shared folder - Oracle Virtualbox - Ubuntu guest VM

Setup: I have installed Oracle Virtualbox 6.1.40 on my Windows 11 host. Running an Ubuntu 22.04 VM. I have logged in as a non-root (user name: bhuvan). I have successfully configured a shared folder ...
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Host Windows 10, Guest Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop LTS: copy file in shared folder from command line but can't through file manager gui

I have an Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop running as a guest OS in VirtualBox 6.1, which is running on the host Windows 10 system. I have shared a folder from the Windows host which should be accessible to the ...
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Guide to Dual-Boot Windows 11/ Ubuntu with shared storage

I am not sure whether this is a duplicate. At least I didn't find an answer to my problem. Following Situation: For several reasons, I want to dual-boot my laptop with Windows 11 and Ubuntu. I need to ...
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Mounting Share Folder on desktop in linux

When I mount the share folder, why appear 3 folder.What is wrong I setting.
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Cannot see the content of my shared folder from my hosted OS ( $USER already in vboxsf and VM already restarted )

I have a Ubuntu OS running inside a VM made on Virtualbox. It's some time that I cannot see anymore the content of my shared folder from my Ubuntu OS. I am loading content into the shared folder form ...
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rsync between two windows server in different vlan via an ubuntu

I was asked to sync two folders in two windows servers which are in two different vlans . and for the sake of security these servers should not ping each other but an ubuntu machine can be in both ...
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How to share files via a shared drive across multiple VM's running Ubuntu 18.04?

I am trying to share a single disk across multiple VM's. The VM's are hosted in Azure and the disk is an Azure Managed Disk. I've attached the disk to both VM's and have mounted them. I can see the ...
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mount error(112): Host is down Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs) in Raspberry Pi

I tried to mount the sharefolder given by IT team (I think it is the remote folder and I need to use Win+R to access this folder) in my raspberry pi. It will be //100.160.90.89/TempFolder/MyShare. I ...
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User Independant Share Folder for different user

I have a samba related question if anyone can help. I have set up samba on the Ubuntu server. I want to configure samba to allow access to my external HDD. I made 2 users, one is me who can access all ...
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How to access the ubuntu installed in oracle virtual machine?

I have Ubuntu installed in an Oracle Virtualbox machine. The host machine is a Windows 10 installation. How can I access the files of the client machine (Ubuntu) from the host machine? I can access ...
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How to pam_mount server shares?

I have a Ubuntu Studio 22.04.1 desktop client joined to an AD domain controller, which also serves as a file rver. I would like to automount server shares on login of any domain user. The manpage on ...
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SAMBA - Cannot access windows shared folders with samba in ubuntu 22.04

I'm new with Samba and need help. I shared folders in windows 7 in workgroup and i can visualize them on windows and ubuntu 22.04 computer but when I try to access one of them only in ubuntu as a ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - guest additions CD, shared clipboard, shared folder do not work

I had a VM with Ubuntu 21.04, I deleted it and I have made a new VM with OS Ubuntu 22.04. On the previous OS, I was used to enable: Guest additions CD: from menu devices>insert guest additions CD -...
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Restrict user (connecting via vsftpd) to a subdirectory inside another user's home directory

I have a problem and I am not sure how to approach it. Some research has let me to different results, like configuring vsftpd, using bindfs or suggesting to move everything to another shared location, ...
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Network folder asks password everytime accessing files

Hi I am using USB HDD as NAS and I have shared it over FTP and SMB. From windows the network folder is mapped and it is getting acessed without issues. But from Linux I am getting error while ...
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The shared folders not shown in Ubuntu 22.04

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 and successfully shared folders in VMware. However, I find my mnt folder is empty. So, I use sudo mkdir /mnt/hgfs codes to make mnt have a folder named hgfs. However, the ghfs ...
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Share folder not work

I followed this 2 guides to share folder on ubuntu 20.10 (last version): https://www.answertopia.com/ubuntu/sharing-files-between-ubuntu-and-windows-systems-with-samba/ https://manjaro.site/how-to-...
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Can I set a password for ubuntu's media sharing feature?

Can I add a password to the media sharing, make it necessary to enter a password to access the files? The media sharing option on ubuntu: Here I can view the shared media on a different computer:
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Shared folder mounting failed

I am using Ubuntu 64 bit with a virtual box and I shared a folder between Windows (host) and Ubuntu. In the virtual box configuration I defined the shared folder as follow: Name (Windows) Path ...
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Virtualbox guest additions build fails on kernel upgrade from 5.11.0-46-generic to 5.13.0-30-generic on Ubuntu 20.04

I'm running Linux vbubuntu 5.11.0-46-generic #51~20.04.1-Ubuntu in a virtualbox v6.1.18 hosted on Win10 After the Ubuntu software update the shared mounts with the host are no longer accessible and ...
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Can't connect to a Windows Share folder that uses a user name and password?

I am trying to connect to a Windows Share folder. I can see it on my network, but when I enter the address of the share folder, for example smb://Server-Raid/OneDrive, I get an error message stating ...
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