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Ubuntu 22.04 Screen Share Pointer Not Visible But Works

I have two Ubuntu 22.04 desktop systems, on same home wifi. Doing the builtin screen-share (from "Settings") on (let's call it "A"). On "B" (the client), I installed ...
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22.04 - Remote Desktop Sharing password changes in every reboot

VNC Password got changed every boot. not to change password, as required work after system reboot. auto logging is on. Also how to start the VNC service default when not logged in to the desktop?
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 All files transfered to shared folder are locked with user = nobody and group = none

I have a very simple, purely Ubuntu 22.04 network - no mixed OS - No Windows. 2 identical laptops, Laptop A has a shared folder which I access from Laptop B. The username and password on both machines ...
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Send files to phone thorough print

does someone know how to set up the computer and the phone so that it become possible to print a file from a browser (computer), select the phone as printer and get the file stored on the phone?
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Ubuntu Server 22.04 with AD and File sharing

I need to setup an Ubuntu Server 22.04 for its own Active Directory with Folders and File Sharing to Clients which will be run on Ubuntu Desktop 22.. for that I configures 2 VMs on different hosts. ...
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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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mouse (not keyboard) sharing with barrier between Ubuntu and windows

I'm using barrier to share mouse and keyboard between several machines with Ubuntu and windows os. I'm looking for a possibility to share the mouse only, but not the keyboard. Is this possible with ...
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Weborf terminated with exit code 3

I am still new to using Ubuntu. i am running Ubuntu desktop 20.04.6. i am trying to share with write access to my windows 11 PC on my local network. i installed qweborf. the idea was i could not "...
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Ubuntu 22.04 doesn't let me share my screen

After an upgrade from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04, I am not able to share my screen. I went over a few topics about it here in the askUbuntu but nothing actually worked for me. Screen Share Not working in ...
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Remoting a 3D printer using netcat or socat

I have my 3D printer at my lab in the basement, where I also have my Ubuntu (desktop) fileserver; in order to not overload it, I would like to avoid the simplest solution that's run Cura on fileserver ...
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Slow screen sharing with zoom, google meet, etc

"Screen sharing" with zoom meetings, or google meet (on chrome or firefox) it is seriously slow. Both on wayland, and xorg. Using the open source nouveau drivers, or the proprietary nvidia ...
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"File Sharing" Option under "Sharing" not Visible after upgrade to 23.04

After upgrading to 23.04, the option "File Sharing", normally listed first of four options under "Sharing" in Settings, is simply not appearing, as per image below: I can still ...
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Share internet connection from Ubuntu VM running on Windows Hyper-v to another Ubuntu VM running on a different hyper-v server

I'd like to know how to share internet connection from an Ubuntu 22.04 VM (server) running inside Hyper-v Windows 10 machine to another Ubuntu VM 22.04 (client) running in hyper-v a different windows ...
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SMB mount share stopped working on a single client

I would need some advice on an Ubuntu 20.04.6 Desktop with cifs-utils that suddenly stopped mounting all of our company smb shares. The machine is joined to our AD domain through sssd, krb5 and realmd ...
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Trying to SAMBA share a folder always gives errors

I've been trying to figure out why this issue is occurring every single time. I've tried searching for solution for this issue but have come up with nought. Can you help me identify and fix the error: ...
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Unable to create sharefolder in ubuntu machine in VM

Trying installing guest image to have a share folder between host and VM ware(Ubuntu), here's the logs Verifying archive integrity... All good. Uncompressing VirtualBox 6.1.22 Guest Additions for ...
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Make Remmina Screen Share Persistent

I am sharing my screen remotely with another Ubuntu 22.04 instance with Remmina. I am setting the sharing options in the GUI-settings of Ubuntu 22.04 correctly, but at some point in time - I am not ...
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Nautilus, need to connect NFS share with username and password

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS client. In Nautilus I've managed to mount a file share on a Synology server (supports NFS 4.1 and earlier) without issue clicking on "other locations", connect ...
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how do i create a share on ubntu server and mount it on other ubntu server [duplicate]

how do i create a shared folder on ubntu server and mount it on other ubntu server my idea is to install nas server with large storge and install 5 linux server machines with emby on it and use the ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Remote Desktop from Windows

I activate my remote desktop in Ubuntu 22.04 but when I try connect through Windows 10, after ask the password appears Authentication error has occurred appears.
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Can't share folder from Ubuntu 22.04 to Windows 10

I am trying to share a folder called prueba from a machine with Ubuntu 22.04 to a Windows 10 system. I already installed samba, and I shared the folder in Ubuntu, but when I'm trying to access it ...
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Is there a way to use Android's "Nearby Share" with an Ubuntu computer?

Android phones (like Google Pixel phones and Samsung phones) have a feature called Nearby Share. When sharing an item, you can select "Nearby" or "Nearby Share", and it will allow ...
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Unable to share entire screen in google meet in Brave on Ubuntu 22.04

I am using Brave Version 1.45.131 Chromium: 107.0.5304.110 (Official Build) (64-bit) on Ubuntu 22.04 and when I try to share the entire screen in google meet, a complete black screen is shared. Please ...
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Screen Sharing not Available in my HP Laptop

On my HP lap, I can't find an option called screen sharing on the latest ver 22.04. I have an option called remote desktop, and that is not discovered by other device. Can any one help by giving ...
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ethernet sharing stopped working

I have upgraded from 21.10 to 22.04 LTS and wired ethernet shared to other computers has stopped working. Link continually goes up and down. dmesg output: [ 522.627611] Generic FE-GE Realtek PHY ...
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Screen sharing aps for Linux server

Good afternoon everyone! I am a little newbie to Linux and all this staff, but I have made server for TeamSpeak and other app for me and my friends, we are just missing one thing in one game adventure:...
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How to disable screenshot sharing confirmation on Ubuntu 22.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 now each time another application try to get a screenshot the system pops up a message asking me to confirm sharing that screenshot. It leads to some ...
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How can I share screen as a webcam?

Anyone know of a easy way to make my screen become my webcam? That OBS plugin didn't work for my and I need a solution. Thanks a lot
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Screen sharing difficultys

From my computer enabled sharing and enter vnc://chungus.local The link it gave me into vnc viewer on my phone and it doesn't connect it says Invalid endpoint: port not correctly specified. I do not ...
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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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Shared Access and LG Smart TV 766PA?

The Videos directory contains files 1.mkv 2.mkv and so on. When trying to share them inside the local network on LG 766PA, the file names become very strange, not the ones I did. Instead of 1.mkv, ...
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Screen Share Not working in Ubuntu 22.04 (In all platforms zoom, teams, google meet, anydesk , etc.,)

Ubuntu 22.04 has a bug which is we can't share our screen on any platforms.
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Why are the options Sharing and Remote Desktop always on between restarts on Ubuntu 22.04?

I use GNOME 42 on Ubuntu 22.04. I was checking for open ports on my network and noticed that port 3389 (RDP) is open. I disable it through the gui. When I restart this port opens again. Why?
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22.04 - Remote Desktop Sharing authentication password changes every reboot

I am trying to setup remote desktop sharing for a Ubuntu 22.04 desktop system with the intended purpose of running this system headless without a screen connected. I am able to successfully VNC to the ...
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sharing enabled by default in 22.04

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 today and I noticed sharing was enabled by default. is this normal behavior? how can I prevent it on new installs?
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Downloading Constantly "/.local/share/kite/current/kite-update"

I have kite downloading a large amount of data "/home/$$$/.local/share/kite/current/kite-update ". What is this kite responsible for and why is it always downloading data. "/home/$$$/....
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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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What is the appropriate method to share a drive/folder between ubuntu machines on local network?

I have two machines A and B on my local network (both Ubuntu 21.10). On machine A I have a drive only for data (music, photos, films, documents, etc) mounted on /media/data. Every user (there are 2) ...
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How to use only USB Wi-Fi card and make a hotspot from the built-in Wi-Fi?

I am trying to use my laptop as a hotspot. I do not have a LAN cable however, but only a USB Wi-Fi card (Netgear A6150). I am trying to Turn-off the built-in Wi-Fi, get internet from the USB card only,...
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Fresh Ubuntu 21.10 installation - can't access a Windows 10 share

I've got a fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop 21.10 and it can't access Windows Network and a Windows share. Other Windows PC can access the share. When I click on the share, Ubuntu shows "Opening [...
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Make Screen Sharing Active at Ubuntu 20.04 using CLI

I want to build a script that will make the "screen sharing" through CLI (I have to do it on a lot of computers in the future and I want to add such script to another scripts that will ...
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Why are Samba shares visible to other users but only accessible through the admin user?

I have a Linux server V20 and have set up Samba for file sharing. The shared folders are on the second hard drive, which has been set up to automount. The challenge is the shared folders can only be ...
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Screen Sharing option missing on minimal installation+vino

I have a fresh install of 21.10 and selected the minimal installation as this will mostly be a hands off machine and I don't need the majority of the extras. This of course does not install vino so I ...
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Share PDF in Chromium to WhatsApp/Mail/

I am looking at a PDF file in the Chromimum browser. Now I would like to share the file. I am missing this symbol: On mobile phones sharing is easy. How to share the file with Ubuntu?
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SAMBA unbale access from other linux based systems

I have an ubuntu server 20: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal I installed an ubuntu share in many ways before but neither worked from Linux ...
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sharing files from Mac (ubuntu) to other mac machines

I am trying to set up a file sharing server with an old model mac mini that is running ubuntu 20.04. I am trying to share office documents from the mac mini (server) between other client mac machines. ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 any screen recorders not working. Showing black screen only!

I've just installed Ubuntu 22.04(also 21.04). I used to install obs studio and Kazam to record my screen. In OBS-Studio if I select only window recording it records but the fullscreen option is not ...
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I can't share individual windows during skype/GoogleMeet video calls (Ubuntu 20.04)

During video calls, Skype and Google Meet only let me share the whole screen (desktop) rather than specific windows. The only option it shows is the Desktop screen as if I didn't have any other ...
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Same user/password no longer allows access to Ubuntu share from Windows 10

For years now I've had a stable setup serving files from an Ubuntu box to Windows 10 clients. By creating and using a Windows 10 user with the same username and password as the Linux file owner, I was ...
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