Questions tagged [sharing]

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screen sharing setting is missing in ubuntu 21.04.(vino installed)

I have installed Vino but screen sharing option is still missing in ubuntu 21.04, how to fix it? please.
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How to stream a video file or do mirroring from Ubuntu to your TV?

On Windows, I can use airparrot to stream everywhere, on apple tv devices, and on smart tv devices. I can do mirroring and file streaming, I believe Windows 10 supports a built-in screen mirroring and ...
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Can't activate screen sharing, after upgrade 16.04->18.04

Just upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04. When I reboot I came to Gnome, and it worked with screen sharing, but suddenly it froze then i use Remmina from another computer. The hole desktop froze, so I made a ...
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How can I make ubuntu 14.04 virtual machines to use host machine JDK, SDK, JRE? [closed]

I am looking for a way to make it possible for virtual machines mainly ubuntu 14.04 VMs to be able to use host machine's JDKs, SDKs and any other Runtime Environments for example JRE(Java Runtime ...
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There a quicker way between Ubuntu and my android to send files instead of Bluetooth or cable

Is There a quicker way between Ubuntu and my android to send files instead of Bluetooth or usb cable? Am I aware of quick share that uses wifi. can this be done? I'm using a Samsung galaxy note 10. I'...
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Remote SSH disabled after each reboot - Sharing

I have a desktop installation of Ubuntu 20.04 with X11. I have installed SSHD, and enabled Remote Login in the Sharing page of Settings in the Desktop. Then it works to SSH into the machine from a ...
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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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How to mount a windows share to ubuntu 18.04 using a kerberos ticket (for all users) (no credentials file)

I am aiming to mount a windows share to one of our ubuntu 18.04 machines, we aim to do mount the share using a Kerberos ticket, we wish to have the mount accessible for all users and want to avoid ...
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How to set up shared pdf printer on home network

Is there a step by step procedure to set up a shared pdf printer on 20.04? I have installed a cups pdf printer which works fine on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop host. From the GUI >> Printers >> ...
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Ubuntu 20 Ethernet Sharing not giving out dhcp address

Sharing wifi over usb ethernet to a windows tower. Ethernet device shows up in lusb, network manager gui. Have link light on dongle. Win comp shows packets sent but not recieved. Hangs at identifying ...
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How to disable sharing/cast from Ubuntu

while watching a video on YouTube, there’s a cast button on bottom right which casts my Content to smart home devices like Alexa or Google home. Which package on Ubuntu is responsible for it and how ...
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Samba share write access allowed in chosen time - how to do it?

I would like to configure a samba share to be writable only within scheduled time. What is the best method to do it? Regards Kriss
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Scrcpy and Zoom

I am using Zoom to teach in my class using my tablet as a whiteboard. Using another machine, I would mirror the tablet using scrcpy and then share it via Zoom. Using my personal laptop, I can still ...
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Screen Sharing in unusable state after rebooting

[Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, x64 GNOME 3.36.3] I keep Screen Sharing turned on on this machine I use for a Pi-hole server. However, every time I reboot, Screen Sharing won't work, and I need to go to the ...
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Sharing windows10 printer to ubuntu

Iam not able to share printer connected to windows 10 with ubuntu. When trying to acess via samba it's showing printer share is inaccessible. But i was able to share via windows 7.
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why copying speed in ubuntu 20.04 LTS is slow?

I recently upgraded my ubuntu from 18.04 LTS to 20.04 LTS. I observed that while copying files from PC to pendrive,speed is very less in ubuntu 20.04(11 mb/s - 12 mb/s).while the speed was (20 mb/s - ...
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how to create file with long file name on reiserfs?

i have to copy files with long file names (more than 255 symbols) to my samba share. i know that the limit of ext4 filesystem is 255 bytes, but reiserFS are not. so i created and mounted disk with ...
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Desktop Sharing User Permissions

I have a folder owned by root that I maintain via Sharing, and I currently allow "Others" create and delete permissions. Sharing is password protected. How would I restrict this to the ...
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win vm use localhost webapp with browser hosted on ubuntu

I run a react application on the host system (ubuntu) on localhost:3000, and I would like to know if it is possible to access it in a browser on the windows VM? Apparently the printer we want to print ...
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How do I share my Ubuntu desktop on Google Meet and Discord?

I have a problem when I attempt to share my display in a meeting using programs like Discord and Google Meet, even when using different browsers. Nobody can see what I'm doing on the desktop. They ...
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Desktop Sharing and Bluetooth issues started today 18.04

Today when I VNC'd to my Ubuntu 18.04 server today I noticed Bluetooth wasn't working. I attempted to enable it but as I flipped the switch in the control panel, nothing happened. When I went back ...
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Where is the SHARE button in Firefox 80 (2020?

There used to be a share button on the menu bar where you could share web pages directly with someone. It would ask you how you wanted to share and offer any app that was set up in Firefox (ie Gmail)....
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Command to switch on/off sharing Ubuntu desktop

I'm looking for the command for switch on or off sharing from Ubuntu settings, to be able to share image, audio, or complete remote desktop control. In Ubuntu bionic, for example, default desktop, up ...
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Problem with mounting Sambashare

When I try to mount my sambashare I get an error saying: no such file or directory, despite it's undisputed existence in my root directory. I have tried to secure the share somewhat so only local ...
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Samba: prevent accidential, recursive mass deletion of files

I am sharing some folders on Ubuntu 18.04, so they can be accessed read/write from windows clients. File structure: myshare/ dir1/ somefile1.txt somefile2.txt dir2/ dir3/ The samba ...
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Unable to share entire screen

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and I tried DWM window manager with the XDM display manager for a weekend but I didn't have the time to adapted to my style because I started classes at the university again. I ...
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Ubuntu file server: Can't open folder from Windows

Trying to access files on my ubuntu file share, from my windows 10 PC, but can't open them folders... ubuntu 20.04 installed. Samba installed. Network folder shared with guest access active. So I can ...
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Can I share a precompiled binary from an Ubuntu VM to a remote server

I’m pretty new to the whole Linux based system thing and I’m getting the hand of it, but is there a way to upload precompiled binaries from one vm to a cloud vm like AWS. This is simply because I ...
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ubuntu server won't share internet

I try to share my internet connection from my server (ubuntu 18 server) (eth0) to my local network (eth1). My laptop is connected to eth1 and can ping the server but can't access internet. I don't ...
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Network File/Printer Sharing from Ubuntu to Windows 10

How can i access my Windows 10 connected Brother printer and shared Folders in Ubuntu? PS. Same Network
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Ubuntu 20.04 cannot activate screen sharing

In Ubuntu 20.04 I cannot activate the screen sharing as you can see below: Why the option is grayed? and how can I enable it? I appreciate your help.
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Sharing Internet from Virtual Machine

I have two computers, Computer A and Computer B. Computer A is a Windows 10 machine, with Ubuntu 20.04 running in VirtualBox. Computer B is an Ubuntu 20.04 machine. Computer A has two hardware ...
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How to share a folder/disc on ubuntu core? [duplicate]

I have successed in installing the Ubuntu appliance with Plex on a Raspberry Pi 2. I plugged an external drive to the Pi, and successfully added it to the plex media library. I want to share this ...
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Rygel won't share .mpg files to my Hisense TV

Am running Ubuntu 20.04 server (fresh install) on a computer on my home network. After some effort (adding renderer: Network Manager to /etc/netplan/00-installer-config.yaml) I was able to share media ...
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Autofs does not show files of Samba dir in Ubuntu 18.04

I've been trying to have AutoFS mount a location in my home network //content/projects locally in /mnt/content but there are no files when navigating there. If I mount via fstab, there is no problem, ...
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How to share OpenVPN internet via ethernet

I want to install OpenVPN on my Raspberry Pi 3B Plus. Main problem is that I could not find any appropriate tutorial explaining how to share my built-in wireless internet via Wireless USB dongle and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 to Windows 10 WIFI via crossover ethernet

How do I share my Windows 10 WIFI on my PC with my Ubuntu 20.04 PC via crossover from one pc to the other? Windows 10: Realtek RTL8723BS SDIO 802.11n (internet connection shared) Windows 10: Ethernet ...
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How can I share computer audio on Skype

I would like to be able to share my computer sound on Skype. This option seems not to be available in Skype for Linux, but I understand (from an answer I read on this forum - "Share computer ...
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Ubuntu locked shared files

I have Samba in Ubuntu, where I share one Directory with name "Kurier" When I paste to this directory new file from other device, I see this file in Ubuntu like Locked. I can unlock this ...
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How to manage screen sharing settings via cli?

I need to manage my ubuntu screen-sharing settings via cli (specifically via a puppet script). How can I set up the native screen-sharing functionaility by editing a text settings file, or some other ...
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I'm looking for a software I can use to screen share a window with audio

I'm looking for some software I can use to share my screen with people remotely. Initially, I had intended to use discord screen share, but it won't share my computer audio. I tried using google ...
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Firewall blocking screen sharing with 20.04 desktop ubuntu installation

Can any of you knowledgeable persons, tell me how to enable screen sharing with ubuntu desktop 20.04 vnc X11VNC server. I was initially able to connect to the server ubuntu desktop on first attempt, ...
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How do you connect to a windows share using a different user id?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I am also using Nemo instead of Nautilus (though I don't think it makes any difference). Having clicked on "Network" in the file manager, I am presented with a list of other ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 . Desktop Sharing

I can not find a setting that enables remote access to the desktop in Ubuntu 20.04. In previous releases, it was in the settings. This one isn’t.
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How to *STOP* sharing a folder

To share a folder on my Local Area Network, I used these instructions, and just had to click the box saying "Share this folder". Great. Then I changed my mind, so I thought in order to UNDO that, I ...
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Problem with Viber - “Share screen” not working

I'm having this issue for a while and haven't been able to find the culprit of it or any information on internet. Basically when I'm on a Viber call and click "share screen", Viber minimizes, but ...
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WebEx Meeting: sharing screen is not working; Firefox 76 / Ubuntu 19.10

Good evening everyone My wife needs to work from home. She uses "WebEx Meeting", which generally runs fine in Firefox 76 on my Ubuntu 19.10 Laptop. But she is not able to share her screen. I know ...
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not having much luck with x2go screen sharing on Lubuntu desktop. no mouse

I'm using x2go to connect my windows 10 laptop to a Lubuntu 16.04 server. I've been using the "customised desktop" with the "lxsession -s Lubuntu" command for several years and I've been very happy ...
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(Problem) Smb shows files as directories

I'm trying to configure an smb share. The problem is that once i connect to the shared hard disk, files in it are shown as directories. Is there a fix for this issue?
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18.04.4 Cannot turn on remote desktop sharing

I have installed Ubuntu with the minimum setup instead of the normal install. I am trying to connect into Ubuntu but sharing will not stay on. (I would like to use vnc) I got a crash with vino-server

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