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19.04 - Cannot access Windows file shares

I have Ubuntu 19.04 installed and have a server running Windows 10 Pro, on which I have shared 2 folders (from an external USB), by right clicking folder, going to Share, and then giving 'Everyone' ...
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How to share IPSec VPN connection to eth1 or wlan0?

I have an Ubuntu pc with a working connection to my VPN server via Strongswan. The connection is IKEv2 with EAP MSCHAPv2 auth. On my Ubuntu pc I have second Ethernet port. I want to share my VPN ...
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Printer sharing in 2 Ubuntu computers

Please help with steps involved in installing a local USB printer Epson lq 300 ) in Ubuntu and sharing it with another Ubuntu 18. Connected in the same network.
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How to share portion of screen on a large monitor?

Browsers have built-in capabilities to share your screen with remote users, e.g. on a web conference, but typically you have to choose between sharing one window and sharing your entire screen. ...
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How to access Windows 8 shared folder from Ubuntu 16,17,18 without password?

I have an Window 8.1 System, I have Shared a folder, which is accessible by everyone on my network. After sharing this, this is successfully accessing from any Windows System without User ID or ...
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Why does nautilus keep asking for username / password when connecting to a SMB share? I can't connect

I want to share a folder. I went to the Documents folder, right clicked, turned on sharing, gave it a name. Nautilus installed Samba and said it was working. I navigated to the "Other locations" ...
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Ubuntu 18 Share Desktop via appear.in

I'm using https://appear.in in chrome on ubuntu 18.04 to share my screen. When i click "share screen", i got "could not start screensharing; browser having trouble accessing your screen" On ubuntu ...
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Can't enable sceen sharing on Ubuntu 19.04

I can't enable screen sharing despite there is an option for it. The button can't be toggled ON. I'm using ubuntu 19.04. Vino is already installed. How can I enable screen sharing?
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Share external hard drive between two Ubuntu computers [duplicate]

This is my third attempt to do a simple share of an external hard drive between two Ubuntu 18 computers. I have worked with half a dozen help documents on the web and none of them worked and they all ...
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Sharing partition folder not working after reboot [duplicate]

I’m using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with 3 hard drive partitions. I installed Samba and shared a folder in the network from the second partition, worked fine but after reboot, I cannot access that folder from ...
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How to share folder between virtual box ubuntu and host windows?

I have been using ubuntu in virtual box. Now i need to copy a folder from windows to the VM ubuntu. In virtual box i have selected the folder in share folder option but cant figure out how to access ...
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Samba share not working with AD Groups

I am new to linux and samba world i created a windows AD and added to this AD ubuntu machine. what i want to do its to create a share folder using samba and to group from AD to get permission to this ...
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Ubuntu sporadically dropping “permanent” Windows shares, fills local drive

In my homelab I have built and re-built a few Ubuntu VMs (thinking these issues were related to my own configuration) as I am struggling to find the cause of this issue where my "permanent" Windows ...
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Multiple users on the same machine on the same time

I have a very powerful computer that is running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver). And i want to use this computer with my colleagues in the same network at the same time using screen sharing (each ...
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VNC Viewer unable to connect: Encryption Issue

sudo gsettings set org.gnome.Vino require-encryption false has already been attempted, but the issue below prevails. I have a Windows 10 tablet and a Ubuntu desktop (18.04.2 LTS). The Win10 Tablet ...
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Desktop Sharing not staying on in Ubuntu 18.04

I've been trying to get remote desktop working with my installation of Ubuntu 18.04, but the toggle doesn't seem to stay on. I go to settings, then Sharing and switch the toggle to on, then I select ...
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Cannot turn on sharing on ubuntu 18.04

After I turn on the slider, nothing happen. When i exit the window and go back to it, it turned off again. I want to use screen sharing. What do I have to do ?
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How to share Home partition between several Linux distros without sharing configuartion and user preferences?

I use both Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and Deepin 15.9, sharing the same home partition, in order to be able to access my documents from both OSes. Unfortunately, they have both access to the same ...
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How do I access my files in my Windows 10 OS? [duplicate]

My hard drive has 2 partitions one has windows 10 and the other has the latest version of ubuntu. How to I access the files within windows from the ubuntu desktop? I know it can be done because I ...
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cannot mount readonly

I am trying to mount directory located on local network. I am using : mount -t cifs -o username=user //192.168.0.106/shared /home/user/point And I get following error : mount: /home/user/point: ...
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ubuntu, why is windows network empty?

I can see computers if I browse network but no computers under Windows Network. I tried wins server = yes in smb.conf with no success Thanks all
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Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS No Screen Sharing Option

Under settings, sharing there is no option for Screen Sharing however on another machine with exactly the same image there is an option for Screen Sharing. Any assistance would be appreciated.
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mixed up network configuration in 18.04

Recently upgraded to 18.04 from 14.04 (in steps of course) Just about everything works. Have network access, and remote access via ssh. Desktop sharing (VNC) however doesn't work and can't be ...
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Cannot change ownership or modify it permission

I am new to Ubuntu. I have attached a new hard disk and it is mounted at "/mnt/sdb1" . I want to use that hard disk as network share when i try to change the ownership or permission its showing "...
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Share a folder with USB (as an external Hard Drive)

I have an old laptop with Ubuntu. I store all my movies and videos on it. I want to plug this laptop into my LG Smart TV with a USB cable and I want my TV to see this folder only as a USB drive. Is it ...
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How do I share a virtual printer to both Unix* and windows users?

I have written an new backend for cups in order to create a virtual printer with some customized functionality. The problem is I cannot share the virtual printer with Windows users. When I shared it ...
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Share wireless Internet connection through Ethernet on 18.04 LTS

I've in the past successfully set sharing of wireless Internet connection through Ethernet on Ubuntu 16.04 as described here. Unfortunately due to disk failure I install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and cannot ...
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File Manager showing share files but gvfs folder does not

File Manager showing share files but gvfs folder does not showing the files. below are OS details. ubuntu 15.10 It is happening for specific shares only. Issue is editors like Atom are not able to ...
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Mount partition of Ubuntu computer into different Ubuntu computer

I have two computers running Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 respectively and both are connected via TCP/IP. Right now I am accessing one another via SSH most of the time but I want to permanently mount a ...
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Kubuntu - kcm_printer_manager - Windows printer via SAMBA - Browse button greyed out

In /usr/bin/kcmshell5 kcm_printer_manager, when I click on "Add printer" and then on "Window printer via SAMBA", the "Browse" button is greyed out. Instead, by running system-config-printer (the ...
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Networking frustrations - 2 weeks of research with no answers

I have three computers on my network. 1 Windows 10 machine, 1 Mac OS machine and 1 Ubuntu machine. Windows machine: can see Mac, access Mac, read and write to Mac. Can see Ubuntu machine but trying ...
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share keyboard and mouse in barrier between my windows machine and ubuntu 18.04.1LTS

I want to share a keyboard and mouse between two computers. One running windows, the other with Ubuntu (18.04). Since Synergy is paid software, I want to use Barrier. It was quiet easy to download ...
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Application Write Failures to Windows Share

I am wondering whether anyone else has run into this issue, or if I've discovered a new bug. Since upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 several applications are unable to write to a Windows share. Nautilus ...
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How to share files to virtual box?

I'm using Xubuntu 18.04 and have installed windows 7 in a virtual box, I want to share files to win 7 and vice - versa, So please tell me how to do that, please help.
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Sharing android USB modem internet over local network (switch)

I try to find some precise infos on how I should do this. But it didn't work until yet. So I have my android phone connected by USB to my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. There's a ethernet card port free where I ...
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How do you share folder on a xubuntu with Samba?

I have a xubuntu 18.04 fresh install. I installed sudo apt-get install -y samba samba-common python-glade2 system-config-samba I added this to smb.conf : [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP ...
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Mount of XP share hangs on Ubuntu 16.04.5

Two Ubuntu 16.04 systems, one has been running about two years now. Just today I created another Ubuntu 16.04 system first from a recently burned DVD install disk then updated with several packages I ...
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Remote Desktop Settings aren't allowing setup in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS?

I am trying to set up remote desktop but on the computer that I'm trying to setup access for, it will not even load the sharing settings. All other settings load fine. I have attached an image of the ...
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Share files between pc ( windows ) and laptop (ubuntu) [duplicate]

how can i share files from my laptop with ubuntu OS and my PC with windows OS with LAN cable?
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Trying to share desktop on ubuntu 18

When i go to sharing and try to enable desktop sharing by sliding the switch to on, it just reverts back. I'm guessing this is because there are no networks listed, how is this fixed?
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How to connect to QNAP NAS from Ubuntu 16.04 TLS with SMB 3.0 encryption enabled?

Context: Enabled SMB Encryption which only allows SMB 3 clients to access the affected shares. Issue: Cannot connect from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to share which is QNAP NAS, SMB 3 enabled, and encrypted. ...
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Cannot share WiFi connection with LAN cable

I have two PCs. Both run Ubuntu 18.04. After update to 18.04 laptop cannot share Wireless connection with LAN cable. PCs are connecting(ping command logs there is no package loss) but there is no ...
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Access a mount drive via terminal (mounted via samba)

I have trouble accessing a mounted drive in Ubuntu via terminal. I can access it via the address bar using the address smb://UNCLE;username@server/home_staff/username But I can't access it via the ...
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How to make visible shares only for specified users

I have a Samba share with Windows groups access premission. I wanna to make all shares wisible only for specified in "valid users" groups. Now I have a $ shared directories that makes files unvisible ...
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Sharing with windows pc

I connected my Ubuntu laptop to Windows PC through lan cable to transfer file from PC to laptop.i installed samba on Ubuntu. Then the opened network, in it I clicked on windows network but it is not ...
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Samba accessible from same machine but not from external network

So I got samba configured on a remote Ubuntu 16.04 server but whenever I try to access it from either windows 10 or another ubuntu machine remotely, I get an error that the folder could not be found. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server can't mount vboxsf

I have a windows 7 host where I'm using a Virtualbox 5.2.8. On this Virtualbox I've installed a VM with Ubuntul Server 16.04 and the Guest Additions from this version of virtualbox and I'm trying to ...
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Create a nice alias for a smb share for the command line

So I would like to be able to use my smb share convienently, however gvfs gives it a rather complex name. I have tried a symlink like this to a pre-existing directory /mnt/qnap: ln -s /var/run/user/...
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Sharing partitions between Ubuntu and Kubuntu

I am a noob and have no experience with computers so maybe this is a stupid question. I replaced Windows with Ubuntu 16.04LTS a week ago. I want to have another installation for a rolling Ubuntu. So i ...
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SD card memory sharing

I am using Acer Chromebook 11 and its instaled with ubuntu 16.04 Xfce. I have a 64GB sd card, is there any way to share the same memory card in both OS. it is always a long step for me to use the ...