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SSH File System (sshfs). A tool that uses SSH to mount a remote filesystem on a local machine.

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SSH Server Connections

I have a quick question that I was hoping someone who knows a lot more about these things than I do could answer. I connect to a lot of computers remotely over SSH for moving files around. I've ...
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Unable to mount Android phone via SSH on Ubuntu 20.04

Following all of the steps outlined in this answer, on the thread titled How to mount Android external storage over WiFi instead of USB, I still can't figure out how to wirelessly mount my Android ...
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Nautilus CLI is Extremely Slow for SSHFS Mounted Paths, but the GUI is Fast

I do most of my navigation in the terminal, however in certain circumstances it is nice to open a directory in a GUI. On Ubuntu Linux the default file browser is nautilius. My workflow is typically: ...
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SSHFS to Windows?

I'm exploring Ubuntu as a guest VM on a Windows host. So far so good. Sharing a Windows folder has not yet been solved. For example, using the directions at this site, I tried this commmand: sudo ...
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How can I access a Ubuntu FUSE mount in Windows via WSL?

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 in Windows 11 via WSL 2.0.4. Within Ubuntu, I've used sshfs to mount a remote directory to /media/remote1. My local Ubuntu user owns the mount point. I want to access that ...
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fusermount permission denied

I have used sshfs on my Linux Mint machine to mount a directory from a different machine in the internet. This worked out of the box. Then I tried the exact same command on a Ubuntu machine (Ubuntu 22....
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cannot write a remotely mounted file

Before opening my nextcloud server to the internet i'm trying to harden its security by configuring its sshd_config file. Its a ubuntu core server so i can edit files only through sshfs. The thing is, ...
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Drive in fstab via fuse.sshfs are not mounted after reboot

Using Ubuntu 22.04. My fstab entry: some_user@some_storagebox.com:~/somedir /mnt/volume fuse.sshfs defaults,allow_other,reconnect,_netdev,users,ServerAliveInterval=15,identityfile=/root/.ssh/id_rsa,...
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System won't boot because it thinks it has dependency on sshfs mounts

I have a desktop running Ubuntu 20.04. I typically keep /mnt/wdblue4a and /mnt/wdblue4b mounted with sshfs, just with a script I run manually if I want to access their content. This has never been a ...
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FUSE mounted filesystems and snap applications

I've seen lots of questions asking about snap applications and trying to use them to access FUSE mounted file systems. But none of the responses to those questions that I can find give or link to ...
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ssh and sshfs connection via NordVPN meshnet not working

I have set up an OpenSSH server on my home PC (Ubuntu 22.04 LTS) and am trying to connect to it using ssh and sshfs from my Laptop (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS). The server seems to be running smoothly and I can ...
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sshfs option idmap=file prevents mounting entirely without error message

We want to use sshfs to mount directories from a server on a client, bit some user and group ids do not match between those machines. The requirement is that user ownership is mapped correctly and the ...
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sshfs mount appears and then disappears after resume from suspend

I would like a certain network directory automounted via sshfs on resume from suspend. With information from another AU post, I have it (partially) working through a script in /lib/systemd/system-...
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sshfs folder empty after reboot

I'm using Ubuntu 22.10 "Kinetic Kudu" and I am trying to mount a folder via sshfs following instruction I got online: sudo sshfs -o allow_other,default_permissions server@address:~/ /home/...
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Use sshfs simultaneously with multiple users

Please consider the following scenario: Three machines: server S1, client C1 (Linux), client C2 (Windows) An NFS file system that can only be accessed from the server's local subnet The NFS volume is ...
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Snap applications (Firefox and Chromium) snap cannot open folders mounted via sshfs

Snap versions of Firefox and Chromium refuse to open folders and files mounted via sshfs while the same folder is normally browseable from the command line and from Gnome and the files can be opened ...
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Open/Edit documents using Onlyoffice in the non-installation drive

I have an installation of onlyoffice-desktopeditors with the following specifications OS version: Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS App version: 6.4.2 Downloaded from: Installed trough snapd Everything works great, ...
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Unable to open visual studio code when inside sshfs mounted drive UBUNTU WSL

I've been having trouble with opening visual studio code. The scenario is that I have a server filesystem mounted in my local pc (UBUNTU WSL) using SSHFS. In normal cases, I can open file using visual ...
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Prevent requesting all subfolders with sshfs

I'm mounting a folder using sshfs -o ro -d user@remote:/home/user/folder /home/myuser/local_folder. I can see that there are LOOKUP requests being issued for every subfolder of the folder I am ...
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Mount folder from WSL to Ubuntu over SSH with SSHFS

I am trying to mount a folder located inside WSL to my Ubuntu 20.4 machine using SSHFS but I always get the message that there is "No such file or directory." How can I do it? The obvious ...
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SSH From Vbox Server Into Host

I am trying to use: # sshfs -C hostuser@hostname:/home/users/Downloads/disk_image_files/ /vbox_mount_point_name but I get: read: Connection reset by peer I've tried a bunch of solutions editing the '/...
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sshfs has no installation candidate - universe repository installed [closed]

I have tried to install sshfs in ubuntu, but I keep getting this error stating: Package 'sshfs' has no installation candidate (also shown below). I saw in a similar post that the sshfs package has ...
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Reliably mounting permanently using SSHFS

I want to permanently mount a remote directory with SSHFS and I've used fstab to do this--but only to some success. The problem is that any downtime experienced by the remote server ensures that I'll ...
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Shared Drive / Folder

I have a Ubuntu server at home with a static up and domains pointed to it. I would like to allocate a folder to be used on the Home network as a shared folder where anyone on the network can read ...
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SSHFS connects works with command but not fstab [closed]

sshfs works when I connect with the command line: jack@lap:~$ sshfs [email protected]:/home/jack/LanDrive ~/LanDrive But not when I try to mount it through fstab using this: sshfs [email protected]:/...
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Mounting using indermediate server and sshfs with autofs

I have a gateway machine (A) and the final machine (B). I have been able to ssh and sshfs to machine B through A using ProxyCommand in ~/.ssh/config. I have made it so that logging in doesn't require ...
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Passphrase-protected private key and automatic server directory mounting

I am learning sshfs on ubuntu 20.04, that is the client machine. I have turned on SSH key-based authentication. The Public key has been already stored on my server. I set the passphrase for protecting ...
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Unable to create/edit/delete remote files after mounting them locally with SSHFS

I have a basic server set-up using a RaspberryPI, Ubuntu server 20.04, and Nginx. Using ssh, I can edit the files directly in the terminal, but that becomes sloppy, so I am looking for a more elegant ...
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"Could not enter folder" mounted with sshfs from Kompare

I have a remote folder mounted as sshfs mmatrosov@server: /home/mmatrosov/vm When I try to open a file in Kompare and navigate into this folder, Kompare gives me an error message Could not enter ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - fuse: device not found

I'm trying to make SSHFS work in my Ubuntu 18.04 version (bionic). I run the following command: sudo sshfs -o idmap=user xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:/path/to/remote /path/to/local I get the following error fuse: ...
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Can't mount sshfs directory at login

I want to automatically mount a sshfs directory at login. So I add this line to the end of my otherwise ok profile: /usr/bin/sshfs [email protected]:/klipp klipp This however results in Error found ...
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I'm trying to use SSHFS to transfer files via SSH to my Raspberry Pi web server, specifically using the GUI

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. I am running 20.04. So as per the question title I am trying to transfer HTML/CSS etc files to my Raspberry Pi where I am running an Apache web server. I have been searching ...
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How do i transcode video files with ffmpeg by piping the in and output over ssh or by sftp

I have a server with the video files i want to transcode to x265 and have ssh/sftp acces to it. But i am not root on my transcoding machine, therefore couldn't install sshfs, so i decided to pipe the ...
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Mounting a remote directory at start up

I am new to servers and getting confused I think. I have created a server using ubuntu server. I can now see the directories I want on my home machine which is running linux I have been trying ...
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Nautilus file permissions on mounted folder

I've mounted a remote server on my local machine by adding [email protected]:/ /mnt/remotename fuse.sshfs IdentityFile=/home/localusername/.ssh/id_rsa delay_connect _netdev,allow_other,...
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Mount a file instead of directory using sshfs?

Is it possible to mount a single file instead of a whole directory using sshfs command?
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sshfs with fstab: wrong uid, gid and Input/output error

I want to sshfs from my Linux machine (Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS) to my MacBook. I could do it at command line with sshfs [email protected]:/Users/jczhang/mysharedfolder /home/jczhang/mysharedfolder It ...
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Automount remote filesystem on reboot without password with sshfs

What I Want: boot up my system (in this case ubuntu 18.04 on a laptop) have access to a remote filesystem via /home/<user>/mnt/remote-HD0 What I have tried edit /etc/fstab with sshfs command ...
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How do I mount my laptop's hard-disk in a remote server (reverse sshfs)?

I was wondering if there is a way to mount a local directory/hard-disk in another server (like sshfs but vice versa) I know it should be possible to use sshfs from the other machine while my own ...
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unmount sshfs from mount point

mounted raspberry pi device via sshfs: sshfs osmc@rpi.: /home/user/pi mounting information: user@azimuth:~$ mount | grep osmc osmc@rpi.: on /home/user/pi type fuse.sshfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,relatime,...
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Why do gvfs shares appear read only when accessed via CLI (command line)?

please try it out yourself: Mount a network share via "file"-"connect to server" in nemo filebrowser (this is a real pain when you try it via nautilus since gnome version 3, but that is another ...
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sshfs "reset by peer" after new installation of server OS

I'm trying to mount a drive from my work PC to my home PC using the command below: sudo sshfs -o allow_other [email protected]:/ /mnt/home-pc This command was working fine before. However, I've ...
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How to have sshfs disk without auto-mount?

When i have partitions on local disk they appear as not-mounted. i can mount them in any program (krusader, nautilus) and then i can access them in all programs. I want to have the same for sshfs. I ...
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fuse: bad mount point `/mnt': Transport endpoint is not connected

I needed to locally edit remote files on my server, so I tried to mount the whole remote file system (/) on my local system with SSHFS like so: $ sshfs [email protected]:// /mnt -p 22 Then it ...
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Create custom mount/unmount entry for nemo/nautilus "devices"

sshfs mounts are shown under "devices" in Nemo and Nautilus, together with this eject/unmount button. The eject/unmount button never works. When I go to the terminal and sshfs something into my home ...
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sshfs: Mount a volume using sshfs as a readonly directory

I don't understand how this solution worked for everybody who wanted to mount a volume as a read-only directory using sshfs. Everyone suggest using the 'ro' option. I did that, but the files in the ...
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I can ssh to the server but sshfs gives me 'no matching cipher found: client arcfour server aes128-ctr,aes192-ctr......'

I can ssh to the server, but sshfs fails with the read: Connection reset by peer error. I have checked all the cases pointed out in this AskUbuntu question, the user is in the fuse group, ...
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Using sshfs on C accessed via A and B

The current set up I am working with requires me to ssh onto a machine C by first ssh-ing into A and then into B. Something like this: ssh [username]@[university].com # Machine A ssh [department] # ...
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sshfs empty the source path with -o nonempty

I came across a strange mistake, I have some data on machine1 at /temp/user1/data/ I want to share it with another machine2, so I created same directory as mkdir /temp/user1/data/ then on ...
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mounting server dir to local dir

How can I mount server dir to local dir using the following command: sshfs -o follow_symlinks I have a hard time to configure it. Thanks
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