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samba does not work when offline

I have recently set up a virtual machine and I want to share files between the host and the guest. Samba seems to be a perfect solution, and indeed it does all that I expect it to. However, if the ...
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File sharing with Windows

I have a small home network consisting of two computers. One is running Windows 7 and the other Ubuntu 10.04. Neither computer is permanently on. I am trying to set up file sharing between the two. ...
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/mnt Directories Disappearing

I'm trying to mount some smb shares on bootup using fstab on a Kbuntu box. Here are the steps I using to accomplish this: sudo mkdir /mnt/MyShare Then I add this line to my fstab file: ...
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Setting up a family server

I'm very new to Unix, but after having become comfortable with bash over the past year and after having played with Ubuntu recently, I've decided to make my next computer run Ubuntu, and I think my ...
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Automatically mount network drive when available

I have a NAT drive, that is accessible via SMB. I have an entry in fstab to mount it at boot. But if the drive is not switched on it is not mounted during boot and I have to manually mount later. (The ...
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Simple file transfer

Given two Linux boxes on a LAN, what's the simplest way to transfer files between them?