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Accidentally mounted shared folder to /media/, how to fix?

While trying to fix a problem with shared folders, I accidentally set up my shared folder (the C drive) to mount at /media/, not something like /media/sf_C_DRIVE. Now my entire /media folder is just ...
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Fedora 31 - Guest Additions working - but shared folders do not

Windows 10 build: 1909 Fedora version: 31, all recent updates from DNF Virtualbox version: 6.0.14 (This is not quick to update, so please confirm that this is actually a problem before suggesting I ...
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facl, setfacl, directory share, why does cp put the original file permissions into facl mask? Shouldn't that be cp -p behavior?

The users on this system are careful and have their umasks set to the very private 0077. However, the users would like to have group specific directories, where files may be copied so as to ...
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How do I extract a .tar file on Azure File Share on Ubuntu 18.04?

I have a virtual machine in Azure running Ubuntu 18.04. On this machine, I have mounted an Azure File Share as a file share. Now I'm looking to extract a large file on the mounted drive and it fails. ...
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Sharing files/data in Linux between local users, without them knowing each others passwords or having root privilegies

If I have 3 (or more) users on one computer, what's the best (easiest) way to let them share files between themselves? The catch is that UserX should be able to send files to UserY without UserZ ...
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Serve view of directory's most recent files only

I have a directory with ~100k files that loads very slowly over the internet through most protocols (just listing the directory can time out). I'd like to speed things up by only showing files from ...
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How to easily share files through local network?

I'm looking for a software solution for sharing files on a local network. I have at home several computers, some are running Windows 10, some others Linux. I have one computer in particular running ...
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Hide folder that user uses currently

I'm searching for a ftp server or any idea to achieve hiding folder from others when somebody is working in it. For example: I have 3 folders: A B C when I working in A, anybody who is also connected ...
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solutions when NFS server is inaccessible

I am using NFS to share some important directories (/home, /opt, /local/usr) from a machine to other machines (all OS are Debian 9). Most of the time it works well. However, when the server's ...
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File sharig between Live USB Kali Linux and main OS

I have Kali Linux in my USB with an encrypted partition and I know that I can see the main OS files from Kali. But is there a way to "share" a folder inside Kali, so I can see and modify files stored ...
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Sharing files between LXLE and Windows 10

I have a new Windows 10 (64-bit) desktop, that I'm trying to shift approximately 20GB of data to from a LXLE laptop. I have successfully connected them with a spare Cat-5 cable (success = positive ...
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How can I get a non-blocking network file share between windows and linux PCs

I have a file share server (samba daemon) running on a Debian server at a local network. My never-ending problem is that whenever I leave the local network (take my notebook to work, or outside) my ...
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Dropbox-like solution for two power users with dynamic IPs that doesn't use the cloud?

A friend and I share a lot of files between ourselves. We would like a way that makes it easy for us to send files to one another without the need for the other to be there to accept the transfer. i.e....
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Set SMB2 protocol in Samba 3.6.6

I've decided to switch to the higher version of SMB in Samba (at least 2) - mostly because of the security reasons. I've tried to add to the smb.conf in the [global] section: client min protocol = ...
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Samba share on Debian: Can see files from windows but can't write to them

I'm trying to set up a samba share to a computer that only I will have access to. I need full access to this computer from my windows machine. I am the only person using either machine, and I need ...
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chmod g+w+s on the directory without changing umask (Linux)?

I'd like to make new files, created in a directory, writable by others in the same Posix group without using ACLs. Not sure this is possible. The way I've accomplished this in the past was to change ...
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Sharing folder in Virtualbox

I'm running Debian 9 as Host and I installed correctly Windows 7 as guest by using Oracle VirtualBox (v. 5.2.6); both the OSs work fine and I need to have a folder shared between those 2 operative ...
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AFP Client (afpfs-ng) ls: reading directory .: Input/output error, CentOS 7 & MacOS Sierra

I need a Client in CentOS 7 to get access to a shared folder of Mac Sierra using AFP protocol. I installed afpfs-ng-0.8.2, previously fuse-2.9.7 from sources following the fuse-2.9.4 instructions $ ...
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How to approach planning a BSD file server's outward-facing file hierarchy

I'm migrating data on an informal home server to a new FreeNAS (FreeBSD 10) based file server running samba, and I'm stuck in trying to plan how to lay the data out, to give correct access to ...
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File and Folder permissions

I have copied some data from a client's home folder to a group work folder accessed by a group in Linux. Other clients can see most of the data except some in a specific folder. When the new client ...
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Make files available through local address

I have two computers connected to the same router (so they are essentially connected in a LAN). Both run some GNU+Linux distribution. I have a bunch of files, in a directory ~/A/ on my first computer ...
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Mounting an NFS directory, with filesystem permissions for a user that doesn't exist locally

I have an NFS directory that is using file-based authentication. I can ssh to the server with my username/password. Running id, I can get the the uid for my user. I have mounted the NFS share. I ...
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Media Sharing protocol

I'm using a vanilla Debian 8 install with GNOME and in the Settings tool there is a Sharing icon. Clicking it gives three options: Personal File Sharing (dav) Screen Sharing (vnc) Media Sharing (???)...
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Why samba can not grant access on some directories?

I have a server with samba installed. I need to share some directories under the /var/spool path. But I faced with strange trouble: I can not get access to /var/spool with samba. There is /etc/smb....
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share the encfs encrypted “.directory” via NFS

encfs uses FUSE to mount an encrypted directory (a hidden ".directory" by convention) onto another directory specified by the user. I want to share the encrypted ".directory" via NFS where it will ...
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Vim saved file not updating on webpage

I am attempting to update an HTML file on my server, but when I do so it doesn't appear to be updating, but rather, serves an old copy instead. I went through the usual process of pressing :w and ...
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Running a batch script remotely using rdesktop

I have a setup that implies calling rdesktop on a remote machine which is accessed through ssh: user@192.168.1.110:~$ ssh user@192.168.1.120 -X and then running rdesktop as: user@192.168.1.120:~$ ...
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Share a git repo over LAN

I would like to share some of my work with my colleagues. The whole company uses flavors of Debian Linux and is connected in a LAN network. I don't want to bug the administrator with access to the ...
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Samba shared printers are listed as empty string named on Windows 7's Domain Admins

I have shared a printer using SMB 3.6.23 service and CUPS Web interface. Then the printer works just fine, but at a certain point (possibly, while the printer driver is available on Windows 7 using a ...
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Access folder created in windows

Is it possible to access the folder created in windows, through unix operating system (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) that is installed on a virtual machine on windows? If yes, what is the process to access the ...
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Show specific samba shares only to some users

I'd like to set up my samba so that each user has access to specific folders. Some of them for example have home folder on server and those should have access to their home folder, other don't and ...
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Netatalk user in both rwlist and rolist

I'm currently configuring a AFP server that's running OD, AFP, SMB etc. My problem is that I got a few shares that ALL needs to have read only on and a few people in a specific group needs to have ...
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Having a host with ZFS system, how to make it available to other hosts on local network?

Having a Linux (RHEL 6) host with ZFS system, how to make it available to other hosts on local network (over LAN or InfiniBand if possible)? what shall be done to ZFS pool to make it sharable? how to ...
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Samba Error NT_STATUS_HOST_UNREACHABLE on any other node yet not on host

host IP config: # netstat -nat | grep LISTEN tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:445 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:3306 0.0.0.0:* ...
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How to share a file over “Windows Share” protocol from scientific linux?

I have a file on my linux. I want to share it via "Windows Share" (IPMI can understand only one way of remote large files mounting). How to share my file over "Windows Share" from my scientific linux?
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Can an NFS stale file handle persist for 2 complete days without any sign?

I have my home directory on an NFS file server, our IT team has moved to another server one week ago. Before the move, I killed all my processes with killall -u my_user_name. After the move, I was ...
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Windows file shares dissapear erratically in Linux file browser

My network consists of a router which acts as a dhcp server. Connected to one of its ethernet ports is a unmanaged switch which in turn has all my machines connected to it via ethernet. On this ...
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Simplest way to send files over network

What is the simplest and most versatile way to send files over the network to other computers? By that I mean computers that other people are using at the moment. I don't think SSH works if the ...
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how to properly configure samba access using groups

I am having trouble trying to get a specific group to access samba server through windows. is it possible to allow certain groups to the file sharing server? example, I have a group called "...
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Linux Desktop Access via Web Browser

This should be pretty simple, in my naive opinion of course... I have a tower that I am going to run a media server off of, along with some other functions but that's the main (re)purpose of the ...
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Cannot share folders between Mac OS X based VMWare 7.1.1 and Guest Fedora 21 system

I would like to share my Mac OSX 'Downloads' folder. I set this up as a shared folder in vmware settings. Currently, although I made a folder at mnt/hgfs/Downloads, it does not have the contents of ...
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What are bogus file nlink values?

I am using files from a SMB share on my Raspberry Pi, running Raspbian. Whenever I access those files, I get the following message in my syslog: CIFS VFS: bogus file nlink value 0 What does that ...
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samba share subdirectory prevent rename/delete operation

I have a samba share (ArchLinux with kernel Linux comp001 3.18.7-2-ARCH #1 PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 12:53:57 MST 2015 armv6l GNU/Linux and samba version Samba version 4.1.16)mounted in /mnt/data/, that is ...
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Win7 file sharing VM latency

I am using mount/umount commands with a Win VM on a KVM Linux host. I have a script that continuously loops: sleep 1 sec mount read guest file unmount When I change a Win7 file (say, a text file ...
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Change Netatalk server name

Is there a way to change the name of a Netatalk AFP server, as shown by the client? I run Netatalk3 on FreeBSD 10.1 with OS X clients. On the clients I see the server labeled with its hostname. I ...
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How do I measure the amount of network traffic that passed my debian installation?

So my raspberry pi is acting as a Router and Web/Mail/FTP/SQL/Media/Clash of Clans/Home server right now and I'm looking for a way to monitor the consumed bandwidth, much like NetWorx for windows. I ...
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Share files between Linux host and Windows guest

I am trying to share files between Linux host and Windows guest and I came across the link: Use virt-manager to share files between Linux host and Windows guest? As suggested in the third answer, I ...
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Home server bottleneck (filesystem server)

I am trying to set up a filesystem server, so that I can use my various laptops to transparently mount a directory containing many VirtualBox VMs, some of which run full graphics environments. I will ...
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How to move completed torrent downloads to another folder without breaking the torrent link?

I'm using Transmission on EOs and I've downloaded a bunch of torrent files which ended up my Download folder in my /home. I'd like now to move the files to my external hard drive without breaking the ...
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What's the correct way to share a directory with Windows machines using Samba?

I'm running Debian 7.7, intended to be used as a server. I've got Apache installed and I'd like to share its /var/www directory and access it from Windows machines. I've followed the instructions on ...