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Connecting to the sftp server hosted in Windows from Linux

We have a directory (hosted on Windows) named "groupftp" that is shared and is accessible from our Linux server We connect through it from our linux machine with the below sftp command and ...
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How to share a folder between two users on the same linux laptop

Ubuntu 20.4 installed with user Marco created other user Polo by going to |settings > Users > Add User| created "commonDir" folder in Marco's home directory. |right click > new ...
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Creating a shared folder [duplicate]

Before I start I would like to point out that I read over 40 questions on the same topics on this forum and they just never work. I have users all in the same group shared_grp. I want them to all be ...
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How to create a shared folder between Linux and Windows?

How to create a shared folder between Linux and Windows? If possible, do not use additional applications. If it's not possible, please tell me the app that can be used. These are my previous steps: ...
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CIFS - no target servers for DFS failover

I have 2 windows shares i mounted to Ubuntu server Content of /etc/fstab //fs.example.local/data$ /data cifs vers=3.0,credentials=/root/.cifsauth,noserverino,rw 0 0 //fs.example.local/data$/mapis/...
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Samba Share Server not Visible on Other Linux System Filebrowser(s)

So I have been struggling to configure my home server to have a samba share that works equivalently to other systems on my network. Here's how my samba configuration looks: [global] workgroup = ...
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uploading, storing and browsing millions of tiny files - best practices

I am dealing with an application that generates thousands of tiny files a day. These files shoud then be uploaded to a NAS and be browsed from a network share from Windows machines. While the process ...
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Create a folder which can be written to but not read

I've been going over content I previously used in Uni to learn Linux, as I have gotten rusty and thought a refresher would be helpful. The content is hosted on a site similiar to Hack the Box which is ...
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Why do directory permissions differ between server and client (NFS)

I have a Synology NAS and want to share a directory on it via NFS to a Linux client. Mounting works fine, but the group/everyone permissions differ I did not manually configure the NFS server side. I ...
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virt-manager Windows guest access Linux host folder

I have the following configuration: Linux host: MX Linux 21 (based on Debian 11) Windows guest: Windows 8.1 virt-manager: 3.2.0 I've created a shared folder in Linux labeled L_data. Windows has ...
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Mounting SMB Drive permanently for specific User

System: Fedora 35/Gnome 41 Windows Shared Drive with credentials and domain Goal: Shared drive is mounted and usable when I'm logged in. What I already did: Added the network drive via Gnome Files (...
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Sharing many folders between two Linuxes

I have dual boot Arch and Ubuntu, and what I want to do is to share folders such as Documents, Downloads, Desktop e.g. so I can use them in both operating system The usual way is just to create new ...
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Send file to shared folder with smbclient [duplicate]

I'm trying to configure a script to copy local files from one folder to another one using smbclient. I have tried dir_backup=/backup backup_name=data_1 cd $dir_backup smbclient //192.168.4.x/folder-...
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What is the most elegant way to use the same NFS-mounted home directory on more than one computer at the same time?

I have a server which hosts everyone's home directories. The server /home is mounted using NFS as /home on each workstation. I use the same UID/GID for users on the server and on each workstation. I'd ...
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Sync shared folder in RCLONE

I am trying to share a folder in ONEDRIVE. In the browser application, I can see the folder and I can also see it in the Windows app, but in Linux I can't. I checked if the sync is working and ...
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How to get write permissions on Linux host from Windows 10 guest, using virtiofs shared folders

I am trying to share a folder from an Ubuntu 20.04.3 host with a Windows 10 build 19042 (20H2) guest, using QEMU 5.2 / libvirt 7.0.0 on the host and virtio-win 0.1.208 (driver 100.85.104.20800 and ...
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Sharing from OSx with Linux guest

I need to share a directory from OSx and access it from Linux. What is my best option, SMB or AFP (I am not mentioning NFS because I read of its poor performance)? I need support for extended ...
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How do I get faxes to a folder instead of having to print them with an HP printer?

I've got an HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M479fdn which is capable of receiving faxes and save them in a folder. Only when I look at the interface, it tells me I have to enter a "shared folder". ...
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Linux: How to merge identical named folders with different case from the CLI (BASH preferred)

I have on my Linux NAS miscellaneous folders with identical names, except for case,like this: /data/libraries /Data/libraries/presets /Data/Libraries/presets /Data/Libraries/Presets /merged/readme /...
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Is there an utility that tells whether a file path is a network share or on a local hard disk?

I want to test whether some paths are mapped onto remote shares before creating them, as they need to be created before their files are written two. They are sshfs paths for the time being. A basic ...
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Manually calling mount point

In my /etc/fstab file, i defined a network shared folder mount. Like so: //172.16.30.50/secret2/secret3 /media/secret1/secret2/secret3 cifs credentials=/home/myuser/aux/some_file.txt,x-systemd....
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autofs nfs share served and mounted on same PC reporting permission denied when writing

I am using nfs between multiple Debian 10 machines in my local network, with the same basic setting across the board, and they are all working as expected. I am using autofs as root to mount and ...
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virt-manager MX Linux host, Android x86 guest share folder

How can I share folder between Linux host and Android guest? Tried to add USB and file system hw, but couldn't make them work, I could share folder and copy/paste with Windows guest, what I'm missing?
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Apache/PHP access to a different sites files

I have two websites running Opencart on the same server, selling overlapping products. Site 1 already has all the product images uploaded to /var/www/vhosts/site1/httpdocs/image/catalog/products but ...
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how can I change ownership of files in the VirtualBox shared folder (from root:root)

I'm running Windows 10 host and RHEL 4.7 guest using VirtualBox 6.1. I use VMs to build code changes which are delivered to our subs without having to travel to build on target consoles. The problem ...
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How to copy files from NFS share without using mount

I want to copy files from a server that has an NFS share to my machine without mounting it on my machine. I want to put this in a script everyone else can use, and mounting requires root permissions ...
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How to allow users share file access?

I'm managing a Ubuntu server with hundreds of users. One user may want to share his files/folders to his significant other. A few users may be in the movies enthusiast club, while some of them are ...
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Where is the shared folder in the guest CentOS of VirtualBox?

I am running CentOS 7 on the VirtualBox. CentOS image is CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-2009.iso downloaded from here [http://mirror.kakao.com/centos/7.9.2009/isos/x86_64/] and the Host OS is Windows 10 ...
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How can I [nfs] share a folder that contains [nfs] shares from another computer (nfs is replaceable by other protocols)

I have a number of network storage nodes, and a primary server that everyone connects too. I would like to export shared folders from the storage nodes , so as to mount them on the primary server. ...
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Permissions problems configuring a NFS server and client between Ubuntu 18.04 x64 and Ubuntu 18.04 Arm64

Because I have a little space on the sd card of my jetson nano,I have installed the nfs server on Ubuntu 18.04 x64 bit and the nfs common client on ubuntu 18.04 for arm64 on the jetson nano. I have ...
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How to make Samba serve a single File next to other Share Definitions

For sake of convinience, I'd like samba to share a file next to the other defined directories. Windows Users can access my samba shares by going to "Network" -> "STORAGE". In ...
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Lost Users & Groups

What is happened, if the groups and users were lost in a folder like this ... Result of ls-lsa 4 drwxr-xr-x 6 64055 64055 4096 Jan 12 20:57 . 4 drwxr-xr-x 3 64055 64055 4096 Jan 11 13:25 .. 4 -rw-r--...
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Don't let user remove self-created shared directory

I have a group of users, call it group. This group has a shared folder, call it shared. What I want is users of the group to [create and read] [files AND directories] in this folder. And for the FILES ...
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Start NFS server without UID and GID of Unix directory

I'm trying to set up a NFS Server on Windows to map a folder of a Unix system connected to the same network. The second step in the tutorial How to set up a free NFS server on Windows 10 (sections 4 ...
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How to make this Samba share accessible without any user/password login?

I have modified /etc/samba/smb.conf to create a [public] share: [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 1000 logging = file panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-...
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Connect to samba "windows share" of my router

My router has an option for sharing to all connected computer the content of an USB key I connected to it. On the configuration page of the router (http://192.168.1.1/service/samba) I have : Group ...
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Sending files/deirectories from local unix machine to remote unix sever

How do I send files or directories to my school's remote server from my ubuntu desktop. I have tried everything from youtube and everything keeps on giving me a lost connection when I try to run the ...
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Access to Linux Host VirtualBox Shared Folder from Linux Guest with anyone user

I was reading multiple answer in order to access from guest to host on Linux, and I found two methods. But, they are not working for me. I using VirtualBox Version 6.1.12 r139181 (Qt5.12.5) $ uname -r ...
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Where to find the shared folder in Kali Linux?

I use Kali Linux as a virtual machine in VMware Workstation Player with Windows 10 Home as host. The Player has the option to pick a Windows folder to be used as a shared folder. I set this up, it ...
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Linking samba shared folders onto FSTAB linux

As per the title, I would like to mount automatically the OMV5 samba shared folders onto FSTAB, however I failed multiple times. The shared folder is called Rsync_Dell and it is on a static IP.
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same NAS, same folder, but different groups showed in two different hosts, why?

I have a strange behaviour with a shared NAS between multiple hosts. Every host reaches a shared folder mounted on /sharedfolder on the same source (##.###.###.###:/filesystem, where ## are the ...
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Polling script in Linux machine which will notify arrival of new files on Windows shared folder

I am trying to write shell script in Linux server, which will notify the user about arrival of new file on Windows shared drive. Most of the solutions suggests following approach: Mount Windows ...
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Some files in CIFS directory cannot be overwrite once created/copied

I have encountered a strange behavior in one of the CIFS mount directory. For example, I copy a file to the directory, cp /mnt/source/movie.mp4 /mnt/target/ . First time it runs successfully. But when ...
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shared folder in virtualbox guest debian 10 not showing files from linux mint host

I believe I have done everything all the manuals have said to get this to work, and have been struggling with it for a few days now. Here are the details of the setup: Host: Linux Mint 18.1 Serena, ...
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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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Samba share - follows symlink but already in local path

I just faced a problem which I couldn't find anywhere (ex. samba documentation). I have a samba share on server1, and this share mounted to server2. server1's share is a symlink to /var/container/db. ...
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Show IP address of currently mounted CIFS share

A linux client mounts a Windows share resolved by FQDN configured in /etc/fstab like this: //fqdn.windows.share/theShare /local/mount/point cifs [...] Due to infrastructure changes the IP address of ...
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File corruption on samba share

I have a Samba 2.0 share, setup with a Western Digital WDTVLIVE device. I'm playing mp3 files from this share (from MacOS Music, Windows MusicBee and iOS Evermusic apps). What happened some days ...
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Get a part of a folder name as variable

I have 2 folders names that have 2 ids like "ABFD00" and "KASD02". Now I need a little part of the folder as a variable (00 and 02) to use it in a command. Like: sapcontrol -nr $sid -function ...
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