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Use virt-manager to share files between Linux host and Windows guest?

Default file managers of both Gnome and KDE desktop environtment can easily access windows shared resources using SMB protocol. You don't need to install a samba server on Linux host machine because ...
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Shared folder between QEMU Windows guest and Linux host

In 2018 a simple way to share a folder between a Linux host & Windows virtual machine is to enable RDP in the Windows guest & connect to the vm with the Remmina Remote Desktop Client & ...
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Use virt-manager to share files between Linux host and Windows guest?

You can now use virtio-fs to achieve efficient sharing of a host-exported filesystem on a guest. It's efficient as it relies on shared memory between host and guest, rather than some networking-based ...
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Use virt-manager to share files between Linux host and Windows guest?

For a quick and dirty copy, you can also use libguestfs. Example: virt-copy-in -a windows10.qcow2 /tmp/data.zip / This copies the file /tmp/data.zip from your host to the root C:\ directory in the ...
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smbclient alternative for large files

Using curl I'm running smbclient version 4.9.4 trying to transfer a 97 MiB file from Arch Linux to Windows. Following the recommendation of user bsd, I called smbclient using --socket-options='...
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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. There is no such thing as "file-based authentication". You are probably using "UNIX authentication". How do I read/write to this ...
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Use virt-manager to share files between Linux host and Windows guest?

A quick way to let a guest read (but not write to) a file or folder structure is to mount a folder as a cd-rom. This takes a few seconds, and works for both Windows and Linux guests. mkisofs -o cdrom....
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Use virt-manager to share files between Linux host and Windows guest?

now we can use spice tools. install spice-webdavd on windows guest update 2022 now virtiofs based local file sharing is preferred over DAV based approach or other network based approach. vfio has much ...
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How to easily share files through local network?

SAMBA has no more, or no less, security risk than any other app which can do what it does; Debian has a straightforward tutorial. Android clients for SAMBA abound in the Google Play store, and ...
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Sharing files/data in Linux between local users, without them knowing each others passwords or having root privilegies

Why would you want to complicate with nc? Set up three shared directories with shared groups (you've only three users so that's three distinct groups: u1-u2, u2-u3, u1-u3). Perform the work in these ...
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smbclient alternative for large files

I had the same issue that download always failed, I was able to resolve the "parallel_read returned NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT " problem using these options: smbclient -m SMB2 ... -c 'timeout 120; ...
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smbclient alternative for large files

I also had OP's issue using smbclient and the suggestions to use "--socket-options=" and "-t" didn't help. I found the solution, for my use case, on a Google translated French site ...
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How can I share files between two Linux machines over LAN?

You can use the secure copy command if the main aim behind sharing the mount to point is to copy/ move files: $ scp [email protected]:foobar.txt /some/local/directory http://www.hypexr....
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Permission denied for user accessing mount

As mentioned in one of the comments, try mounting the share using these options: -o uid=500,gid=users,nounix or -o uid=500,gid=users,rw or this to forgo confusion with regards to CIFS POSIX ...
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Sharing folder in Virtualbox

Your error: /sbin/mount.vboxsf: mounting failed with the error: No such device could be caused because you are mounting the SF with the same name for the share and mount point. They should be ...
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Make files available through local address

Plenty of remote filesystems exist. There are three that are most likely to be useful to you. SSHFS accesses files via an SSH shell connection (or more precisely, via SFTP). You don't need to set up ...
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How to easily share files through local network?

I don't know if it will work with Windows, but try woof (on github). It is a simple 1-file Python3 script. To share a file or a directory (it will be tarballed) to the network: woof <file> It ...
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Sharing files/data in Linux between local users, without them knowing each others passwords or having root privilegies

Users have the right to set ACLs for their own files. To allow john to "send" a file only to as specific user (joe), simply make john execute e.g.: setfacl -m u:joe:rw file For allowing user joe to ...
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solutions when NFS server is inaccessible

If they are important directories, consider offering them from two (synchronised) servers and using the automounter to select one depending on availability or preference. If one goes down the other ...
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Dropbox-like solution for two power users with dynamic IPs that doesn't use the cloud?

I have been using Owncloud up to now for similar robust file-sharing (minus a separate server). However, lately I have been using Nextcloud, which has been Docker-ized as well so you can be up and ...
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Dropbox-like solution for two power users with dynamic IPs that doesn't use the cloud?

I would get a dyndns or no-ip account one for each of you. Run the updater client on each of your systems. Then use the staic adresses that you create to sshfs mount a drive or folder on eachothers ...
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Set SMB2 protocol in Samba 3.6.6

SLES 11.4 is old enough for its Samba to default to SMBv1 only. You've set both client min protocol and client max protocol, which only affect Samba when it's acting as a client, like smbclient. For ...
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Sharing folder in Virtualbox

I simply solved by following those steps; first of all install Oracle Virtual Box as follows: run as super-user nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list paste deb http://download.virtualbox.org/...
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File sharing between Windows, Linux and Android over network

Theres an app for android called file manager with a feature called "pc file transer". Just input the provided address in your windows or linux browser and you have access over your wifi to all the ...
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share the encfs encrypted ".directory" via NFS

The data stored in the encrypted directory just looks like normal files to the filesystem (just with odd names and encrypted data). So exporting the encrypted mountpoint will work as normal. So, on ...
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Vim saved file not updating on webpage

If that is a static file, most likely your browser doesn't really retrieve the new file, you can check that by pressing Shift while clicking refresh (at least in Firefox). If that doesn't work, it is ...
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Share a git repo over LAN

The password is probably for ssh, not git. You probably need to set an empty password for guest via sudo passwd -d guest I would however rather recommend to keep a password that you give to ...
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What's the correct way to share a directory with Windows machines using Samba?

For now, I would suggest to just add the apache group (typically www-data) as a secondary group to every user in the aalaap group (or just the aalaap user) See 3rd section: Add a existing user to www-...
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