Allowing more than one user to have access to a file. This can be via a network share, some method of cloud storage, using an FTP server, or other methods.

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Open source alternative to BitTorrent Sync? [on hold]

I'm quite enamoured with BitTorrent Sync, as opposed to centralised storage services like DropBox, mainly because it feels more secure to have encrypted peer-to-peer storage than have all my sensitive ...
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Cannot ping to default gateway from computer inside private network

I have one desktop PC, laptop and android mobile. I have created a WiFi hotspot on my desktop PC so that I can use my internet on mobile as well on a laptop and it's working great, but now I want to ...
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Sharing folder from centos 7.0 using samba fails

I've installed samba, set selinux config to disabled, configured sharing folder following this q&a: Using Samba to share a folder from a Linux guest with a Windows host in VirtualBox. My centos 7 ...
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why does microsoft office ignore owner file?

We started rolling out Seafile as replacement for our old file-server. Everything works fine except some users who work on excel files together have problems with concurrent editing. Normally if one ...
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Specific permissions with Windows File Share

I have a Windows 7 machine with a file share on it. (I've tried having the share on a Windows Server 2008 machine, same result.) Let's call it sandbox. My user has full control on sandbox, but no ...
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Hide a folder's state

When you file share a folder in Windows 7, it says "State: Shared" at the bottom; How can I remove that? When I enable file sharing I want it to look like it's not being file shared.
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How to share directory and internet access from centOS server to windows 7 clients [closed]

My server is installed CentOS and I need to: share a directory, Access localhost and, internet access -> to 4 clients which is installed windows 7 OS. the 4th clients have their own permission ...
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Does imgur delete old images that have few image views?

Does imgur delete old images that have few image views? If it does, then is there an alternative which doesn't delete old uploaded images? Does Imageshack too delete old images?
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What does shared file transfer speed depends on?

I have discovered that I can transfer shared files from my PC to my Android phone.I am using ES File Explorer, and I was wondering what the transfer speed depends on? For example, if I start ...
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Disable file sharing with batch

I have file sharing enabled on my computer and I was wondering, is there a batch code that can turn off all file sharing? I would prefer if I could disable it via a batch script but any way works ...
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How to disable the shared folder icon on Windows XP?

When I share a folder through file sharing, it automatically has a hand under it that tells you it is a shared folder. How can I disable that? In this picture, the "Family Photos" folder has the hand ...
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Samba: “A device attached to the system is not functioning”

All of a sudden, my samba server (version 4.1.6-Ubuntu running on Ubuntu 14.04) won't allow connections from my PCs. Anytime I try to access the server (e.g., \mydomain.com) or the specific share ...
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How do I serve a torrent from my web server?

I have some files that I have the legal right to distribute (I made them), and I want to give people the option to get them via bittorrent. Following instructions I've read, I've used the program ...
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Share a VirtualBox guest machine folder with host machine

My question is simular to this question. Since the question was asked years ago, virtualbox development has changed owners. In my case I have windows 8.1 running a windows 8.1 vm. Is there a way to ...
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Windows 8 Share Charm - Save to local file

Is there a Windows 8 application with which one can use the "share" feature to save to a local file? My particular issue is that Papyrus, a note-taking app on Windows 8, can only export PDF files ...
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Can't Connect to Remote File Share from Windows 7 PC to Windows 2012 Server

I have an issue where I can't connect to a Windows 2012 Server form a Windows 7 machine via a remote file share. I can't RDP into the machine just fine using a set of credentials, but when I try to ...
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Mac does)n't show all files from a WIndows computer

When I connect to a computer from a local network that runs Windows 7, I only see the "Users" folder. But if I connect with my Android phone (ES File Manager) I see all the folders and drives like ...
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file sharing windows-xp and 7 doesn't prompt for username and password?

I have two computer on workgroup,Windows 7 and xp on vmware. I can access all the file of the windows 7 from xp but i have to enter credentials which is fine. But when i try to access file shared on ...
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Windows file share not working

There are two issues may be they're related. I have a laptop with certain folders marked shared with full access to everyone. I checked all the advanced sharing options and everything seems fine. ...
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Linux Mint MATE Caja “Share Folder…” menu entry missing

I have two Linux Mint 16 MATE boxes connected. One has the "Share Folder..." right-click menu item in Caja, and the other does not. How do I get it? Later: After installing caja-share, the menu item ...
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What file sharing systems for peer to peer Linux boxes on LAN with occasional Windows box?

This is a home network and I am the only person using it. I have two Linux boxes (Mint 16 and 17) dual boot with both MATE and Cinnamon desktop logins. I would like to set up my network to enable ...
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Seafile with OpenStack using seafile community edition

As you can read in the title I am trying to set up Seafile with OpenStack as storage back-end. I want to use Seafile Community Edition (rationale is not the matter of discussion here). I though it ...
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Limit BitTorrent client onboard QNAP TS-210 to download only

I have a QNAP TS-210 NAS device with Linux version of BitTorrent client embed into their native system. For legal reasons in my country, I'd like to become a "100% certified leech" and limit my ...
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Windows client asks for password, Linux does not

I am about at the pulling-out-my-hair stage. I am rebuilding my home NAS box and is struggling to set up SAMBA. I want to have anonymous guest-based authentication-free shares that is accessible to ...
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Different permissions for sub directory on Windows 8.1

For example, I have shared a directory like "D:\Shared". It contains a sub directory "D:\Shared\Incoming". What I want is that users can only read files from the D:\Shared and its sub directories, but ...
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Protected sharing over a home network (mac)

I have an external drive connected to one of my Mac systems. I was hoping to share that over the home network. We can do so by just going into System Preference->Sharing->Turning on File Sharing. ...
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Microsoft office word 2013 sharing a document allowing only edit/add comments

I've been trying to share a document in Microsoft Office Word 2013(in fact office 365) but in a way that other users only can comment it(like google drive). I've tried in "REVIEW" the option ...
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Why are my home file transfers very slow?

I have a shared local network between my desktop and laptop,configured with Samba shared files, directly connected via ethernet. My laptop has 10/100 mbps and my desktop has 10/100/1000 mbps, yet ...
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Requirements to show up in Network Neighborhood

What are the requirements for a Linux box running Samba to show up in Network Neighborhood in Windows and to be accessible using "\\SERVERNAME\"? I read that I need to make the Linux box the WINS ...
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single Windows 7-64 lost access to public shares on NAS “element not found”

The NAS is otherwise reachable from the client: web interface, ping - works fine. I map the shares via IP and it works fine with other win7-64 clients in the network. I can also map other local ...
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FileZilla FTP server provides a help to commands even before user authenticates

I have a Windows 7 computer running FileZilla server. I was reading my logs a while back, and took note of an odd excerpt which I do not understand. 199)10/28/2014 23:07:57 PM - (not logged in) ...
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How do pieces of a file in a torrent be shared non-uniformly?

I sometimes see that pieces of a torrent file is not equally distributed. Since the pieces of an individual file are randomly chosen, I would expect a uniform distribution under the standard torrent ...
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How can I link to network files without the use of Chrome addons?

I'm looking for a method on how I can link to files on a network share without the use of browser plugins. I'm unable to do file:///server/folder/path.txt due to browser security not allowing ...
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Find who added a specific file on a shared folder? [duplicate]

I have a computer network with Static IP computers.One of the computers have a shared folder,which everyone can access without password. Can i find which of the computers added one specific file to ...
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If I have network file sharing turned on, and I connect to a VPN, are my files then visible to other users on the VPN?

I have one computer on my home network that I always leave on, with a few shared folders set up so that other computers in my home network can access the files inside. When I connect to a VPN, I'm ...
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Unexplained locking of file shared over the network in Windows 8

I have an application (Win 32-bit) which makes a changing data set available to other network machines by writing a data file of around 100 kbytes every second. Other PC's read the same file once per ...
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How to fix LanmanServer and srvnet error?

We have a PC running Windows7 Enterprise. The PC can access the Internet and communicates with other workstations (i.e: I can RDP connect to it), but it cannot access any file shares. I tracked down ...
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Can ping another compurer by IP but can can't folder/file sharing in Windows 7

I have some computer with same workgroup and one of them is a print sharing server (localPrintServer machine). All computer can connect into localPrintServer by \\localPrintServer or \\192.168.1.2 ...
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Windows 7 PC refusing connection from Windows XP PC. System Error 67

So I have several PC's on a small local network. Server - Windows 8 Professional Client 1 - Windows 8.1 Client 2 - Windows 8.1 Client 3 - Windows 7 professional Client 4 - Windows XP professional. ...
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Advanced Security Permissions for Shared Drive

I have a large, shared drive of folders that are automatically created when a client is added to software that we use. I want to allow users to access the folders on the top level of the drive but not ...
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Can dropbox pick up 2 folders on different locations on the same machine and sync under the same account?

I use dropbox and my main folder resides D: local drive on a win 7 machine. I have linked a linux machine's folders at Z:, I would like to have those folders to be included in my dropbox too. Is there ...
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Error 53 occurs when connecting to local file share

I have Windows 7 Pro PC and am trying to connect to a file share located on a Server 2008 machine. I was previously able to connect to the file share on this computer, but recently I started getting ...
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Google Drive - restrict access to an e-mail domain, but allow open access within that domain

I have a Google Drive spreadsheet and I would like to allow anyone with a @foo.com email to edit it, but prevent anyone else from seeing it. Is that possible directly within Google Drive? If not, is ...
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Move a document to a folder that someone else shared with me

A coworker has shared a OneDrive folder with me. How, if at all, can I add a document in that folder? It seems like the only way to do this is as follows: Go to the folder that's someone has ...
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Ubuntu/Mac Setup — Show Samba and Netatalk

I have setup Netatalk at my home for Time Machine backups, and I would also like for my samba shares to show up on my MacBook. Here is what I currently see: ...
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File Sharing on Windows Server 2008R2

Is there a way to allow access the folder on server for reading only for every user, who access server via explorer. Active Directory is disabled, and there is a workgroup here. Everytime I try to ...
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Is it possible for other users on a network to track if anyone has been going around through my stuff?

The title pretty much says it all, but some of my folders have change there content and i am wondering if anyone has somehow Changed them, this is happening at work,i'm sure because at home i leave my ...
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Cannot share folders in Windows Server 2008 R2

When I try to share a folder on Windows Server 2008 R2, I get following error message Windows File Sharing Your system administrator has blocked you from running this program The service ...
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ACLs on UNC share slowing down access

We have the following structure Share Container Dir1 Dir2 Previously Everyone had full access on Share and that was propagated down. We removed the Everyone group and added ...
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Every time I login to windows I get the "Could not reconnect all network drives” message

I've tried both of the suggestions mentioned in this thread, but neither of them worked. I have 4 file shares hosted on a file server running on my local network. These shares are set to ...