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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Can Windows shares potentially be accessible from Internet?

I've set up a Windows homegroup and made some folders shared between the computers on my home network. Strangely enough, it's not the automatically generated homegroup password (which is quite hard) ...
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Restoring lost group permissions on mac

Using mac's terrible file sharing prefs, I managed to goof up permissions on my Documents directory. My non-Documents directories have permissions like this: drwx------+ for . drwxr-xr-x+ for .. ...
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File and Printer Sharing will not stay on after enabling

I'm having the same problem I've seen many people post on here and elsewhere on the web, sometimes resulting in dead-ends or very obvious answers. Mine is one of those dead ends - every time I try ...
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Can I combine multiple network filesystems into one? (WebDAV specifically)

My aim is is not redundancy but rather something akin to a file-level version of RAID-0. I have two basic goals to increase overall performance using multiple connection threads. I'm often working ...
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Dropbox folder sharing - options for email address is not there after upgrade to windows 7

I have just been upgraded to Windows 7. Now my Dropbox folders are no longer sharing, and the option to share with another email address is no longer there?
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Why can I not access files on another computer on my network?

I have set up the workgroup all to the same word, for this I'll replace it with SUPERUSER. When I try to access files from another computer which is also on SUPERUSER, a pop up comes up and says: ...
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How to create a new file/folder in Fat32 USB drive from Mac OSX with netatalk file sharing

I mounted the FAT32 USB drive with the command: sudo mount -t vfat -o rw,auto,user,fmask=0022,dmask=0000,uid=debian-transmission,gid=debian-transmission /dev/sda1 /media/MEDIA I see the folder in ...
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Samba Server Configured in Fedora 13 ,but unable to access from windows

Configuration file :/etc/samba/smb.conf as follows [global] workgroup = workgroup server string = SambaServer security = user name resolve order = hosts lmhosts ; ...
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Is it worth installing java for a single application? [closed]

I'd like to use AeroFS as Windows Live Mesh is going away. I'm a heavy user of the PC-PC sync functionality and there's nothing similar available on the market. BUT, AeroFS requires Java. So, in ...
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Network/Sharing solution needed for Win7 and XP-SP3

I have an unusual problem effectively connecting all of the computers in my house. 1.) Win 7 Ultimate / Dell Inspiron N4110 2.) Win 7 Home Premium / Dell Inspiron N4010 3.) Win 7 Starter / Acer ...
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Dropbox: no direct access?

I've created a Dropbox folder, with a .png and .html in it. Obtained these links via "Share link": png, html However, they don't open directly. Only through Dropbox logo or download. What's wrong? ...
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What problems are there sharing folders on Mac Snow Leopard with Windows 8?

I've happily shared folders from my Mac Mini to a Windows 7 PC for years. My Win7 Laptop can still see the shared folders on the Mac. This week, I upgraded my desktop to Windows 8. Now I can see the ...
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what is the fastest way of sharing files between VMs?

I've got four guest OS (2 Window XP, 1 Ubuntu VM, 1 FreeNAS) with guest additions installed on each, hosted on an Ubuntu server (12.10) using a headless VirtualBox (4.2.6r82870) setup. Currently, I'm ...
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Permissions on newly created files and nested shared folders

On OS X Mountain Lion, I use two accounts (login users); one which is my primary account and the other which I created to share a Google Drive folder with the primary, since the latter also have an ...
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Unable to connect to samba shared folder via windows

im new to linux and Samba. Aim Create a called Shared_folder which can be accessed by ALL users (group name = users). Therefore, in order to map the drive in windows, the user is promoted to enter ...
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Windows 8 Unidentified network on direct wired connection

Having a laptop and desktop, both installed Windows 8 x86. I have Ethernet cable which is plugged directly without any router or any other device. I've followed this steps : ...
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How can I share files from my Windows 7 machine to my friend's Ubuntu machine?

I run a Windows 7 Pro SP1 laptop as my home machine, and my housemate runs an Ubuntu 12.04.1.05 desktop. We share a WLAN. I would like to make certain locations and files available for him to read and ...
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Windows 7 Power User on Domain cant do file shares

At my organization we are running windows 7 and all of our users are power users and are not local admins on their machines. I am running into an issue were the Developers aren't able to create any ...
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How can I set Windows 8 sharing to enable writing to root?

I have a file-server running on Windows 8. The data drives in the server are shared to admin users with full control permissions on the whole drive. However, for some reason, I am unable to write or ...
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How to transfer files between mac users folder

I would like be able to copy files from one user profile to another. For example download photos to : /Users/user1/Desktop and then move than into /Users/user2/Pictures. Default Mac OS X setting do ...
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PC to PC file transfer over internet

I use a Windows XP PC and have a file of about 700mb, that I would like to copy to another PC (Win XP) over internet. None of the PCs have have a static IP from ISP. How can I transfer the file? I ...
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In Dropbox, how can I tell the date and time when a file was shared?

I have shared a directory (folder) with another Dropbox user. Over the course of several weeks, this user has shared a number of files with me. I need to determine the date and time when these files ...
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“The network path was not found” - shortening the delay before Windows tries again

If I try to connect (over Windows file sharing) to a machine that has gone to sleep, I get a timeout followed by "The network path was not found". If I then wake the machine and try again, I still ...
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Hosting A Shared Drive - Router Vs. Windows Server 2012

I have an external USB harddrive that I want to use as shared drive on my home network. I have two options. Share it through the USB drive sharing features of the router ASUS RT-N65U. Share it by ...
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Synchronize two directories on linux pc

I need a distributed filesystem (or a synchronization tool) that is capable of keeping a directory synchronized across 4 pc. My requirements are: offline access (data must be available offline on ...
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Using XP, can't access other shared folders in Win 7

I have two shared folders in Windows 7 with exactly the same sharing/security settings however I can only access one from XP e.g., FolderA. The other folder FolderB can't be seen by XP. Any ideas why? ...
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guest file sharing from Mac OS X Mountain Lion to Windows on a domain

I want to let my Windows coworkers on our domain access some public files on my Mac without entering any credentials. The Mac is on the network, but not on the domain (at least I believe so, I have ...
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Is it possible to link to a file inside of a magnet link?

I would like to provide magnet links in my service, for large downloadable files. However, I would like to be able to tell the Torrent-download client only to grab a specific file within the ...
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Move files between two windows file shares on the same server

Using Windows 7 I have a server with shared folders set up. If I open one of them and take a file and move it to a subfolder it's instant - the file is obviously only being moved on the server. The ...
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Windows 7 disable media sharing (DLNA) for individual accounts

I have a Win 7 machine with 3 user accounts on it. I stream media from this machine to my LG Smart TV using standard HomeGroup sharing. However, the TV picks up 3 different input sources ...
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How to grant single user access from other computer?

I own two computers running Windows 8. Both of them are configured with the same user (say Bob) and password, with admin rights. Without getting crazy, I'd like to grant ONLY the user Bob full access ...
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File sharing between a windows 8 Virtual machine and a windows 7 host machine in VMware workstation

I have files and portable applications on windows 7 Host Machine. How can I access this from windows 8 Virtual machine which is on VMware workstation.
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“You don't have permission to copy files to this location over the network” error

I'm trying to copy a ~5 GB file to a folder on my D:\ drive from an XP machine and getting the following error: You don't have permission to copy files to this location over the network. It ...
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Can I change the image associated with my computer when it's sharing as a media server?

I currently have my computer setup to share its videos, music, and pictures as a media server so I can easily access all of my stuff from my PS3 and play it on my TV (since I can't connect my computer ...
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Cannot access shared drive in same machine uisng machine name but can access using IP

I have 4 desktops running Windows Server 2008 32bit version. I created some shares in all these machines. My program gets files from these machines (like \machine1\abcd). The machine names mentioned ...
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Need a self-hosted ftp-like solution with notifications of uploads/downloads [closed]

I have been searching and searching for the perfect solution to our needs and have yet to find one, paid or free. We currently use software called Tonido on a Windows box and it is all but perfect. ...
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Mirror a Dropbox repository in Sharepoint and restrict access

I'm looking for an elegant way to solve the following problem: My development team uses Dropbox for sharing documents amongst our immediate group. We'd like to put some of those documents into a ...
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How to setup the network under the stated conditions?

I have a desktop PC running Windows 7 Home Premium I have a 1TB internal drive and a printer attached to my PC. There is also a 320GB master drive with OS installed in it. I use a wireless router to ...
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Access to certain files but not others

Hoping someone can help me as I have, thus far, been unable to solve the issue. I am running a media center utilizing Ubuntu 12.04. I was initially successful accessing media files from the ...
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Windows 7 Administrator HomeUsers Account

I'm trying to login to my Windows 7 PC from another PC so that I can transfer files to the Windows 7 PC. I've just installed Visual Studio 2008 on my new PC, and I wan't to transfer all of my work ...
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Could not able launch Windows file share from Terminal

Not able open SMB share URL from Terminal using OPEN command. Terminal command is: $ open smb://userName:Password@hostIp/sharedName
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How do I find out who has accessed a file on lion server?

I have a lion server which is accessed by multiple people. Is it possible to find out which users have accessed a file?
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Access to shared drives on file server fails around 2 PM every day

I have a file server running Windows Server 2003. Our QuickBooks company files are hosted there for multi-user network access. Everyday around 2 PM, when our accountant tries to switch between company ...
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Android: accessing Linux PC? [closed]

I'm looking for a way to access my home box PC drive (Linux-based) on Android. What can I use for that? ATM I've found only FTP and SSHFS, both are slow and have issues (couldn't even install SSHFS on ...
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Windows file sharing connects over WiFi instead of LAN

I have a laptop and a desktop computer, and I need to sync lots of files to the laptop and back whenever I go on a trip, etc. I've got a LAN cable connected into an extra port on the desktop that I ...
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Sharing Windows 7 Hard drive with Windows XP Hard drive

I wish to share my hard drives between my two computers but I seem to be running along some sort of error... my windows XP Computer is picking up my "XGaming" hard drive but when clicked it says ...
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using git for media libraries

Rationale: I want to manage libraries of media files (music, images) using git, there is git-annex but it requires haskel platform - but they do not play together well (also it's quite to big ...
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opening Windows server folders as simply as local

I have few servers (in different domains) where I can copy files from another server only - let me call it "X". If I want to copy any file from my personal computer, I connect to "X" through Total ...
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Optimum NAS Setup for Mac & Windows

Please help me set up my new NAS. I have my head around the RAID setup (I think) and Time Machine, but I have questions. Setup: Synology DS212j NAS Macbook Air with OSX 10.8 Windows laptop ...
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How to download a file from network when I have “file://..” link

I have been provided with a link "file://blahblah" but I have no idea how to use it. When I put it into the explorer address bar, it says file not found. I am on the same network but could be behind a ...