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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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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Network error: The specified network name is no longer available

I'm receiving this message after getting a list of files. And trying to move a file out of the list. There is no Antivirus software installed on this server. The server is Win Server 2003 SP2.
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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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Does the Atheros AR956X WLAN adapter support WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN)?

Some friends want to be able to access files on their WiFi network, even when one of their computers is asleep. To accomplish this, they probably need WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN) working. Does ...
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UNC path with hostname omitted?

I have an application that opens a file, the path of which is set to what looks like a UNC path, but with the double slash and hostname removed i.e. instead of \\HOSTNAME\SHARED\FILE it has ...
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How can I sync ALL of my files between my Macs in the background?

I have multiple macs and I want to sync files between them. I don't want a designated "shared files" folder that I have to manually save things to -- I want my Documents, Desktop, Pictures, Downloads, ...
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OS X can connect to Windows machine, but can't access shared folders

I can create new folders on my Windows XP machine, set them to "shared". On my Mac, I pick Finder → Go → Connect to Server → smb://192.168.1.4 → Connect → Name / Password. ...
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Does imgur delete old images that have few image views? [closed]

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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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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Windows 7 file and printer sharing doesnt work for me

Until a few days ago I hadn't had any problems, but now I can't use file and printer sharing in Windows 7 but everyone else on the network can. It is possible I installed some program that made a ...
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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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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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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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Sharing a folder in LAN with a password using Folder Lock Software

I have a problem in sharing my created locker in the sharing server of my LAN. Let's assume that the address of the sharing server of my LAN is \\192.168.1.1 and there I stored the locker. Now, after ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Hide computer from list, but keep file sharing and remote desktop service running?

Is it possible to hide my computer from local network's list of computers, but keep its ability to provide file sharing and remote desktop service? (I mean something like hidden SSID on WiFi network, ...
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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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How do I share folders between Windows XP and Windows 7 machines?

I just bought a new Windows 7 machine with Windows 7 Home Edition. I already have Windows XP Professional SP2 machine. I want to share folders and files between these two machines. They are ...
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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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File sharing between windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04.1

I have been trying all day to connect windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14.04.1 on my local network so I can share files between my two machines. I have them hardwired (ethernet), have set up samba on ubuntu, ...
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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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How do I connect two computers using USB 3.0?

I know this question exists, but it's about USB in General. Mine is about USB 3.0 and newer specifically. USB 3.0 specification introduces the feature known as direct host-to-host connection with ...
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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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Why can I access some shared folder and not others?

I have four hard drives on my server running windows 7. Upon installing the operating system I set sharing permissions on all of them, yet when I browse the computer under "Network" on another ...
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“Users” folder shared with everyone

Today I found something strange on my newly installed Windows 7 OS - my "users" folder C:\Users was shared and "Everyone" had full access... I disabled that and now it seems fine, however I'm a bit ...
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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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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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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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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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Two computers in home network losing connection

So, I have two Windows computers, both in my Home Network. One of them acts like a server - it has a shared folder and the other one should be able to access it at all times. Mostly, this works ...
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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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Why can't I map a network drive if I can ping the server?

I have a server running Windows 2003 R2 SP2. I can ping it from any computer on the network. My problem is that it acts as a file and print server, but none of the other computers on the network can ...
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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 ...