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Network/Server optimization with Samba Server and clients

So I have been trying to have a successful samba server for my home for a few months now, but it has just never really performed well. I am now getting serious about making it work correctly. To ...
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SMB file transfer speeds too low over local LAN

I have built a file server for my home network. It has a 3TB Sata 3Gb/s HDD on a Dual Celeron Mini ITX mobo with 2GB DDR3 RAM. I have installed Ubuntu minimal runing off a flashdrive. I installed ...
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Cross platform WiFi enabled folder access on linux embedded device

I have a device, we'll say it's a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 with a stripped kernel that can only run a single program. This device does not have a keyboard or a mouse, but two joysticks and four ...
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How to copy files from Linux to Windows with RDP (Vinagre)?

I'm able to log in to my EC2 instance with Vinagre but can't figure out how to copy files from my (Ubuntu 12.04) machine to that (Windows Server 2008) slice. Some googling yielded this which ...
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Ubuntu: Network connection seems to fail after some time

I just bought a Shuttle XS-35 barebone mini-PC and put a 1 TB WD hard drive and 2 Gigs of RAM into it and installed Ubuntu onto it. The machine will post as a media server (streaming videos to my PS3) ...
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Is there a speed difference between transferring files over FTP and Samba?

I have a home network setup with a desktop PC, two laptops and a ubuntu server desktop all connected to a router (DD-WRT). I want to setup the ubuntu server on a separate subdomain (security reasons: ...
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Best method of transferring files over internet? [closed]

I have a small server(running Ubuntu 9.10) at my (parent's) house and will be leaving it there once I go to college this fall. Currently I'm using samba to transfer files between computers, but I was ...