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mount XFS filesystem in ubuntu with permissions

I want to remove data from a Netgear Stora drive that I can no longer access via the Stora itself. The drive appears to be fine, but the Stora is fighting with my router, and it's old and somewhat ...
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Mounting GoFlex NAS in Ubuntu fails with Permission denied from fstab only

I can mount a NAS from Ubuntu from the command line with: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.110/GoFlex\ Home\ Public /media/goflex -o user=,pass= However, when I add the following line to /etc/fstab: ...
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What ZFS-layout for mixed redundancy?

I'm currently planning to update my little home NAS (little Ubuntu Atom system with currently 12TB storage). I need 2 levels of different redundancy: very high level for important personal data, ...
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Copying symbolic links and filenames with special characters to NAS

I have a new Western Digital My Book Live NAS. I am trying to copy files from an old drive to the NAS. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I've mounted the drive by browsing the network in Nautilus and ...
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Automatically create folder to mount remote folder

I'm using the CrashPlan client to backup my computer data to a local NAS. Unfortunately I can't directly put a remote folder in CrashPlan, I have to mount it in a local folder. But sometimes it can ...
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Is this doable, a multi-purpose home server using either Linux Mint or Ubuntu Server with some additional software?

Ok, first of all I think this site would be the best fit for this question and that, it does not fit under serverfault though it is a server related question. I thought of building my multi-purpose ...
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Ubuntu server as a NAS, hot-swap and adding drives?

I'm thinking of buying a HP Proliant microserver to replace an old dusty laptop which I now use as a home server and a Netgear ReadyNASDuo which is not raided at the moment. I want the server to ...
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Can't mount filesystem on HD that came from WD NAS

I have a WD NAS drive, I need to recover some deleted files, so I've taken the drive out and plugged it into an Ubuntu machine to get direct access to the filesystem... When I check the drive in ...
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NAS web server with Ubuntu server or similar

I would like to build a small home server where can I access my files from everywhere including some personal web apps and my svn/git repos. The problem is that I really don't have much space for a ...
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Can you migrate an installation of Ubuntu Server from one volume to another?

Apparently, this question might be subjective (though I don't know how). Essentially, here's what I have in mind: I'm going to be building a NAS and am considering Ubuntu for the OS due to some of ...
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How do I find out the credentials I used for a Samba share?

We have a NAS attached to our wireless router which appears to run samba, our Ubuntu laptop connects fine to this and works well. However, we can't remember the credentials used to set this up our new ...
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OS For Custom NAS

I am building a Custom NAS at home and need some suggestions on OS to use. Here is the configuration I will be using. Intel Atom 1.8 GHz (D425) Processor - (Consume less power, and less noisy) 2 GB ...
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Can an airport extreme attached disk be used in Ubuntu?

Thinking of converting my Windows 7 Boxee box to Ubuntu to ease up on RAM and CPU load, but I can't find a method of mounting the airport disk. I have found a package called airport-utils, but I ...
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Commercial NAS RAID1 disks moved to Software Raid system?

I've got a couple of commercial NAS boxes and I'm wondering if they (ReadyNas duo, DLink DNS-323) or any other NAS is suitable for having their RAIDed disks moved to a software-based NAS. To be ...
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How important is dual-gigabit lan for a super user's home NAS?

Long story short: I'm building my own home server based on Ubuntu with 4 drives in RAID 10. Its primary purpose will be NAS and backup. Would I be making a terrible mistake by building a NAS Server ...
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Security: Managing network shares remotely on Ubuntu?

I am about to setup a home network server running Ubuntu Server and I'm currently a bit worried about how to handle network shares and permissions in a good way. After working a bit lately with ...
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Encryption setup for Linux NAS?

There's a bazillion hard disk encryption HOWTOs, but somehow I can't find one that actually does what I want. Which is: I have a home NAS running Ubuntu, which is being accessed by a Linux and a Win ...
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Looking for open-source NAS software [closed]

I've got an AMD 64-bit Phenom x3 chip and will be dedicating my computer to all-NAS functions. Mobo has 6 SATA connectors & 2GB. Can you recommend NAS software that can handle staggered spin-up; ...