Shared folders are folders that are shared (made accessible to) multiple users, typically over a TCP/IP network.

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“Permission denied” error when accessing shared folder between Ubuntu guest and OS X host

I use Ubuntu 12.04 as a guest and OS X Lion on a 2011 MacBook Pro as the VM host with VirtualBox. They are both fresh stock installs. I walked through the settings for the Ubuntu guest to have a ...
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Virtualbox shared folder reading problems from Apache

I have a problem with files on a mounted share inside a Virtualbox machine. The problem is that even though I can see the content of the files fine enough from the shell, the same files turn out ...
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Windows shared folders through VPN and Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu and i need to access to the Windows shared folders of a remote LAN network through VPN. I connect successfully to the VPN through a DDNS service (no-ip.org) but i can't see the folders in ...
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Is it possible to see all shared folder list in windows?

We have LAN connected different OS installed systems. If I want to see all shared folder list in windows 7 and its access level whether read or read and write, how and where can I see? Is there any ...
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Is there a way to hide Share Folder size status on Windows 7?

I'd like to hide shared folders size status in users side. The status shows like this: And this makes users to put more data's on the shared folders instead of using dedicated place's. Is there a ...
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access guest machine from host with virtualbox

I have a windows 2008 server running in VirtualBox and the host OS is Windows 7. From the host OS, I would like to be able to access the guest OS in explorer like this: ...
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Accessing a shared folder using other credentials with Windows 7

I was at a client office trying to connect to a shared drive on their network but was greeted by a "you do not have permission to access" error! Couldn't find any way to enter the required ...
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Use windows' SMB to share folder over the internet?

I wonder if there are any program that can share a folder over the internet using smb? I know that windows has smb file sharing, but it only works on LAN.
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Shared Folder Read-only, but Anti-copy

I'm finding a way to prevent a shared folder from being copied by LAN users. Is there a way for Windows XP ? If there is any good software out for the purpose, please suggest me.
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Is it necessary to share every underlying folder in a Dropbox shared folder?

I haveĀ one Dropbox (I suppose) shared between my business account / PC and my wife's account / PC running Windows XP and a laptop with Windows 7. I created a folder and shared this one with both (or ...
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Windows 7 access to share folder in multi domain

I use vpn to connect my PC to another domain. When at this state,the vpn connection is on, but I can no longer access a share folder in another PC using the first domain credentials. It says I don't ...
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Setting up a file share for a lab of Windows PCs with Samba or NFS

I am trying to setup a "shared drive" for our lab on a university campus. I installed Debian on a spare PC we have here and the "clients" are all using Windows 7 Professional. Ideally, they all want ...
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Benefits of NFS-based fileshares

I've been reading up on fileshare tools like NFS the past few days, and I understand the concept of exporting directories, mount points, shared files/directories, etc. However, each of the ...
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Is NFS appropriate for large networks?

In pure Linux networks, I've read that NFS is good if the network is small. Are there performance issues that one runs into when using NFS for large networks? Security issues? Is there a competitor ...
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Linux: Shared and mounted directories

Fairly-new to Linux and am trying to see if I can start getting a little clever. I have a server that contains files that I'd like to have "locally" accessible on other servers directly under the / ...
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How to view my Windows Live Mesh files on the iPhone? [closed]

I use Windows Live Mesh to sync folders. I've also synced the folders to SkyDrive synced storage. I'd like to access the files from my iPhone. So I downloaded the SkyDrive app from Microsoft, but ...
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Notification when someone connects to my PC

I share out a folder on my windows 7 machine. But, I would really like a notification to tell me when someone connects to it. Or I would like to at least be able to check at any one time who is ...
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Virtual Machine (VirtualBox) — How to access files from the hosting machine?

I have a PC with Windows 7 Ultimate (A) running on it. From within that OS I have VirtualBox running another Windows 7 instance (B). Is there any way for the Windows 7 (B) to access files from ...
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Secure shared folders over VPN

I have machines both on windows 7 and windows 2008 R2.The VPN is up and running, and on all machines the VPN network is set to Home, and router network is set to public. What I need, is a secure and ...
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Shared folder between Host and Guest in VM player

I have a laptop with Windows 7 Home Basic and I installed Ubuntu in VM player. Now I want to share folders and files between Windows and Ubuntu. How can share a folder or file?
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How do Excel file ownership and permissions work on a shared network folder?

There is an Excel file on the server, 4 people are accessing it and editing it. At times if the file is already in use, there is weird message that it has been locked by 'user123' and user123 has ...
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How to setup a Windows 7 folder so that everything in there is shared automatically?

I have a folder somewhere on my D> drive that I would like to share with everybody on my network. When I right click the folder and share it with everybody, all the files are shared correctly. The ...
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How can I see if a user deleted a folder in a shared resource using AD?

Is there any way to see if a user deleted a folder in a shared resource (we have Active Directory)? I need to see if someone is removing folders or if they do actually "magically disappear".
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Windows shared folder password location

as title says.. I browsed a shared folder (from win to win) using combination of username/password, where are they stored? I'd like to reset it so the next time I try to browse the folder I'll get ...
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How do I get a fully qualified file list from a shared folder?

I'm attempting to get a list of files on a shared folder (with their complete path names)- for example, instead of File1.txt File2.txt on \\sharename\foldername, I'm trying to get: ...
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Sharing a Dropbox folder with Host & Guest OS (Virtual Box)

I am using VirtualBox on Windows 7 with Ubuntu as a guest OS. I have installed the Guest OS Additions and know how to share folders and automatically mount them. My question is out of pure curiosity. ...
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How can I run PowerShell scripts from VirtualBox shared folders when using remote signed execution policy?

I'm using VirtualBox with a shared folder mapped to drive E:. I want to run a PowerShell script from drive E:. I set: Set-ExecutionPolicy Remotesigned I added file://vboxserver using the advanced ...
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How to stop Finder trying to reconnect an unavailable network share?

My Mac laptop was connected to my home network, to copy files from my XP desktop. Now the laptop is on the road, but every time I open Finder, I get a message box telling me that it can't get to that ...
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On mac, how to copy a networked folder from a Windows machine?

I can see the (XP) shared folder on my Mac (10.6.8). If I try and drag/drop the folder in finder, I get an alias to it. How do I copy the folder itself?
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Access shared resources as specific user

I have a machine in my network with shared resources. Whenever I enter that machine via IP address (192.168.x.x) I do so under a Guest account. I know the user and password that is Administrator, but ...
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Windows Home Group - share library

I don't understand the following behavior of Windows 7 Home Premium: We've set up a 'windows home-network-group" between multiple computers. On computer 1 we have a win7-library with 2 folders in it ...
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Word for Mac 2011 refuses to write to VMware Shared Folder

My main OS is Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit. I'm using VMware Workstation 7.1.4 to run Mac OS X 10.6.8 which is working well. I'd like to use VMware shared folders to exchange data between the ...
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/srv/mm/Music (etc) Twonky won't scan here for media

Is there something special about /srv/mm/ that Twonky server refuses to scan there? I previously had my system set up with all my Music, Video and Photo folders in /srv/mm shared by Samba, miniDLNA ...
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why can't I create directories in virtual box shared folder? Windows 7 host, arch linux guest

I'm mounting a shared folder in an arch linux guest on a windows 7 host in Virtual Box. The shared folder's filesystem is ext3 and is mounted in windows 7 with Ext2Fsd. I mount the shared folder at ...
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Permission denied when accessing VirtualBox shared folder when member of the vboxsf group

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 (guest) on Windows 7 (host) with the guest additions installed. I have an auto-mount folder that maps to my D: drive on the host which I can access using sudo ls ...
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Setting up a Home Sync/File/Backup Server

I'm about to buy a new laptop, and I would like to turn my old PC into a file/backup server. I have 5 "client" computers beside the server machine. 1 of the clients (mine) will run Arch Linux, and ...
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Can't access shared folder from another PC using a user with same name and password

I have 2 computers running Windows 7 Professional that are part of the same workgroup. Password protected sharing is turned ON. On both computers, i have a single user. These two accounts have the ...
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Getting kernel errors when manually mounting VirtualBox shared folders

Updated: I've rephrased this problem as I understand it a bit more now (and have encountered another problem). I'm using a Fedora 15 guest on a Windows 7 host using VirtualBox. I am trying to mount a ...
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gedit in VMware always says file has been modified since opening when I save

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 in VMware Workstation 7.1.0, and using gedit to edit text files that are in a folder shared between Ubuntu and Windows 7 x64. Whever I try to save a file in gedit, it gives ...
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Windows XP cannot access a Windows 7 shared folder

I have a small business network, where there is a centralized imaging machine. This machine then has a shared folder with all the stored images. Originally the imaging machine was an XP, and the ...
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how do I share a folder beetwen Linux running Android on Virtual box?

I'm running Android (without installing it) through VirtualBox under Ubuntu. I already added a folder of my Ubuntu system, in the shared folder settings in VirtualBox. Now the question is: how do I ...
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“Invalid argument” or “No such file or directory” during mounting a shared folder between Win 7 Host and Ubuntu 10.10 Guest

Host is Windows 7 and has e:\uShared as a folder to be shared with VB Guest Ubuntu 10.10 Guest is Ubuntu 10.10 and has home/darius/shfolder to be used to share files with host OS. I have gone to VB ...
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auto-mounting shared folders in VirtualBox

I am writing to ask what the effect of the auto-mounting process is in VirtualBox, and where the folders can be accessed within a guest Linux system if auto-mount is used. I have VirtualBox 4.0.4 ...
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Not able to access shared folders in Virtualbox

I am running an Ubuntu 10.10 in VirtualBox on my Windows 7 From VirtualBox, I set up a share folder, and I can see it from Ubuntu under media folder drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 0 2011-03-15 ...
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Sharing files between Mac Mini and Ubuntu

I want to get files off a Ubuntu box (10.04) and transfer them to a Mac Mini. I am connecting the two directly with a piece of network cable (it's not a crossover, but I am told the Mini can handle ...
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Sharing folders on LAN with a DMZ computer on same tier (in DMZ)

This is my current setup, tiers in order; Modem Linksys wireless router D-Link wired router - wired desktop 1 - wireless laptop Wired DMZ desktop 2 Modem is connected to the linksys wireless ...
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What does “auto-mount” do in VirtualBox shared folder setup?

In VirtualBox, Ubuntu guest, Windows 7 host, I click this "Auto-mount" box, but it doesn't seem to have any effect. I have to edit fstab to get it to mount. So what is it for?
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How to mount a network drive to a folder?

Does anyone know of a third party (or even windows native) solution to this simple problem. I want to map an internal network share on our windows server to a folder on each of the client machines in ...
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Access errors using VMWare Shared folders

I maintain a Windows application with strong I/O: It holds open a number of files (typically 10 - 30) where it repositions and reads frequently. When running our application using VMWare Workstation ...
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Share VirtualBox folders in reverse? Guest-Host?

I'm familiar with the process of installing Guest Additions and sharing host folders with the guest, but is there a way to do the reverse? I have an XP host and Ubuntu 10.10 guest, with VBox 4.0.2. ...