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

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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. ...
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Why can't I share a folder on Vista?

On Windows Vista, I right-click on a folder, Properties, Sharing tab, and either "Advanced Sharing" or "Share"->"Share" causes an error: Windows File Sharing This program will not run Access is ...
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VirtualBox sharing a folder

I had to share a folder on my virtual machine, Windows XP running on VirtualBox installed on Windows 7. How do I do that? I learnt about a command, "net use...", but that didn't work.
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How to change my account's password?

I have an account on another server, eg. SOMESERVER, which is in the form of DOMAIN\MyAccount. I can access the shared folder when opening the node SOMESERVER in Network node of the Tree-view of ...
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Putting User Directory on Mapped Network Drive on Windows 7

I want to relocate my user directory C:\Users\Edwin to a mapped network drive E: (i.e. mapped from a network share \\\\192.168.22.9\share). The difficult part is in relocating the user directory ...
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Connecting Windows 7 to a Snow Leopard 10.6.5 shared folder

I'm trying to connect from a Windows 7 computer to a Snow Leopard 10.6.5 without find a way to do it. I easily access to my shared folders in Windows from Snow Leopard but I can't do viceversa. In ...
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Remote Desktop freezes when using MS Access or opening shared folders for a specific user

One of our users connects to an XP machine via Remote Desktop and logins into that machine as herself. She mainly works with MS Access in that Machine. However everything she clicks anything inside ...
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how to deal with shared home directory on linux?

situation is as follows: home directory is on nfs share A: /home/me workstations a, b, c, ... share that home directory: /home/me is a link to A:/home/me all workstations are used at the same time ...
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sharing folders with passwords

I have a Linux box which should share a few directories to other systems over the LAN. The other systems are running linux as well. I'd like to associate a different password for each folder without ...
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How to share folders in home network in Windows 7 like we did in Windows XP?

Since I moved from XP to 7 I don't know anymore how to share folders between Windows 7 machines in a Home Network. When they share the same Home Network key, they can share special folder like Music, ...
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Will mapping a network drive prevent the computer from sleeping?

I have a media computer that I want to go to sleep when it's not being used. Trying to be green to my wallet. But it seems like since I've done the network mapping, that it doesn't go to sleep. ...
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How do i set up shared folders in virtual box (windows 7 host, Ubuntu guest)?

I have windows 7 (host), virtual box, and BioLinux6 (a varient of Ubuntu) as the guest OS. how can i set up the shared folders to be usable for read and write in both OS without having to re-mount ...
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Samba shared folder and permissions (CentOS 5.5)

I have set up a samba shared folder /shared I have created 2 users Jack and Jill, and they are part of the Developers group. Developers have read write and execute permissions on the /shared ...
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how to create shared folder so that my friend in other city can copy the content of that folder?

how to create shared folder so that my friend in other city can copy the content of that folder through internet?Is that possible?
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How to organize a directory with many different file types?

There is a shared directory that is used by many different people for different purposes. Some of the files are text, xml, pdf, etc. The users are in different geographic locations as well. How ...