Ubuntu Ultra Basic Tutorial For VirtualBox USB Support and File Sharing

I have noted a number of people posting common difficulties with VirtualBox and getting USB devices to connect to the new guest OS as well as file sharing to work between the new "guest OS" and the base "host" OS. Using Virtual Machines seems to have a lot of potential and it wou ...

Ubuntu ViurtualBox Host/Guest OS File Sharing problem

I did this once before without much difficulty at all, but then when I moved my Virtual Machine over to my new Gutsy install, it won't work anymore! I didn't change anything - all the folders are still there, VirtualBox remembers what the folder were, everything is the same!! Why on earth did it jus ...

file sharing

Using windows XP pro. on a 2 computer home network. Was using simple file sharing and everything was working fine for awhile. Then started getting file accesss denied with different files. clicked off simple file sharing and tried to change owner but would not let me and could not find owner. backed ...

Setting up File Sharing on Windows XP

Ok, I've followed the instructions to enable file sharing between computers on my home network. However, whenever I have dragged and dropped a file into the file sharing folder, for whatever reason it isn't available from the other computer. What am I missing here? My OS is Windows XP Home Edition. ...

Ubuntu 10.10 file sharing with Winxp sp2

First off, I apologize for yet another file sharing question about ubuntu and winxp. I have tried every frakking guide and searched posts but nothing seems to work for me. I am pulling my hair out and have run out of patience. I followed a guide like this one to start with http://www.liberiangeek.ne ...

HOW TO Build a File Sharing Web Server

i want to Build a File Sharing Web Server (like RapidShare,MegaUpload ,etc.),i use Sarge with 2.4 kernel,can anybody know how to?any suggestions will help10xcatt_in@yahoo.com ...

file sharing. help!!! dont understand!!

File / sharingk, i have 3 comps all running off one router, i can ping each comp, and also, i can see each comp on my network directory. yet heres my problem, i can look at any of the 2 comps opposing to me, and log onto c: drive, but that is all i can see.. i can open anything with in just the firs ...

Ubuntu Samba Windows File Sharing

I am wanting to do some file sharing through Windows and I have Samba installed and it seems to be working, what I am wanting to do is, when I go through the windows file manager and click on the shared file on my Ubuntu server I want windows to come up with a dialog box asking for my username and p ...

Ubuntu Help: Stranger in a strange land trying hard to learn and get file sharing going

I am very new to Ubuntu. Currently I am running 11.04 desktop (if I have it right). I've got it installed in an old Dell Dimension 4550 which is working beautifully. The upgrade went well. I followed directions to get samba running and configured. I also turned on sharing for 2 of my files - documen ...

File sharing problems

I have a new install of Lenny.With my previous install I had no problems with file sharing.With the new install I have installed;Samba, samba-common, smbclient and smbfs, as I had with the previous install.Now when I try to share, the share icon (is it a hand holding a file?) doesn't appear.If I use ...

Ubuntu File Sharing with OS X

I'm having trouble with file sharing between my iMac and Linux PC. The Linux machine is running Mint 10 64-bit and the Mac is running Snow Leopard 10.6.6. The Linux machine can access the Mac's public folder with no problems. The iMac can see the Linux machine - it shows up in the Finder as a PC. It ...

File Sharing on a Network.

I am using Mac OSX 10.2 and I wanted to share files on my computer with other computers on my network. I have noticed that when you turn it on, it only shares the Home folder of the account. My Hard Drive is partitioned and the bigger side also contains OS-9. I want to be able to access the OS-9 Sid ...

Ubuntu Tunnel File Sharing over SSH

I have vnc setup to tunnel over ssh without any issues. However now I am trying to set up file sharing over ssh and I can't get it to work. I am trying to forward port 139 through ssh. However it just doesn't seem to work for me.The server is running linux and has smaba shares setup that can be acce ...

Help With File Sharing

ARGH!!!! Computers REALLY don't like me today....I am trying to get about 2500 songs(in itunes) from a 2 or 3 year old mac powerbook g4 to a dell latitude, which are connected on the same network. Both firewalls are turned off, and I've followed all the directions listed on www.ifelix.co.uk/tech/300 ...

Home network - file sharing doesn't work

I have a brand new computer (which has Windows XP Professional) which I've gotten connected to our home network and to the internet. Everything seems to work fine on it except for file sharing across the network.I have made sure that for each drive letter and folder, file sharing is turned on. The W ...

Production went down : How to prevent "File sharing violation." - ETXTBSY ?

2009-08-23-08.48.15.178878+540 I22649A376 LEVEL: Info PID : 606546 TID : 1 PROC : db2loggw (DSCTIA2) 0 INSTANCE: inst2 NODE : 000 FUNCTION: DB2 UDB, data protection services, sqlpgRecreateNextExt, probe:2000 DATA #1 : <preformatted> Expected log file S0111856.LOG not in active log path. Logger ...

File Sharing Programs Any ? Newbie

I am looking to install file sharing software on my Mandriva system ,I have tried Limewire but it just will not install ( This may be my lack of Linux know how ! )Can anyone offer any help with how to install a package and which one to use. Please Bare in mind I am a complete Newbie to Linux.Many th ...

Mandriva 2008: Configure samba file sharing using GUI?

I'd like to find out how to set up Samba for file sharing between 2 computers in my home using the GUI tools provided by Mandriva 2008. I see several posts showing various howtos and fixes but all involve using the command line or manually editing files.If Mandriva 2008 provides graphical tools, the ...

File sharing

I have 3 linux pc xandros and mandriva 2007 my problem was how to configure file sharing with this pc? any help pls? tnx ...

File Sharing between Ubuntu & xUbuntu

Salvete!I am very new to (x)Ubuntu, and to Linux in general. I have a minimal knowledge of networking, as I've never required its use before. I'd like to know the most simple and easy way to set up a network with file sharing between two ubuntu and two xubuntu computers.Many ...

So just what is Ubuntu's recommended file sharing?

I've got two Lucid installs connected by secondary ethernet cards with a crossover. I want full access of the drives on one Lucid from the other Lucid.Ubuntu file sharing seems to be as problematic as ever. Darn shame, because there was a pretty decent set of GUI for NFS and SMB just a few releases ...

file sharing not starting

This is my first post so please be kind, The problem I have is that I am trying to network my 2 G4's running 9.2,2 together. Both machines are on ethernet and I am using a switch and both ports indicate that they are connected by the lights. I make Apple talk active and then go to file share and pre ...

Ubuntu-Windows File Sharing via Webbrowser

I need to set up my Ubuntu laptop as a file server so I can access those laptop files from my WinXP work computer. The trick is I can't install anything on my work computer so I'd need to download them using my web browser or some webgui (I'm limited to IE8 if it makes a difference). I only want to ...

Can't enable file sharing

I'm useing Windows XP Pro SP2. I have file sharing enabled under My Computer, Tools, Folder Options..., View Tab, simple Ffile sharing is checked. I can't share any files but I can see and copy files from the other computer that also has Windows XP. I've tried everything. I think TCPOptimizer caused ...

file sharing (osx to osx)

I want to share files between two mac osx computers, connected in the same network.These computers are password protected etc...so after I enable Personal File Sharing in the System Preferences I can browse to the network, find the computer I want to connect and connect to it, everything works beaut ...

File Sharing/Password Protection

I'm trying to set up a file sharing system so that the people at my company can use a central computer running linux to place files on instead of going computer to computer. I also want to set up the files with password protection so each department only has access to that departments files. I tried ...

Ubuntu Linux cross-platform file sharing application?

Do Linux have any cross-platform file sharing applications? If so, what do you guys recommend? i want to transfer files from ubuntu > Windows or the other way windows > ubuntu. I need GUI not Command line. ...

SuSE 10.0 File Sharing/Networking, How to?

I am a fairly new Linux user, I have just made the switch from Windows. I just installed SUSE LInux 10.0 on my laptop and on my desktop computer. My laptop shares the ineternet connection through a wireless router.What I need to do is set up some type of file sharing so that I can transfer files fro ...

The Newbie's Network - File Sharing (Pls Help!!!)

I am having a bit of an issue and I'm hoping you guys can help me out. While I've seen bits and pieces of my issue in previous threads, I haven't come across one with myy full issue so I wanted to sort of bring this up.I recently (yesterday) purchased a new laptop that runs Vista Home Premium. I hav ...

File sharing between two locations

Hi, Looking for suggestions hereI have two locations with two pc's at each....both ;locations have highspeed internet access. I need to set up file sharing and printer sharing between the two locations......any suggestions as to how to proceed? at one end is XP, at the other end is ME ...

Lost File Sharing on Wireless Network

I have two computers in a DSL wireless network, 1 XP Pro ("New"), 1 XP Home ("Old"). Internet sharing and printer sharing are working fine. File sharing used to work, but yesterday, in the midst of a file transfer from Old to New, I had an inadvertent reboot of Old. New froze up ...

Ubuntu File sharing

How do I set up file sharing with Lubuntu?In Ubuntu, I can use Nautilus and right click for Share Directory. This does not (yet) exist in Lubuntu.Do I use pyNeighborhood? If so, I could do with a step by step guide to:-1.) Enable me to see my Lubuntu directories on Windows Workgroup machines2.) Enab ...

File sharing without prompting for username/password

I have 4 PCs in a LAN with Windows XP Professional that logon to a domain... The problem is that, to access shared files on another PC, one has to enter the username and password of the other user.How can I use file sharing on a domain without prompting for username/password? ...

File Sharing problem on networked computers

My husband and I have been using file sharing on Windows XP Home for some time now with no problems. Today I decided I wanted to share my Microsoft Money 99 folder with him. Got it set up and checked it on my computer. No problem. Went to his computer and clicked on the folder and got the following ...

Ubuntu file sharing

Im new . I have downloaded vuze and it works except for downloading music and movies . I tryed to use the terminal to download file sharing but it wont install. ...

Revised: File sharing between XP, Vista and OS X on a local network

Any one else faced with this prospect?Yesterday I brought my new quad pro Windows Vista 64 machine home only to find out, it couldn't see any of the other computers on my network.I've been using Windows XP print and file sharing up until now. It would connect all my machines including an iMac. The o ...

ubuntu file sharing

hello. Do anyone have any ideas how to set up ubuntu file sharing for ubuntu operating system? Not with windows. Not the samba. File sharing between two computers or more using ubuntu. No windows. ...

Ubuntu ICS Xbox360 Media Center/ file sharing issue

This is my first time posting into these forums and I've searched and tried to solve this problem for a while now to no avail so here goes:I have used XP, Vista, Windows 7, and now Ubuntu to share a computer's wireless internet connection to my Xbox 360. However, whenever I use ics, the 360 has issu ...

Vista File Sharing Programmes ?!?!!?!

I have a question and i need an answer, whats the best file sharing program for vista because for xp i had (share pro 360) and it was okay but now i have had vista for a while and well it doesnt work as needed i was think of getting a new one or one that works any suggestions on which one ??? and an ...

Windows File sharing problem

I have a several computers on my LAN. One of the computers is the file server. There are a shared folder that is currently shared on the network. There is no a proper permission set on that folder. This means anyone can access to it. What i'd like to do is to set a permission on that. So what i've d ...

Ubuntu File sharing issues with 10.04 LTS:

File sharing issues with 10.04 LTS:I seem to be missing some packages to help me "share files over the network". I can do it via Bluetooth but that appears to be it. The area I am looking for is grayed out.I'm still a newbie w/ Ubuntu. Rather than upgrading, I opted to install 10.04 LTS as ...

Ubuntu file sharing

What files do i need to set up personal file sharing in 10.04? ...

Ubuntu File Sharing

I just started using Ubuntu 10.04. How do I setup file sharing with Samba to share files with my iMac? ...

Ubuntu Suggestions for drive partitions-file sharing...

I would like some suggestions as to the best way to setup home network file sharing on my Ubuntu Server. I had MS Home Server installed and decided I wanted to try Ubuntu but having a little trouble making the transition. I have been googling for answers but don't have hours to spare to do this... M ...

Ubuntu File Sharing

I am sure this is something that has been covered time and time again but I am strugling to find my answer. I am trying to share files between two computers. One is a desktop running 9.10 while the other is an Asus EEE PC runing NBR. Using this guide http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1413204 ...

networking/file sharing

I have set up a wireless network and want to share files between desktop and laptop. The desktop's OS is Vista, the laptop is Windows 7.There seems to be some communication between the two. IE. the printer. However when I try to print something from the laptop it does not get the message to the prin ...

File Sharing Bypassing?

everyone, the college I go to blocks file sharing obviously for the reason of file sharing. I have no problem with this except for the fact that you cant play xbox live with other people at the school. Anyone know any way that you can get around this? ...

File sharing on two separate ISPs through one switch

ok, here's the thing, server 2003, i have 2 ISP's, 2 routers, router 1 with address 192.168.254.1 and the other router's address is 192.168.254.254, and one DES 1024D switch. 14 computers connect to the first router and 10 computers connect to the other router. all workstations have static ip's conf ...

FC7 and file sharing problems

I am trying to build a Home server using FC7 but seem to have file sharing problems. Here is my setup:/boot - 100mb/ -2GBswap - 1GB/usr - 10GB/var - 4GB/home - 20GB/music - 15GB/software - 15GB/hardware - 15GB/linux - 15GB/videos - 15GB/network - 15GB/stuff - 15GB/distros - 15GB/games - 15GB/extras1 ...

Samba and Win Vista file sharing problem

I wanted to configure samba for my FC5 and Win Vista file sharing, and from Linux side i did all accuratlly but i can't see any share on the Vista side??can anyone guide me whats going wrong? ...