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A file server is a device that controls access to separately stored files, as part of a multiuser system.

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Access external HD formatted as Mac OSX Extended (Journaled) from Windows PC

Hi Knowledgeable Interneters! This question has probably been answered somewhere before but i'm an RPi noob and apparently can't figure out the right search terms to find what i'm looking for. I've ...
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Raspberry Raid 0 gains

I'm currently using the Pi overclocked to 1GHz on Archlinux running deluge and samba which access a 3TB external USB drive. I plan on buying another identical drive and set it up as a raid 0 ...
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Network storage on SD-Card

I've set up a file server on my raspberry pi using a USB HDD for storage and the read and write speeds are very slow (2-3 MB/s) My question is, if i create a partition on the SD-Card (16gb) and use ...
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Unable to access samba file share

Aim Trying to access Samba share from my RPi to all other machines within my LAN. If it's any help, my Samba version is 3.6.6. Problem The RPi is not showing up anywhere within the "Network" area ...
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FTP-Linkage can't be seen under windows [closed]

I hope this question belongs here. I've setup a FTP-Server on my RPi. The default folder of the FTP is the "/home/pi" folder where i created a linkage to "/var/www" with the name "www". Here's ...
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Can´t upload data via SFTP

I tried to upload a folder on my Raspberry Pi using Cyberduck SFTP, this has ALWAYS worked for me, but now it doesn´t I have no idea why. Thank you in advance.
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Can a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Distro) SD Card content be synchronized from a file server at anytime?

I want to put a Server with Raspberry Pi SD Card image and synchronize a lot of Raspberry Pi with this image. In this sense, if I update this main image on server in few minutes or hour get all my ...
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Using a Raspberry Pi to manage a bank of several hard drives

I am looking to use a Raspberry Pi as a home file server. I have several hard drives, a Raspberry Pi, an unused computer case, and files that I need to store. I would like to mount all of my hard ...
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Raspberry Pi fileserver permissions

I am using owncloud on the Raspberry Pi for file sharing and I use a HDD to save the files. I use my HDD for more then just the Raspberry and I had to change the permission of the HDD, so now when I ...
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How can I connect to my RPi NFS server using version 4?

I've set my Raspberry Pi up as an NFS server, but I cannot connect to it with NFS version 4. However, version 3 works. From my Kubuntu 13.04 client: $ sudo mount -t nfs -o proto=tcp,port=2049,vers=4 ...
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Prioritizing I/O for media playback

I have noticed that I cannot possibly play back a 1080p video from XBMC while something else is going on, e.g. a Samba transfer. Is there a simple way to set up my Raspberry Pi server (or just XBMC) ...
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Is it better to use NFS or SMB to serve files on a LAN using the Raspi?

I have a Raspberry Pi Model B w/ 256MB of RAM. I want to use it for serving my printer (via CUPS) and some files to my local machine (Mac). But I also want to tinker a bit with it, so I want to have ...
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RPi-compatible online backup service

I would like to use my RPi partly as a home file-server. I'm currently using a desktop for the same task. For instance, all of my family's pictures and home videos are on the file-server; but only a ...
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Samba login not working

I'm trying to share a external harddrive on my pi. Followed this guide: http://www.simonthepiman.com/how_to_setup_windows_file_server_wheezy.php All goes fine until i get to the part where I ad the ...
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Usb disk over network - performance

Using a simple setup with PI as a NAS, with an attached USB disk, like this: [RPI] (USB) -> Ethernet -> USB 2.0 Disk Of course both network and disk access share the same USB port, but ...
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How can the Raspberry Pi emulate a USB storage device?

USB storage devices, such as USB sticks and harddrives, are common to attach external storage to any kind of computer. How can the Raspberry Pi emulate an USB storage? The easiest application was to ...
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Can I attach a SATA controller?

I would like to use my Raspberry Pi as a file server (NAS/SMB). Will I be able to attach a SATA/RAID controller?