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  1. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Done, thanks Paddy
  2. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Decided to use the NTFS partition and it worked a treat, thanks for all the help guys, I really appreciate your help and I have learned a lot.
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    I'd feel bad if I decided to create an NTFS partition purely because of the effort you guys have put into this thread to assist and educate me but then it does seem like it will make things a lot...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    I did a re-install last night to get myself back to stage where the permissions were not messed up. I have set things up a little different this time. I have made a separate partition in...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    After reading the man page for chmod and a few other articles on file/folder permissions in general(on top of what I have learned from this thread), I am beginning to realise the scope of my error in...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    I'm at work just now but just wanted to give my thanks for the help posted here by everyone, I will be trying these steps over the weekend.
  7. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    The way you wrote that makes me think it's not easily done, is it possible?
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Wouldnt it just be easier to revert those permission changes than setup bind fs? I cant fully get my head around bindfs, I get the basic concept of it bit get a little lost on the technicalities and...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Post #12 seems like a lot of effort but I am intrigued a little hehe.

    What I meant by the comment is that I have 3 user accounts on this laptop. If I login to any of the other 2 user accounts, I...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    It hasn't turned out this way for me i'm afraid. I used "chmod 2775" as I want all users to have R/W access to the shared folder. But when I transferred all of the files from my home folder, to the...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    I have already done that using a guide one of the other members posted. There will never be any more users on this machine so I am confident this setup will work, but I have a query in relation to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ps3mediaserver doesnt auto start

    anyone?
  13. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    I do have seperate distinct usernames, all I did was create a shared folder in /home which is seperate from each users home directory. So it's on a seperate partition and is user independant.
  14. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    I never gave it much thought because I had decided to create /home on it's own partiton from the beginning and figured it was much the same.
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    [ubuntu] ps3mediaserver doesnt auto start

    Hi Guys,

    Hope someone can help with this as I cannot seem to get this working. I can get ps3mediaserver to startup via startup applications but only if I uncheck the option to start minimised. ...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Of course, but if I wanted to do this then I would have. I will keep a backup of the files on an external HDD but it is inconvenient for me to pull out an external HDD whenever I wish to look at a...
  17. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Managed to resolve the issue with sudo, there is no admin group in 12.04, it is now called sudo so by using the commands on my previous post it worked fine.
  18. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    I found out that the issue may have been caused by this step:



    According to this site you need to put -a there too, or you will be removed from the sudoers group. Unfortunately these steps are...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    anyone?
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Hi All,

    See below for tl:dr

    I followed the guides below to try and create my shares. I created a /home/share/pictures directory and set the /home/share directory as the groups home folder.
    ...
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    Re: What is the best Bit Torrent Client for Ubuntu?

    I'm still using transmission. I like the simplistic approach to it, the speeds seem fine. The uploads are working too. It feels very lightweight.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    Now you are showing off :-p

    Seriously though, thanks. I am going to read over all of these suggestions and setup my folders over the weekend.

    Thanks
    Iain
  23. [SOLVED] Re: Is it possible to share multimedia between users on the same computer?

    This forum is amazing, thanks for the assist Morbius1
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    Re: What is the best Bit Torrent Client for Ubuntu?

    Trying Transmission atm, seems fine although for some reason I am not seeding anything so will need to look into that further. My chosen port is open so maybe its just my connection sucks :-)
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    Re: What is the best Bit Torrent Client for Ubuntu?

    Thanks guys I will check Deluge and Transmission
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