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Scanning family photos: The Best Way.

What is the best way to digitize old family photos yourself? [more inside]
posted by Carius on Nov 17, 2010 - 12 answers

Sharing files, tracking downloaders

I'm looking for a good way to share files with my clients that average about 20-25 MB each. While I've seen a number of (excellent) recommendations, like drop.io, I haven't been able to find one with this feature: Tracking which people download the file. I'd be okay if users had to create accounts, or if it was tracked by click-through from email links. But it must be private and allow user tracking.
posted by scottso17 on Jul 19, 2010 - 7 answers

Big filez, not nail filez.

Something-like-a-fileserver-filter: I have two computers, one with a scanner. Want to scan files with that computer but have them (immediately?) available to the other computer. [more inside]
posted by sully75 on Mar 18, 2010 - 13 answers

Vista, meet Ubuntu

How can I connect my Linux laptop and my Vista desktop? [more inside]
posted by nayrb5 on Mar 13, 2010 - 7 answers

Web based document sharing

Non-profit group looking for a web based document storage / file sharing system to allow remote offices to share (mainly download) relevant organization documents. Does not have to have check in/check out capabilities. Will need to be able to password protect access so that general public does not have access. Could also use web portal capabilities and wiki like features - a lite CMS, but not required. Have looked at things like Drupal (too complicated to get set up), Alfresco (wayy too expensive!), OWL (couldn't get demo to work). Prefer to host on our own Linux based webserver, and have tech resources for installs etc, but not extensive coding.
posted by dukes909 on Jun 1, 2009 - 21 answers

How can a writing workshop share their work online?

What would be the best web-based file hosting service to use as a shared "Documents" folder for the various members of my writing workshop? [more inside]
posted by patnasty on May 12, 2009 - 7 answers

Small Production Office Needs a File Server

I work in a very small office, less than 10 people, that is mac based doing primarily Final Cut Pro editing. I know a lot about the mac but not much about putting a server together. Here are our needs: [more inside]
posted by captainscared on Jan 5, 2009 - 7 answers

How do I enable simple file sharing on Server 2008 and stop my network from crashing?

How do I transparently share files from a Windows Server 2008 box to several XP computers? I want it to stop asking for a username and password when people try to access files. Also, can anyone point me in the right direction to solving this weird network issue I've been having? [more inside]
posted by Magnakai on Aug 9, 2008 - 6 answers

How can I share a single file/folder on my Mac?

How can I share a single file or folder on my Mac? I am always connected to the internet, have seen what gazillions of "upload first" file sharing websites and services can do (MobileMe, Pando, YouSendIt, etc.), but it seems to me there should be a way to right click on a file, choose "share & email link," write & send that email and be *done* with it. My recipient can then download said file straight off my machine. Does anyone know of any solutions which are even close? Thanks!
posted by spinpapi on Jun 10, 2008 - 9 answers

Post-Sneakernet file transfers!

I need to send files (photography, some in archives) to a few people on the internet. I just want to share images quickly, without using something like AIM or email. (Currently trying Pidgin, it keeps crapping out.) What are my options? [more inside]
posted by Phyltre on May 14, 2008 - 11 answers

Who Owns The Music?

Putting together a course on the history of music as property; I have a lot of the course figured out, but am looking for really well documented and interesting case studies or chronicles of disputes over the ownership of music. [more inside]
posted by fourcheesemac on Apr 13, 2008 - 29 answers

Connect via IP, but not NetBIOS?

Why would I be able to connect to other Windows computers in a workgroup via IP, but not by NetBIOS name? [more inside]
posted by Ekim Neems on Mar 18, 2008 - 9 answers

How do I share files and folders over a home network?

I have a small network consisting of a couple of PC's and a router/firewall/ADSL modem. On one PC, files that are placed in a folder which is shared with everyone else aren't accessible by everyone else. What am I doing wrong? [more inside]
posted by mr_silver on May 3, 2007 - 6 answers

I need file sharing software for a website

I need to create a website to upload and share files with colleagues. I want it to be open source (or cheap or free), and be easily customizable (think wordpress). We all teach Social Studies and want to share things like powerpoints, worksheets, lesson plans, rubrics, etc. Is there something out there that would work? [more inside]
posted by allthewhile on Jan 16, 2007 - 7 answers

Yet another XP file sharing question

Can someone point me to a resource that will help me configure file sharing properly in XP? [more inside]
posted by dragonbay on Jul 27, 2006 - 8 answers

Kazaa fesses up, limewire next?

Well, the makers of Kazaa just paid out a decent chunk of change to recording industry in a settled lawsuit. My question is -- how come limewire/morpheus are still ok? Kazaa news link: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/technology/AP-Downloading-Music.html [more inside]
posted by narebuc on Jul 27, 2006 - 6 answers

How can we share our files accross several laptops?

Help me figure out the best solution to this problem: File sharing between 3 laptops and 1 pc (no server software). [more inside]
posted by andrewdunn on Jul 21, 2006 - 11 answers

Help me get my old my documents files

My old Dell just died, bought a new toshiba, am able to get some but not all files from old computer. Help me get the rest! [more inside]
posted by MostHolyPorcine on Jul 14, 2006 - 5 answers

How do I share a newsletter online securely in PDF?

What is any easy way to securely share a newsletter online to my fellow club members?This would entail 100 members downloading 20-30 mb newsletters quarterly. [more inside]
posted by plumberonkarst on Apr 18, 2006 - 8 answers

File Sharing Between Win98SE and WinXP?

Help with file sharing between Win98 and WinXP? [more inside]
posted by Jaybo on Jun 19, 2005 - 4 answers

How do I setup out site network to send large files?

I am trying to setup a server or something (i am very amature at computer network) so that I can share radio records and video files (200mb to 600mb) with my parents abroad? [more inside]
posted by curiousleo on May 11, 2005 - 13 answers

File sharing problem in XP

File sharing problem in XP.. I can access my laptop files from my desktop but not the other way around. [more inside]
posted by gfrobe on May 9, 2005 - 13 answers

A/V File Sharing

Why, in this modern age of file sharing, do some musical artists seem to openly welcome live audio recording/sharing of concerts but appear reluctant, if not actively opposed, to live video recording/sharing of the same events?
posted by RockyChrysler on Apr 29, 2005 - 6 answers

OSX File Sharing

Best peer-to-peer file sharing program for Mac OS X? I'm using Limewire now, and am wondering if there is another program offering a better selection, ie, with more members. I'm mostly interested in audio files. Is there software allowing the downloading of entire albums at a time?
posted by cahlers on Dec 11, 2004 - 9 answers

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