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I have one directory

/var/www/sites

I want to share it on network so that all users can copy an paste files there. How can i do it?

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A question like this really needs to include more information. What operating system is run on the connecting clients? Are these computers connecting from a local or a remote network? –  andol Dec 8 '09 at 7:01
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Depending on the Operating System of the connecting clients I would go with either Samba (Windows, etc) or NFS (Linux, etc). For more info, see these Ubuntu specific instructions...

https://help.ubuntu.com/9.10/serverguide/C/network-file-system.html
https://help.ubuntu.com/9.10/serverguide/C/samba-fileserver.html

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You can use samba or NFS. You can also use FTP or better SFTP.

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WinSCP can make it pretty easy to do that for Windows users, and it uses existing SSH connection - you don't need extra services, just make sure that the users have access to that directory.

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