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Is there a pastebin for Markdown?

GitHub Gist supports MarkDown. On the homepage enter your code, and select "Markdown" from the language list. You can publish your gist publicly (shows up in results of search engines) secretly (...
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Is there an open-source screen sharing tool?

Tiger VNC is available on Github. Also OpenMeetings from Apache is a capable product. It is a video conferencing tool that includes the ability to share screens.
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Free image upload, with direct links and no advertisement

To my knowledge imgur is about the best there is in this class right now. Usage is free and while you can link to a page that includes the image along with comments and imgur site features, you can ...
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Screen capture tool with uploading to a server for Ubuntu?

You might wish to take a look at Shutter – which offers this and more: Shutter upload screenshots (click images for larger variants) As the screenshots show, Shutter allows you uploading to many ...
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Is there a pastebin for Markdown?

Rentry is fast and simple and supports MarkDown.
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Is there an open-source screen sharing tool?

TightVNC is a cross-platform (Linux and Windows) open source implementation of the VNC protocol. There are many other VNC clients and servers, most should work with each other without problem. Most ...
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Free image upload, with direct links and no advertisement

I like Dropbox for that. I most use it for screenshot sharing really really really easily and fast (print screen, dropbox (desktop) app automatically saves the screenshot, right-click the app and then ...
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File hosting service similar to drop.io (but self-hosted and free/libre)

ownCloud (https://owncloud.org/) does match at least somewhat: It requires signup, but you could always create a "public" user with no/public password It's free and open source (AGPL-licensed, AFAIK) ...
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SMB/CIFS server implementation in JAVA

Yes, there is a Java open source SMB/CIFS implementation, it is called JLAN. I have used it for 6 years and I am quite happy with it. It is used in many companies by employees to perform their ...
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Is there an open-source screen sharing tool?

Jitsi Jitsi is a set of open-source projects that allows you to easily build and deploy secure videoconferencing solutions. At the heart of Jitsi are Jitsi Videobridge and Jitsi Meet, which let you ...
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Web app to quickly share pieces of text with other computers?

Have you considered Pastebin for this task? It may not transfer directly from/to the clipboard, but it is simple enough to work with conveniently. If you need private text transfers I would recommend ...
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Web app to quickly share pieces of text with other computers?

You can use PushBullet. It is free, Works on all platforms including android. It also has a web interface. There is a chrome extension. And also dedicated installers for all platforms. You can send ...
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TODO App with Sharing Feature for VIEWING Only, Not Assigning Tasks to Others

Evernote can be used to share notes (containing any text, including to-dos with checkboxes) both in read/write and read-only mode. For the latter option, you can: send a note via email create a ...
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Screen capture tool with uploading to a server for Ubuntu?

I made a client like that for both Windows and Linux. It is very minimalist (but does what it is designed for) and unfortunately doesn't support video uploads. You can download the binaries here: ...
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one time download links

here's what I found so far: Jyraphe - manages uploaded files with one link per file, text and image preview, one-time links, time-based expiration, password access restrictions, no database, written ...
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Web app to collect images from other people

Try DBinbox. DBinbox has a basic free plan, allows users to upload data to your Dropbox without registration, and seems to meet your other requirements as well. The only downside is that the service ...
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Share folder with files: better option

Cloud Storage Cloud-based storage shouldn't be ruled out: e.g. OneDrive, DropBox, etc. This might be more advantegeous because many people (especially tech-savvy programmers) would already be users. ...
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Share folder with files: better option

I would suggest using a standard protocol like FTP for this. In particular FTP allows for strict permission control if that's ever needed, or simply anonymous access (which you can set to be read-only)...
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Share folder with files: better option

Why not set up a Mercurial repository on your server and allow your students to learn about version control at the same time. Running a server is one click, or command line option, They can access it ...
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Third-party service for sharing files with clients

Any cloud storage service should be able to provide these features. Google Drive = fairly ubiquitous, particularly for those with Android devices, which tie into Google accounts. OneDrive = same ...
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Windows File Sharing alternatives

You can attach a hard disk to some routers such as Buffalo which is inexpensive. If your clients have a router that may be a good solution. Example: How to connect via USB As a professional you still ...
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Simple, no-frills password protected file sharing server

I don't think it would fit your definition of 'very simple' (since it has a lot more features than simple file sharing), but ownCloud is a self-hosted file synchronization server that actually fits ...
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Software for sharing files and printers among different computers in a WiFi network

What you are looking at doing is setting up a windows home group - which is the MS Windows mechanism for sharing information, printers, etc., amongst computers on the same network. Unfortunately, ...
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Expose a directory on my server for download over HTTP

The one of the fastest ways will be python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000 Useful links: https://docs.python.org/2/library/simplehttpserver.html http://www.pythonforbeginners.com/modules-in-python/how-to-...
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Sharing a video in a video conference call

There are various websites that allow you to make a 'room' and watch youtube videos together with your 'room' participants. There is full control over the video in these rooms. This would require you ...
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Share clipboard across multiple Win10 PCs

Ditto Clipboard Manager seems to be able to do what you want except the portable part. For the portable app you will have to look at PortableApps.com Easy to use interface Search and paste previous ...
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Mounting an SMB share using Swift

I know this is question is a little old but I thought I'd respond in case someone else stumbles over this. I have a simple little app (Mounting Yard - https://github.com/dagronf/MountingYard) which ...
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Same content on several different computers/monitors administered remotely

You could run a VNC server on the machine from which you're controlling what's displayed and a VNC client on each of the others which simply displays whatever the server displays: you can also share ...
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Windows File Sharing alternatives

If I understood your requirements correctly, then I'd say Dropbox. The only drawback I have found to Dropbox is that if I create a Word file in the folder I share with, say, my husband, if I don't ...
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how to share device between two or three machines

One approach could be installing VNC server+client packages on all 3 machines (like RealVNC or TightVNC) which would allow you to remotely access one from another. Then play with the configurations ...
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