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I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on my Virtual Machine as a web server. I've mounted the W:/ drive in Win 7 to my /www folder in Ubuntu.

I can read the files, but I'm not able to write to the files.

In Samba, I have created the following user:

<www-data> = "<www-data>" 

And given guest ok for the www folder:

[www]
comment = Ubuntu WWW area
path = /var/www
browsable = yes
guest ok = yes
read only = no
create mask = 0755
;directory mask = 0775
force user = www-data
force group = www-data

I've also run sudo chmod -R 755 www to make ensure correct rw access.

What am I missing in order to get write access to my ubuntu files from Windows?

Nothing is logged when I try to write to files, even though I get access denied.

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Great, if you got it working, consider answering your question and selecting you answer as the correct. This offers two benefits for the community: 1) People can see what the solution to the issue was, and 2) people will not consume energy trying to answer an already answered question. –  NlightNFotis Sep 5 '12 at 13:44
    
I will once the "waiting time" is over. –  Steven Sep 5 '12 at 13:46
    
waiting time? You asked the question 22 hours ago, how can it possibly still have waiting time? –  NlightNFotis Sep 5 '12 at 13:47
    
Ah, I thought the check icon would come in my question. Added answer - NOW I have to wait one day :) –  Steven Sep 5 '12 at 13:51

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After I ran an update (updating Ubuntu, Mambo ++) and once again ran sudo chmod -R 755 www I finally got it working.

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