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So I have a Samba server up and running, but something is bugging me; I cannot access a list of the shares it hosts. I can access the server through smb://, but I cannot view a list of shares in Nautilus. Here's what happens:


I double-click RASPBERRYPI, and am prompted for a username+password combination. That's not what I expect to happen. I expect to see a list of shares. I want to be prompted for a password when I double-click one of those shares.

To further complicate things, it keeps asking me for my username+password combination, and won't let me access the list of shares. I can literally only access my shares by directly connecting to them with smb:// as described earlier.

Here's my testparm output:


How do I list my shares without being bugged for a password?

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System Privacy Policy dude. It makes Ubuntu super safe. Isn't it easier to just get that login combination and check "remember forever"? –  Xylo Dec 29 '13 at 20:04
Problem is: Even if I enter the password, it just keeps showing the same dialog. It won't ever access the list of shares that I know is there, because I've had it before. –  Ruben Bakker Dec 29 '13 at 20:11
check the logs, maybe something is wrong and you just don't see it? –  Xylo Dec 29 '13 at 20:25
Not sure if this makes a difference, but in your screenshot, is the RaspberryPi advertising its Samba share? I typically have to go through the Windows Network link to see all the Samba shares on my network. –  douggro Dec 29 '13 at 21:16

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