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So I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 running Samba on my network. I can browse and view the files on my server but I can't write to the server. Every time I try I get a prompt for my username and password and then it says Items can not be copied because you don't have permission to read them

I'm running a MacBook pro OSX 10.9.2.

I also wanted to know if I need to make an entry for each individual directory in the home directory or if they're covered under this one.

Thanks the chmod 777 command worked but my only question regarding it is will i be able to restrict access to it using the valid users line in the samba config file.

 comment = home
 path = /home
 browseable = yes
 available = yes
 directory mask = 0775
 read only = no
 writable = yes
 valid users = daniel
 force user = daniel
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Try to change the permission to the directory sudo chmod 777 /path_to_folder/folder –  2707974 Apr 3 '14 at 6:59

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