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I have dual-boot laptop ASUS K42J (with Natty 11.04. and Maverick 10.10). Natty 11.04 was freshly installed, and then after couple months I had installed Maverick alongside (just for experiment).

I can access all my network shares under Natty without any issues (NAS, Win 7 laptop and 2 mediaplayers), but samba doesn’t work under Maverick however - can’t see any shares. I had used for samba in Maverick the same setup like I have under Natty.

Is there any difference between samba’s settings in 10.10 and 11.04 ? Would be great if somebody could help me to make Maverick’s samba work.

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Make sure you have these tools installed:

sudo apt-get install samba samba-common samba-common-bin libwbclient0 libpam-smbpass python-smbc smbclient nautilus-share libsmbclient gnome-system-tools  
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Thanks for an answer. I'll check it this evening. – Justas Aug 30 '11 at 6:30
All mentioned tools has been installed - unfortunatelly samba still doesn't work – Justas Aug 30 '11 at 21:40
Have you made a shared folder on your Maverick installation to check if you can see it from another computer? – desgua Aug 31 '11 at 0:01
The "Guest access" at the shared folders are checked or unchecked in Natty? An in Maverick? What is the name of the Workgroup of both systems? – desgua Sep 1 '11 at 12:19
Try to uncheck it as some people (like me) also have some problems when it is checked. – desgua Sep 1 '11 at 17:30

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