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Cannot access Samba share from windows 7 using hostname

I've been trying for days to get this working, and everywhere I look online it seems no one has a definitive answer, so here is the run down: I have an external drive attached to my ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Blank/empty hostname

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and i was wondering if there is way to not send my hostname when connecting to a router? For example when I connect to my router I can see my laptop hostname when I log on the ...
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resolving windows hostname

my main host is windows and im running ubuntu on a virtual guest OS, im currently mounting a folder in windows and in ubuntu and i get this error: in /etc/fstab //Windows-PC/shared ...
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ping: unknown host

Since few days, my dedicated server (Ubuntu 13.04) is no longer able to ping or connect to my NAS through DNS (hostname -> kr1.synology.me ) . The IP address ( 178.83.88.248 ) address against , is ...
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Set fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance

I am trying to set a fully qualified domain name on EC2 instance. I have set CNAME entry in Route53, so when I go to sync1.staging1.mycompany.net, it resolves to the correct instance. What I have ...
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Cannot resolve hostname?

I' using lucid 10.04 i used centrify agent to add my ubuntu machine into AD. The machine name is suppose to be abc.company.edu.uk. I have edited /etc/hosts file. It says as 192.168.1.22 ...
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How do I change a machine name in DNS

I'm trying to change my computer's name in DNS so that others on the same subnet can refer to it by its new name - however, whatever changes I make in /etc/hosts and by using 'hostname' to use the ...
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I cant ping my domain from outside

I can't ping my domain from outside my vps. I tried in cmd.exe -> ping domain.com but I didnt get any answer. But when I try via putty console I can do it: ; <<>> DiG 9.8.1-P1 ...
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Fixing my username and home directory differing

When I installed Ubuntu 13.04 a while back, I got into this weird predicament where my username is different from the name of my home directory. Essentially, I wanted to call the user datus, while ...
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How should I configure my hostname to support forwarding MX records?

I have a server on 12.04.1 with ISPConfig3 and a few domains. Each of the domains forwards to my WAN IP which then forwards to my server on my local network. I am trying to get the MX records for ...
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Problem Raised after changing the system hostname

I have changed the hostname of my computer from dar to hus by editing the /etc/hosts file and /etc/hostname file. Now the problem is that some software which were installed under 'dar' are not ...
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Ubuntu Server Installation 12.04: Won't continue after asking for hostname

After it asked for the hostname, the terminal showed up, and no other prompts are appearing. Any help? I'm using a stock "Dell Latitude D510" plugged in. Connected to my router by Ethernet.
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hiding hostname on network

When I run zenmap, I occasionally see devices (like ipods) with no hostname, just an IP. Is there any way on linux to mimic this? Is it possible to make it so that the computer's domain name is not ...
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user name and domain name for ssh

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. Now, I want to remotely transfer files from my laptop to another computer with scp command; but I am not sure how to check and setup the user name and domain name ...
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Accessing share without defining host

I've created multiple Samba shares using "net usershare" and they work perfectly. The only question is that the user connecting to the share has to use one of the following two formats to log in ...