Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Ubuntu and is also the default file server for Ubuntu.

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gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to internet

Since some days I am watching that gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to the internet. I don't know why... I don't have samba installed... I don't know much about gvfsd-smb-browse ... So, guys is it ...
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I want to create a local repository and want to share it via samba over the LAN

In my LAN network, I want to create a local repository and want to share it in LAN with the help of samba so other users can update, install, upgrade packages off-line. I have tried apt-mirror method ...
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UBUNTU 16.04 - Asking for password when connecting to Windows network

I'm trying to connect to a Windows network/printer and Ubuntu keeps asking for a username and password authentication. The problem is that the Windows network doesn't have any password authentication ...
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Enable Server-Side Indexing on Samba

So, I have an Ubuntu server sharing my Music/Video files with Windows and Linux clients using Samba. When I try to add the files to the Windows' "Libraries", it gives an error that the Network-mapped ...
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how to give a user permission in samba share?

i have created a samba server as following [global] workgroup = workgroup server string= samba server %v dns proxy = no netbios name = nas map to guest = bad user security = user [rc] comment=...
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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 16.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain by following the Ubuntu SSSD and Active Directory Guide. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. ...
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Proper samba config/share permissions

What is the proper permissions that should be set in the smb.conf and applied on the directory & files? The reason I ask is I have set force user = nobody in smb.conf on my shares, with the file &...
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How to access ubuntu server 16.04 sever's files from windows 10 PC?

I recently installed ubuntu 16.04 on a machine I built, hoping that it'd serve my home for file sharing, media server and probably for VPN. I have installed Samba and the LAMP server. I also have ...
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Browsing computers on windows network

So I was able to see all computers and shared resources clicking on Network in Nautilus, without doing anything basically. Now I only see "windows network" but I get "unable to find location". I'm ...
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system-config-samba doesn't start on Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

system-config-samba doesn't open, When I try to run it in terminal, I get error i-bus error, When I try to open via desktop icon in installed software, it asks to enter the password and no thing ...
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What is the difference between 1st and 2nd command?

What is the different when install samba using sudo apt-get install samba and using this command sudo apt-get install samba samba-vfs-modules winbind bind9 bind9utils ldb-tools ntp smbldap-tools ...
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Share through Samba NFS mapped

I have a problem with sharing NFS mounted. I had read this a bad practice, but I need it for working and experimental purposes. I have a Ubuntu 16.04 running on Machine A and another Linux System ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 and Active Directory

I've been following the 'SSSD and Active Directory' documentation in order to try and add an Ubuntu Server to our Windows AD domain for user authentication. Configuration goes well until the point at ...
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Cannot find Samba in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Dash

Samba, system-config-samba and everything related to samba is installed according to synaptic and up to date. But I do not see it in the Dash. /etc/samba/smb.conf is present too. Also I did not find ...
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SAMBA on exFAT partition, can't have write permissions

I have an exFAT external disk, and I want to share its contents via Samba. Everything works for for READING, but for writting I get a message saying I have no permissions. This is my smb.conf [...
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Roaming profile in a Ubuntu client using PBIS

I want to use Roaming Profiles, using a Windows Server 2012 as a Domain Controller, but using an Ubuntu client. To do this, I have used PBIS (Power Broker) software, and I'm able to join to the ...
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How can I mount a network share from a computer that isn't always on?

Running KodiBuntu (Lubuntu 14 ?) and I want to mount some shares from my windows computer. I have them mounted in /media/ using fstab and it works fine as long as the Windows machine is on when ubuntu ...
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Domain controller IP address change

Sorry if my question sounds obvious, but I'm getting started here. I wanted to change my recently configured Domain Controller's static IP on Ubuntu 14.04.4, Samba 4.4.4 since I experienced some ...
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How to set up dual NICs?

so I have just got a new motherboard for my Ubuntu 12.04 server and it has dual Gigabit Intel NICs. I use the server as an SMB file server and a Plex Media Server. Currently, I have 1 NIC connected ...
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Where is the Samba configuration GUI in Ubuntu 16.04?

Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04, and Samba. I want to share a drive with Windows machines, with anonymous users. First thing I notice is the Samba configuration GUI (system-config-samba) is no ...
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Invalid encoding on shared folder mounted via fstab, but not in GUI

Mounting the folder via Network in Nemo shows all filename correctly, but when doing via Fstab with this code... //servername/sharedfolder /media/mountedfolder cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,sec=...
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pam_mount often unable to mount and hangs for minutes

I have some centrally managed Ubuntu workstations that authenticate users against Active Directory and mount user home folders on logon with pam_mount. This usually works as expected, but sometimes ...
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fstab - Trying to access smb share hangs

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 computer with SMB shared folders, and from a Windows computer I'm able to gain access to these without problems. From this Ubuntu computer I've set the fstab so that I can gain ...
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NAS won't mount at boot but will mount with mount command after boot

NAS won't auto-mount at boot - no answers CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected - not related, sudo mount -a works for me CIFS mount through fstab not ...
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Using Shadow Copy or Periodic Snapshot function for samba share in windows 7?

I've configured my ubuntu server as file server and have share which I will be accessing from a WIN 7 machine, I wanted the function of Shadow copy which we have in Windows so I looked up on samba and ...
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Connecting to Windows 10 Network from Xubuntu (14.04.4) File Manager

I would like to access my shared folders on my Windows 10 laptop (and see what I can see from Windows) from the Xfce File Manager's Browse Network. It can see the computer by name and also lists ...
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Fixing smb login, disk permissions, and remote access

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to replace my hackintosh setup because my ZFS drive had slow connections. Since switching over, data seems to be transferring much smoother so I'm very happy. However,...
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Access Denied creating a folder in a Samba Share from a windows client

I am a new user and please forgive my ignorance. I have Ubuntu Server 16.04 and am having trouble with file sharing. Mission - give my workgroup read, write and execute access to a common drive on a ...
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Simple Samba Share - NO PASSWORD

Good night, What do I need: Simple samba config for file server without password and full read write for everyone. No security needed. History: I'm making a server to host files for my home. The ...
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Samba local copy speed & 'insufficient disk space'

I have Ubuntu Server 16.04 installed with Samba on another computer in my network. The Ubuntu OS is on a small SSD and I have 2 additional harddrives mounted to /media/drive1 and /media/drive2. Now I ...
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How to “forget” user credentials after logging in to a windows share (samba) [migrated]

I logged in from my Mint to a windows share (which is actually a linux running samba, if it's relevant), typed in the password, and got it. Even though I marked it to forget the password immidiatly, ...
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Problem with AD user authentication after joining Windows Domain

I've been trying to add my linux machine into the AD of my office in order to work without problems. I started following this guide: SSSD and Active Directory in my ubuntu 16.04 (fresh install) and ...
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Problem with smbclient -L command - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying install an AD DC with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Raspberry Pi 2 following this guide. Currently on the last step of the guide when i type in the command: smbclient -L dc1.weemaniac.net -U% i ...
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Testing DNS for samba to function properly - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently following a guide to set-up a Samba AD DC on Ubuntu 14.04 with a Raspberry Pi 2, here's the link: "https://jimshaver.net/2014/07/13/setting-up-an-active-directory-domain-controller-using-...
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Networked computers can't ping each other

I have two networked computers in my home, Computer1 and Computer2. They share a printer (physically connected to Computer2) and public folders via Samba. Those shares are working fine. Computer1 runs ...
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Why does smbclient return with Windows-based hosts having incorrect DOMAIN contents?

I have recently noticed an anomaly with how smbclient works with Linux and Windows-based hosts, and I am wondering if this is something we all simply "must live with", or if there is a workaround? I ...
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Error installing Samba4

I'm using Ubuntu Server 15.10 Wily. When I run: apt-get install samba In the end it generates a error, can someone help? Note: There was a samba compilation before and I have performed one # make ...
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Nautilus share link fail on fstab mounted twice or more times the same share for different users profiles

Nautilus make a shortcut (xshare) below "Computer" which only works on one profile and get buggy in the remaining users. How to mount same share, many times, on one shared desktop, in different user ...
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I recently installed Wine and Playonlinux on mythbuntu 14.04 backend and now I can't access smb shares from my front ends how do I fix?

Please forgive me, I am still a Windows user and this is my first post. About 6 months ago I converted entire home network to Mythbuntu 14.04. Today I decided to try to use Windows Media Player via ...
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Sharing a Network Drive through OpenSSH for a Specific Group

First question, hooray! To the point: I'm not very well versed in Linux, I'm in the process of studying my Linux+. I'm working on a variety of projects with friends, co-workers, and teachers. I'm ...
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Windows 7 File Share

I'm having issues trying to access my Windows 7 Share. I've read a LOT of thing on the Internet but nothing seems to work. I CAN access those folders with a Windows computer, but NOT with my Notebook ...
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Server 16.04 Guest Acct can not access samba share pointing to second HD

I'm new to Ubuntu Server and trying to setup a server with an old machine I had laying around. So far, so good, except for some reason I can't access samba shares with the guest account if the ...
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Lose mount with external folder

I have a project that run in a virtual linux server, when a user upload a file, the server store it in a folder in other windows server. To connect the server I had modify the /etc/fstab file: //SRV-...
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how can I get my fstab mounts working if they won't mount on bootup?

CIFS mount through fstab not mounting at boot The suggested answers (a typo in fstab; _netdev) have no effect. However when I mount them with sudo mount -a there are no issues and they are mounted. ...
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SystemD Can't get script to start Samba4 Active Directory-Domain Controller (AD-DC) at boot Ubuntu 16.04

I built Samba4.4.3 AD-DC on Ubuntu 16.04, and cannot figure out how to script it so I can start the samba service on reboot. I followed the instructions from here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread....
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Samba won't start on fresh install of 16.04

I had samba working perfectly on my previous 14.04 install, did a format and reinstall of 16.04 and now it won't work. Not much help online with the error codes I am getting. When I type "service smbd ...
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Reaching files from a file server created with Raspberry and Samba

I'm trying to create a file server with my RaspberryPi to deploy all over the private network. It should allow the hard drive connected to be accessible when wired to the Raspberry. I therefore ...
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How to Mount Western My Book Live Duo

I have been reading everything I can to do this and have come to the conclusion that there are too many things I don't understand to make sense of it so finally asking a question. Goal: I want to ...
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Access Windows share from nautilus to user without password

I'm trying to acces to a windows share using nautilus with an user (not guest) that has empty password but if a I leave the password empty nautilus prompt that the a password it's required. From ...
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How to access a Samba shared folder from windows 10?

I have set up a folder on my Xubuntu 16.04 machine (~/Share) according to http://askubuntu.com/a/324846/312993 I have problems with the last instruction: "From a different computer, connect to your ...