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

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Reset Windows share password after 'Remember forever'

I've been happily connecting to a Windows share from my 14.04 machine. When I first entered the password for the share I chose to have it remembered forever. Yesterday I changed the password on the ...
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Error 255 samba share simple file share Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using simple file share on Ubuntu 12.04 for several years not a problem now I have up graded to 14.04 all the problems error 255, tried all sights to fix the problem nothing works even ...
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Network sharing [on hold]

Whilst I have had no problem per se with Network sharing, I do have a problem with how it is presented (or rather how the windows are presented to the user) - and this goes way back to Ubuntu 9 (and ...
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How to keep connection open between Ubuntu Server and Mac/Windows?

How do I keep my NAS connection active between my NAS running Ubuntu Server and my Macs/PCs? I've built a PC and installed Ubuntu Server to use as a NAS. The goal is to be able to access documents ...
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help configuring my samba file server

Hello everyone I have installed all the files I needed for my samba file server. I have also installed the gadmin-samba 0.3.2. I am trying to set a user-name and password also I would like to know how ...
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Cannot Write to www and update wordpress at same time

I have LAMP installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 server and am using apache as a web server. I am going to be using the web server for Wordpress primarily. The problem I am running into is that I cannot ...
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Gvfs / samba lookup slow since update to 14.04

Ever since I moved from 13.10 to 14.04, I observe an annoying effect whenever a samba share is mounted to my work station. When I open Nautilus, or when I look up /run/user/1000/gvfs it freezes for ...
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Samba password expires?

I have a problem with samba, I have a user and a password for that user, and from a windows machine it let's me log in but after a few hours I try to log in again and it tells me that the password is ...
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Accessing Windows shares of a passwordless user using Samba

I have a laptop running Windows 7. Only one account is configured on it, and it does not have a a password. I try to access its shares from a PC running Ubuntu 14.04, configured to be in the same ...
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Stops network with windows 7 after a time

I have 2 PC with Ubuntu 14.04. In both I have the same problem. I have samba installed, cifs, and with that networking with a computer with windows 7 home that is my file server (don´t ask why). I ...
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ACL's ownership, permissions

Problem: Whenever I write a new file/modify a file in my www folder, permissions and ownerships are being reset on that file, sometimes making the server unable to read the files I create. So I need ...
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I messed up my samba and having problems reinstalling

I upgraded my ubuntu from 13.04 to 14.04 and was having problems with sharing files over my windows network. In my wisdom I removed the samba and samba client sudo apt-get remove --purge samba sudo ...
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Accessing Ubuntu from OS X Mavericks

I am trying to set up file sharing between a Mac (Mavericks 10.9. 4) and a laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). Ubuntu can access shared files on the Mac which is using SMB as its share protocol, but the Mac ...
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Windows needs permission from Unix User\Root to delete/move in a samba share

so my samba share requires permissions from Unix User\root to move or delete files. I don't understand why. You don't need to login to access the samba share. Just need to be on the network. The share ...
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Multiple samba shares on 1 Raspberry Pi [migrated]

Much like this question, I would like it so that. My housemates or anyone connected to the network can access, (Open no authentication guest onbly( /home/media/music But I would also like to be ...
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Samba could not change the permissions of folder “Network”

I'm currently trying to set up samba, and upon creating my first share, it asked if I wanted to set permissions automatically, and I said yes, and then I got an error saying "Could not change the ...
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Cannot print from Windows and printer disapears after reboot

I have a home server running Ubuntu 12.04 and have successfully installed my printer (HP Photosmart B109a) on it with hplip. Printed a test page and printed a file from my terminal using: cat ...
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File Sharing Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 & OSX Mavericks

Trying to set up file share between Ubuntu Desktop & OSX Mavericks - have had massive issues so far due to my naivete. The Ubuntu Desktop machine will act as a server to a Macbook Pro & ...
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Why Samba4 on Trusty, doesn't come with ctdb (Samba Cluster Support)?

I'm seeing that Samba4 on Ubuntu 14.04.1, does not come with ctdb enabled, is there any reason to not enable it ? I would like to try this setup but, it seems not possible with Ubuntu... :-(
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Is Rhythmbox constantly downloading MP3 files while playing them?

I observed a strange phenomenon with my Rhythmbox: it seems that Rhythmbox is constantly downloading a MP3 file while playing it. My setup My home server (hostname nas) which host the MP3 files uses ...
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Samba NAS not showing in workgroup automatically

I'm currently trying to setup my raspberry pi as a NAS. I would like it to be visable to anyone on my workgroup connected to the network. Currenly it can be accessed should you go to \Ip-address ...
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How can I make an ubuntu media server with Samba shares and Deluge?

Here's what I'm looking to do. I want samba shares that I can read,write, and execute on. If I put a file there on one computer, I want to be able to delete or edit it from another. I also want to run ...
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How to Share folders in 14.04 Server with Gnome

I'm working with a new installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit. During installation I picked the Samba Server option and I believe that it is running. My intention is that an OS X machine will be ...
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What's the difference between a programme like Media Tomb and Samba

I initially found it difficult to get any music player to play my collection which is located on a NAS connected to my Windows desktop. What is the difference between the role that Media Tomb and ...
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Samba not allowing me into the workgroup?

I am getting a rather frustrating problem with Samba. I am not much of a dancer, and I'd rather do the cha cha cha... okay all jokes aside: Why do I get this? I have tried every fix I could find, ...
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Ubuntu can not ping Host Name but can ping IP?

well I just went into the Ubuntu world for administration. I found similar threads, except, I am able to ping my own Host name and IP address and my windows can ping my linux host name, but Ubuntu can ...
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CUPS, shared printer, Windows drivers, point and print

I know this is a commonly asked question but I'm read up everything I can find, and I think I'm very nearly there! The setup is: Headless Ubuntu Trusty machine with CUPS and SAMBA installed, ready ...
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Samba (using system-config-samba) server to Ubuntu transactions/editing doesn't work

I have Samba installed on 14.04 as a server. I have another 14.04 machine with Samba installed, intending to use that as a client only. I am using system-config-samba where I can, but many ...
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Problem when copy files between sambashare

I've have mounted samba share's on Ubuntu 14.04 using lib pam_mount. My file /etc/security/pam_mount.conf.xml has the content: My file /etc/samba/smb.conf has the content: [homes] comment = ...
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How to delete the package of libpam-smbpass

I've upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04.4 server. I was using the samba on 12.04.4 server. When I try to login from tty. It appears the following line and can't login. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS tty1 login: ...
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How does Dolphin and Nautilus enable user samba shares without restarting smbd?

And how can I manipulate these settings using command line tools?
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Samba Server does not work when using a wireless link

I have installed a samba file server on 14.04. This server works perfectly when connected via an Ethernet cable to my router. It serves as my file and print server at home. When i moved the box to ...
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Two Ubuntu Machines cannot access each other's shares anymore

I have two Ubuntu laptops, both running 14.04 "Trusty Tahr". At one point, they were both able to access each other's shared folders. However, something happened when I was trying to add a third ...
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How to set directory permission in linux which prevents users (except owner) to delete file but allow them to modify content?

Environment : Server - Ubuntu (as of now ver 13) Clients - Windows 8 boxes We are setting up Samba-NAS box running ubuntu in office, there is one requirement by team to set following system. 1. ...
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How to make new files owned by a group?

Ubuntu 14.04 Server x64 I have an ext4 partition named Media that is mounted via fstab and shared via samba. I have two users, ajb(created when I installed) and deluge(no password, runs deluge daemon ...
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Permission denied while downloading torrent?

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 x64. On that server I have a samba shares named Media and a deluge daemon that I access through a deluge client on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop laptop. When I attempt to ...
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Can't alternate users, need to logoff to login other on ubuntu

I installed from scratch the Ubuntu 14.04 and configured it with a Samba share. There is a windows share RAID 1 drive (2 x 1 TB) with Mdadm, that Dropbox and more 2 backup solutions access (Acronis ...
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C++ mounting samba share with glibmm

I'm trying to mount samba shared folders with C++. I found that with glibmm library I can do that, but I can't find any examples or tutorials. Somebody could post some example code? Thanks.
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Windows network - 2 ubuntu 12.0 machines display the same samba share on the network

On windows sbs2003 network, i have 3 ubuntu machines, one v10 and other two 12lts. On one of the 12lts machines there is samba share. The problem is on the other 12lts i can see the same samba folder ...
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samba share from ubuntu vm fails with 'force user'

I'm a bit of a noob with ubuntu, please be patient ;) I have two ubuntu VM's (server running in VirtualBox, as development machines). The older box (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) is running samba just fine and ...
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Why is CIFS mounting with sticky bit

I have a CIFS mount that's being mounted in fstab and looks like this: //192.168.1.97/media /home/pi/sambashare cifs ...
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Sync between two Servers failing

I am back again with yet another question. Introduction: Ok so this time what I wanted to do is that I wanted to synchronize Files in my Ubuntu/Smaba Server to a local remote server. In my local ...
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Can't use network printer via samba, how to debug the problem?

I've got a network printer available through samba and I'd like to use it from my Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately simply adding it through Printers is not enough. If I try to use it it says: Connection ...
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Samba Domain Setup

I have set up UBUNTU Server on an HP-Proliant. Idea is a simple SMB-File Server setup with restricted User rights in a mixed Win/Lin/OSx LAN To achieve this I thought out a domain setup with samba. ...
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windows mapped folder access

I have successfully mapped a a shared folder in windows to Ubuntu. But I can't save anything in the folder from Ubuntu. I can browse and open and all but I can't save anything to the folder or create ...
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Configure samba to fully use a gigabit connection

Is there a way to configure Samba in a way so that it can actually fully use a gigabit LAN connection when only performing a single big (>10GB) file transfer? On several Ubuntu servers in several ...
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I can not browse my Samba Network Share

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS Server running samba. I have folder shared & can be accessible from windows WS. However. Recently I added another UBUNTU Server to the network(on VW Environment) ...
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How do I access network file share?

Ubuntu/Linux NU-B here. I have a physical ubuntu server sharing a folder and is accessible via windows GUI. I installed another Ubuntu Server under VMWorkstation as a Virtual machine and is on the ...
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SAMBA in UBUNTU 14.04

I have a small home network consisting of UBUNTU 12 and 14 and Win XP. I was using samba well for local file and print share. Until I upgraded to 14.04. Now nothing works. I have read all these ...
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Samba permissions and saving files?

It was recommended giving the directories shared with samba on my business network: permission: 0755 ownership: nobody:nogroup unfortunately it is a work folder that everyone accesses and I would ...