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Samba Printserver with 12.04

I am now trying to setup a print server with cups & samba, but constantly fail. I found an outdated samba in the 12.04 repository that has known bugs since 2012. I found a false dependency in SWAT ...
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Samba Shares not working after reboot

After a reboot of a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) LTS server, the samba shares are no longer working. Details: Connecting to the samba shares from a Windows server using ...
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mounting and shared folder between guest machine and win 7 host

I am experiencing a problem I already shared a folder named "virtual_share" on win7 and mount it on my oracle virtual box on ubuntu with the same name. But I cannot copy anything to the shared folder ...
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rsync isn't creating files or folders

I'm still relatively new to Ubuntu and Linux. I've got a windows machine with a DAS. I've got about 5TB of data on it, and I want to use my server running 12.04 to back it up daily / weekly. I've ...
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Where does a Ubuntu system store the username and password for a mounted system?

I have mounted a windows system from a folder. First I pressed ctrl + l. Then on top in location by samba protocol I connected to the remote system. I provide the remote system username and password ...
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Streaming video with VLC from windows machine is suddenly slow , but why?

I have a DELL Latitude D420 running Ubuntu 12.04 and a DELL Latitude E6400 Running Windows 7. Normally I stream video from my windows machine to my Linux machine while gaming. Up until yesterday this ...
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13.10 Samba client fails to log in on Samba (linux PDC) Domain (where 12.04 client works)

I am attempting to migrate from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 and am having some issue being able to log into my samba domain from the 13.10 workstation when I use the same settings on the 12.04 workstation. ...
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Problems joining Ubuntu Desktop to domain Ubuntu Server PDC

i have a problem joining the Ubuntu 12.04 PDC domain with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop machine. linux~# net rpc join SERVERNAME -U rootname cannot join as standalone machine Both machines are in same ...
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Can not access network share of windows 7 from ubuntu

I have a problem in ubuntu 12.04 My lan settings are as follows: 4 windows pc. 1 ubuntu 12.04 desktop. I can see all the network pc on my ubuntu network. I can access shared folders of 3 windows ...
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Uninstall Samba, restore previous Ubuntu permissions

I am a newbie Ubuntu user in over my head! I am dual booting Windows 7 (sda2 ntfs) and Ubuntu 12.04 (sda6 ext4). I have a dual SSD (sda) and HDD (sdb) set up. I keep both OS's and all programs on ...
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Why does Windows mounted folder freeze after some time?

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server on a DMZ and a Windows server on an internal network. Now I need to mount a folder of the Windows server on my Ubuntu server. I use the mount command and all goes ...
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How to connect Win-7 with Samba to server

I have setup a work server using Ubuntu 12.04 and am trying to get my Win-7 PC to connect to the new domain. I have created multiple users in LDAP and assigned them to the groups "domainadmins" and ...
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My freshly installed 12.04 pc cannot see 11.10 PC on network

I just freshly installed 12.04 on a PC. I am trying to connect to another computer in the room running 11.10. The 11.10 machine shows up in the Network portion of the Sidebar on the 12.04 box. On ...
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Streaming media to WiiMC

I have spent a couple of days at this issue, and I'm seething in frustration. I am trying to stream my movies/music to my Wii console. When I had Windows, this was all too simple: create a profile ...
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Mapping Network Drives on Logon

I'm attempting to prepare some laptops for use in our school district with Ubuntu. I have them on the domain, and you can login with your ADUC credentials no problem. However, I'm stuck at what ...
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Ubuntu Installer offers to show differences, then doesn-t

When I was installing updates under 12.04 LTS today, the ubuntu installer warned that there were differences between the local copy of smb.conf and that in the installer package. It offered me a ...
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What credentials should I use to access a Windows share?

Hi, I have installed Samba and CIFS and all that, followed a bunch of tutorials, but still I can't access a share in the separate Windows 7 machine. Before I could access a share in Ubuntu from ...
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Ubuntu not visible in Windows Network and vice versa

I have two pc's on network, one is running ubuntu 12.04 64bit and another is running windows vista ultimate 32bit. I can ping both the pc's from the other and I can browse their files using ip ...
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samba share not on network after upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04LTS.

I just upgraded an old Ubuntu box to 12.04LTS (machine named A-Ubuntu). This is an upgrade not a format re-install. All the accounts and config were preserved. The basic setup is a local network with ...
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Printer shared via Ubuntu stops being visible after restart of server machine or client machine

I have setup CUPS and Samba server on linux machine which has a hp deskjet 6122 printer attached via usb. I have also managed to install this shared printer on other windows 7 machine via LAN network. ...
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sharing between ubuntu 12.04 and windows8 with online user

I've searched for solutions and tried numerous things but nothing so far has worked. I'm trying to access shares on an ubuntu 12.04 pc from my windows 8 pc. In my win8 machine I can see the shares, ...
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How to fix ubuntu 12 to windows 7 network connection?

I am having some trouble with my ubuntu PC that it will not cummunicate with one of my PC's on my network. I have several PC's on my network and I can see and access all of them but one. I have tried ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 hangs during boot, failed at “Starting NetBIOS name server”

I have newly installed ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on a Macbook Pro '13, everything works fine but after I shared a folder and installed samba and some other features which the system prompt me to install when ...
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Samba Share Mac creating Read only files

I am having a problem with a samba share file system. The file system will work normal on any windows computer. If create a file any other system "included mac" can view and edit it that file The ...
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Samba virtual users

I currently allow my user accounts on my server to access their files though samba. I would like to add some virtual users. ie no shell access etc. I would ideally like a solution that used a mysql ...
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Join ubuntu 12.04 to a Samba domain on Fedora core

How I can join a domain in Ubuntu 12.04 on a Fedora server with Samba? I have a domain configured on a Fedora core server users with Samba installed for user management. I have windows XP terminals ...
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samba share as download location for firefox (12.04)

I want to download something using firefox to a network share on a synology nas (with password security). In the file browser I can acces the share (but I cannot write to it because it is mounted ...
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Connecting Ubuntu Server 12.04 to iMac

I've got a Dell machine running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS with samba and I want to be able to transfer files to and from my iMac. I have it hooked up with a static IP address. I can see the server in ...
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“Can't alloc filename” when executing mdb-export on a mounted file

I've mounted a Windows directory with CIFS : sudo mount -t cifs //SERVER/Bases/some/path ~/mnt/data -o user=windomain/login%password This works : cp mnt/data/blabla/file.mdb . /usr/bin/mdb-export ...
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How to disable Samba on Ubuntu 12.04?

I need to disable (not uninstall) Samba on Ubuntu 12.04 server but I cant see any link in rc2.d directory. How Samba is starting after reboot? How to disable smbd/nmbd daemon?? What is winbind? ...
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best ubuntu samba guide

after trying the official Ubuntu samba guide and failing, then a youtube video guide and failing to make samba work, I am asking all of you which one is best as there are so many to choose from. I ...
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Samba Folders and my server not showing to other computers on my network

I followed this samba tutorial here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8Lo20C19ao and got to the connection part and it shows him just clicking on the server under his network map. I do not see mine ...
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How can I tell if a NIC has gone bad?

I've got a server running 12.04.2 LTS and I'm running Samba for about a dozen users running Windows 7. Several of them are complaining that they cannot access the shared folder. Or rather, their ...
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Access and use Mac OS-X shared folder from ubuntu

I have a Mac with OS-X (Mountain Lion) with a couple of folder shares that is connected to my home network. I also have an Ubuntu 12.04 box connected to the same network. I configured my Mac to use ...
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WINS issue, netBIOS resolution

Thank you for reading my post. I set up an Ubuntu 12.04 server with samba, following http://www.sitepoint.com/ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise-pangolin-file-sharing-with-samba I need to resolve the netBIOS ...
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Why there is no “Sharing Options” on cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04?

I've installed latest Cinnamon on Ubuntu 12.04, everything is perfect, except sharing files and folders. When I'm trying to share any files/folders by right-clicking the files/folders, surprisingly ...
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How to share a folder without any issues when we have >20 machines in LAN ?

Till date I have been sharing files through workgroup , using samba but I presume that this is not the right way as I had been facing so many issues with one or another computer . Machines are having ...
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I have 20 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS machines Some are unable to network with other machines , they all have same workgroup viz. Ubuntu

During installation I updated my workgroup to "Workgroup" , after installation I changed it to ubuntu as I was unable to access computers in network . What changes do I need to make in samba ...
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Windows PC not showing on network on Ubuntu PC

I'm trying to establish file and folder sharing between a Windows 8 PC, and an Ubuntu PC. I've added both the PC to the same Workgroup. I can see the Ubuntu PC on my Windows network locations. The ...
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Change Samba password from Windows client

I set up a Samba server on Ubuntu 12.04 in a network with five clients running Windows 7. We're not using a domain, just a workgroup. Everything is working fine. Is there a way users can change their ...
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Why does ubuntu 12.04 LTS provide samba4 alpha?

I was surprised to see an alpha package in an LTS release. Why put such an alpha package in an LTS release, no matter how stable it can be? It can be misleading for careless people who didn' t check ...
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Cannot auto mount NAS running samba on 12.04

I have tried to auto mount my NAS running samba with the following modifications to my fstab file without any luck: //10.0.1.4/NAS /home/wayne/NAS smbfs rw,username=,password=,uid=1000 0 0 The ...
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Samba+PowerBroker (aka LikeWise-Open) integration not working

Ubuntu: 12.04 x64 PBIS: Linux 2.4/2.6 kernel 64-bit DEB (from BeyondTrust website) Samba: 3.6.3 (from Ubuntu repo) We are having problems getting samba to integrate with PowerBroker (aka ...
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3 samba servers…2 can see each other, 1 can only see itself

This one has got me stumped. I stumbled upon this issue while I was trying to connect my wife's EEE PC Seashell series 1015PEM to our WD TV Live box through Samba. I successfully connected a Dell ...
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Files aren't getting shared on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ( Samba Error )

When I am trying to share any folder , following error comes in the screen : Samba's testparm returned error 1: Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf rlimit_max: increasing rlimit_max ...
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SSH vs SMB vs NFS for GUI file transfer

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on many computers at my school (I am a teacher and the head tech dude). I use Clonezilla to massively clone desktops and laptops. I want to easily share the disk images ...
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Dolphin file manager stops working after mounted samba server was turned off (unexpected action?)

I had mounted my samba share by editing file /etc/fstab It works, I can use resources on remote system as well as on my hdd. However, if I turn off my samba server, dolphin (as I noticed) stops ...
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Why I cannot see network shares on nautilus?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I'm not able to see my workgroup and network shares when clicking on Browse network in nautilus. This is very important for my work. I can access Windows and Ubuntu folders ...
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Why won't bind9 start with Samba 4 AD DC? [closed]

I followed this guide to install Samba 4 as an Active Directory Domain Controller and got stuck on starting bind9. Here are some important configuration files and logs. tail /var/log/syslog: Mar 2 ...
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How do I configure CUPS and change SAMBA setting for no printers?

A couple of time an hour, these lines show up in syslog Feb 19 09:20:11 KISE-055 smbd[5685]: [2013/02/19 09:20:11.609603, 0] printing/print_cups.c:110(cups_connect) Feb 19 09:20:11 KISE-055 ...