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Problems setting up Ubuntu as print server

I have a HP laser printer attached via USB to my Ubuntu 12.04 system and it is working just fine. I am following the procedure in the Ubuntu Community Help Wiki to set up a Ubuntu print server that ...
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Ubuntu Server apply group policy to Windows Client

If I have a Ubuntu Server, could I apply Window Local Policies through ? All my clients are Window 7 computers. I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server, but I want to see if I could use my Ubuntu Server. I ...
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Restrict Samba share permission in subfolder

I am new here and I just setup my first Ubuntu samba server and testing it now... Now I have a question about Samba to ask: We have a situation like this: A share projects for everybody full access ...
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How to mount Ubuntu Server Samba share to ElementryOS [closed]

I am having problems getting my system set up with eOS. I have a Ubuntu Server set up and I can access the share on my Win8 machine with no issues. However, trying to mount it on my eOS machine has ...
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Can browse Samba server but can't write to it

So I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 running Samba on my network. I can browse and view the files on my server but I can't write to the server. Every time I try I get a prompt for my username and ...
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Ubuntu server remote access?

Hi i'm pretty new to the use of ubuntu server. i had a spare computer laying around and i figured i'd make it into a storage device. I have been able to get the server to work on my home network but ...
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Configure a Samba folder for sharing with a Synology Diskstation

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 Server. On the server I have installed Samba. In /etc/samba/smb.conf I've defined a directory that should be shared out, as follows: [ndata] path = /srv/array1/dataspool ...
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Samba permissions between 2 linux machines

Been pulling my hair out for days over this. I'm sure the problem lies not with the samba configuration itself, but permissions, and I'm at a loss to figure out what's wrong! Here's my samba share ...
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Samba shares with windows AD picking wrong username

I have a strange problem, which I have found no answers for on the web. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Samba 3.6. 3 (ntp krb5-user smbfs smbclient winbind) At first everything works fine, groups in AD ...
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want to know which programs I can safely uninstall if I just use my 12.04 box as headless plex server

I seem to have a ton of stuff unnecessarily loading up with my ubuntu 12.04 box that I just use as a plex media server. I don't use the graphical element of it at all. I merely just log in ssh when ...
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ubuntu server and samba

I am trying to set up a Ubuntu server 12.04 nas using samba file sharing. I first tried to set it up with webmin and when that didn't work, I tried to set it up manually using the vi editor modifing ...
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stop: unknown instance: networking stop/waiting ubuntu server 12.04.3

I am getting the following MSG after restarting networking services stop: unknown instance: networking stop/waiting in ubuntu server 12.04.3 What does lt mean? However I am able to Ping my dns ...
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Can't connect to samba server with Ubuntu (NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL) or Windows 7

I have the samba daemon running on my server, and have successfully connected to it from the Ubuntu machines in my schools computer lab. However, when I try to connect to it from either my Windows or ...
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How can I view my stored media on my PS3 on my Ubuntu server?

I have recently installed Ubuntu Server and setup Samba I believe to use as a general use home server. How do I go about making this server available to my PS3 so that I can view my stored media on my ...
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How setup samba share only readable by a certain domain group?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 12.04 connected to an active directory by Likewise open. I want to be able to share my files with others in the same domain group. I've followed this guide and also ...
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Configuring SAMBA shares for multiple users

First of all, I apologize if this is a duplicate, but I've been having serious issues both figuring out and also finding a resolution to my situation on any threads on multiple sites for days now. I ...
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Login as another user via terminal without root permissions

I work at a small company and use Putty on a windows machine to tunnel into our file server as "root." It is a very simple file server running Samba with about 30 users. Each user has distinct ...
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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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Access Denied while trying to join domain

Hi i have configured Bind9 with samba and LDAP, i am not able to join windows computers to the Domain it says The following error occured while trying to join domain xyz. Access Denied
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How do I create daemon profiler or is there a better way to do so?

I am wondering if there is a simple way to organize daemons on my machine into multiple profiles? For example, i would like to have multiple 'daemon profiles' such as home server Web Server File ...
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Force Ubuntu server locale to Windows client

I'm trying to setup Ubuntu server as domain controller using samba and it all works great. I can login, get personalized settings and user directory pathed in the clients at login. All except for one ...
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286 views

Sharing 2nd Hard Disk Drive in Ubuntu Server 12.4

Greetings to all the techies and Gurus! I have Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Server Installed. I have a 2nd 2TB HDD. I want to Create a Folder in the 2nd HDD and share it with windows PC's.... ...
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unable to add windows machine in samba pdc

i have created local user and gave him smbpasswd but not able to add windows machine my samba file configuration is as follows:- behaviour of Samba but the option is considered important enough to ...
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Why is Samba on Ubuntu Server not asking for a password?

I have looked at other answers on the web and on this site, but most of them seem to be for people who want to use Samba without a password. We have a mostly Windows 7 network. We set up Samba on ...
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Add right click sharing to Ubuntu Server 13.10 running Gnome-shell 3.8?

New to Ubuntu but some limited experience with other distros. I was trying out Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS and I was able to right click a folder and share it on my home network. I wasn't crazy about ...
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Not able to access samba shares but visible in network

In Windows it asks for username & password & in Ubuntu it asks for username, domain & password. I entered root's and local user's password it says NOT ACCESSIBLE. ...
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User can't access share

Ubuntu server (12.04LTS), Simple file sharing server with samba (5 users). Worked past 2-3 years as fine. Clients use Windows OS. One client can't access sharing from past few weeks. (Reason from his ...
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How to login to a secured folder with Samba?

So I made a directory for samba and it works. Now I secured it and I can't acces it. I followed these steps: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/samba-fileprint-security.html And followed till: ...
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ubuntu server/samba file sharing disconnection during use

I apologise in advance if i include needless information; Firstly my network is setup with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS -> netgear modem router -> ethernet cable -> belkin router as wireless access point ...
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how to add Ubuntu machine in samba domain controller?

I have configured samba Primary Domain Controller in my Ubuntu 13.04 and i had created a user and added a windows machine to it and it worked. But i also want to log in the same user in Ubuntu ...
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397 views

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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Samba new file ownership, permissions configuration

I have recently installed Samba on my server. Now I have a question about permissions and how to set it up. Currently I mount the Samba shared drive to my laptop with this line in /etc/fstab: ...
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Media server…serving files…for a limited time only

I’m new to Ubuntu and am seeking help with a media server I have built. I have a couple of HTPCs in my house running XBMC. I wanted to build one for the family room working double duty as a HTPC, and ...
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samba4 not running well after reboot server

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 and samba4 to comunicate with Windows client. Everything is fine until I have to reboot my server. On first reboot bind9 fails to start. After remove and reinstall ...
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Best install route for a server?

I have an old optiplex system which i want to use as an FTP and Media server. I'm wanting to get more into linux so I'm wondering a few things Would NOT running a GUI allow more room for the CPU and ...
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How do I install a printer on Ubuntu Server 12?

I have Ubuntu Server 12 and I've installed Samba and CUPS. I have also downloaded and installed the drivers for my printer. At this point, I'm unsure of how to actually go about and install and ...
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108 views

How to have a different ip on same network access a samba server

My network ip is 192.168.20.254 I had to setup another ip range 192.168.1.x as I have a few computers that tunnel through another network. I have a separate samba server 192.168.20.201 The new ip ...
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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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1answer
534 views

How to perform something like windows domain or active directory in Ubuntu Environment

I am already running old windows 2008 server used for DNS Server and Domain Server. My users can use the office computer only if they have username registered in the domain server. Also, domain server ...
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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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1answer
598 views

Auto mount server Secondary hard disk shared folder to client

I was tried to Mount server secondary hard disk shared folder to my client computer. Already the secondary share folder was mound on server like this /media/sdc1/foldername/ i want to auto mount ...
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445 views

How to browse windows 7 shares in 13.04

I am by no means an Ubuntu expert, but I have been using it since 11.xx with no problems. however I can't get this to work at all. I have tried nautilus Network...and it can't connect..doesn't even ...
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1answer
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mount error(13): Permission denied

I know this question has been asked before, but I've been looking for a solution for a couple of hours now and nothing seems to be working. The frustrating thing is that it used to work on my ...
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Ubuntu server connection lost

I am using a Ubuntu server in my organization with 20 Xp client machines. I have shared some files through samba for the clients, apache svn and a openfire server for spark IM. In the last few days, ...
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1answer
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How to force group ownership on samba share?

I have a samba server running on ubuntu server 12.04. Only one folder /sharetest is shared with group storageusers, and users user1, user2, wowza are members of it. Here is smb.conf ...
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Samba server doesn't appear to work on system restart

I finally got a Samba file server setup successfully and connected to it and could transfer files fine. I mapped it as a network drive on several windows computers. I shut it down for the night as ...
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1answer
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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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How to set different folder/file permission for differrent user names or user groups?

I am migrating my home server from windows based to ubuntu based server. I am happy and satisfied with my Windows XP based file server and have been using it for about 6 years now. I am ...
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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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Newbie Trying to setup a home file/media ubuntu server

Background: Had an old dell poweredge SC440 with a few 2TB drives housing my CD and DVD backups on a headless server in my closet. System was running Windows Server for years, but it all of a sudden ...