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Problem launching Samba server configuration app

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire One 722. I've installed GNOME via the Ubuntu software application and am using the GNOME desktop. I created an admin account for myself. I ...
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Here's my smb.conf file. Whats wrong with it?

I have reduced this to almost 0 security. I've tried security = user. i cant for the life of me see on my windows machine these shared drives. ive also had the netbois name equal my workgroup name. ...
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Samba + VPN + Windows client is very slow

There is something to care about when I use samba in Ubuntu from a Windows XP client? The speed is very slow. I tried to do the same test from a Windows 7 and there was no problems. The test I ...
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Cannot access ubuntu from windows

I cannot access my ubuntu shared folders and I cannot ping it too (from windows). In ubuntu, I have smbd and nmbd services started. The ubuntu machine can be seen in the windows Network directory. The ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 searched the net STILL can't see windows shares

Not only can samba not find the shares, the Windows XP VM machine inside of ubuntu can't even see the windows shares. Getting annoyed cuz I'm not finding any real answers here for the average person, ...
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Can Access Ubuntu Share from Windows, but not Windows Shares from Ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu 13.10, configured SAMBA and have access to my ubuntu shares from both my Windows 7/8 Machines and My Mac-book, but I cannot access the shares on my Windows or Mac Pcs from ...
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Samba problem — is it a firewall issue?

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a computer I use as archive for other machines. I need Samba working from various Windows 7 machines. I have confirmed that smbd and nmbd are both working, and ...
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Configuring PXE in Ubuntu to install Windows XP

I am using Ubuntu server with Windows XP clients connected over LAN. I want to configure PXE so that I can install Windows through PXE boot itself. I am a beginner in Linux field. So explain the ...
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Secure a samba print server in 12.04

I set up a sambda server on my router, and can access it with ubuntu. I installed the following applications to see the share: $ sudo apt-get install samba samba-common system-config-samba ...
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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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problem with connection windows 7 - samba

I installed the ubuntu 12.04 server. For access to files I use samba 3.6.3. I set up in samba of the user. I assigned to folders all rights for it, I set the password. I rebooted the server. When I ...
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Connection speed between Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 real slow only after using something

Been working on this for a couple of hours now and I think I have just confused myself way too much. I recently completely uninstalled Windows and installed Ubuntu and have been having so much fun I ...
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How to write the path to a Windows shared folders address in terminal?

I want to permanently mount a few Windows shared folders. I googled that topic and found a lot of good answers, but with all the solutions I have a little problem: I believe I can't properly give an ...
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How to mounting a Windows shared folder with samba?

I'm following a lot of tutorials but nothings work with me. So my question is what I need to have samba services to mount and windows shared folder? My last trying is this: kevin@AnayaNet:~$ ...
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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 is my Windows share not accessible after some time after being mounted at boot time?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I have set up a Windows share to be mounted at boot time in /etc/fstab as follows: //192.168.x.x/Google\040Drive /home/myname/Google\040Drive cifs ...
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Samba setup for windows domain access

Background: I am setting up a Linux box for a local accounting office. The purpose of the box is to alleviate the threat of viruses that have access to the network via USB drives. Please keep in ...
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samba question: share = user

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows XP. I am a samba newbie but was able to set this up on Ubuntu following the instructions posted here ...
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325 views

Accessing Network through/with Active Directory (network authentication, printers, etc) [duplicate]

In my High school the network (local network with printers and file server + internet access) is using Active Directory for authentication. If I want to print/access the file servers with Ubuntu I ...
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Copying a lot of files failed by using smb:\\serverip in nautils

Copying a lot of files failed by using smb:\serverip in nautils I was copying a lot of photos from windows server to my ubuntu desktop. At beginning, it looked ok. But nautils progress bar stop ...
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Why does my samba shares becomes unnaccesible after a while using them?

I have a 12.04LTS server setup with samba so that I can access my share from windows machine. my problem is that I can sometimes connect to the share and after a short while the share is not ...
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How to list available network locations in system “Places” dialog?

Can someone help out with how to get Windows Share drives, visible and browsable as bookmarks in Nautilus, into the system's "Places" listing/dialog used by browsers when downloading files (for ...
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Samba share not accessible from Windows 7 (on domain) via hostname

I have spent several days attempting to solve this- none of the answers on this forum or any other were able to help. I tried everything. I read the entire Samba manual. Nothing worked. Happily, I ...
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Windows 8 cannot access Samba Shares

I just purchased a new laptop running Windows 8. I am running Server 13.04 on a separate computer as my host. I can see my shared folders but cannot access them. I have no problem on Windows 7 or ...
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Creating multiple password protected shares in Samba [duplicate]

So I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 onto a small home server build, and now I'm in a situation I can't quite figure out. I have 2x2TB hard drives (not in RAID) that I'm using for backups. ...
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Unable to ping Ubuntu from Windows

I'm using wireless router for internet access and local wireless network. When I ping from Ubuntu to Windows XP over a wireless LAN, it works using either IP or hostname of the Windows device. But ...
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Executable Windows permission on Samba

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 (though I've had this same problem on 12.10) and am running Samba with some shares set up so I can run some Windows tools (.exes) directly from the shares. Every Windows ...
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533 views

Storage server with NTFS and Linux on old machine

We have several old computers at home, and many IDE HDD drives. I would like to make a "storage server" from one. SO I want to use its storage as a shared folder. The other computers are Windows 7 / ...
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Samba serving a Windows Share

OK Here it is. I have a Windows machine which hosts an Ubuntu Server virtual Client. The Client is running Samba. I can mount a folder in /etc/fstab and can browse and edit the files in Linux. I NEED ...
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XP clients fail to print via CUPS after reboot of server

I have a HP LaserJet 4250 network printer, set up via cups on an Ubuntu 11.04 server (running as a samba PDC). Any time the server gets rebooted the Windows clients (running XP) can no longer print. ...
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1answer
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VLC freezes when trying to play large files on networked windows share

I have a windows 7 machine with a shared drive that holds much of my media. I have another ubuntu (13.04) machine hooked to my television that I also use to play the movies. I've noticed that when I ...
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Samba shares, using smb.conf or /var/lib/samba/usershare [closed]

Ok, so I caused my own problem by trying to be funny. And now I am very confused about how to fix it. So here we go: Our server has had 2 open shares since day one. only one of them offered windows ...
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Sharing a Second Hard Drve with Windows using Samba

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 32bit with the intention of using it to share hard drives across an office of Windows 7 computers. I've set up an initial share on the hard drive Ubuntu was installed from ...
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Accessing Ubuntu from Windows over Samba: The specified network name is no longer available

I've just installed Samba on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine and need to access it from Windows Server 2008. $ sudo apt-get install samba $ service smbd status smbd start/running, process 23485 When I try ...
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How to turn on Network Discovery and Share between computers with Samba

I have an Ubuntu server. Accessing the server from Windows clients works fine. But the server is not listed among the available PCs on Windows client's Network overview. For windows machines it ...
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FTP access to a windows machine on LAN?

I am on a LAN network on which most of the systems are Windows based and only I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I want to access the Shared folders on these systems using my ubuntu. I have installed samba ...
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Why can't I get to a shared folder from Windows

I want to access a folder on my new Ubuntu 12.10 box from any machine on my network without the need to provide credentials. My machine name is Ubuntu1 I have a 2TB disk that formatted NTFS that ...
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546 views

Could not display "smb:// [closed]

I'm trying to mount a Windows share in Ubuntu 12.10 and Pinguy 12.04 with Nautilus. I'm getting the typical "Could not display "smb://192.168.0.7/groups" error message. The share's name is Groups, ...
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How do I re-install Samba?

I recently followed a guide to configure Samba but I couldn't get it configured properly. After realizing that the guide was six years out of date I thought I should start again. I reinstalled samba ...
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3answers
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How to access a Windows share from Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu 12.04 and previous versions, I can easily install smbfs and running smb://server/share from Nautilus works! But, in 12.10, I can't install smbfs. Trying to install it from the terminal, I ...
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1answer
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File Sharing With Ext4 Partition

I tried googling this problem but I haven't received a definitive answer. This is my situation, I have a 3TB external hard drive connected to my server via esata. I plan on sharing this drive over a ...
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1answer
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Mount the directory / HOME directory located on a remote Windows 2008 R2

I am currently working on the integration of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Linux on an Active Directory domain in Windows 2008 R2. I have managed to integrate my Ubuntu 12.04 machine to AD 2008, my user ...
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Client for windows shadow copy

A windows file server at works serves up files that can be reverted to previous snapshots. I think this is the windows shadow copy service. Googling reveals a lot of articles about how to serve such a ...
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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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How can I quickly copy large files off of a laptop when booted off a LiveCD? [closed]

Yesterday I received a laptop that would not boot and i needed to get the pictures and documents off of it. I booted into Ubuntu with a Live CD (installing is out of the question) and zipped up all of ...
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How to setup complete file access and control on a network

I have a media server running ubuntu 12.04 and I want it setup so that any PC on the network (windows etc) has complete access to all files, folders etc with read, write, edit, copy to, copy from ...
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Not able to cd into samba location (in a windows share location)

I am not able to cd into the samba like I would normally do: cd smb://server/folder It says: "bash: cd: smb/..." No such file or directory. But if in nautilus I go to the folder and right click ...
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Access via network without password

Have set-up Samba and gotten connected to my Ubuntu box from Windows network, but now playing up with password and cannot connect again :(. I really need to get my data across to Ubuntu box so I can ...
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How do I Share a Public Folder with Windows Users?

I am new to Ubuntu, I would like to share a folder to my Windows machines on my LAN but the whole permissions thing is a bit of a mystery. Should I share the Public folder contained within my Home ...