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

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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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Hide Windows hidden files and folders that are on Windows network share

I have fileserver based o Windows Server 2008 R2, that has some shares with hidden files on them. FS on which shares are created is NTFS Now I've mounted those shares in ubuntu using CIFS, everything ...
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Problem with Winbind/Samba

I've been having an issue on my network that has completely vexed me. I have three workstations running Ubuntu 13.04, one Windows 7 workstation, and three servers on Ubuntu Server 12.04. One of the ...
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Mapping a smbnetfs network drive using fstab and .smbnetfs.conf

I want a network mapping to be available to the user via smbnetfs at system startup without having to type smbnetfs /media/network every time, so I used this entry in /etc/fstab: smbnetfs ...
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SMB share in-accessible from any PC, mac, android

I used to share directories from Ubuntu 12 to all other PCs on network, but since I clean-installed Ubuntu 13.1, shares are created and visible but they are in-accessible form the other machines ...
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Mounting my TimeCapsule on Ubuntu 12.04

I am newbie to mounting, but already used ubuntu on a user level. I have installed Ubuntu with an XBMC and wanted to mount my timecapsule as well so I can manipulate the data on it. What I tried until ...
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How to set up group write permissions on new created files on cifs mount point (samba/fstab)

I try to mount a samba share with cifs and set write permission to the group on the default file/directory creation mask. After hours spent searching the web and trying, I can't get this to work, all ...
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Mount from rc.local fails; how to do it properly?

Here is my current /etc/rc.local: #!/bin/sh -e # Test 1 echo line1 > /home/myHome/rclog.txt # the mount mount /mnt/mediaDrive &> /home/myHome/mountlog.txt # Test 2 echo line2 >> ...
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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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cannot write Active Directory Shares mounted with pam_mount

I am using centrifydc to connect an Ubuntu 13.10 desktop to our Active Directory. Login to the Ubuntu computer using the AD Credentials are working fine. I am using pam_mount to mount a share located ...
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impossible to unmount a truecrypt partition after accessing it via samba

I am using a true-crypt partition, which is mounted inside a samba share. This works as expected, until I access a folder inside the archive from windows via samba. After this it's impossible to ...
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SAMBA — Cannot access Samba share from XP

Cannot access SAMBA share on Ubuntu 12.04 box from XP box. SAMBA is up and running on the Ubuntu box. smb.conf has the correct windows workgroup name in it, and I can see the Ubuntu box from the XP ...
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Problem in Samba configuration : IBUS-WARNING owner is not root

I keep getting this when I type: sudo gedit /etc/ ... (gedit:3698): IBUS-WARNING **: The owner of /home/johnub/.config/ibus/bus is not root! (gedit:3698): Gtk-WARNING **: Calling Inhibit failed: ...
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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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Argument list too long and copying to Samba Share

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit. I'm trying to make a scheduled task copy from a directory with thousands of files to a samba share (while skipping duplicates). I mapped my Samba share through the GUI. ...
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VLC playing vid over samba stuttering?

This is sort of an open ended question, so any recommendations will be appreciated I have a ubuntu box as my main server and I stream video on my mac since I can't carry my server box upstairs This ...
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unable to use network sharing

I acquired a new pc to mess around with (a dell optiplex 760) and after installing synergy because I only have one mouse (synergy is used to share a keyboard, mouse and clipboard over multiple ...
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Samba shares won't automount on boot from fstab

I have FSAT setup to mount a CIFs share, but on boot up the share never gets mounted. However, if I run mount -a after boot up, it mounts everything just fine. Here's what my fstab looks like. Ignore ...
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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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Mount SMB / AFP 13.10

I cannot seem to get Ubuntu to mount a mac share via SMB or AFP. I've tried the following... AFP: apt-get install afpfs-ng-utils mount_afp afp://user:password@localip/share /mnt/share Error given: ...
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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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Samba fails to add a user entry, how do I fix this?

I was configuring Samba and tried to add a domain user, but it returns this: failed to add entry for the user student These are the commands I've done so far: frigate@frigate-desktop:~$ su ...
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How to give rights to windows user for linux created folder?

I am having an issue with some Linux generated folders on a CIFS network share. This folder is created in linux, but I am unable to delete it from the share from a windows machine. Permissions were ...
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Why can an unauthorized user have full access to an smb share they have no permissions on?

The 'clients' user whom is only supposed to have access to the 'backups' share has full write access to the 'data' share. Why is this? (Shares are all at bottom of paste) /etc/samba/smb.conf: ...
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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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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 to cache (more) data on SSD/RAM to avoid spin up?

I have Ubuntu server 12.04 running on a 40GB SSD with a raid 5 mounted for media files. I access the files often via samba either with a Raspberry Pi for music playback or with another PC for the ...
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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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Best way to automagically mount and share USB drives in Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'd like to find a way to automatically mount any external usb drive connected to my server, and then to automatically share it via samba. The main thing that confuses me is how to handle unmounting ...
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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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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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Changing permission for 'Public' folder always failed

I have 2 PC using ubuntu(I assume PC 1 and PC 2), and I always share a file or folder for each other. I know that I have to right click first, choose Sharing Options and check Share this folder. ...
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fstab wont mount share, cant see what im doing wrong?

I had this working until a reinstall today. My home folder was on another disk so my ~/.smbcredentials file is fine. So it must be my fstab or application not installed. I have cif-utils installed 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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Samba share - slow buffering problem after switching to 13.04 [closed]

Lately I switched from 12.10 to 13.04 (clean installation) and since then I'm experiencing annoying problem with my network storage. I have a MyBookLive network drive connected to wireless router. I ...
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How do I share a folder between linux installs?

I've included the following in /etc/sambe/smb.comf so that i can edit files on our webserver from a Windows machine - [websites] comment = Websites browseable = yes writable = yes ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Network LAN issues

OK, so I recently started using Linux Ubuntu, and well I’ve been trying to for about a week now to LAN connect several computers at my house. But here's the issue I keep running into, 2 of the 3 ...
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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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How to backup files from one ubuntu machine to a shared NTFS drive on another ubuntu machine

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop machine which has a large NTFS hard drive I'd like to use to backup files from 2 laptops. One runs only Ubuntu 12.04 and the other only ...
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No smb.conf file after installing samba 4.0.9

Samba won't start and I've done 'locate smb.conf' but it can't be found. I cd'd to '/usr/local/samba/etc/' and not in '/etc/samba/' either. The samba path in in '/etc/environment' so I can start samba ...
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Samba share on ubuntu with Linux VM

I have an Ubuntu local machine and an Ubuntu VM. I have tried to share my web root folder with my local machine, using Virtualbox share folder, but can't get it up. Now I want to install samba and ...
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How can I share media from ubuntu 13.04 to windows XP

So I have set up samba successfully and I am using it for file shares but when trying to do media shares I am having issues. Specifically the problem is that I can see the Media folder in Windows but ...
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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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How do I change the default domain when browsing Windows shares?

I am lucky enough to be able to use an Ubuntu workstation at work, but I our company network is all Windows-based. I can easily browse the network via the Nautilus file browser (by clicking 'Browse ...
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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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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 can i not print to a network attached printer from Ubuntu?

I am using my Rasberry Pi as a print server using Samba. I have followed this tutorial, but i cannot print from my ubuntu laptop. I have added it as Windows Printer via Samba. But i get the ...
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mv file to smb failed, space still used, file missing

I attempted to mv a 14GB file from my local filesystem to a smb share on my windows system. The mv failed and, after checking ls and df, the file doesn't appear in the index, yet the space is still ...
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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 ...