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

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“failed to retrieve share list from server: No Such File or directory” while trying to access windows shares

I keep getting "failed to retrieve share list from server: No Such File or directory" when I try viewing my shared files in Ubuntu 13.04 and they were all working fine until the upgrade! Help!
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NTFS-3G permissions and inherit fstab flag

I'm trying to user a NTFS filesystem with full ACS's set just like windows. Everything is working fine except the permissions set to created files. Here is my environment: fstab: ...
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samba share, how to auto mount unmounted ntfs shared folders

I have a working samba ntfs shared folders, but they have to be mounted first before I can open them from another computer. Is there a way to auto mount them?
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How can I mount cifs shares in (k)ubuntu 13.04?

In (k)ubuntu 12.10, I could mount a cifs drive (from my Apple Airport Extreme) with sudo mount -t cifs -o user=foobar,password=foobar,rw,hard,nosetuids,noperm //192.168.1.2/Drive ~/mnt/mount_point ...
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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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Make sure server can always boot and a hard drive is mounted before sharing with Samba

I have two 2-TB hard drives (not the boot/system drives) with a single partition in each, that I share with Samba. Mountpoints are in /mnt/drive01 and /mnt/drive02. These are also the path of two ...
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How can I configure password based access and list all shared directories?

I'm using Ubuntu/Samba and I seek for an explanation how to: put password protection access to computer, not on single directories list all directories that I share, and not search them manually I ...
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Mounting samba share with root priveleges 12.10

How to permanently mount samba share with root priveleges? I've used this FAQ but still getting the same error. The point is i don't want to send credentials in plane text. User credentials file: ...
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Samba: how can I access a share on a Virtualbox guest (in NAT mode)

My OS: Windows 8 Virtualbox guest: Ubuntu 12.10 server I configured apache server on vbox guest and mapped http, https, ssh port successfully into ubuntu server. It works nice without any problem. ...
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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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Redirecting a locally mounted Windows SMB share (CIFS) to a Windows Terminal Server session

I have been living in the linux world only 2 months so far and have hit a problem with the above mentioned task, now explained in more detail: Our company has 2 Windows Terminal Servers to which the ...
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File copy freezing with large network copies

I'm using version 12.10. When I do large file copy from windows network share it always hangs the copy process. Rest of machine is fine, just the copy process is hung. I connect to the share by ...
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Can a printer user code be entered in the printer settings gui?

I managed to get my Ubuntu laptop to do wifi printing at the university in Australia where I study, I was told that only windows using only Internet Explorer can print (not even Mac) as they have a ...
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samba setup completely broken

I have been trying to configure samba for a while now. as I had completely broken my setup, i followed the post on this site to completely reset samba to the defaults. (see How do I completely reset ...
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Implications of setting “usershare owner only = false” in smb.conf

I'm using Wubi and want to share a directory from the (Win8) host via Samba. When I try to do this using Nautilus I receive the following error: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare ...
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Can't share my folders?

hi there I'd been looking for the solution but i hadnt found anyone that had the same issue. I'm trying to share a folder but everytime that I tried to do so Nautilus displays me an error. La «red ...
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VirtualBox client OS (using NAT) is able to access host's LAN - How come?

My network is somewhat simple: all PCs in my LAN (Ubuntu desktop, Win7 desktop, XP netbook) connected to a dlink home router, which is connected to ISP's cable modem. LAN has IP subnet 10.10.10.0/24, ...
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Crossover connection between two Ubuntu PCs using samba very slow

I got a Cat5e crossover cable to exchange files between my PC and Notebook real quick but the transfer rate is 1.3 MBs. Using USB 2.0 I'm soo much faster putting files on my external HDD. This can't ...
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Samba only works if logged in over ssh

I have a headless ubuntu server running samba. I have a windows 7 laptop, windows 8 desktop, a lubuntu desktop running xbmc, and a samsung note2 running android. Whenever any of these computers has a ...
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Can anyone point me to a guide for installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on to a USB Thumb Drive?

I am currently looking to change my home NAS from FreeNAS to Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I have had a look but all the guides I can find are about making a live USB not a USB with the Full install on it. ...
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Samba. Writable for two or more users

Have user1 and user2. They are in usergroup1. in console run it: sudo chgrp -R usergroup1 /folder Lihe this - https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/samba-fileprint-security.html > Share ...
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Customizing Samba file server

I customized Samba, but now one computer doesn't see new Ubuntu in network. In smb.conf, I appended this: [develop] comment = Develop file storage path = /develop browsable = yes read only = no ...
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Printer not browseable by SAMBA

I have added a samba printer. But it is not browseable, Please find the following samba configuration, ###############Global Definitions############ [global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = ...
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How to fix an error installing Samba?

I cannot install Samba in my computer, I get the following error message: Could not connect to 192.168.1.5:3128 (192.168.1.5). - connect (113: No route to host)Failed to fetch ...
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accessing a samba mapped drive from terminal [closed]

I have mapped a samba share from the GUI (12.04) of my desktop and it works fine, but I would like to connect to this machine (the one I mapped from) via ssh and be able to see the mapped share. ...
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How do I map users with a samba share?

I have a Synology Diskstation with a published windows share. On both the server and the client (Ubuntu 12.04) I have user accounts with matching username and passwords. (myth/myth) The share is ...
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Cannot get correct privileges using Samba on NFS mounted partition

I have read/scanned for Samba/NFS problems and answers on the forum, which were quite interesting, many thanks for those :) Setting up NFS can be quite a pain in the ... but getting a warning before ...
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See IP addresses that access my computer

How can I see time/date/ip address of the computers that accessed my computer, and is it possible to see if they accessed any (and which) files that I share using samba? Is there any samba log file? ...
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connect to windows share automatically and rsync

I have a Western Digital connected to my router at 192.168.1.65 statically. How can I automatically connect at login and rsync? At the moment I am using this command that doesn't work. rsync -Paz ...
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How can I access my Samba Server from a single windows PC using different usernames?

I already setup Samba on Ubuntu Server. It's working fine, but I would like to have it accessed by any user using their username and password, in any windows PC that a user would choose to use. Please ...
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Why can't I browse windows shares although I can connect to them?

In Nautilus I can connect to Windows shares using 'Connect to', but I can't browse to them in the network area. They don't show up. My Linux samba shares show up, but not the windows machines. What's ...
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Can not connect to ubuntu samba server using dolphin

SERVER INFO Ubuntu 12.04 32bit on toshiba laptop connection ethernet CLIENT INFO Powerbook g4 powerpc dual booting mac osx 10.5.8 and Debian wheezy KDE PROBLEM I know that the server is working just ...
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Applications cannot access network shares via Samba?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed (I'm running KDE 4.8 instead of unity). Samba share via Dolphin works absolutely fine. I have access to all my files on my Windows PC. However, when it comes to open ...
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Ubuntu Server does not appear on network by NetBIOS name until 2nd reboot?

Currently having a strange issue whereby my Ubuntu LTS 10.04 Server does not appear on the network on first boot after being shut down. I am able to connect to the server using the assigned IP, but ...
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Problems with CIFS and fstab

Something altered my fstab and my NAS drives stopped loading properly at startup or when I run mount -a. I see: mount error(13): Permission denied I'm running 12.04. Here's what I in my fstab ...
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Clone GIT from SAMBA network share

Has anybody successfully cloned GIT repository to Ubuntu from a SAMBA network share? I have access over file manager and can ls over command line, but cannot clone Also, in git cola, qgit and gitg I ...
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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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Backup to remote win machine

I have to backup my data to a remote machine. The local machine run ubuntu 10.04 and the remote machine run winXP. Googling I found several discussion about this argument but none of them helps me to ...
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Ubuntu LTS as a fileserver with Samba4 PDC [closed]

I am a die hard Debian fan when it comes to servers, however, the 5 year LTS support and the ability to install fresh packages such as samba4 on a server environment sounds very tempting. How Reliable ...
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Directory Permissions / Create Mask (Samba) (Ubuntu Server OS Directorys)

I want to understand the permissions a bit more! So I have a few questions: Does this change the directory's permission? sudo chmod -R 0777 Directory And is there a list for the "create mask" and ...
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How to share printer from Ubuntu server using Samba? [duplicate]

I want to share my print from Ubuntu server using Samba to LAN computers. How can I config smb.conf file to do that?
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pdbedit failed during openldap user creation with samba support

I am running Lucid. I have setup openldap and samba a while ago, this problem existed since then and I still don't know how to fix it. I use webmin's LDAP client to create a "testuser" account, and ...
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Only one user can connect to Ubuntu samba server

I setup a samba server on 12.04 LTS, and it works great for one user but not the others. I am trying to map a network drive from a windows 7 laptop. I can successfully authenticate with one user, but ...
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Need help with samba and XBMC

I have honestly spent at least 6 to 8 hours trying to get this to work. Here's what I've got. Ubuntu-server file server Rasberry Pi with Xbian Several Windows 7 Machines I've set up a samba share ...
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Why does a Samba Share Printer Not Prompt For User and Password In windows 7 clients?

I have installed Samba with CUPS on Ubuntu server and I shared a Canon ImageRunner 1133. The printer works fine no problem but I want Windows clients to prompt for user and password when users click ...
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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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Samba Configuration

I am having a problem when configuring samba I manage to login to samba and create a folder and configure it t share. I can see the the folder on my windows machine but when trying to click in it it ...
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problem sharing printer via samba in Ubuntu server 12.04

I have cannon ImageRunner 1133 I want to share it through samba with cups server installed on Ubuntu server 12.04 it works all fine I installed samba and cups server ubuntu and windows clients can ...
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Connect to Windows7 machine and print document

I have Windows7 on one machine. Ubuntu 12.10 on another. I have a printer connected to the Windows7 machine. Basic network home lan setup. The brother printer works fine on windows 7. I setup ...