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

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How to get sharing options to stick - ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a really hard time trying to get my sharing set up on my 12.04 system. I've tried both desktop version and server - I'm a bit of a linux n00b, so I need a GUI, command line is beyond me ...
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Where did ~/.gvfs go on ubuntu 12.10?

where did ~/.gvfs go on ubuntu 12.10. How can I find the locaton of the mounted through samba folders? I share a folder with a ubuntu 12.10 machine. I am trying to find the location of the mount ...
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Set umask, set permissions, and set ACL, but SAMBA isn't using those?

I'm running on Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have a folder called Music and I want the default folder permissions to be 775 and the default file to then be 664. I set the default permissions on the Music ...
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Samba Shares Ubuntu 12.04 and Win 7 Home Network

I have managed to create a home network of sorts between my desktop with windows 7 and my laptop running Precise Pangolin using probably more than a dozen different tutorials I have read here and ...
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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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How can I set up Samba shares to only be accessed by certain users?

I have a RAID10 array mounted on Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have created a few folders within the mount point and want the following functionality. There will be 4 users, 3 of them are windows users: ...
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Configure Autofs to access windows domain server

I want to configure autofs to access my windows domain server say my server in win2003 and want to access e$ I am able to access it graphical way But every time I restart the system I have to ...
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mount remotely mybook live network drive

I have a mybook live western digital 1TB hard disk connected to fritzbox 7270 router in office. When I am in the office, I can mount this drive to ubuntu since I have added to the etc/fstab file: ...
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Wine virtual drive set to network location?

I've currently got all of my music saved on a NAS server, and want to play it on my Ubuntu machine as well as Windows, which works fine using Linux music software. The problem is I'm so obsessed ...
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How do I connect to an SMB share requiring a user name and password?

I have a samba share on my LAN that requires a username and password to obtain write access (otherwise it defaults to read-only). I can't figure out where in the Unity desktop I can connect to the ...
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Sharing NTFS on start-up

After much digging around I've found a way to share my NTFS drives, but I don't know how to do it so it will still remain active after I restart the computer. This is the method I currently use: ...
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Having problems getting Samba4 and Bind9 working together because of apparmor

So I've been following the Samba4 HOWTO, which has gone reasonably well. The issue I'm having is I can't get BIND9 to restart when the samba configuration is included in /etc/bind/named.conf.local: ...
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Cannot access Windows Shares on Win-7 from Ubuntu 10.04 after Copied files from another Win-7

Hi I know Samba problems is all over the places. But I am through with searching none of the solution worked for me (Disable firewall, Install that lib, Config smb.conf and stuffs) Actually the ...
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Windows 7 won't see Ubuntu 12.04 shares

I have a desktop with Ubuntu 12.04 running, with Samba installed. My laptop, which has Windows 7 on it, can connect to the linux machine via IP, the Ubuntu machine flawlessly navigates to the Windows ...
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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 permanently mount a Samba share in 12.04 (gnome-shell 3.4)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Proper fstab entry to mount a samba share on boot? Currently I have a number of share folders that I am using as a very simple home server for media and other files. ...
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Samba share external USB device

I managed to share stuff from my Ubuntu 12.04 to my private network, and the data is visible from a Windows machine. I even shared a hdd that has windows on it. So everything seems to work fine. When ...
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Samba folder is gone

I seem to have some issues sharing folders from my Ubuntu 12.04 machine to a Win7 machine. After playing around with the settings, I decided to revert to Samba's original setting by reinstalling it: ...
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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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Can't see other computer on network

My friend and me are connected via LAN router, and we both have Ubuntu 12.04. There is a problem with network. My friend can see my computer on network, but I can't see his computer. I can ping him ...
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Folder sharing ubuntu 12 - revoke permissions

I tried setting up a share on my Ubuntu 12.04 machine to my Win7 machine. I right clicked on a folder in Ubuntu and chose the Sharing options and gave it read and write permissions too. Now the ...
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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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Cannot access windows share

I have an accounting program specifically tailored to the IT industry, its called Fincon (exe based). It basically works on a client to server directory base system. the server is currently running on ...
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How to Install and Configure SWAT In Ubuntu Server 12.04

How to install SWAT (Samba Web Administration Tool) in 12.04
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Mounting HFS+ drive over network, write not required

I really need to figure out how to configure out how to get my linux box to mount a drive from my mac. They are permanently networked. My Mac is called fuzzy, and has been set up to allow the Movies ...
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Mount my own samba share?

I would like to access my local data, which is exported as a samba share, as if I am a samba client. Basically, how do I correctly mount my own samba share? The following mount (device) parameters: ...
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How to make samba to ask password on every access?

We have configured samba with password protected share folders. The problem what we are facing is, multiple users were allowed to use the same system. For example if the user A uses the system S1 for ...
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Mounting Samba share whenever it's available, unmounting when it's not

I am trying setup permanent samba share mounts. That's not too hard using these instructions. But, I want them to Automatically remount whenever I join the network where these shares are available. ...
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Slow gvfs Samba Performance

if I use/acces a Samba Share using Nautilus or manually using "gvfs-mount smb://SERVER-IP/Share" I get a poor Performance, only about 7 mb/s on my 100 Mbit Network. If I access the same Share on ...
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Samba configuration problem

I want to access samba from windows 7 and if i copy any data from server to win7 machine it automatic replicate (take the backup) the data to another machine. Please suggest me how can i do it. ...
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Run script at user login as root, with a catch

I'm trying to run a PHP script as root on user login. The PHP script adds a Samba share to the Samba config, thus the need for root privileges. The only issue here, is that the user doesn't exist ...
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Extremely slow transfer speed ubuntu -> Windows

I have two laptops, One is running Ubuntu 12.04 (EXT4) the other is running Windows 7 (NTFS). I am copying over 40gb of data (one file) from the Ubuntu laptop to the Windows Laptop. (Browse the ...
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Mac OS X roaming profile from Samba with OpenLDAP backend on Ubuntu 11.10

I have been battling for a week now to get my Mac (Mountain Lion) to authenticate on my home network's OpenLDAP and Samba. From several sources, like the Ubuntu community docs, and other blogs, and ...
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Mounting Samba Shares at boot/login and using script

I have a Server running on desktop, since my aunt that lives with me is taking classes for MS office it is currently booting XP, so i have setup sharing of all my drives so i can access my files but ...
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Windows 7 won't let me connect to my Ubuntu samba share

I set up samba on my 12.04 Ubuntu install. I shared a folder from my home directory. When I go to my Windows 7 box, I can see the Ubuntu box on the network, but when I try to connect, I get a ...
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How can I get samba users from the same group to edit each others files?

I'm setting up my first linux fileserver for Windows clients and am having some problems properly setting up the shares. I have a shared folder via Samba where multiple users (who are organized by ...
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How to mount a Samba share at boot time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Proper fstab entry to mount a samba share on boot? How to add samba share to fstab to ensure mounting at boot time?
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Samba Recycle Bin in Ubuntu 12.04

I have upgraded my ubuntu 10.04 server to Ubuntu 12.04, after setting samba i'm facing few problems, samba recycle bin not working properly, i have set my existing partition as samba recycle ...
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Not showing Linux PC's in Network List

I have Ubuntu Precise and my brother has Windows 7, as well as my sister having windows 7 too. I can see them in the network list, they can see each other in the list, however they are not able to see ...
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Local network speed issues, 12.04.01/smb/cifs

I have some very common setup: a file server box (12.4.1 / kernel 3.6 / kde) connected to a router box (inet, dhcp). Wi-Fi router is connected to the first one as DHCP relay. Both are not the ...
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Samba does not accept my password

I have installed Samba onto Ubuntu 12.04 Server but I can't login as it says my password is incorrect but I am the only user so there are no other passwords. I have tried changing the password ...
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Sharing SAMBA shares across subnets

I have Samba servers dotted around different regions all connected via site to site IPSEC VPN, I can ssh into each one using their respective IP’S. I have main region, and sub regions. This issue is ...
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Weird dialog box says Error: success ..?

What can cause this strange error dialog to pop up? The message just says 'success'. I was trying to copy a file from my desktop to my laptop over smb protocol, and the file does seems to have ...
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samba share create and delete permissions

i have samba server where every user of domain can write and delete files. but i want to setup following permissions on this share. everyone can create files or folder in this share. all other user ...
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Very very slow transfer speeds between Windows 7 and samba server running on Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 minimal

As mentioned in the title I tried transferring files between Windows 7 and the samba server running on both Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 but both showed very slow transfer speeds. Can someone please guide ...
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why samba share files are not able to access by some user for some time?

I'm running samba on Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS, I've some folders on samba share and created some user to access it, but suddenly some of the user are not able to access it for a certain time only. For ...
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Samba and NFS conflicts?

I'm using NFS server for quite some time now, and never needed a samba share. But now I'll need to connect one Windows PC to a network, and I should use samba share on the same server. I'd like to ...
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How do I restrict access to a directory for a specific user through samba? [closed]

I have got a sub directory of a shared directory that I use Samba with and have set it to be accessible by only one user: $ cd /mnt/SomeSambaShare $ ls -lad SomeDir drwx--S--- 23 SomeUser SomeGroup ...
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How does Personal File Sharing work?

I'm currently using Samba to share files between my ubuntu PC and my mac. However, I notice that there is a 'Personal File Sharing' preference panel built into ubuntu. Is it possible to view my ubuntu ...