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 can I mount SMB drive as folder with chmod 777? [duplicate]

I am trying to use Freefilesync to sync my local HDD with a Samba shared NAS. When connecting directly in Konqueror like smb:// etc. I am able to read and write without problem but I need to mount is ...
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Permissions problem

I'm currently trying to setup btsync such that it syncs some folders on some internal HDD's. Frustratingly when I come to actually share the folders in the gui, it can't see the mount points for the ...
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Having Trouble Accessing Samba Share

I recently reformatted my XBMCbuntu HTPC to 14.04. It wiped everything off the first HDD but doesn't seem to have touched the second one. I'm trying to set up a Samba share on the second HDD and Its ...
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Share permissions

This is my first post after switching to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, desktop version, for my media server. I am having problems creating share on an extra drive. I can create and access shares on the system ...
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Digikam asks for password when trying to access shared folder

I have a samba folder mounted in Nautilus (everybody allowed to do anything), where all my fotos are in. From Digikam I cant access the mounted folder directly, but have to enter the network again, ...
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Connect Linux to Mac Samba (Windows like sharing)

Hello I want to create samba share folder between Linux (Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) and Mac OS X (v 10.7.5) but this is what I get from a command: smbclient -L //192.168.1.18/ Output: Enter mareeke's ...
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Samba problem - connecting two ubuntu machines

I'm trying to connect two ubuntu machines in local network using samba and zeroconf. When I used to share some folder on one it couldn't be seen from the other computer. And on the first computer I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts <-> Windows 7 sharing [duplicate]

I'm pretty much a newbie with UNIX and I m having a bit of a difficulty connecting my Ubuntu PC with my Windows 7 PC via LAN. First things first, I've installed samba and created a shared folder ...
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SMB Share wont let me write to a sub-directory where I have permissions

Not sure why this isn't working but its very confusing: I have a smb share mounted at /run/user/1001/gvfs/smb-share:server=cyserve,share=cynopsis my user name is tahnoonp, and I have permissions ...
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File ownership changes on save for “some” files

On my server, I have two accounts; one for me and one for my wife. We both share the same group as our primary group. For simple text files, when I own the file and she edits and saves that file, ...
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Mounting user's home directories on Ubuntu to a remote SAMBA share

I have a ClearOS server (Linux) acting as a Primary Domain controller, running SAMBA. I have a mixture of clients logging on to both Windows and Ubuntu machines. My issue is getting users home ...
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Windows 7 & 8.1 -> Ubuntu 14 - Folder Sharing

NOOB LINUX user here... Recently installed Ubuntu 14 on a Intel NUC. Everything configured and working. I have a 4TB EXT USB 3.0 drive that I want to use as my HTPC data drive. Installed SAMBA ...
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Share a partiton with Samba

I am trying to share a partition so on my window computer they can see the drive name and how much space they used and have free. I read that people created the partition and then shared the folder ...
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Automatic authentication for samba shares

My network consists of an Ubuntu 14.04 server sharing folders via samba to countless other Windows clients on the network. I'm tired of connecting to the server and it asking for a user name and ...
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Can't connect to Samba network

I have set up Samba network on my PC and I can connect to it from my phone but when I try via laptop running 14.04 it just keeps asking for creditentals over and over again and I am not sure where ...
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Is 14.10 compatible with Samba — Yes or No?

I have tried all sorts of on-line helps, tutorials, etc. I'd like a simple, honest answer: Is 14.10 desktop compatible with Samba and Windows 8.1 Pro? Yes or No? This is a home network, no domain, ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share via Windows 7

I'm sorry to ask what seems to be such a popular, over-asked question but I've done my digging and can't, for the life of me, log into my Ubuntu 14.04 samba share with Windows 7. Here's my smb.conf ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 confusion about permissions and network sharing?

Thanks for reading, I'll try to explain what I am trying to achieve, what I have achieved, and what is confusing me! I have all my media stored on my desktop, on which I have just installed Ubuntu. I ...
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Tried everything, cannot configure SAMBA on my Ubuntu systems on different interfaces

As the title suggests, I have tried everything but cannot see my Desktop 14.04 Ubuntu Gnome box from my laptop running the same distro, and vice versa. However, I CAN see my laptop samba shares from ...
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mount.cifs: How to avoid long timeouts after switching IPs (wired <=> wifi)

When undocking my notebook from the docking station with its wired ethernet connection I let network manager automatically switch on the wifi radio. Upon entering the docking station I let it switch ...
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Samba Powerbroker

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 lts with samba 4.1.6 and powerbroker and server 2008 AD When I use wbinfo -u I am able to see all of users I my common-session has these lines session required ...
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fstab not mounting

I am trying to change the default mount point virtualbox uses in my Ubuntu VM. With the virtualbox settings, I have this in my shared folders settings: My actual username replaces 'username' in the ...
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Ubuntu File Sharing via Samba: cannot add files to share folder: claims permission denied. Any suggestions? [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. Apologies if this has been asked before: I did try to do some research, and between many websites and trying to find it on here, I haven't had much luck. I'm sorry if I ...
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How do I rectify this sharing error?

I've had some difficulties with samba on a new installation. I right clicked on a folder and selected local network share. Samba installation succeeded, but the libpam-smbpass installation following ...
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Is it possible to mount and unmout network shares through file manager?

I usually mounted my NAS through fstab line //192.168.0.32/hdd /media/nsa320/ cifs username=admin,password=pass,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm,noauto,rw,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 0 and then through command line ...
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12 ubuntu PCs in LAN : None getting connected via Samba

Well i know this is not a new question to this community but the problem is surely very new I have got 12 pcs in our office which is ubuntu based. All of them are connected via lan wire or wifi. ...
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Cannot access some smb share

I was working in windows domain from local Ubuntu account and accessed all windows shares by typing every time my windows login\pass Then I joined my machine to our domain and started to use my domain ...
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Why can't root access my CIFS mounts?

I have a Windows CIFS share mounted through FSTAB, it mounts successfully. However I can't even DIR the folder without getting a Permission denied. I have tried adding noperm, uid and gid stuff to ...
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Mount Windows File Share and acces them on ubuntu 14.04 server

I have created a windows file share windows server 2012 on one of the data centre and i want to access the file share in another data centre on ubuntu server 14.04 I am able to ping both the machines ...
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Samba server with PDC

Getting Error while adding user smbpasswd -a username Failed to open /var/lib/samba/private/secret.tdb Please suggest your opinion.
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Nautilus unresponsive after switching wifi networks (which prevents access to mounted network drive)

I'm having trouble with nautilus hanging. The problem is that a very particular order of events causes nautilus to become unresponsive: Connect to my own wifi Mount my nas (samba) share over the ...
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Samba File Server using LDAP users without Samba Domain Controller

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server with Samba and OpenLDAP installed. I'm wondering how to configure Samba such that ldap users can authenticate without offering a domain controller.
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How to follow symbolic link with smb share

I have a Virtual machine running Ubuntu server 14.04 and I've set up some smb shares. Everything is working fine except for following symbolic links. The host is a Mac and I can see the symbolic link ...
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Cannot access shared folder on ubuntu 12.04

I am hoping someone can help me get an answer as I am running out of ideas. I have several Ubuntu 12.04 servers joined to domain. I have no problems sharing a folder on most of them but it does not ...
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Set up WINS server, cannot get it to resolve name

I setup a WINS server on an Ubuntu linux machine by installing Samba, and changing the following in /etc/samba/smb.conf: wins support = yes name resolve order = lmhosts host wins bcast Then, on a ...
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Can't access SAMBA share over VPN tunnel

I have two Samba servers (standalone servers), one on each end of a persistent IPSEC VPN tunnel. These two Ubuntu 14.04 servers have been joined to a Windows domain. ALL clients (windows or linux) on ...
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Create files in folders created by other users [duplicate]

I would really appreciate any help you guys can give me with the problem im having. First of all, im pretty comfortable with command line but by no means an linux expert so I would appreciate some ...
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Can't browse samba network after upgrade 14.10 to install printer

With 14.04 I installed a network printer, hosted on a different windows PC. Everything worked fine, but after upgrading to 14.10 I get the error that I can't print. When trying to open the properties ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.4 LTS Server connectivity Issue with windows clients

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.4LTS and Samba File Server few weeks back. All my clients are on windows 7. Since then I have been having intermittent problems as mentioned below. 1. clients ...
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How to access my NAS via the command line using rsync

I have always been accessing my NAS (dlink-343) via the gui in Caja or Nautilus. The connection says smb://dlink-15gtac. How can I access my NAS via the command line if I want to copy files to there, ...
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Apt-Get Update only spits out errors

First of all I am sorry if this has already been asked. I searched around and couldn't find any specific answer to my problem. I had a WorkGroup LAN server working as of yesterday. Today at&t came ...
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Permission denied when sharing folders

For some reason I've never been able to get Network shares working on Ubuntu, 12.04 nor 14.04. Although I have the desktop version, I've followed the server sharing advice here with no luck. The ...
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share home directory by samba in ubuntu

I have installed samba on my Ubuntu server. I do changes on smb.config and I can connect from my windows to the share file which I create in a path /srv/samba/share with using [share] part and ...
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How to access shared network files in Ubuntu Touch?

How to access shared network files in Ubuntu Touch? In Android I use ES File Explorer to access files on a Raspberry Pi shared over LAN only.
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Thunar custom context menu not available on remote resource (smb://..)

My custom ImageMagick command works perfectly on local resources. There is no problem in accessing the remote resource (I'm using Gigolo) e.g. Thunar image file preview works just fine on the remote ...
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Can't access shared folder on Ubuntu from Windows 7

The server is running Ubuntu 14.04 and Samba is started with the following conf: [global] server string = Samba Server %v security = user dns proxy = no interfaces = lo eth1 wins support = yes ...
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Samba4/Bind9 “Failed to connect to /usr/local/samba/private/dns/sam.ldb”

(Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS) Bind 9.8 (working as local authority,) latest Samba4 from GIT. Trying to get Samba integrated with Bind The first error message thrown in /var/log/syslog is mailhost ...
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KDE Samba share wont let me connect if i disable Guest Access

i run kubuntu 14.04 (kde 4.13) ad want to share a folder with a windows pc, but it should only be accessable with a username + password combination. What i have done: right klick the folder. ...
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Having problems with Samba4/BIND9_DLZ : AppArmor permission issue

(12.04.5LTS Server) Have a user "named", configured in the bind9 service to start. My /etc/apparmor.d/local/usr.sbin.named file /usr/local/samba/lib/** rm, /usr/local/samba/private/dns.keytab r, ...
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Samba Password must change after first logon

How to enable "samba password must change after first/next logon" I enabled a function in pdbedit file but is not working. root#/opt/samba/bin/pdbedit -P "user must logon to change password" account ...