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

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fstab - Trying to access smb share hangs

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 computer with SMB shared folders, and from a Windows computer I'm able to gain access to these without problems. From this Ubuntu computer I've set the fstab so that I can gain ...
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NAS won't mount at boot but will mount with mount command after boot

NAS won't auto-mount at boot - no answers CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected - not related, sudo mount -a works for me CIFS mount through fstab not ...
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Using Shadow Copy or Periodic Snapshot function for samba share in windows 7?

I've configured my ubuntu server as file server and have share which I will be accessing from a WIN 7 machine, I wanted the function of Shadow copy which we have in Windows so I looked up on samba and ...
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Connecting to Windows 10 Network from Xubuntu (14.04.4) File Manager

I would like to access my shared folders on my Windows 10 laptop (and see what I can see from Windows) from the Xfce File Manager's Browse Network. It can see the computer by name and also lists ...
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Fixing smb login, disk permissions, and remote access

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to replace my hackintosh setup because my ZFS drive had slow connections. Since switching over, data seems to be transferring much smoother so I'm very happy. However,...
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Access Denied creating a folder in a Samba Share from a windows client

I am a new user and please forgive my ignorance. I have Ubuntu Server 16.04 and am having trouble with file sharing. Mission - give my workgroup read, write and execute access to a common drive on a ...
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Simple Samba Share - NO PASSWORD

Good night, What do I need: Simple samba config for file server without password and full read write for everyone. No security needed. History: I'm making a server to host files for my home. The ...
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Samba local copy speed & 'insufficient disk space'

I have Ubuntu Server 16.04 installed with Samba on another computer in my network. The Ubuntu OS is on a small SSD and I have 2 additional harddrives mounted to /media/drive1 and /media/drive2. Now I ...
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Problem with AD user authentication after joining Windows Domain

I've been trying to add my linux machine into the AD of my office in order to work without problems. I started following this guide: SSSD and Active Directory in my ubuntu 16.04 (fresh install) and ...
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Problem with smbclient -L command - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying install an AD DC with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Raspberry Pi 2 following this guide. Currently on the last step of the guide when i type in the command: smbclient -L dc1.weemaniac.net -U% i ...
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Testing DNS for samba to function properly - Ubuntu 14.04

I'm currently following a guide to set-up a Samba AD DC on Ubuntu 14.04 with a Raspberry Pi 2, here's the link: "https://jimshaver.net/2014/07/13/setting-up-an-active-directory-domain-controller-using-...
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Networked computers can't ping each other

I have two networked computers in my home, Computer1 and Computer2. They share a printer (physically connected to Computer2) and public folders via Samba. Those shares are working fine. Computer1 runs ...
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Why does smbclient return with Windows-based hosts having incorrect DOMAIN contents?

I have recently noticed an anomaly with how smbclient works with Linux and Windows-based hosts, and I am wondering if this is something we all simply "must live with", or if there is a workaround? I ...
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Error installing Samba4

I'm using Ubuntu Server 15.10 Wily. When I run: apt-get install samba In the end it generates a error, can someone help? Note: There was a samba compilation before and I have performed one # make ...
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Nautilus share link fail on fstab mounted twice or more times the same share for different users profiles

Nautilus make a shortcut (xshare) below "Computer" which only works on one profile and get buggy in the remaining users. How to mount same share, many times, on one shared desktop, in different user ...
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I recently installed Wine and Playonlinux on mythbuntu 14.04 backend and now I can't access smb shares from my front ends how do I fix?

Please forgive me, I am still a Windows user and this is my first post. About 6 months ago I converted entire home network to Mythbuntu 14.04. Today I decided to try to use Windows Media Player via ...
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Sharing a Network Drive through OpenSSH for a Specific Group

First question, hooray! To the point: I'm not very well versed in Linux, I'm in the process of studying my Linux+. I'm working on a variety of projects with friends, co-workers, and teachers. I'm ...
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Windows 7 File Share

I'm having issues trying to access my Windows 7 Share. I've read a LOT of thing on the Internet but nothing seems to work. I CAN access those folders with a Windows computer, but NOT with my Notebook ...
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Server 16.04 Guest Acct can not access samba share pointing to second HD

I'm new to Ubuntu Server and trying to setup a server with an old machine I had laying around. So far, so good, except for some reason I can't access samba shares with the guest account if the ...
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Lose mount with external folder

I have a project that run in a virtual linux server, when a user upload a file, the server store it in a folder in other windows server. To connect the server I had modify the /etc/fstab file: //SRV-...
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how can I get my fstab mounts working if they won't mount on bootup?

CIFS mount through fstab not mounting at boot The suggested answers (a typo in fstab; _netdev) have no effect. However when I mount them with sudo mount -a there are no issues and they are mounted. ...
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SystemD Can't get script to start Samba4 Active Directory-Domain Controller (AD-DC) at boot Ubuntu 16.04

I built Samba4.4.3 AD-DC on Ubuntu 16.04, and cannot figure out how to script it so I can start the samba service on reboot. I followed the instructions from here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread....
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Samba won't start on fresh install of 16.04

I had samba working perfectly on my previous 14.04 install, did a format and reinstall of 16.04 and now it won't work. Not much help online with the error codes I am getting. When I type "service smbd ...
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Reaching files from a file server created with Raspberry and Samba

I'm trying to create a file server with my RaspberryPi to deploy all over the private network. It should allow the hard drive connected to be accessible when wired to the Raspberry. I therefore ...
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How to Mount Western My Book Live Duo

I have been reading everything I can to do this and have come to the conclusion that there are too many things I don't understand to make sense of it so finally asking a question. Goal: I want to ...
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Access Windows share from nautilus to user without password

I'm trying to acces to a windows share using nautilus with an user (not guest) that has empty password but if a I leave the password empty nautilus prompt that the a password it's required. From ...
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How to access a Samba shared folder from windows 10?

I have set up a folder on my Xubuntu 16.04 machine (~/Share) according to http://askubuntu.com/a/324846/312993 I have problems with the last instruction: "From a different computer, connect to your ...
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Samba will not connect to domain via active directory

I am so close to being able to connect to my windows active directory. I want to use the ubuntu server as a simple file server for domain users When I do a kinit I can get a ticket but when I try to ...
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Samba: Software caused connection abort

I am trying to create samba file server(ubuntu 14.04) on my local network, I can connect to samba server from another ubuntu 14.04 and enter the shared folder as a guest, but after creating a ...
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Nautilus and smb bookmarks Ubuntu 16.04

For some reason when I download a file using Firefox, I cannot see my samba sites, even if I bookmarked them. I can see the bookmarked folders, except for the ones smb:. This is what I see whenever I ...
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UBUNTU SAMBA SHARE WINDOWS 10 FAILING AFTER FIRST GO

I have just installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my laptop. I have set up samba, and can access the UBUNTU directory from my Windows 10 PC only ONCE, immediately after both machines have rebooted. If I ...
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Linux ACL setted folder deleted from Windows machine but not actually

I have setted ACL on my Linux server's share folder Share name is: account In account share company1 folder is present I have two user: lokesh, kamal I have given rwx permission to lokesh and rx ...
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Some Samba shares are not visible on network but still accessible by address

This has happened for as long as I can remember. Nautilus/Caja shows a shared icon on the folders, and they are accessible from Windows by typing in their folder name, but they don't show up in the ...
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How to see permisisons basing on user, not files/folders

I have samba share setup and permissions to files and folders are given through setfacl then a copy of the whole command setfacl -m user:*username*:rwx /mnt/working/*MainFolder*/Engineering dept/...
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FQDN does not resolve from Windows, hostname does (NMBD)

I am trying to configure an Ubuntu Server (14.04) in a Windows AD environment. It will be serving some intranet pages. The goal is to reach this machine by either its hostname (e.g. ubuntu-server) or ...
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Unique project to join Raspberry Pi 2 running Ubuntu to a Windows domain controller

Our teacher gave us an unique project to join a Raspberry Pi 2 running Ubuntu to the schools windows domain controller. If we succeed they are considering creating a whole lab using Raspberry Pi 2's, ...
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gvfsd-smb-browse causes 100% CPU usage

After upgraded to 16.04, gvfsd-smb-browse always causes 100% CPU usage. This situation seems related a bug : https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303300. But maybe not related it.How can I ...
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Samba share distributed on VPN subnet

I am trying to connect to a Samba share through a VPN I set up using OpenVPN. Both, Samba and OpenVPN are set up within a Virtual Machine runnning Ubunutu 14.04. On the client side I'm using several ...
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Samba usershares not visible when in active directory mode

I have a samba configuration which acts as an AD - Server for a specific domain. This is working fine. Unfortunately usershares seem to be not supported any more then. I am afraid the AD role changed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server as file server for small business using samba? is it legal

We are implementing a new business and looking forward for a free file sharing server and thought giving samba server through Ubuntu for files and folder restriction/access permissions. should be able ...
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Trying to set up a file server [closed]

So I'm exceptionally new to uBuntu/Linux in general. I've done the install of Linux Mint 15 onto one VM for PoC and then I figured how hard can it be to set up a File Server for this? I've gotten ...
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ODB Base error opening from SMB share

When I open an .odb from a smb://server/share/base.odb , Libreoffice open and then when I try to open a form: ERROR SQL Status: HY000 I saw that this error is still old, and can't migrate some ...
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Prevent updating “modified time” when copying files to a mounted Samba folder

I don’t want the “last modified” attribute to be updated with the current date when I am copying files to a mounted Samba folder. How can I avoid this behaviour ? This behaviour occurs with (K)...
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Error in Dowloading updates

I keep receving this error message when i am trying to download the update , also i can't connect to wireless network anymore
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Samba won't install becuase of broken packages

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 and I didn't install Samba with the original OS setup. I would like to install it now but I keep getting a error about broken packages. It appears that the main ...
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Simple Samba File Share

I'm trying to setup a simple ubuntu (14.04 lts) file server to allow win xp and osx machines on the network to have read write permissions to the share without having to authenticate with a password. ...
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Opening 2 or more files on an Ubuntu file share from Windows causes file handle to be closed

Ubuntu noob here, please go easy. :) I have an Ubuntu 16.04 box acting as a file/media server, used by two Windows laptops (7 and 8.1), an Android phone and a smart TV. The Ubuntu box has 4 extra ...
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cifs, smb - Can't mount (permission denied) or navigate shared folder

I've recently bumped into this problem. I usually navigate through a local network shared folder from a Linux machine via smb (i.e. from file manger using smb: ). Now whenever I try to access the ...
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Ubuntu (server) credential manager for shares

im using a ubuntu-server 16.04 and am looking for something like the "credential-manager" in windows. What i am trying to achieve: A software im using is saving data/files to a location. I have a ...
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Cannot access shares with a Windows machine via Samba

Since the last Samba update I have not been able to share files and printers with my Windows 7 machine from a machine with Ubuntu 14.04, connected by Ethernet. It worked fine up until then. Now Ubuntu ...