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

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SAMBA and sticky bit

$ smbd --version Version 3.6.3 $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=precise DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS" smb.conf (partial) obey pam ...
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How to open shared SMB resources in the form “\\host”?

I want to download data from my university local server, whose IP is like 10.1.2.3. From Windows I could open Run..., type \\10.1.2.3, and the local server window opens. How is it possible to ...
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Strange issue with samba -

I've configured 2 samba server (ubuntu 14.04), which work fine on all systems a part from Win 8. (both servers are configured the same as they are acting as primary and backup) The issue is; I have 2 ...
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Samba: read only from subnet

We have a network with mixed computers (Linux, OSX, Windows) and all have read and write access to a samba file server. Because of the fact that the login to samba goes over guest login I have limited ...
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Ext4 Samba Share reports wrong disk size

I have a 1.7TB primary partition formatted to ext4 that is currently being shared via samba from my raspberry pi. My goal was to use this partition with Ubuntu's built in Deja-Dup backup utility. ...
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How to mount smb shares as a regular user?

I searched high and low but haven't found the answer yet ... I'd like to as a regular non-root user to access a network share and work with it from command line. The file manager can already ...
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Automatically install printers shared on Windows Domain

All of the resources I can find provide detailed instructions for sharing Linux printers with Windows over SAMBA. I would like to do the opposite. I currently have CUPS configured so that it can add ...
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Prevent usb HDD Sleep mode?

I'm having a problem with my computer running Ubuntu server 12.04, I have an external USB HDD plugged in for samba file sharing but after a few hours not using samba the USB HDD goes to sleep. When I ...
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smbpasswd: symbol lookup error: smbpasswd: undefined symbol: ndr_print_svcctl_ColtrolService

Have anyone seen this one before: Trying to create a password for a samba user and I am getting the following error: smbpasswd: symbol lookup error: smbpasswd: undefined symbol: ...
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Zentyal mailserver blocked new user cration more than one. So how to active unlimited?

Sorry, an unexpected error has occurred root command openchange_newuser --create --enable --mail techmgr@bharattesthouse.com 'techmgr' failed. Error output: params.c:pm_process() - Processing ...
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KVM guest can not access host using CIFS

I have a situation with a guest running on Ubuntu KVM than can't access SAMBA shares on the same host where guest is running. I would like to use samba for file sharing between host and guests. Guest ...
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How to automount a share on every user on the computer? [duplicate]

I want to automount a share from a Ubuntu file-server on my Ubuntu client. I managed to actually mount it with with the following line in /etc/fstab : //192.168.1.64/myProj3kt/myProj3kt ...
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How is mounting samba share in terminal different to mounting in Nautilus?

I have a server operating a samba share that I can happily navigate by browsing the network, finding the server and share. When I open the share I'm asked to log in. I use my username and password and ...
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Printer Share via Terminal

I've configured a printer share in Ubuntu and used Samba to share it with Windows, following this page. Every thing is working fine, but I have a couple of questions. Can I configure the Ubuntu ...
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Gvfs folder location in Ubuntu Mate 15.04

Despite this question Where ".gvfs" has gone in 14.04 , the folder I found in /run/user/1000/gvfs is empty, but I have 3 mounted samba shares. Even locate .gvfs gives no results and all ...
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Automount at boot in /etc/fstab taking very long time after 15.04 upgrade

After my recent upgrade to 15.04, I noticed that the boot is taking a very long time -- I have an SSD, and previously boot to the login screen was taking about 7-8 seconds. Now it's more like 35-45. ...
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Cannot play files over samba share on MATE 15.04

When I try to open video files from my home server I get the error: VLC is unable to open the MRL I have never had this issue before. Opening internet RMTP streams works fine and firewall is ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS File Sharing Permissions

Linux beginner here. I'm trying to make (what I think) is a very simple setup with my server, but I'm finding a ton of conflicting information. I'm using my server to share folders via samba to two ...
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I don't have permission to access the subdirectories of a mounted share I created

After I mounted a domain share I tried to find duplicates with fdupes, but then I found out that I don't have permissions to the subdirectories of the share. This is how I mounted the share: First I ...
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Permissions with Samba Share

I created a samba share with anonymous access. I changed the permissions/ownership of all files and folder to root. I can read, write and delete to the share. now I installed a torrent program ...
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Ubuntu can not connect to freenas share

I have a FreeNas server that has been running fine for some time. I am able to log into my FreeNas's CIFS share from a windows computer, and I am able to log on to CIFS shares from other Windows ...
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How to connect to network drive when I'm not home

I have bought a 3 TB WD MyCloud network drive and successfully connected to it through Nautilus using Connect to Server and then smb:// followed by the IP address. I then bookmarked the different ...
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Samba Not Honoring Parent Permissions

No matter what I've tried to do I cannot get Samba permissions to honor the parent folders. http://prntscr.com/6zznm4 Where the parent folder is actually THEUSER:THEGROUP, you can see the ...
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Samba Veto Files

I have a folder on my server that I have set in samba to share, this folder contains sub-folders upon sub-folders. What I would like to do is allow only access to the subfolder/public_html folders, ...
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Can not connect to Windows HomeGroup and Internet at the same time

I Ubuntu 14.04 and made all the changes on Samba to allow me to connect to my Windows Homegroup. Trouble is I can now either connect to the homegroup or the internet, but not both at the same time. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 shared drive, can see share on a Win7 machine but can't access

We have a local network of Win7 computers and one Ubuntu 14.04 with 4 drives 2-2tb, 2-4tb. I've shared these drives with samba and from a win7 computer I can see the shares but when I try to access I ...
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Unable to get execute bit on Samba share working with Windows 7 client

I keep most of my files on an Ubuntu 14.04 box in Samba shares and access them from Windows 7 client machines. I had this all working with Ubuntu 11.10 and somehow broke this when moving to 14.04. ...
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Copying files from Windows 8 to Ubuntu causes unknown network error

I've set up a new home server (Ubuntu 14.04, AMD 64, 3GB RAM, etc.). I have permissions set up on my shared directories, but I'm having problems when copying some files to those directories. I can ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 samba share not accessible from Windows 7

I'm really new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I know this has been asked a million times but I'm trying to get a Samba share to work and I've been reading all kinds of threads but I just can't get it ...
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system-config-samba not opening in Ubuntu 14.10. & 15.04

system-config-samba does not open. It doesn't matter whether I install the program through either the command line or the software center. When I try to open the program it prompts me for my password ...
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permission denied error on a new harddisk with samba

I have two hard disks, 1-hard disk one (has Ubuntu system) 2-hard disk two I shared some folders in hard disk one and I can access them from Windows Clients. but when I share any folder in hard ...
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One user can view files in Samba share from Win7 PC, other user cannot (from same PC)

I mapped a mounted drive to a share (named "Docs") in Samba. This drive automatically mounts. I'm using User security for share access. I think everything Samba-wise is set up properly, because I ...
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Setting Up Active Directory With Samba4 & Kerberos

I am new to active directory and configuring domain controllers! I have followed this guide ( ...
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Samba File server

I know, there are a lot of articles about my request but everyone is different and I am getting confused. My question: I’ve installed a samba server (14.04- 64 bit), the server has 1 2TB hard drive ...
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Samba mount through fstab but only with permissions for one user

I recently set up a server with samba file sharing. On the clients I would like to automount the server during boot using fstab. I read a few tutorials and ended up using this line in /etc/fstab ...
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How to make nautilus forget SMB session passwords without logging out

I'm testing the accessibility of a couple of samba shares through nautilus. When inserting the password for the first time, I've chosen "remember password until you logout" but now I'd like to make ...
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Error with yarn.sh command

There is an error comes up while I'm starting the yarn.sh command. This is the error output: $ start-yarn.sh starting yarn daemons mkdir: cannot create directory `/logs': Permission denied chown: ...
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Error while sharing a folder with domain admin account

I am using ubuntu and windows server 2008 in a virtual box. i added ubuntu in a windows domain. I have created a user account named user123 during installation of ubuntu. I can share a folder with ...
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Time based access to samba server

I have a 14.04 server running samba. I'd like to institute some time based access to the server. I host media for the whole house, and the goal is for the kids' televisions to become useless at a ...
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Samba with NAS share available to other subnets

I have a D-Link 320L NAS, that is accessible through 192.168.1.0 network (with 192.168.1.254 gateway). I have successfully mounted it into an Ubuntu server box via cifs tools. With R/W privileges. ...
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How to share files with Samba in Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I connect to share my file in other wireless network systems? I am now using Ubuntu 14.04. bnogroups@bnogroups:~$ sudo apt-get install samba sudo mkdir -p /srv/samba/share ...
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Mount Nas to Ubuntu Server and samba?

I want to mount my NAS drive into my Ubuntu Server so I can reach it from my Windows desktop. So far so good. This is my Ubuntu server's /etc/fstab: //192.168.0.2/Public /DataShare/Aurora-NAS cifs ...
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Cannot access samba share on Android Device

I'm trying to access my samba share on my android device using es file explorer, but I receive the following message - "Login Fails: This may be caused by: - The account has no permissions." (I think ...
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Windows 7 connection to Samba drive does not refresh sometimes

System: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Samba 4.1.6 Client: Windows 7 I have a drive on Win 7 mapped to an Ubuntu Samba share. Sometimes when I create one or more new files in Ubuntu, I cannot see the new ...
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authenticating ldap user on samba share

I want to authenticate ldap user on samba share for giving permission to user on particular samba share. When I enter username and password then it say that "unable to mount location" Fail to mount ...
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Add users to Samba Server

I've installed and configured Samba Server on Ubuntu. I'm trying to add Samba users. I want to add them without creating a user account(for each user) on Server machine itself. Can I maintain a ...
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Windows share mounts but without write permissions

I am trying to mount a Samba Shared Folder in Ubuntu, but I am facing some issues because when the folder is mounted, I have no permission to write on mounted folder. First of all, the shared folder ...
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Samba, files readable but not writable

Environment: PC with Windows 8.1 and Raspberry Pi with Raspbian. On PC, the whole C: drive is shared. Needed: Minimal possibility to move .jar files developed on PC to Raspberry. Some more file ...
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Slow Samba Transfer Speeds with USB 3.0 HDD (lubuntu)

I was noticing slow transfer rates on my new lubunutu system. I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, but I figured it was related to the drive being NTFS. That doesn't seem to be the case, so that's why I'm ...
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Is it possible to mount samba shares with ubuntu touch (bq aquaris 4.5)?

Is it possible to mount cifs shares on the ubuntu phone? (terminal suggestions are acceptable). If it is not possible, is it possible to browse such shares? I tried to install cifs-tools over ...