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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 make an ubuntu media server with Samba shares and Deluge?

Here's what I'm looking to do. I want samba shares that I can read,write, and execute on. If I put a file there on one computer, I want to be able to delete or edit it from another. I also want to run ...
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How to Share folders in 14.04 Server with Gnome

I'm working with a new installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit. During installation I picked the Samba Server option and I believe that it is running. My intention is that an OS X machine will be ...
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What's the difference between a programme like Media Tomb and Samba

I initially found it difficult to get any music player to play my collection which is located on a NAS connected to my Windows desktop. What is the difference between the role that Media Tomb and ...
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Samba not allowing me into the workgroup?

I am getting a rather frustrating problem with Samba. I am not much of a dancer, and I'd rather do the cha cha cha... okay all jokes aside: Why do I get this? I have tried every fix I could find, ...
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Ubuntu can not ping Host Name but can ping IP?

well I just went into the Ubuntu world for administration. I found similar threads, except, I am able to ping my own Host name and IP address and my windows can ping my linux host name, but Ubuntu can ...
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CUPS, shared printer, Windows drivers, point and print

I know this is a commonly asked question but I'm read up everything I can find, and I think I'm very nearly there! The setup is: Headless Ubuntu Trusty machine with CUPS and SAMBA installed, ready ...
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Samba (using system-config-samba) server to Ubuntu transactions/editing doesn't work

I have Samba installed on 14.04 as a server. I have another 14.04 machine with Samba installed, intending to use that as a client only. I am using system-config-samba where I can, but many ...
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Problem when copy files between sambashare

I've have mounted samba share's on Ubuntu 14.04 using lib pam_mount. My file /etc/security/pam_mount.conf.xml has the content: My file /etc/samba/smb.conf has the content: [homes] comment = ...
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How to delete the package of libpam-smbpass

I've upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04.4 server. I was using the samba on 12.04.4 server. When I try to login from tty. It appears the following line and can't login. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS tty1 login: ...
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How does Dolphin and Nautilus enable user samba shares without restarting smbd?

And how can I manipulate these settings using command line tools?
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Two Ubuntu Machines cannot access each other's shares anymore

I have two Ubuntu laptops, both running 14.04 "Trusty Tahr". At one point, they were both able to access each other's shared folders. However, something happened when I was trying to add a third ...
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How to set directory permission in linux which prevents users (except owner) to delete file but allow them to modify content?

Environment : Server - Ubuntu (as of now ver 13) Clients - Windows 8 boxes We are setting up Samba-NAS box running ubuntu in office, there is one requirement by team to set following system. 1. ...
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How to make new files owned by a group?

Ubuntu 14.04 Server x64 I have an ext4 partition named Media that is mounted via fstab and shared via samba. I have two users, ajb(created when I installed) and deluge(no password, runs deluge daemon ...
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Permission denied while downloading torrent?

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 x64. On that server I have a samba shares named Media and a deluge daemon that I access through a deluge client on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop laptop. When I attempt to ...
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Can't alternate users, need to logoff to login other on ubuntu

I installed from scratch the Ubuntu 14.04 and configured it with a Samba share. There is a windows share RAID 1 drive (2 x 1 TB) with Mdadm, that Dropbox and more 2 backup solutions access (Acronis ...
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C++ mounting samba share with glibmm

I'm trying to mount samba shared folders with C++. I found that with glibmm library I can do that, but I can't find any examples or tutorials. Somebody could post some example code? Thanks.
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samba share from ubuntu vm fails with 'force user'

I'm a bit of a noob with ubuntu, please be patient ;) I have two ubuntu VM's (server running in VirtualBox, as development machines). The older box (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) is running samba just fine and ...
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Why is CIFS mounting with sticky bit

I have a CIFS mount that's being mounted in fstab and looks like this: //192.168.1.97/media /home/pi/sambashare cifs ...
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Sync between two Servers failing

I am back again with yet another question. Introduction: Ok so this time what I wanted to do is that I wanted to synchronize Files in my Ubuntu/Smaba Server to a local remote server. In my local ...
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Can't use network printer via samba, how to debug the problem?

I've got a network printer available through samba and I'd like to use it from my Ubuntu 14.04. Unfortunately simply adding it through Printers is not enough. If I try to use it it says: Connection ...
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Samba Domain Setup

I have set up UBUNTU Server on an HP-Proliant. Idea is a simple SMB-File Server setup with restricted User rights in a mixed Win/Lin/OSx LAN To achieve this I thought out a domain setup with samba. ...
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windows mapped folder access

I have successfully mapped a a shared folder in windows to Ubuntu. But I can't save anything in the folder from Ubuntu. I can browse and open and all but I can't save anything to the folder or create ...
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Configure samba to fully use a gigabit connection

Is there a way to configure Samba in a way so that it can actually fully use a gigabit LAN connection when only performing a single big (>10GB) file transfer? On several Ubuntu servers in several ...
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I can not browse my Samba Network Share

I have a Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS Server running samba. I have folder shared & can be accessible from windows WS. However. Recently I added another UBUNTU Server to the network(on VW Environment) ...
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How do I access network file share?

Ubuntu/Linux NU-B here. I have a physical ubuntu server sharing a folder and is accessible via windows GUI. I installed another Ubuntu Server under VMWorkstation as a Virtual machine and is on the ...
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SAMBA in UBUNTU 14.04

I have a small home network consisting of UBUNTU 12 and 14 and Win XP. I was using samba well for local file and print share. Until I upgraded to 14.04. Now nothing works. I have read all these ...
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Samba permissions and saving files?

It was recommended giving the directories shared with samba on my business network: permission: 0755 ownership: nobody:nogroup unfortunately it is a work folder that everyone accesses and I would ...
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Printer Sharing on SAMBA server between windows and linux

am a beginner on samba server and networking. i've installed a printer CANON PIXMA MP230 Series on Windows VISTA , and shared the printer over the network. on my ubuntu pc , am trying to use this ...
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Samba Error Message

I am new to linux and ubuntu. currently using 14.04 i believe. i had an error unable to open new log file "/var/log/samba/log.%m" when type samba. anybody had idea? ls -l I got the ...
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Samba Share not accessible with AD user

I try to install a samba server for active directory authentication and shares. I managed to configure kerberos (kinit klist works) I configured smb.conf. wbinfo -u wbinfo -g getent group *showing ...
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How to share encrypted folders with Samba

I just have encrypted my home folder and all of its subfolders. One of the subfolders was configured as a Samba share: [avo-home] comment = Avo's Home Share path = /home/avo/share ...
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Error message when creating a shared folder

I log in as administrator, but I get this message when I try to create a shared folder: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare: cannot open usershare directory /var/lib/samba/usershares. ...
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Has samba become the default share in 14.04

I upgraded to 14.04 on all of my desktops and mostly use Samba shares. Today I was going to create a share on a desktop and was going to just right click and use a Nautilus share to save time. When I ...
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Samba not sharing 2nd drives

Had fully sharing (with Windows) Samba installation, until upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Can't now get all the servers drives to share with U14.04 & W7 PCs. Need it in idiots language as new to ...
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fstab cifs mount error

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x86_64. I'm trying to mount a windows share on boot, but occur this error message on syslog: CIFS VFS: Error connecting to socket. Aborting operation. CIFS VFS: Error ...
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Problem with cifs-util. Mount: only root can mount

i'm trying to use cifs-utils to get files in another machine. In the other machine i've installed samba. Everything works fine if a try in the same machine (the one with samba) using cifs-util, but it ...
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Custom share permission to users in a samba file server

I have a shared folder in samba in Ubuntu 12.04 lts desktop, want to assign read only permission to 20 users and read-write permission to a single user, how do i do it?
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UTF-8 Issue, don't know where?

I am running a node.js server and the following line just isn't working. console.log("☺☻♥ مرحبا 你好"); I opened up the file in nano and cat on my ubuntu server 14.04 (no gui, no window manager, no ...
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Trying to access Windows 8 computer asks for password 14.04 LTS

I have installed Samba share on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - I can see my Windows machine via 'Browse Network' but when I double click the icon it asks me to verify my username, workgroup and password. The ...
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Samba starting twice with two nic, second attempt fails

I found something posted about samba smb loading twice at boot and second one failing. I am having the same problem and also had it in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am now running 14.40 LTS with same two nic ...
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nfs configured - clients cannot connect

I'm trying to get NFS working on my ubuntu server 14.04 again. It was originally working until last weekend, but when I tried to configure samba everything wen't fubar. Now none of my devices can ...
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Samba wont let me write to some shares

I'm pretty new to ubuntu and am having some problems with samba. I am using XBMCbuntu and I have a few shares which I share with my family and some that I don't. You can see this in my config file. ...
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Setting up a Samba share with guest access

I am trying to setup guest access to a samba share but am getting nowhere. I have had to purge samba multiple times. Here is my smb.conf: # # Sample configuration file for the Samba suite for Debian ...
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Mounting windows share error

So from my ubuntu 14.04 system I run the followig command: sudo mount.cifs -o username=dana //192.168.1.4/Users /mnt/ It asks for sudo password an the the output: no talloc stackframe at ...
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Differencce between samba server Trusty and Precise

I have a strange file sharing performance results when installed new home server to 14.04 LTS Trusty. I have always been using samba mount with RSIZE=8192,WSIZE=8192 on clients (more than one), and ...
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Can't access windows share

My sister has a Windows 7 laptop with some shared folders over the network. From my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop in Files, Browse Network, I can see and access her workgroup but when I try to access her pc ...
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read only + browseable issue: configured in smb.conf - not showing in testparm

I'm trying to setup a public share with Samba so I can stream my music files from my Ubuntu 14.04 server to my Sonos soundsystem. Been trying to crack this one for a couple of hours, but unfortunately ...
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How to get network to “see” 14.04 desktop?

I'm also having problems with a new install of 14.04 desktop. I'm a novice to Ubuntu. I have another pc running 14.04 Studio and it works fine with my windows network. I did the following: ...
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How do you backup a set of files on a MacBookPro to an Ubuntu Folder?

My family each has a MacBookPro. We would like to back up certain files to my Ubuntu machine. I have set up a folder, backups on the Ubuntu machine's storage drive. In that backups folder are three ...
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Samba and Groups

Ok I've been reading about Samba shares etc. for the past few days, I still cannot get it to work. I've gotten a public share and a private user share to work, but not a group share. [global] ...