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

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unable to access location - failed to mount WIndows share: Invalid argument

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS within a VMware workstation virtual machine and I have managed to setup a network by changing the samba.conf file to the WORKGROUP of my choice. Doing so gave me access to ...
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How to process output from smbclient

I connected to a Windows share using smbclient. In smbclient shell I can't pass an argument (ls -lh)! I can't place a pipe (ls | grep 4547)! I can't even redirect output to a file like in a basic ...
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Samba - Windows Network

I was recently checking my network and realized Samba was installed. When I go to "browse network" in the file explorer I see that there is "windows network" and my home folder is located inside. My ...
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Trying to use Lubuntu as a simple server in a Windows-8 network

I have a couple of Windows-8 machines and a Win-7, and I'd like to use a small ASUS-eee running Lubuntu 14.04 as a simple fileserver for limited data that I usually need on one PC or the other. I have ...
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system-config-samba stopped working

I have been using system-config-samba. But suddenly it stopped working after a crash. I have un- and reinstalled everything, tried it with gksudo etc. But nothing. Please, what else could I do? ...
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Cannot connect to ubuntu samba server via mac OSX “connect to server”

I have Ubuntu desktop server and MacAir with updated OSX. openssh-server and samba have been installed in ubuntu desktop. I could connect to ubuntu through OSX terminal using ssh, but samba file ...
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Connection to a Noontec N5 NAS problem

I can't seem to connect to my Noontec N5 NAS no matter what I try. Windows has no issues and it's apparently possible. I have searched the interwebs and found nothing about this. Has anyone else had ...
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Hidden Permissions - Zentyal Admins can't access User's Created Folders

I am the co-administrator of a small private school's domain system. I set the system up using Zentyal 3.4 of which Windows and Ubuntu clients both connect. Students have their own personal logins ...
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Linux dropfolder where users can't delete files

I am working on a file server project for school and I am using samba to share the folders. I have been playing around with the folder permissions but I can't seem to figure out how to make a drop ...
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Samba init scripts seem broken

The ntp init script for ntp for example works as expected, you can use /etc/init.d/ntp or service ntp root@server:~# /etc/init.d/ntp stop * Stopping NTP server ntpd ...
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How can I mount a smb-disk using fstab?

I have been following theese instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MountWindowsSharesPermanently to permenantely mount a disk. I have succesfully used the connect to server-function in Files to ...
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Can not get two Ubuntu 14.04 computers to work via Samba

First, I am using Samba because, though primary computers are Ubuntu 14.04, I have Windows laptops. These laptops should gain read access to the primary database. The primary database is on my ...
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Using a samba path (smb://server/…) to check if a folder/file exists

I have a samba path, f.e. smb://server/path1/path2/ which is located when mounted at /var/run/user/1000/gvfs/smb-share:server=server,share=path1/path2/. I can easily check via filesystem path if the ...
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Samba File Server hide folders for certain users

I have a Ubuntu machine with the following folders. I am using samba server to share the folder. I have 3users: user 1 = full access user 2 = access to folder music (only read) user 3 = access ...
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Samba printing: difference in prompt for authentication vs set authentication details

I'm connecting a printer via Samba and am observing the difference in Authentication. When I hit 'Verify' using the 'Prompt user if authentication is required' details, and I enter my username, ...
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Problem sharing a folder on intranet using samba

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32-bit installed on a laptop. There is a folder that I want to share over my office's intranet. So I configured the share with samba. I don't want anyone else to write or ...
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Samba share file size error with Windows 8.1

I'm setting up a sort of NAS using a beaglebone black with ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I want to share the storage on an external USB drive and the internal memory via samba. I think I've configured ...
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How to access samba share on super network?

I have 3 layers of networks at home. 192.168.2.XXX is part of 192.168.1.XXX. 192.168.1.XXX is part of 192.168.0.XXX. My samba server is placed on the 192.168.0.XXX network. When using ES File ...
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How is my computer connecting to SMB (Samba Shares)?

My computer connects to Samba Shares all on its own. I also have computers showing up in networking. I am booting Kubuntu 14.04 from CD on a Toshiba C650 laptop. Any suggestions on how to not connect ...
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Samba server doesn't notice changed password

I've tied samba to unix passwords via security = user and unix password sync = yes Previously this has worked very well. I recently upgraded my server to 14.04 (server) though. I changed my ...
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Problem with Samba4 at restart

I have successfully installed samba and kerberos, I can authenticate windows on ubuntu server but I am unsure I did correctly because i' m not sure if samba authenticate toward kerberos DB. Always ...
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How to mount a network drive in Ubuntu 14.04?

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04. It has not been possible for me to mount a network drive the same way as it does in Windows. I tried several ways of doing it, but it has not been possible. ...
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Reinstalled samba, now nautulus doesn't have network share context menu item

After fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 I had some trouble with my Samba shares, and tried to reinstall samba as per this thread. Now the share folder to network context menu is gone. No tab for Network ...
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Cant configure existing samba share [closed]

I am sorry for the probably dumb question. I have two Ubuntu server VMs - 12.10 and 13.10. A year ago I have configured samba on both machines somehow with documents share on each. Now I cannot find ...
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samba file server cant access my server

** (nautilus:2023): WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-cMdjqnMPNR: Connection refused (nautilus:2023): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to register client: ...
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Samba share not letting me authenticate

I've set up a media server on my local network and I'd like to share a directory with the network. The directory path is /home/htpc/Media. I set up the network share like so. It all seems to be ...
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Which samba user for gvfs-mount (12.04)

I mounted some samba shares in ubuntu 12.04 using nautilus, by clicking the share under "network". I've googled, but i can't find anywhere how to: Which remote samba user were my shares mounted by? ...
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Cannot access Windows Share on Netapp from Xubuntu 14.04 using Samba

since I used to mount samba share on Netapp with a command like : mount -t cifs //netapp.dns.name/myshare /home/myhome/myshare --verbose -o ...
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Mounting the network path does not work

I have mounted a network location in my Ubuntu Server in the FSTAB entry, but it does not get mounted anymore. It has been working all the time and I have used the path to automatically back up my ...
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smbtree produces no output

Ubuntu 14.04 installed. Also installed samba, system-config-samba, samba-common-bin, samba-common, smbclient, nautilus-share, fusemb, winbind, and cifs-utils, among others. I'm trying to get Samba ...
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Problem accessing Windows Share from Ubuntu using Samba

I'm trying to connect to my Windows Share from Ubuntu, and I can't access it although I can access my Users folder. The share works fine when I'm connecting from a Windows computer, so the problem ...
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Samba share not in smb.conf

I'm creating a new File Server for a customer, and decided to load the KDE desktop so that the customer could manage shares and not have to use the CLI. I set up Samba and shared 3 folders through ...
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Basic question about RAID/FlexRAID

I have an Ubuntu Server install (14.04.01) that I have been using for about 1 year. Its mostly used as a Samba and Plex server running off one 3TB hard drive. I purchased two more drives with the ...
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Launch eset libc library before samba daemon

Trying to configure "On-access scanner using preload LIBC library" in ESET File Security. The manual states: ... to have the On-access scanner to monitor all file system access events immediately ...
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Permissions on Windows 7 on a DVD drive that was shared via samba from a ubuntu machine

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a DVD drive. My (games only) tower PC running Windows 7 does not have any optical drives. I installed samba on the ubuntu laptop and created a share for ...
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Why are browsing samba shares from Ubuntu (Nautilus) so much slower than browsing from Windows

I have a samba share over the a vpn server. Browsing the share takes 60 times longer from Ubuntu than it takes from Windows. From a Windows 7 Virtual Box (and any other machine in the shop) it takes ...
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Slow network and file copy performance

I'm experiencing a weird problem with my Kubuntu installation. I'm running 14.4 now that was upgraded at least twice using the built-in distribution upgrade. The problems started after the last ...
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Sharing folders in NTFS partitions in a network with SMB

I have a computer on my office with Ubuntu 14.04 and a laptop with the same configuration. I would like to share a folder I have in the office computer inside the network. I went to this folder and ...
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Problems mounting remote folder

I'm having a problem mounting a folder called NAS in our Ubuntu 14LTS and with a folder located in one of our NAS (/mnt/NAS). Both are accessible and they can ping each other. I followed these steps ...
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Samba Sharing on Mapped Share

So I'm trying to do something that may not be possible. I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 with the latest samba. I have a Windows 2008 Storage Server Nas with a shared drive, that I mount in fstab in ...
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How can I make a link that NTFS supports?

When I make a link so that someone can access a file over the network directly, and then copy it across, I get the following error: There was an error copying the file into ...
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I can not print on Windows 7 shared printer

For a while I can not print from my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit pc on a Windows 7 shared printer. Before that everything was ok. The printer is HP LaserJet 1100. The error message is: "File ...
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Reset Windows share password after 'Remember forever'

I've been happily connecting to a Windows share from my 14.04 machine. When I first entered the password for the share I chose to have it remembered forever. Yesterday I changed the password on the ...
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Error 255 samba share simple file share Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using simple file share on Ubuntu 12.04 for several years not a problem now I have up graded to 14.04 all the problems error 255, tried all sights to fix the problem nothing works even ...
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help configuring my samba file server

Hello everyone I have installed all the files I needed for my samba file server. I have also installed the gadmin-samba 0.3.2. I am trying to set a user-name and password also I would like to know how ...
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Cannot Write to www and update wordpress at same time

I have LAMP installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 server and am using apache as a web server. I am going to be using the web server for Wordpress primarily. The problem I am running into is that I cannot ...
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Gvfs / samba lookup slow since update to 14.04

Ever since I moved from 13.10 to 14.04, I observe an annoying effect whenever a samba share is mounted to my work station. When I open Nautilus, or when I look up /run/user/1000/gvfs it freezes for ...
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Samba password expires?

I have a problem with samba, I have a user and a password for that user, and from a windows machine it let's me log in but after a few hours I try to log in again and it tells me that the password is ...
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Accessing Windows shares of a passwordless user using Samba

I have a laptop running Windows 7. Only one account is configured on it, and it does not have a a password. I try to access its shares from a PC running Ubuntu 14.04, configured to be in the same ...
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Stops network with windows 7 after a time

I have 2 PC with Ubuntu 14.04. In both I have the same problem. I have samba installed, cifs, and with that networking with a computer with windows 7 home that is my file server (don´t ask why). I ...