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

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no sharing with samba after configuration

I have installed samba and have set up samba with the below commands # mkdir -p /srv/samba/share # chown nobody.nogroup /srv/samba/share/ # restart smbd restart: Unable to connect to Upstart: Failed ...
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System problem detected because of Samba

I am trying to share files b/w my Ubuntu machine and Windows Machine. So, I tried to install Samaba but it was already there. So, I removed Samba and re-installed it. But, then started to get this ...
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How to uninstall samba on ubuntu 12.04?

I was enabling file sharing using this question How to transfer files between Ubuntu and Windows? and something went wrong so I couldn't click on dialog buttons to install some service after samba. ...
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Bug in CIFS accessing filesystem root?

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs ...
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Samba configuration file location smb.conf doesnt have configuration information

I have two ubuntu NAS that were configured with samba 4 everything is working but i am adding an external drive for a backup device. When i use smbstatus it show the configurations of the other ...
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Problem using printer on ubuntu virtual machine

i have a windows 10 laptop running ubuntu on a virtual machine, i have a canon iP 110 printer connected and my ubuntu is recognizing it, but when i try to print something the state says "done" but the ...
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mount cifs anomymous

I have problem to mount a cifs partition without username. The windows disk shared has no user. I tried with: sudo mount.cifs //192.168.1.41 /media/DISCO-MOVISTAR -o guest,sec=ntlm I got this ...
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Attach a file in Thunderbird from SMB network share

I user came to me saying that he could not attach a file in Thunderbird. As I tried to show me the steps he did : Open Thunderbird Write a new message Attach a file Select his network share (a ...
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cifs share permissions

I am facing the problem with permission on cifs shares. I have a Lubuntu netbook, a Win7 notebook and a QNAP NAS. I mounted shares on the lubuntu netbook in the fstab: //192.168.2.49/nasdata ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not see other Ubuntu 14.04 Samba share… but my Android phone does.

I have two Ubuntu 14.04 laptops at home. They are both running Samba. My Android phone is as well. I have one directory being shared out of each of my laptops. But neither laptop sees the other's ...
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Mount a samba network drive from terminal without hardcoding a password

I know that the default command would look like this: sudo mount -t cifs -o username=YOUR_USERNAME,password=YOUR_PASSWORD,uid=YOUR_UBUNTU_USERNAME //networkNameOfRemoteComputer/path/to/my/folder ...
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CIFS root permissions problem

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs ...
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samba share encrypted volume

I'm sure this has been answered a thousand times, but I can't find one, so apologies. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a file server, with samba 4.1.6. Shared files are in a RAID volume, ...
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find all '&' characters in files and folders

i have a Ubuntu server with samba file sharing. i want to find all files and folders that have '&' in their name an replace it with 'and'. can any one help me on this situation. thank you all i ...
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Can read but cannot write to Samba share

I'm trying to set up a Samba share that is only accessible by a particular user. I'd like that user to have read/write access to all files in the share. The smb.conf file below will let me access ...
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Linux Server no longer discoverable (Network) after reboot

Super Linux n00b here. Server name: LINUXSERVER workgroup: WORKGROUP Got my first linux server up, had my samba server working, various users, various permissions. It was discoverable by my Windows ...
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Backing up Ubuntu to a Windows NAS

I have spent hours trying to replicate the function of Cobian Backup (Windows only) on Linux (Xubuntu): basically to schedule backups of certain folders to an external hard drive attached to a router ...
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Connect Windows 10 to samba share with specific linux user

I have a directory on my Ubuntu 14 box that I'd like to connect to via my Windows 10 box. I've created a new Samba user, set the new user's password, and verified that the new user has the proper ...
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Samba share stopped working for me a few weeks ago

A few weeks ago I believe there was some updates to samba on my 14.04 server. Ever since then, when trying to connect from my windows machines I can get to the point of seeing the folders, but when I ...
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Trying to share a folder with host and guest in Virt - manager / KVM

I am trying to share a folder in Virt - manager in my Arch Linux distribution using Samba to my Windows 10 guest. I have tried connecting via ip "\10.0.2.2" as recommended in an outdated guide about ...
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Missing ceph vfs module for Samba

I am trying to use the samba ceph vfs module. I installed samba-vfs-modules but the ceph.so module doesn't show up in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/samba/vfs/ This mailing list post would seem to ...
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15.10 - Linux computer cannot see windows computers on the network

My Linux computer cannot see the Windows computers on the network. It can see my NAS, and it can see Windows Network. When I open that, it sees WORKGROUP, but I cannot open it. I get this: Error ...
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Symbolic link, samba share, Ubuntu 14.04

I am a Unix dabbler at best, I would appreciate some expert help. I have upgraded one of my machines from 12.04 to 14.04 and lost a path to a windows samba share. On a 12.04 machine I have a samba ...
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Linux server not showing up in Windows 10

I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 that I use to store files and the like. I can connect to it just fine via my Mac but it's never played well with Windows. In 8 it used to connect but between going to ...
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Problem connecting to my Samba server on ubuntu from my windows computer

I'm doing a school project where i have to set up a basic samba server on linux to share files between 2 computers (i only need to show it working), one computer is a laptop running linux on a virtual ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Offline Use: Need Git and SVN [duplicate]

I simply need a Linux desktop to migrate our Subversion repositories to GIT. I mistakenly assumed that the install DVD for Ubuntu would have all the packages needed to do this on the DVD. All our ...
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few samba shares under single directory

I'm new in ubuntu/linux/samba and I did already some search about that with no luck, but i thought "maybe there is a way out" . ... What I'm looking for is to put few separate samba shares into ...
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Unable to move files of 10gb+ via Samba

Yesterday I set up an ubuntu server with the newest OS etc. I selected SSH, and samba file server aswell as basic features when I installed it. I updated / upgraded / dist-upgraded and then wanted ...
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How to inherit the groups permissions in a samba share

I have a Ubuntu server which hosts a samba share (/mnt/data/share). I have two users UserA and UserB. Both are added to the group sambashare. Using the command sudo chgrp sambashare /mnt/data/share ...
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HomeServer using Samba very very slow. Unbearable.

I have a home server setup in my old desktop running Ubuntu using Samba, and Its wirelessly connected to home network. When I try to copy a movie file from it to another laptop in my home, it is very ...
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How to Access Lamp www Folder In Network

I was working on windows where i had simple file sharing i had 1 Pc where i installed WAMP for Web development i was working in simple Work group i had my all project in www folder like site1 site2 ...
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Help with Understanding Mounting unprotected (guest) network folders

I am trying to configure my Emby Media Server, but I guess that for Emby to see the files on my HDD's, I have to configure networked share folders in fstab. I read the Ubuntu Mount Guide for doing ...
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Samba Server with windows Active directory

I want to Install Ubuntu File Server in my Environment. i already have windows active directory running. i need to use Linux Samba server instead of Windows File server. so someone has experience ...
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Can't access root subfolders from Samba

For some reason I can't access the root subfolders in my Samba share. I can see the list of folders on root, but if I try and drill down I get a message telling me I have no permission to access the ...
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Samba authentication fails

I have been endlessly searching for what went wrong, and can't figure it out. There is a lot that I still don't understand about working with samba on Ubuntu, so if something looks noobish, I am ...
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How to make Samba require a password to access a printer?

I have a printer hosted on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS that I've been tasked with locking down. The printer needs to be accessible to both legitimate Windows (7/10) and Ubuntu 14.04 users, but not generally ...
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Samba Share suddenly not accessible

After looking for hours I'm looking for help here. My Setup is: Server: Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 LTS Client: Win 7 Verbindung mit Login des Unix Users Yesterday SMB was working perfectly fine, but ...
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Access denied to Samba share after update

As of this morning, I can't reach the Samba share on my server. Both from my Windows PC and from my Ubuntu laptop I get an "access denied" message. This share has been working for years without a ...
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Samba client login to home directory failed as “NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED”

I have a Ubuntu 15.10 installed in the virtual box on my Windows 7. Today I tried to install samba server in the Ubuntu and shared some user home directories to window. But I failed. This is my ...
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SMB encryption for connection from internet

I use Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS with all updates and use built-in Samba 4.1.6. Because I use Samba from internet, I set smb encrypt = mandatory. This is fine, works great (even if I see login name when ...
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Samba #networking

I have some issue with linking up 2 subnet to a folder. I have 2 PC with different subnet go through a same switch. example PC1: 192.168.28.2 PC2: 192.168.10.2 They both need to access a folder, i ...
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samba username “i” char issue

I use ubuntu 15.04 64bit version (turkish language mode turkish keyboard) and samba 4.1.13. when I use username which name include "i" char, I have issue. I cant login from windows client to samba ...
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smbnetfs with remote share: Writing multiple files at a time via CMake very slow or deadlocked

This is the command I am running on startup to mount my remote share. sudo -u nuzz smbnetfs ~/netmount -o smbnetfs_debug=5 -o smb_debug_level=5 -o log_file=~/logs/smbnetfs.log -o allow_other I can ...
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CUPS printer not available via Samba at startup

I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS and have a printer that is controlled by CUPS and which is made available via Samba. Often on startup the printer cannot be seen by Samba clients. It is ...
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Samba configuration file location

I have setup samba share in Ubuntu 14.04, by using the Local Network Share option in nautilus and I am able to successfully access the shared folder from other computers in my home. What I can't ...
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Samba share mounts have wrong permissions

In my /etc/fstab I have multiple lines similar to //myserver/myshare /media/Server/myshare cifs credentials=/home/myuser/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm 0 0 However I can't access all the ...
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Samba share not working

Ok before this I could not access on ubuntu shared files on my windows 10 pc but now i can't share folders at all I get an error message 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot ...
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trying to connect ubuntu with windows xp using samba server

I am facing the following problems when I am using samba server to share folders between Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows XP. First, I create two folders in Ubuntu then share it to a local network by using ...
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Setting the name of a machine

I've built a machine with spare parts with the intention of using it like a home server, but it does something I didn't expect, it adds ".local" to the hostname, so I can't access to it with the name ...
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How to set up opened samba

How do I configure smb.conf so all the users on my network can access it without a user name and password. My current smb.conf : [NAS] path = /media/k4li/FALCON2 valid users = readonly = no ...