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 to mount a sambashare with autofs and cifs

I'm trying to automount a sambashare as CIFS, as documented here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Autofs#CIFS This seems so simple, I'm running out of things to google. It's probably something very ...
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Error mount samba share

I'm trying to mount a samba folder, run the command: mount -t cifs 192.168.1.10/srv/smb/Publico /home/douglas/samba But it is returning the error: mount.cifs: bad UNC ...
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how do i connect a linux computer and a windows 10 computer with samba

I am trying to connect a Linux computer and windows computer on a home network.how do I do it. I am not very good with command line interface. I have samba install via software centre , but I don't ...
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conect to printer on WIN10

I have printer on WIN10 and I want print my dock from ubuntu but i can't connect. When I try smbclient -L I receive: $ smbclient -L 1.2.3.157 WARNING: Ignoring invalid value 'share' for parameter ...
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Issues adding Ubuntu 14.04 to Windows Server 2012 AD domain

I am trying to join an Ubuntu 14.04 host to a windows active directory (Windows Server 2012) - using native tools I've used this as a guide. I've tried a few variations in configs, e.g. toggling ...
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Create a Server in Ubuntu 14 / 15 compatible with W7 / W10

Hello guys , i'm new in Linux , i want setup a server in Linux, Which can check Access data base and the email with computers in LAN which use Windowns. Its a bit dump, because Linux is Better With ...
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Samba permission require execute attrib to list folder contents?

Okay so I have Samba running on my server and I have noticed that it can't display folder contents unless the folder is set with chmod 700 to give rwx attributes to everything instead of just rw with ...
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Samba & Microsoft Access Drop Outs

Currently I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server box up and running with samba, following bad practices it currently serves as a primary domain controller and file sharing system. (I know I know, going to a ...
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Mount network share automatically on startup

I'm trying to have two network shares automatically mount upon rebooting my machine but I'm having no luck. I've read through several similar AskUbuntu questions but I can't seem to get it to mount ...
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Problem mounting samba shares in 15.10 (it worked in 15.04 !!)

With 15.04 (running inside VirtualBox), I used the technique descibed here and it worked fine. //servername/sharename /media/windowsshare cifs ...
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Windows (CIFS/SMB) print sharing through SSH tunnel

When I am on a particular LAN, I can access a certain printer using SMB/CIFS/Samba. I have remote SSH access into a service that is within the LAN and thus can access the printer. I've used SSH ...
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How to configure a nfs server on Ubuntu 14.0.3 LTS

I have been using a samba server for the last year or so and since every computer in my house is running some form of Linux I thought that it might be better to have a NFS server in stead of a samba ...
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How can I make Samba file shares work on NFS filesystems?

I have a dedicated server with 2x2 TB RAID disks and a NAS with 7.2TB of storage space, with the NAS divided into three partitions. I want to be able to allow remote users to store files on the NAS, ...
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Can't copy directories from mac over network

In Ubuntu 14.04 I need to copy from a Mac over an ethernet LAN (through a router, both computers connected by ethernet cable). I want to copy files from the Mac HD to an internal ext4 drive mounted in ...
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Server locks up while streaming video suspect hardware failure

Config is as follows: Core 2 Duo E6750 P5G41T-M Motherboard (Intel 535 (sda) Seagate 888GB (sdb)) IBM M1015 HBA (2-2TB WD RED, 2-4TB WD RED) Was watching a video the other night with VLC through ...
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I can not access NTFS shared folder on Ubuntu via Windows PC

I have an NTFS partition, I shared it and I can not access it from a Windows PC. I got the following error message: You do not have permission to access \\server\myfolder. Contact your network ...
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CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected

I am having a odd issues my CIFS drive. It won't mount at boot and also when the system has booted, I have tried again with mount -a but no success. It will however mount with the mount -t command and ...
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Connection problem with NAS via Samba

For the past 2 days, I've got a very strange problem occurring with my connections to NASes via Samba. I've got 6 main NAS, let's call then nas1, nas2 etc. My PC is running 24h a day sometimes more ...
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samba server is not visible even i installed it (ubuntu 14.04)

I have installed samba. But i am not able to see any computers connected to the network. I only see windows network in Browse network option.
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Samba Transfer over LAN slower than HTTP Download over WAN

To test out my new Samba Server, a reuse of a couple year old PC I have, I downloaded Ubuntu Server disk image file to my laptop and used SMB to copy it over to my Samba Server. It was to take more ...
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How to permanently set /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags

I have edited /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags to allow my cifs mounts to mount correctly. (I had to use value 0x81). To edit SecurityFlags I type 'modprobe cifs' which then lets me see the /proc/fs/cifs ...
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Only file owner can change Windows Read-Only attribute thru Samba

Ubuntu Server 14.04, files shared through Samba. In Windows 7, only the file owner has privileges to change to Windows read-only attribute. I would like the group to be able to set and unset that ...
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How to share a folder with SMB in KDE Plasma 5.4 and Dolphin 15.08.1

I installed samba and kdenetwork-filesharing packets. When I do a right click on a folder I don't have a 'share' option in 'properties' submenu. What is the easiest GUI way to share a folder via SMB ...
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cant get samba share to work on ubuntu server vm

I have a windows 2012 server running hyper v with a number of vms running and connected properly. I created a new vm for ubuntu server 15.04 to run samba as a file server. After installing ubuntu ...
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How to properly mount a partition from one ubuntu machine (client) to another (server)?

Basic setup is as follows. A desktop and a laptop. Both have ubuntu installed. The desktop is going to function as a server. The laptop is going to function as a workstation. Basically, there is ...
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Why does the first access to samba shared folder always fail?

I shared a folder with samba. Access is allowed only with username and password. If I try to access from Windows or Android, I always get a failure on the first try and a success from the second on. ...
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Samba Server: security = user is not showing up

I am trying to use Ubuntu Server to set up a Samba Server. However, in all the instructions I see, it says to uncomment the line security = user. I don't see this line where it is supposed to be. ...
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allow all users to read/write any files/folders on 2nd drive regardless of who created it

I am running 14.04 LTS. I've got a mount point called /files that is owned by root, the group is plugdev and I've given the group write permission. I used some of the information in ...
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How do I see Samba groups?

How can I see all groups in my Samba server? If possible, with users who belong to that group.
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permission in ubuntu samba file sharing

I've got a problem in my samba file sharing. I copy and paste a Microsoft word in my folder that the owner was my self and a group had access to this word by permission 750 but when I check the ...
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CIFS and Samba drive mount nightmare

I've been raking my brains on how to mount a cifs share trying pretty much everything. It should work, but it doesn't!! I've tried this mount -t cifs //server-name/share-name /mnt/cifs -o ...
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Programatic Video Conversion using ffmpeg and Ubuntu Server

I have a shiny new server that I bought to get to know Ubuntu Server. For my first project I would like to use Samba, ShelScript, and FFMPEG to convert video. Optimally I would like to be able to ...
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Mount SMB/CIFS in Ubuntu from Openmediavault

I try to mount smb/cifs share into Ubuntu 15.04.the mount string is like //192.168.10.27/AM /mnt/windowsshare cifs ...
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sudo: Forcing Primary Group to 'Domain Users' for [username]

I have been setting up an ubuntu server and at some point this started to happen: Every time I sudo and am prompted for a password I get this: sudo echo "test" [sudo] password for [username]: ...
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Using AD-integration to allow Windows clients pass through auth to SAMBA share

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with integrated authentication to Active Directory. I can log interactively into the box using a domain account just fine. What I can't do is hit a share that requires ...
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samba is not working (can't connect)

I want to have a shared folder using Samba and this folder should be protected by an username-password combination (kind of usual actually). What I've done so far: Installed samba (was already ...
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Strange file ownership after rsync W7/U14.04

I've set up a small home network with two machines running Ubuntu (14.04 LTS), my W7 workstation and an iMac. So far I've managed to get things going pretty well and yesterday I set out to update my ...
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openldap and samba error

I'm getting an error trying to setup ldap on my ubuntu server with samba. I'm not a linux guru by any means but trying to learn. I've looked on the internet for an answer but havent come up with ...
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Cannot connect to WD My Cloud EX2 since firmware upgrade to 2.10.302

The other morning the WD My Clould EX2 rolled out a firmware upgrade (2.10.302) and since then, I'm unable to connect via the usual Browse Network. Mounting as NFS continues to work normally, but ...
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Samba/nfs mounts on laptop

The 'mount' utility really frustrating me, when I use this for cifs/nfs mounts. My laptop runs Kubuntu 15.04 and I have a Synology NAS in my home network. The problem here is the my laptop is... a ...
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Samba not accessible from Windows 10

I'm not able access samba from a windows 10 machine which is having a mail user account. However, when I login with a local user account I'm able to access the samba share. I went ahead and captured ...
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Ubuntu cannot connect to samba workgroup

I have two desktop computers in my network, both of them running Ubuntu 15.04. From my own I have shared my Public folder (local network share), then Samba got installed. After that I tried to access ...
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Windows UAC wont allow access to ubuntu folder?

I have a web server set up on a secondary machine running Ubuntu. I want to be able to access the folder in which I keep the text documents for the server from multiple machines. So I can have I went ...
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Which software to choose for an encrypted backup folder over samba?

What are the different (or the best ;-) softwares to use to reach my goal: an encrypted folder reachable through samba to backup my local datas (with rsync or similar softwares) that I can access ...
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Python-samba causing failed apt-get calls

Recently re-booted my fileserver and found it would not boot. I'm currently in recovery mode for the previous kernel 3.13.0-62-generic on 14.04. When i run sudo dpkg --configure -a or sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Samba 4 root password

I am about as entry level as they come as far as Linux and servers go. I am trying to set up a domain controller using Samba 4, I have everything installed on a VM and it boots up perfectly fine, but ...
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How do I share “/home” itself and give it write acces instead of readonly via Samba

I can see my /home directory with Windows 7 machine but I can only read it. There's no write permission. I created a user called tw8 with this command: sudo useradd -g users -G lp [nameofnewuser] ...
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Standard user is able to use other logged in user credentials to access Samba shares Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have multiple user accounts on my Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 install. I have my a Samba share mounted under my administrator account using Nautilus (Ctrl+L) using credentials (smb://user@server/share). I ...
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Samba, windows domain sharing and management

I have setup ubuntu-server to take over as the main file server on my domain and successfully managed to get it recognising all the windows AD users and groups using Centrify express, I did try to add ...
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how to use windows network links directly in nautilus

In the mixed evironment of linux and windows machines there is a lot of links shared via IM, mails etc. They point to same location, but they have different formats. For example Windows link ...