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 NAS Help (Raspberry Pi)

This has been asked before (I could link to 3 other posts I've seen here), but none of them have been answered. I have also posted this on http://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/ but was advised to post ...
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Ubuntu Server joining an Active Directory Windows Domain

The gist of what I want to do is add some Ubuntu Server hosts to my Windows Active Directory (2008r2 level), limit access to each server via a group, then further limit the sudo permissions on the ...
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edit the file shared by Wifi Access Point

I recently found a tutorial http://dev.ardupilot.com/wiki/odroid-wifi-access-point-for-sharing-files-via-samba/ It taught me how to set up a wifi module in odroid board(installed ubuntu 14.04 and arm ...
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Why do samba users need to log on to the server first?

For my students, I am setting up an ubuntu server as an webserver and Samaba file server. Students are all given a local account. I have added folders to Samba to share with the students. They are ...
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Access Samba Share using Active Directory (LDAP)

I have Samba installed in our server and it is running fine. We have hundreds of folders in Samba share, and we use user.map to map list of users to specific folder in smb.share file. Since users are ...
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How to create a directory users can't delete (but can delete files in it)?

Is it possible to create a directory that ordinary users cannot delete, but they could create and delete files and subdirectories inside this directory? i.e. for /share/permanent/ users could ...
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Samba share to windows XP

I have a samba share in 14.04.3 LTS that's accessed by some windows computer. The share is basically working, because I can access files from both platforms in "all directions". However I have a ...
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Can only login to Samba Share with IP but not by hostname

I'm a beginner when it comes to Linux and have put together a small Ubuntu server that runs Samba. My problem is that I can only login to my Samba Share on Windows with my user if I access it by it's ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 : Samba Server Error. ' Unit samba.service failed to load: No such file or directory.'

I tried getting Samba Server Using sudo apt-get install samba* but doing that I got this : The following information may help to resolve the situation: The following packages have unmet ...
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Samba share not accessible

Workgroup can't access samba share after configuring and rebooting. Am using Ubuntu 15.10 on Dell PowerEdge and clients are Windows 10.
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Cannot access shared folder on another Ubuntu machine

I have ubuntu 15.10 installed on two PCs. On PC A I have shared the /home folder (as a result samba + other were installed automatically). From PC B I can see the folder but when I try to open it I ...
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Samba suddenly stopped working

I have weird problem suddenly, my windows 8.1 machine cannot connect to samba share anymore. It has been working for months without any problem but now it just stopped working. I was writing an essay ...
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Problems to connect to Samba share

After a quite fresh re-installation of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and after a while which I couldn't determine, I'm unable to save files on NAS mounted via Samba with the following message saves in my public ...
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Cannot write to Samba shared folder

This question has been asked several times, but reading the different answers did not get me to resolve my specific problem. Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on my HTPC. I want to share over the LAN the ...
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Samba Windows Share error: “NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED” - Missing usershares

EDIT: The problem actually turned out to be a missing file error. Still can't fix that :/ The missing file is /var/lib/samba/usershares/public EDIT2: Can't even access the server itself. Googled and ...
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not able to automatically mount HD

I'm facing a weird issue that's really driving me crazy :/ I use Samba to share some folders over my WiFi, however, whenever I reboot my machine the shared folders become un-shared. After doing some ...
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Is there a better way to connect to my NAS drive then smb://[IP address] with Lubuntu?

I have lubuntu 14.04 installed, connected to a Virgin Broadband router, with a Seagate Media NAS drive also connected to the same router. Samba is installed. From Windows 7 (on a different computer), ...
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Samba: check file for completeness

I have a device (with Ubuntu on it) with Samba installed. There is also a cron job that copies files out of the Samba share every 60 seconds. I am now running into a situation where the cron job ...
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How to Share folder with samba wich is located on second hard drive

I have a problem, so i will get to it. Over 10 days i just cant get access from lan to a shared folder wich is located on a second hard drive on ubuntu server. I have instaled ubuntu server 15.04, ...
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Unable to write to Samba NTFS share from Windows7

I've been trying to enable writing from Windows 7 to a samba share mapped to a NTFS-formatted USB Disk for the last 3 hours without any success. I can access the mount point without any issues from ...
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Samba - Client wont find server

I have two computers with Ubuntu Desktop on both. The folder i am trying to share on Computer no.1 can't be found by Computer no.2 The really frustrating part is that i actually got it to work a ...
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rsync synching unchanged files

New to rsync here. I used it to backup files on an external drive on my home drives. My rsync line is : sudo rsync -vv -rP /inputFolder ~/backupFolder I did 2 backups back to back to verify if ...
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Installing a printer in Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I am running a SWAT samba file server on an old computer, so I used the "headless" 12.04 LTS server on it so that it might run a bit faster and be able to update to later distributions later on and ...
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Which file system should I use for Samba shares? [closed]

Which file system should I use for Samba share with Ubuntu 14.04? NTFS ext4 or something else?
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Samba - only one user can login

I recently installed a Samba Server on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now I set up 2 users: user1 and user2. I want both to have a their own network drive, so my configuration file looks like this: [global] ...
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winbind and passwd issues

I successfully configured a Ubuntu 15.10 Workstation to authenticate against Active Directory. The only thing left so far is the ability to change the Active Directory password. When I enter the ...
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Issues with inaccessible shares

I have some problems with Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, which is related to the behaviour of Ubuntu on network shares. Whenever I come from work, my network changes and makes certain mounted folders (for ...
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15.10 Can't open files and folders located on CIFS server with UTF8 charset in file name.

I have permanently mounted NAS shares on my fstab. It looks like: //MYBOOKWORLD/Public /media/MyBook cifs guest,rw,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777 0 0 It works fine ...
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Can't access ubuntu samba shared sub-folders. from Windows 7

On the linux server runs samba. There is a main folder with an sub-folder inside. The user should have only access to the sub-folder, I gave him access to the sub-folder but it doesn't work. Does it ...
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Unable to access Ubuntu network share from Windows, Ubuntu web interfaces are down and unable to access via PuTTY

first off I am very much a novice! I have a home media server running Ubuntu server 14.04.3 LTS On Thursday evening, after months of smooth operation, web interfaces for webmin etc. became ...
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Where is the smb mount point in 15.10 of shares mounted via the file manager?

From Ubuntu 15.10 I want to access movie files on a samba server for editing in Avidemux. I cannot open the files from within the file open dialog of Avidemx because the smb network share doesn't show ...
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Nautilus Crashing When Using Xinerama

So I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my machine. I have two GTX 970s and I want them to run one monitor each. Within NVIDIA X Server Settings I have each card running a display (separate x screens)....
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unable to mount samba share on boot (ubuntu 15.10)

I am following MountWindowsSharesPermanently to mount a samba share on boot As said in wiki, I added these lines to /etc/fstab: # auto-mounting the samba share 'Seagates' on raspberry pi //192.168.2....
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Problem accessing Samba

I have recently installed 14.04, and want to use my wireless printer, via the wi-fi network on my router, which has a wired connection to my PC. I have followed the instructions for installing Samba, ...
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Nautilus SMB to iSeries remotely is very slow since mid 2015

I now work from home and I have a PPTP connection from my PC to the network at the office. For some time I have used Nautilus SMB connections to network shares on our iSeries (IBM i, AS/400) and these ...
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Samba PDC Intenal DNS Forwarder

I have setup a Samba PDC using the following guide: https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_a_Samba_Active_Directory_Domain_Controller I have opted to use the internal Samba DNS server and have ...
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I would like to install SAMBA on my UBUNTU desktop

I would like to install/configure SAMBA to share a Folder on my UBUNTU desktop with my Windows servers and client. What do I need to download/configure to do this? Thank You
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smbclient shows me my share, smbnetfs will not

I have a Windows7 share that I want to mount in my home directory ( I'm using xubuntu 14.04.3 which has the thundar file manager ). I can use smbclient to see ( ls ) the share and files I wish to ...
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Cannot print to network (smb) printer

I added a network printer on Ubuntu 15.10 and it does not print: $ date | lpr $ lpq produces no output (no errors, nothing is appended to /var/log/cups/error_log). However: $ tail -f /var/log/cups/...
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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 (192.168.1.10:/srv/smb/...
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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 v-...
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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 username=msusername,password=mspassword,iocharset=...
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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 ...