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 get execute bit on Samba share working with Windows 7 client

I keep most of my files on an Ubuntu 14.04 box in Samba shares and access them from Windows 7 client machines. I had this all working with Ubuntu 11.10 and somehow broke this when moving to 14.04. ...
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How to fix a “Software caused connection abort” error in Ubuntu 14.04?

I just performed a clean install (not an upgrade) to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit, PC desktop ISO) on a PC that previously had Ubuntu 12.04 installed. Upon trying to restore my \home directory from a Samba ...
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Copying files from Windows 8 to Ubuntu causes unknown network error

I've set up a new home server (Ubuntu 14.04, AMD 64, 3GB RAM, etc.). I have permissions set up on my shared directories, but I'm having problems when copying some files to those directories. I can ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 samba share not accessible from Windows 7

I'm really new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I know this has been asked a million times but I'm trying to get a Samba share to work and I've been reading all kinds of threads but I just can't get it ...
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Samba sharing not opening in Ubuntu 14.10. & 15.04

the Samba file sharing program does not open. I have properly install the program through either command line or the software center. When I try to open the program it prompts me for my password and ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Server 14.4 LTS Server connectivity Issue with windows clients

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.4LTS and Samba File Server few weeks back. All my clients are on windows 7. Since then I have been having intermittent problems as mentioned below. 1. clients ...
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Samba File server

I know, there are a lot of articles about my request but everyone is different and I am getting confused. My question: I’ve installed a samba server (14.04- 64 bit), the server has 1 2TB hard drive ...
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permission denied error on a new harddisk with samba

I have two hard disks, 1-hard disk one (has Ubuntu system) 2-hard disk two I shared some folders in hard disk one and I can access them from Windows Clients. but when I share any folder in hard ...
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One user can view files in Samba share from Win7 PC, other user cannot (from same PC)

I mapped a mounted drive to a share (named "Docs") in Samba. This drive automatically mounts. I'm using User security for share access. I think everything Samba-wise is set up properly, because I ...
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Setting Up Active Directory With Samba4 & Kerberos

I am new to active directory and configuring domain controllers! I have followed this guide ( ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 network sharing asking for workgroup password

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 on my main PC and network sharing more or less was working. Recently I've installed ubuntu 14.04 instead and after that all other ubuntu computers cannot access my main PC's ...
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Cannot access Samba share from windows 7 using hostname

I've been trying for days to get this working, and everywhere I look online it seems no one has a definitive answer, so here is the run down: I have an external drive attached to my ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Samba mount through fstab but only with permissions for one user

I recently set up a server with samba file sharing. On the clients I would like to automount the server during boot using fstab. I read a few tutorials and ended up using this line in /etc/fstab ...
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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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Can't login to samba secure share

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 64 bit on my other PC. I have created insecure shares and I can login to them so I followed these instructions to make a secure share: ...
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How do I install a printer on Ubuntu Server 12?

I have Ubuntu Server 12 and I've installed Samba and CUPS. I have also downloaded and installed the drivers for my printer. At this point, I'm unsure of how to actually go about and install and ...
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File sharing between Ubuntu VM and Windows 7

I've got Ubuntu 12.04 running as Guest in a virtualized VMware Workstation 9 session on a Windows 7 host. The Windows machine shares a folder with the Ubuntu machine via CIFS and the Ubuntu machine ...
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How to make nautilus forget SMB session passwords without logging out

I'm testing the accessibility of a couple of samba shares through nautilus. When inserting the password for the first time, I've chosen "remember password until you logout" but now I'd like to make ...
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Windows shows junk directory name of samba share

I have two HDD in my Ubuntu 14.04 Linux Server box. I have shared Disk 1 which is of 500gb (/dev/sda1) through samba share. Disk 2 is of 1 TB (/dev/sdb1) and used to backup contents of Disk 1 daily at ...
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Error with yarn.sh command

There is an error comes up while I'm starting the yarn.sh command. This is the error output: $ start-yarn.sh starting yarn daemons mkdir: cannot create directory `/logs': Permission denied chown: ...
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Samba installation failed on ubuntu 12.10

I was trying to install samba to access shared printer on windows pc connected via office network, following response came out from terminal. please guide me how to install Samba or any other ...
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Problem with cifs-util. Mount: only root can mount [closed]

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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Error while sharing a folder with domain admin account

I am using ubuntu and windows server 2008 in a virtual box. i added ubuntu in a windows domain. I have created a user account named user123 during installation of ubuntu. I can share a folder with ...
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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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SAMBA — Cannot access Samba share from XP

Cannot access SAMBA share on Ubuntu 12.04 box from XP box. SAMBA is up and running on the Ubuntu box. smb.conf has the correct windows workgroup name in it, and I can see the Ubuntu box from the XP ...
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Samba Administrative Password

Good . I am unfortunately having an issue with Samba. After installing Samba using Ubuntu Software Centre, when lunching it I am prompted to enter an administrator password. I can't remember ever ...
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Is it possible to mount samba shares with ubuntu touch (bq aquaris 4.5)?

Is it possible to mount cifs shares on the ubuntu phone? (terminal suggestions are acceptable). If it is not possible, is it possible to browse such shares? I tried to install cifs-tools over ...
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List samba shares and current users

Looking for a simple way to do this from the command line. List samba shares and the users who can access each of them. List samba shares and the users currently connected to them. List samba ...
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Windows share mounts but without write permissions

I am trying to mount a Samba Shared Folder in Ubuntu, but I am facing some issues because when the folder is mounted, I have no permission to write on mounted folder. First of all, the shared folder ...
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Time based access to samba server

I have a 14.04 server running samba. I'd like to institute some time based access to the server. I host media for the whole house, and the goal is for the kids' televisions to become useless at a ...
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Samba with NAS share available to other subnets

I have a D-Link 320L NAS, that is accessible through 192.168.1.0 network (with 192.168.1.254 gateway). I have successfully mounted it into an Ubuntu server box via cifs tools. With R/W privileges. ...
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Samba file share permissions issue

I have a quick question in regards to Samba share. I have recently built an Ubuntu server and moved all my previous Windows NTFS HDD into the server. My goal is to share all 4 HDD to utilize on my ...
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How to automount a gvfs file system on logon

I configured a remote folder in nautilus. I always need this remote folder, so I created a symbolic link to it in my home folder: ln -s ~/.gvfs/remote_folder ~/remote_folder. Though, when I first ...
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can't access SAMBA shares on UBUNTU-server from other computers

Installed UBUNTU-server 12.04 and configured /etc/samba/smb.conf as: #======================= Global Settings ======================= [global] workgroup = HEMMA server string = %h server (Samba, ...
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Samba 4.2.0 release for Ubuntu server 14

Good Day All, first of all thanks for your work!! I have a ubuntu server on which i am running a samba-4 DC (verstion 4.1.6) now that version of samba has a know bug about the user account lockout ...
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How to share files with Samba in Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I connect to share my file in other wireless network systems? I am now using Ubuntu 14.04. bnogroups@bnogroups:~$ sudo apt-get install samba sudo mkdir -p /srv/samba/share ...
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Ubuntu server permissions issues

I have created a home server using ubuntu server as the os and I have set it up so I have write permissions on my shared folders. However when I log in via my windows PC and try to move my movie files ...
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Cannot access samba share on Android Device

I'm trying to access my samba share on my android device using es file explorer, but I receive the following message - "Login Fails: This may be caused by: - The account has no permissions." (I think ...
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Mount Nas to Ubuntu Server and samba?

I want to mount my NAS drive into my Ubuntu Server so I can reach it from my Windows desktop. So far so good. This is my Ubuntu server's /etc/fstab: //192.168.0.2/Public /DataShare/Aurora-NAS cifs ...
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Change new domain users default home directory path in AD DC

i have installed zentyal server in VMware workstation and also installed windows 7 with for domain testing. Now for example i've department like php,dotnet,linux and also i've domain user who are ...
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The bug is not reproducible, so it is likely a hardware or OS problem [closed]

I'm trying to install Samba 4.0.9 on one server but I keep getting this error everytime. I have tried everything from apt-get -f install to editing /var/lib/dpkg/status Package: Samba4 Install ok ...
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Samba account has no permission in ES File Explorer

I have a tablet with Android on which I installed ES File Explorer so that I can access files on my PC with Ubuntu. I do this using the Samba protocol. It works fine when I use my administrator ...
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Windows 7 connection to Samba drive does not refresh sometimes

System: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Samba 4.1.6 Client: Windows 7 I have a drive on Win 7 mapped to an Ubuntu Samba share. Sometimes when I create one or more new files in Ubuntu, I cannot see the new ...
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authenticating ldap user on samba share

I want to authenticate ldap user on samba share for giving permission to user on particular samba share. When I enter username and password then it say that "unable to mount location" Fail to mount ...
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Samba, files readable but not writable

Environment: PC with Windows 8.1 and Raspberry Pi with Raspbian. On PC, the whole C: drive is shared. Needed: Minimal possibility to move .jar files developed on PC to Raspberry. Some more file ...
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Add users to Samba Server

I've installed and configured Samba Server on Ubuntu. I'm trying to add Samba users. I want to add them without creating a user account(for each user) on Server machine itself. Can I maintain a ...
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Workgroup Ubuntu/Windows

Since a couple of days I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS on my HP Probook 450 G2. I have set everything up to my needs, but there is just one thing that i can't seem to fix. I want to setup my ...
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How can I create a samba share from the command line?

As part of the installation step of some software on a Ubuntu VM I'd like to create a samba share. How would I go about doing that from the command line?