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

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Apt-get fails to upgrade “python-samba” on Ubuntu 14.10

I've already searched on google, but I haven't found a solution that works for me yet. As I recently booted into my Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 (I have set up a dual boot with Windows 8.1 on a second ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - Samba - How to share from another drive?

I am pretty much done setting up my home media computer but I am stuck on one of my last tasks. I am new to linux/Ubuntu so I have a lot to learn about permissions and what not and I'm pretty sure ...
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How do I pass SMB/CIFS nobrl (or other mount) option to gvfs-mount?

I'd like to mount a dedicated NAS box SMB share from userland (no sudo or root access) via gvfs-mount, and specify various mount.cifs options such as nobrl (no byte-range locking) for compatibility ...
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Adding hard disc to existing Samba Share folder

I have samba share running on a server sharing music, videos and files over network from a hdd. This hdd is now nearly full, now i would like to add another hdd of 5tb, so how can i do that without ...
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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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samba share from ubuntu vm fails with 'force user'

I'm a bit of a noob with ubuntu, please be patient ;) I have two ubuntu VM's (server running in VirtualBox, as development machines). The older box (ubuntu 12.04 LTS) is running samba just fine and ...
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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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Disk space is lock or not release after moving files

I have this scenario, a disk is mount on and serves as storage device. shared to windows via samba. storage size is about 300GB and already full. i have tried to move files to another storage but ...
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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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Unable to access password protected folder on Windows share

I'm able to connect to the Windows share via both the GUI and command line - the share itself does not require credentials, but the folder I am trying to access is limited by username/pw. When I try ...
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Impossible to start GUI after data loader Grub : SMB / CIFS files --> fail

Since I cleaned up the system by deleting some useless programs (the system needed more space... ), it was impossible to start Ubuntu normally: the GUI doesn't start. By editing the error message in ...
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Mount SMB / AFP 13.10

I cannot seem to get Ubuntu to mount a mac share via SMB or AFP. I've tried the following... AFP: apt-get install afpfs-ng-utils mount_afp afp://user:password@localip/share /mnt/share Error given: ...
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Ubuntu shared folders using samba not getting listed in windows 7

I am trying to share files using samba from my Ubuntu 14.04 machine to Windows 7 machine which are connected to the same network . I have set up samba in my ubuntu machine, gave sharing permissions to ...
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Transmission on Ubuntu Server 15.04 File permissions after download permission denied

I have setup my home server wrong I think, I have transmission for downloading my torrents it downloads to /mnt/external/Torrents/Finished if transmission downloads just a file to that folder ...
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Ubuntu can see network work group but can't see Ubuntu from windows

Sorry to be a complete noob, just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to get things up and running. Goal: To connect several drives to my Ubuntu, very old, laptop. This will act as a NAS serving up ...
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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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Where is the GVFS folder in 15.04

I can't seem to locate the GVFS folder in Ubuntu 15.04 has its location changed from 14.10? The old location: /run/user/1000/gvfs/ Is always empty, no matter how many samba shares are mounted. ...
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Two servers(services) on one machine (IP)

I'm wondering, is there any option to run multiple servers or services on one device (Ubuntu server) on one IP? For example I want to install something similar to ActiveDirectory, let's say it will ...
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Samba permissions in 14.04

Looked high and low - but not able to get a clear cut answer / leads. I am using 14.04 for file server. There are 4 users connected to this - each with their own pwds. All are shared to one group. ...
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How to access my NAS via the command line using rsync

I have always been accessing my NAS (dlink-343) via the gui in Caja or Nautilus. The connection says smb://dlink-15gtac. How can I access my NAS via the command line if I want to copy files to there, ...
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smbclient finds NAS, but mount can't find it

I'm trying to auto-mount a NAS drive I have to Ubuntu Server, but it's giving me an issue where it doesn't seem to find the NAS name on the network when I mount it. Pulling up the shares like this ...
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How to permanently mount password-protected samba share with workgroup

I can use the following command to log into a samba share on my network: smbclient -L //host.name.com -U myUser --workgroup=WORK where myUser is my username and WORK is the name of the workgroup. I ...
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Where “.gvfs” has gone in 14.04

My question is "simple". Where can I find a local mount point for the Samba shares I'm connected to. In 12.04 it was located under *home/.gvfs*. Thanks in advance for your help. Here is my smb.conf ...
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HP Laser Jet Pro P1102 shared from Winows 7 Pro

I have trouble with this printer shared from Windows 7 Pro. Win machine IP: 10.0.0.120 Printer URI smb://10.0.0.120/HP1102 Whenever I try to print over network I got this error: Bezczynna - ...
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How can i see my Windows PC from Ubuntu?

I recently installed Ubuntu MATE 15.04 and even before I installed Samba I had full access to my Windows PC in my home network. even watching a shared movie via VLC player worked. Then I installed ...
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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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unable to install samba on ubuntu 14.04

Trying to install samba and get this error anil@anil:~$ sudo apt-get install samba Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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make samba share visible in Windows “Network”

tl;dr Shared files are accessible, but server isn't visible in Windows listing. I've got printers and some directories shared via Samba, but they do not appear in the listing when a Windows user ...
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Samba share only writable when chown for specific user set

I have a samba server running on a Ubuntu 14.04 server I set up a samba share. [Pictures] writeable = yes path = /mnt/data/share/Pictures user = christian test valid users = christian test write ...
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Sharing 2nd Hard Disk Drive in Ubuntu Server 12.4

Greetings to all the techies and Gurus! I have Ubuntu Server 12.4 LTS with Samba Server Installed. I have a 2nd 2TB HDD. I want to Create a Folder in the 2nd HDD and share it with windows PC's.... ...
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prevent suspend while streaming over samba

Seems this is an open problem -- streaming over Samba apparently doesn't pause the idle timer on Ubuntu (12.10 Unity), so the machine will suspend after the usual 30 minutes despite the fact that I'm ...
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How to enable user sharing per instructions?

I have this entry in .xsession-errors log "Nautilus-Share-Message: Called "net usershare info" but it failed: 'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare: cannot open usershare directory ...
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How do I get Samba to trust a windows domain server

Can anyone show me how I can add a windows Domain (win2k8R2) to Samba Server. I am trying get Samba to trust all the users & workstation of particular windows domain which I believe will solve a ...
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Share a folder from UBUNTU

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 inside VMware on a Windows 7 host and I need to share a folder to the host machine. I've successfully shared the folder so it's visible to the Windows side, but I need to be ...
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System can't write in the windows mounted location

I have a shared directory on a Windows server and mounted it on Ubuntu 14.04 server with this command, sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.137/data$ /mnt/data I mounted the directory using sudo as the ...
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How to Share folders in 14.04 Server with Gnome

I'm working with a new installation of Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit. During installation I picked the Samba Server option and I believe that it is running. My intention is that an OS X machine will be ...
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Can not access the shared folder in Ubuntu 14.4 / Samba

I seems to be faced off with this issue for quite sometime now. I was able to access the shared folder without any issues when I use Ubuntu 12 LTS but after the upgrade to 14.4LTS only some PC's can ...
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Samsung printer on server - install and make it accessible

I seem to can not find any information on how to install a Samsung's SCX-3200 Multifunction device on Ubuntu server so it can be accessible from windows and linux computers on the network, so we do ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.0.4.2LTS + Samba 4.1.6 as Primary Domain Controller no LDAP - Windows 7

I thought I'd put together this bare-bones tutorial since it took me about a month of going through other online tutorials to finally get this to work. The intended audience is more advanced I.T. ...
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Samba public share does not show up at “Network” in Windows, but is accessible

I have set up a Samba public share as follows: [global] workgroup = MYWORKGROUP netbios name = SHUTTLESERVER security = user map to guest = bad user dns proxy = no guest ...
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Share Folders can not be accessed from outside of the local network after the upgrade

Hope you any one of you brilliant mind could help me out with this issue as I am battling this for the past 2 weeks and can not find a way round. Here is the problem. I had Ubuntu 12 Server LTS. ...
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If I am using tdbsam as backend for samba, Do I still use smbpasswd?

I am confused about adding users to samba. A lot of blogs out there say to use smbpasswd but is that for tdbsam backend? How do I setup the users in modern samba version 4.1.6 (ubuntu 14.04) with the ...
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Samba on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS is not visible in the local net anymore

I set up Samba on my Ubuntu Server, I could see the server from the two Windows PCs in my home and I could share files between the PCs. When I restarted the system, I could not see the server anymore. ...
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Windows to ubuntu-server samba share almost double as fast as ubuntu or mac os x to samba share

I have recently build my second home server. And it is working great the only weird thing that i would like to solve is that my Samba transfer speed from Windows 10 to my server is mostly around ...
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Could not set shared folder

I'm running on Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Trying to share a folder on a network via shares-admin and system-config-samba applications but they give me error. command sudo shares-admin output: error: ...
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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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Problem Connecting To Server (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a school server that I am usually connecting to using the following command from the terminal: ssh myUserName@my.server.com However, if I try to connect using Network - Connect to Server, I ...
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Windows logon scripts failed to run after ubuntu server is turned on

I recently teaching myself how to set up an ubuntu + samba file server in a Windows domain. Things seem to be running fine except if a user logon a workstation after ubuntu server is on, those windows ...
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Weird bug with SSH, Unison and Samba?

I am running two servers, one at home (Server 1) and one at the office (Server 2). Both of these servers run a couple of Samba share directories which are synced every 30 minutes with Unison - the ...