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

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SSSD Samba, can't get it working

I'm trying to get samba working with SSSD but I just cant figure out what is wrong samba config /etc/samba/smb.conf (I added guest just for testing) [global] security = ads realm = domain.EU ...
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How can I mount a network share from a computer that isn't always on?

Running KodiBuntu (Lubuntu 14 ?) and I want to mount some shares from my windows computer. I have them mounted in /media/ using fstab and it works fine as long as the Windows machine is on when ubuntu ...
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Can't access Network Shared Folder

I want to share file from my laptop to PC throught router. Both computers are in the same network and they see each other. When I set up sharing on laptop with Ubuntu (with guest access and read/write ...
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Outlook and Skype for Business not working on Samba AD DC

I have 4 Samba AD DC running on Ubuntu 14.04 with Bind_dlz. Clients are able to join to the domain and dns are updated. The issue I'm having is when a Client is joined to the domain, they are not able ...
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how can I force a mount -a to run after the system boots up?

Media server running Ubuntu 16.04 and Kodi. Synology NAS in the next room contains all the media. how can I get my fstab mounts working if they won't mount on bootup? -- tried switching to ...
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Copying files add nobody and no group

I'm using VirtualBox with a window host and Ubuntu guest and have installed samba to share my files. However if I create a file in windows and view it in Ubuntu, nobody with the nogroup is added and ...
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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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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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gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to internet

Since some days I am watching that gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to the internet. I don't know why... I don't have samba installed... I don't know much about gvfsd-smb-browse ... So, guys is it ...
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I want to create a local repository and want to share it via samba over the LAN

In my LAN network, I want to create a local repository and want to share it in LAN with the help of samba so other users can update, install, upgrade packages off-line. I have tried apt-mirror method ...
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Avoid flooding disk by copying to failed mount point

I intend to copy files from one Kubuntu PC to the Samba share of a second PC as a backup. For this purpose I am using a backup GUI tool. I would like to mount the samba share to a mount point on the ...
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How to map a network drive?

I am unable to map a Windows network drive in Ubuntu. I executed the following command in the terminal: karthick@karthick:~$ sudo mount -t cifs -o username=raghu //172.29.32.184 /media/Data/ Password:...
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system-config-samba doesn't start on Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

system-config-samba doesn't open, When I try to run it in terminal, I get error i-bus error, When I try to open via desktop icon in installed software, it asks to enter the password and no thing ...
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Trouble Joining an Active Directory Domain

I'm trying to join an Ubuntu 16.04 server to a Windows 2003 R2 domain by following the Ubuntu SSSD and Active Directory Guide. My admin says that from the controller side, it is part of the domain. ...
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UBUNTU 16.04 - Asking for password when connecting to Windows network

I'm trying to connect to a Windows network/printer and Ubuntu keeps asking for a username and password authentication. The problem is that the Windows network doesn't have any password authentication ...
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Proper samba config/share permissions

What is the proper permissions that should be set in the smb.conf and applied on the directory & files? The reason I ask is I have set force user = nobody in smb.conf on my shares, with the file &...
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Enable Server-Side Indexing on Samba

So, I have an Ubuntu server sharing my Music/Video files with Windows and Linux clients using Samba. When I try to add the files to the Windows' "Libraries", it gives an error that the Network-mapped ...
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Samba share distributed on VPN subnet

I am trying to connect to a Samba share through a VPN I set up using OpenVPN. Both, Samba and OpenVPN are set up within a Virtual Machine runnning Ubunutu 14.04. On the client side I'm using several ...
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how to give a user permission in samba share?

i have created a samba server as following [global] workgroup = workgroup server string= samba server %v dns proxy = no netbios name = nas map to guest = bad user security = user [rc] comment=...
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14.04 CIFS mounting windows 8 share 'input output' error

I have tried hundreds of combinations of the following. mount -t cifs //alpha/raid_1 /media/alpha/raid_1 -v -o rw,_netdev,username=data,password=data,domain=alpha,gid=users,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=...
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How to access ubuntu server 16.04 sever's files from windows 10 PC?

I recently installed ubuntu 16.04 on a machine I built, hoping that it'd serve my home for file sharing, media server and probably for VPN. I have installed Samba and the LAMP server. I also have ...
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Browsing computers on windows network

So I was able to see all computers and shared resources clicking on Network in Nautilus, without doing anything basically. Now I only see "windows network" but I get "unable to find location". I'm ...
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Invalid encoding on shared folder mounted via fstab, but not in GUI

Mounting the folder via Network in Nemo shows all filename correctly, but when doing via Fstab with this code... //servername/sharedfolder /media/mountedfolder cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,sec=...
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What is the difference between 1st and 2nd command?

What is the different when install samba using sudo apt-get install samba and using this command sudo apt-get install samba samba-vfs-modules winbind bind9 bind9utils ldb-tools ntp smbldap-tools ...
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Share through Samba NFS mapped

I have a problem with sharing NFS mounted. I had read this a bad practice, but I need it for working and experimental purposes. I have a Ubuntu 16.04 running on Machine A and another Linux System ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 and Active Directory

I've been following the 'SSSD and Active Directory' documentation in order to try and add an Ubuntu Server to our Windows AD domain for user authentication. Configuration goes well until the point at ...
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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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Cannot find Samba in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Dash

Samba, system-config-samba and everything related to samba is installed according to synaptic and up to date. But I do not see it in the Dash. /etc/samba/smb.conf is present too. Also I did not find ...
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SAMBA on exFAT partition, can't have write permissions

I have an exFAT external disk, and I want to share its contents via Samba. Everything works for for READING, but for writting I get a message saying I have no permissions. This is my smb.conf [...
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Removing gvfsd-smb-browse

I just had the problem where gvfsd-smb-browse starts taking up the whole cpu and needs to be killed. Searching the Internet I see this is not uncommon, and there doesn't seem to be a general solution....
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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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How do I re-install Samba?

I recently followed a guide to configure Samba but I couldn't get it configured properly. After realizing that the guide was six years out of date I thought I should start again. I reinstalled samba ...
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Domain controller IP address change

Sorry if my question sounds obvious, but I'm getting started here. I wanted to change my recently configured Domain Controller's static IP on Ubuntu 14.04.4, Samba 4.4.4 since I experienced some ...
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Roaming profile in a Ubuntu client using PBIS

I want to use Roaming Profiles, using a Windows Server 2012 as a Domain Controller, but using an Ubuntu client. To do this, I have used PBIS (Power Broker) software, and I'm able to join to the ...
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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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How to set up dual NICs?

so I have just got a new motherboard for my Ubuntu 12.04 server and it has dual Gigabit Intel NICs. I use the server as an SMB file server and a Plex Media Server. Currently, I have 1 NIC connected ...
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Where is the Samba configuration GUI in Ubuntu 16.04?

Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04, and Samba. I want to share a drive with Windows machines, with anonymous users. First thing I notice is the Samba configuration GUI (system-config-samba) is no ...
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Copy files to an SMB share as non-root user

I would like to access and copy some files to an SMB share. These commands work with sudo, no username/password is needed: mount.cifs //192.168.1.1/share ~/share/ -o rw cp *pdf share/ umount share/ ...
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How do I set up file sharing between two Ubuntu laptops on my wireless network? [duplicate]

I have two laptops running Ubuntu 12.04. Both connect to the same WIFI network to access internet. How do I connect them to each other so that I can access files on one from another and vice versa? ...
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Fixing smb login, disk permissions, and remote access

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to replace my hackintosh setup because my ZFS drive had slow connections. Since switching over, data seems to be transferring much smoother so I'm very happy. However,...
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pam_mount often unable to mount and hangs for minutes

I have some centrally managed Ubuntu workstations that authenticate users against Active Directory and mount user home folders on logon with pam_mount. This usually works as expected, but sometimes ...
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fstab - Trying to access smb share hangs

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 computer with SMB shared folders, and from a Windows computer I'm able to gain access to these without problems. From this Ubuntu computer I've set the fstab so that I can gain ...
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SystemD Can't get script to start Samba4 Active Directory-Domain Controller (AD-DC) at boot Ubuntu 16.04

I built Samba4.4.3 AD-DC on Ubuntu 16.04, and cannot figure out how to script it so I can start the samba service on reboot. I followed the instructions from here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread....
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How do I navigate to a samba location I've mounted in Nautilus on the command line?

Please note: I am two weeks old in Linux. I have found a lot of answers to this question on the internet, tried many, but all failed one way or another. Therefore I dare to ask once again in the hope ...
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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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NAS won't mount at boot but will mount with mount command after boot

NAS won't auto-mount at boot - no answers CIFS FSTAB won't start at boot and mount -a doesn't work as expected - not related, sudo mount -a works for me CIFS mount through fstab not ...
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Samba: Software caused connection abort

I am trying to create samba file server(ubuntu 14.04) on my local network, I can connect to samba server from another ubuntu 14.04 and enter the shared folder as a guest, but after creating a ...
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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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16.04 beta — problems with samba (systemd related) and nautilus (launcher related)

I decided to take the plunge on doing a do-release-upgrade tonight from 14.04.4 to 16.04. I only have two outstanding issues, both of which might just be due to buggy beta packages but I thought I'd ...
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Access Denied creating a folder in a Samba Share from a windows client

I am a new user and please forgive my ignorance. I have Ubuntu Server 16.04 and am having trouble with file sharing. Mission - give my workgroup read, write and execute access to a common drive on a ...