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 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 [on hold]

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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Getting started with Ubuntu Server [closed]

Okay, so I'm wanting to setup a file server from which I can backup all of my pictures, documents, etc. from my devices (2 desktops, although one of them is disabled at the moment, and possibly cell ...
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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?
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Slow Samba Transfer Speeds with USB 3.0 HDD (lubuntu)

I was noticing slow transfer rates on my new lubunutu system. I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, but I figured it was related to the drive being NTFS. That doesn't seem to be the case, so that's why I'm ...
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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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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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Nautilus “Files” window shows nothing when browsing NAS

I've just bought a NAS and I'm experiencing the following weird behaviour on Ubuntu - on two different machines, one running 14.04LTS 32bit over wifi, the other running 14.04LTS 64bit on a wired ...
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Unable to install Samba

I've been trying to install Samba with this terminal prompt: sudo apt-get install samba This is the response I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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problem in installing samba

Hi i am using Lubuntu and i want to install samba sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install samba it shows error after i selest yes (Y) E: Unable to fetch some archives,maybe..... i have already ...
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I am using Lubuntu I want to connect my machine to local area network

I am using Lubuntu (on cubietruck) and I want to connect it with my laptop (windows 8). They are on same network through WIFI. How can I do that can anyone help? I want to share my files (put them ...
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Uninstall samba with winbind

I have a dedicated 32bit machine running Ubuntu 12.04 the I installed Apache, php and MtSql on. It was running very well as my development server for web apps. It is on a home network with windows ...
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Access to folder on udisks2 mounted drive via samba share

If i mount disk drive with udisks, udisks --mount /dev/sdc1 --mount-options noexec,nosuid,nodev,sync --mount-fstype exfat i get permissions on files and folders: root: read,write group: read ...
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How to make all file shares without passwords?

New to ubuntu. I'm trying to access it from windows. Shares I created from the desktop worked fine but trying to share my ext hdd using the same method didn't work. I researched it and found you need ...
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Several issues with 14.04.2 slow network, high samba cup usage

I have Ubuntu Trusty 14.04.2 installed with Zentyal and openchange. It is running on Vmware 5.1 with 8GB ram and 1 cpu with 4 cores. I am having a huge problem with network traffic being very slow ...
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Dolphin accesses smb share, mount doesn't

my first question, please be gentle ;) I'm trying to access a smb share at my work using kubuntu 14.10 (Kernel 3.16.0-31-generic). Dolphin can access the share if I type in the smb://ip/share in ...
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Samba shares permission problem.s

I'm using Samba to create protected shares on Ubuntu Server that should be accessible by Windows computers. It does prompt me for a user name & password but one login grants access to all files, ...
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Locked out of admin after setting up winbind

I followed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin: File sharing with Samba by Jonathan Hobson on Sitepoint to try to see my windows workgroup from my Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit machine and now I am locked out as ...
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Samba Windows 7 login issue

I've been playing around with samba for the past couple of days to setup a home file network and I've run into a bit of a weird issue when attempting to log into with the users I've setup. ...
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Problems with Windows Domain shares?

I have a problem with my Windows Domain share. I can't connect to it. Here is my fstab file: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique ...
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Package 'samba' is virtual - Error when installing Samba

I'm trying to set up an Ubuntu computer as a centralised storage for a few Windows 7 computers on my network. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. However, when I try to install Samba through the ...
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How to enable folder creation on samba-connected external USB HDD

I have an external USB drive connected to my router. The router offers a samba service with the following details: Status: Mounted File System: FAT32 Path: /mnt/usb1_1 Host Name: smbshare WorkGroup: ...
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Samba - Group Execute bit while creating new file/directory

Im using Samba for a new Project. I need all my files created in Samba Share set to have an execute Unix bit set for Group. Is there any way to have group with execute permission while creating new ...
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samba isn't accessible from other computers in the network?

I'm having a server running Ubuntu 14.04. Recently I've set up a Samba-Server to share some files with the Windows computers in the network. It's working but only accessible from the machine where ...
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Samba File Server Configuration and Sync for Redundancy

I have two boxes which I installed Samba on. For now, I have a single user that access the server, however, I need to expand as to deploy in a production network. Below is what I want to achieve. ...