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

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RSAT not Connecting When Trying to Administer Samba Domain on Ubuntu

I have created a domain server on Ubuntu using Samba. I have managed to connect to this domain using my windows 7 pro laptop. The guide I used to configure the samba domain on Ubuntu ...
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Samba/Winbind Active Directory authentication broken after upgrade to 14.04

I was on Ubuntu desktop 12.04 and had it joined to the domain using samba/winbind/krb5 - worked great without any issues, I could log onto my comptuer using my active directory account. I upgraded to ...
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Samba share opens in gedit rather than nautilus, ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I have setup a Samba share on my Raspberry PI and I think it's working and setup fine as I can reach all the files with a Krusader file manager, however when I try to open the shared folder with the ...
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Samba 3.x for ubuntu 14.04

Is there a samba 3 package for Ubuntu 14.04? Thus far I have not come across any such thing, so I suppose the better question is should I just compile samba 3 from source? Thanks!
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Samba file sharing is not working

I have done all configurations for file sharing from ubuntu to windows by http://www.7tutorials.com/how-change-workgroup-ubuntu-linux-work-windows this link. Now I am unable to access the ubuntu ...
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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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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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system-config-samba and galternatives won't work on Trusty with similar errors

Fresh installed Trusty, then I installed two programs I always use, galternatives and system-config-samba. They both fail with similar output: system-config-samba output: gksu system-config-samba ...
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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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Nautilus crashing, slow to the point of inoperability [on hold]

I installed 14.04 on my laptop, and now nautilus keeps crashing. I will open it through the launcher, it will take forever to open a window, and then, when I try to navigate through folders, it will ...
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unable to access samba shares in Ubuntu, in windows it works fine

Yesterday I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a dual boot with windows 7. I have 2 samba shares which I installed on a pogoplug which I can access perfectly from my windows7 environment. When I try to ...
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Samba, shared folders and windows 8

I've Ubuntu 13.10 and another pc with windows8. I use an external drive on Ubuntu and tried to share it to have access on Windows8. I've installed Samba. The problem in on windows side. I can see the ...
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gksu nautilus closing when opened properties of a folder

I did gksu nautilus, went to /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps. When I open properties to see it crashes with this error. deepen@deepen91:~$ gksudo nautilus Nautilus-Share-Message: Called "net usershare ...
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Does nmbd binds on a IPv6-Only network?

After moving my Samba to a IPv6-Only environment, nmbd doesn't start up anymore... I tried this: interfaces = 2001:db8:1:1::/64 and with this: bind interfaces only = yes... But, nmbd doesn't ...
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How do I share files between Natty Ubuntu and Windows XP via ethernet? [on hold]

Okay so this is how my network is set up I have it set so Windows gets its internet from my Ubuntu's wireless connection. How do I create a shared network folder between them? I tried a few different ...
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Problems setting up Ubuntu as print server

I have a HP laser printer attached via USB to my Ubuntu 12.04 system and it is working just fine. I am following the procedure in the Ubuntu Community Help Wiki to set up a Ubuntu print server that ...
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Access samba share from other linux client

First of all, I'm a long-time Windows user and thought I should try something new. So be easy on me and pardon in ahead if i don't get all that linux mumble-jumble ;) So i installed a Ubuntu Server ...
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When attempting upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 upgrade halted and will not allow 2nd attemp

During the upgrade process the upgrade process halted and I can not restart the updater. It seems to be related to samba. I ran sudo apt-get install -f and got the following result: Reading package ...
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Ubuntu Server apply group policy to Windows Client

If I have a Ubuntu Server, could I apply Window Local Policies through ? All my clients are Window 7 computers. I have a Windows 2008 R2 Server, but I want to see if I could use my Ubuntu Server. I ...
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13.10 Samba installed. Cannot find it

I have freshly installed 13.10 on a laptop, I have done the obligatory web searches to find out all the things I need to install to actually make it useful. One of those is to install Samba, which I ...
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Samba Printserver with 12.04

I am now trying to setup a print server with cups & samba, but constantly fail. I found an outdated samba in the 12.04 repository that has known bugs since 2012. I found a false dependency in SWAT ...
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can't login to ubuntu server after create cron and change samba log

Please help! Yesterday, i create a cron which copy file to a thumb drive every 6 pm, and after that, i modified /etc/rsyslog.d/50-default.conf and smb.conf to change logging method for samba and ...
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I want to disappear from windows network

By this I mean to not come up as (LINUX-PC) when a windows user opens network neighbourhood. Unplugging is not an option, as I am running a multiplayer server every now and then, which we connect to ...
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Sharing music with a samba share fails between two ubuntu computers

I have two Ubuntu 13.10 desktop computers on a same WLAN. I have setup a Samba share of the Music directory of the computer 1. I mount the Music directory as a Samba share in the computer 2. I can ...
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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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Set umask, set permissions, and set ACL, but SAMBA isn't using those?

I'm running on Ubuntu Server 12.04. I have a folder called Music and I want the default folder permissions to be 775 and the default file to then be 664. I set the default permissions on the Music ...
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Setting up an anonymous public Samba Share to be accessed via Windows 7 and XBMC

So I should start by saying that I did this successfully less than a week ago and I had no trouble but I have since reformatted and reconfigured my server and now I'm having the hardest time ...
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Problem launching Samba server configuration app

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire One 722. I've installed GNOME via the Ubuntu software application and am using the GNOME desktop. I created an admin account for myself. I ...
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How do I map users with a samba share?

I have a Synology Diskstation with a published windows share. On both the server and the client (Ubuntu 12.04) I have user accounts with matching username and passwords. (myth/myth) The share is ...
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Why am I getting [mount error(22): Invalid argument] while trying to mount SMB network drive?

Disclaimer: I am very new to Linux :) Anyway, onward: I have a fresh instance of Ubuntu Server (12.04.1 LTS) running on my network and I want to mount a network drive to the server so I can access ...
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Samba: How do I make shared folders invisible from users with no permission?

I have a ubuntu 13.10 desktop setup with a samba server. Users can access their assigned folders from their Windows 7 workstation, but they can also see other folders that they don't have permissions ...
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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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Access files from my nas

So I switched from XP to Ubuntu. Install was pretty easy, partly because I have all my data on a nas. The very first I needed to do with my new Ubuntu environment was to send a file from my nas to ...
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How do I share folders in Xubuntu?

How do I share folders in Xubuntu like in Ubuntu? I found no settings or options to share folders on my network, I do have Samba installed. I don't know what else to try. Is there a command that I can ...
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How to install and configure smb-ldap client authentication on Ubuntu13.10

I had tried to install smb-ldap client on Ubuntu 13.10 several times using apt-get install libnss-ldap libpam-ldap nscd nslcd but got failed every time. I've also referred too many blogs to ...
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Samba Shares not working after reboot

After a reboot of a Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.8.0-35-generic x86_64) LTS server, the samba shares are no longer working. Details: Connecting to the samba shares from a Windows server using ...
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Samba performance with NAS

My question is simple : how to get the maximum performance with Samba shares with NAS. Here is my smb.conf file : # # Sample configuration file for the Samba suite for Debian GNU/Linux. # # # This ...
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Unmounted cifs still work. Rmdir returns “Device or resource busy”

I've mounted a network folder in the Mysql data folder using: mount -v -t cifs //192.168.1.xx/path/to/folder/DATA -o username=xxxxxxx,password=xxxxx,file_mode=0777 /mnt/storageHDD/MySQL/data/netMNT ...
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How to change permissions on mounted windows share?

I have mounted a windows share, But only root have write permissions.. I need to change that to my user(einar) so my programs can download and shave stuff to my windows share. commands I've have ...
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New Win 8.1 can't share files to Ubuntu 13.10

Ubuntu cannot access the shared resources on the Windows 8.1 machine. I have gotten the share to work from Ubuntu to win 8.1 but the Ubuntu system does not seem to want to allow me to sign-on to the ...
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Redirecting a locally mounted Windows SMB share (CIFS) to a Windows Terminal Server session

I have been living in the linux world only 2 months so far and have hit a problem with the above mentioned task, now explained in more detail: Our company has 2 Windows Terminal Servers to which the ...
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CIFS - Default security mechanism requested (Mounted Share)

The following message appear every time I reboot/boot my ubuntu 12.04.1 CIFS VFS: default security mechanism requested. The default security mechanism will be upgraded from nbtlm to ntlmv2 in ...
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Ubuntu shares not visible on the network

I've run into a strange thing. I just set up my brothers laptop with ubuntu 12.04. I installed samba and shared his Public folder in his /home by right click -> Share this folder. I put in the correct ...
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Restrict Samba share permission in subfolder

I am new here and I just setup my first Ubuntu samba server and testing it now... Now I have a question about Samba to ask: We have a situation like this: A share projects for everybody full access ...
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How to mount Ubuntu Server Samba share to ElementryOS [closed]

I am having problems getting my system set up with eOS. I have a Ubuntu Server set up and I can access the share on my Win8 machine with no issues. However, trying to mount it on my eOS machine has ...
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Unable to change permissions on a mounted fs (from NAS)

Here is the problem : I mount a NAS directory via smb in /mnt using the following command : mount -t smbfs -o username=username,password=password //win-box/share /mnt/name-of-mountpoint Where : ...
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Samba does not accept my password

I have installed Samba onto Ubuntu 12.04 Server but I can't login as it says my password is incorrect but I am the only user so there are no other passwords. I have tried changing the password ...
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Can browse Samba server but can't write to it

So I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 running Samba on my network. I can browse and view the files on my server but I can't write to the server. Every time I try I get a prompt for my username and ...
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Mounting my TimeCapsule on Ubuntu 12.04

I am newbie to mounting, but already used ubuntu on a user level. I have installed Ubuntu with an XBMC and wanted to mount my timecapsule as well so I can manipulate the data on it. What I tried until ...
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How to get samba serve to follow chmod rules

I am in the process of setting up a samba file serve which I got to work pretty well the only issue that I am now stuck with is the permissions: The set up that I am trying to achieve is to allow one ...