A workgroup is Microsoft's terminology for a peer-to-peer Windows computer network.

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LAN or workgroup with Ubuntu server and windows clients

I have 35 Windows 7 standalone computers right now and planning to setup a LAN/workgroup using Ubuntu as a server if it's a LAN. Purpose for network: Files from client computers to be accessed by me ...
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creating power group

I want to create a group that can run some privileged commands but not all. For example, a power user can access the home files (from one user to another), but it shouldn't be allowed to run apt-get ...
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Windows workgroup

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and installed updates with sudo apt-get install update. I am trying to join Ubuntu workstation to my Windows workgroup to access shared folders on a Windows 7 pc. ...
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Samba Clients set up

OK, I've learned how to use nano to edit smb.conf file with some limited success. How do I set up each client machine to use Samba? Does the workgroup definition in the config file refer to the same ...
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Samba wants me to log onto workgroup instead of shared drive

I can see (browse) the shared drives on my Unbuntu box from anything else (windows, Raspberry Pi, etc.), which all see all of the shares regardless of their source. However from the Ubuntu box, I ...
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Win7 workgroup machine invisible to ubuntu machine in same workgroup

BACKGROUND Hi everyone, I am working on an animal welfare initiative on a budget of $0 using old machines etc., so if you can help with this you get a big lick up the side of the face as a thank you ...
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Can connect ubuntu with windows workgroup

I have a two systems in my home, one is windows 7 and other is ubuntu precise pangolin. Now i want to connect my two systems in one workgroup for sharing purpose. Is it possible to achieve this..?
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How to access Samba shares in Lubuntu 12.10

Lubuntu uses PCmanFM as it's default file manager. I want to access my samba share with PCmanFM to upload and download files. I've already installed the "samba" and "cifs-utils" packages and thier ...
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Connecting to Windows Home Network Printer

I have a Brother MFC 5440CN connected to my Windows Vista Desktop which is shared with the Workgroup. I have figured out how to go to the Printers application and find the shared printer. However, no ...
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Windows Workgroup issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Share Ext4 Partition Over Network How to configure my Ubuntu Workstation to be a member of Windows 7 Workgroup ? and How to manage permissions for windows users ...
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Pros and cons to default workgroup

I'm setting up an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS samba server. A lot of guides tell you to change workgroup from the default 'workgroup' to something else, e.g. smb.conf "workgroup = ubuntu_home" I see the ...
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Does a Samba workgroup with spaces need quotes around it?

If my Windows workgroup is made of two words with a space in-between, does Samba's config file need quotes around the workgroup name, example: WORKGROUP = "MY WORKGROUP"