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Local, Regional, and Ethical laws aside, you can use Ubuntu server for whatever you need. Ubuntu is free and community driven, so people use it for many different things. There is no EULA with Ubuntu (like there is with Windows and Mac) so you have total control, but you also must take all the responsibility for your actions. IE, if your local or regional ...


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The error you are experiencing is because you are trying to run a GUI application on a non-GUI terminal without a DISPLAY env variable set. If you can use a visual terminal (like one you can drag around a desktop), use that instead and try sudo gedit or whatever you need to do. If you are stuck with a tty terminal, or some non-GUI based terminal, try sudo ...


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I think you've missed the step of making samba users, which are different to your normal system users. They can be created with the same names and passwords though. Try the following command for each username: sudo smbpasswd -a <username> You'll be prompted for the password twice, like with normal system users. After you've completed this step, ...


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The reason you can't use the hosts command is because you are missing the dnsutils package which can be installed by typing the following command Sudo apt-get install dnsutils This package should have been installed when you copied and pasted the long sudo apt-get install at the start. So check your not missing other dependencies. It should be very easy ...


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It's because you didn't add the key. If you're using the official Samba repo, they have the code to add the key here.


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Add browseable = yes to the [share] block in smb.conf to allow Windows computers to successfully browse the share. It should fix your issue with clients being able to write but not read. After changing the config file, restart samba services: sudo restart smbd sudo restart nmbd


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I think you have the wrong security type for the server , error 13 means the server isn't letting you in. You will need to select the right security mode in your mount command add a sec option via -o as follows: sec= Security mode. Allowed values are: · none - attempt to connection as a null user (no name) · krb5 - Use Kerberos version 5 ...


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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/nemo sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nemo nemo-fileroller sudo apt-get install nemo-share thenreboot`.


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write the mount (/etc/fstab in this case) with noperm parameter to instruct local client ignore permission checks. It look like this (works for me,o nce i had ignored local permission rights) //remote-ip/share /local-path/dir/ cifs credentials=/your-credential-file,iocharset=utf8,uid=local-user-uid,gid=local-group-id,**noperm** 0 0


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If you have a Guest account without a password: smb://Guest:@server_name If you have a user account with a password: smb://user_name:password@server_name If you have a user account but only want to be prompted for the password: smb://user_name:*@server_name



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