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One working solution is to set both interfaces to the same static IP address. That way cifs doesn't timeout, because it doesn't have to re-establish the connection from a different IP on the same subnet. This also means that SSH connections are kept alive during wired<=>wifi switches without needing fancy tools like Mosh. It has drawbacks, too: ...


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That's the result I receive from my Mac as well to that command, smbclient -L 192.168.1.111 (my Mac's IP). If you want to access your shared music from your Mac to use or play back on Lubuntu, I would suggest using PCManFM, Lubuntu's File Manager, instead. From your File Manager (which you can access by clicking on the Folder icon on your taskbar, or in ...


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The solution is simple: Change the following 2 lines in your samba config: # wins support = no ; wins server = w.x.y.z to: wins support = yes # wins server = w.x.y.z and everything should be fine for the Windows machine too!


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In order to get around this issue which is a windows issue you will need to add some different "hosts" at least in name in your windows host file. 192.168.0.100 server1alias1 server1alias1 192.168.0.100 server1alias2 server1alias2 After that you can login using the different information. \\server1alias1\folder1 as user user1 ...



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