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I can answer the last two questions, the first question is a little vague, what do you mean by "When I connected to Ubuntu via the Mac, I couldn't sign in", how are you trying to sign in? 1) Please clear up how you are trying to sign into Ubuntu from your mac! 2) Assuming its telling you that you don't have file permissions as opposed to access to the ...


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Yes, Samba can be a pain. I use it for my home as well as work. The first thing you should do is start over from scratch to make troubleshooting easier. You can do this by runing the commands below in the terminal. sudo apt-get purge samba sudo rm -rf /etc/samba/ /etc/default/samba sudo apt-get install samba Then go to the folder on the samba server that ...


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I could solve this by removing writing right from the dummy mount point folder. This way, copying files fails if mounting was not successful.


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The first command will install the package samba and all its dependencies. The second command will install samba and bunch of other packages and also their dependencies. The second command is useful when you are extending the functionality of samba and need extra packages to be present to do so. Note that, most of these packages comes as recommended or ...


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The package system-config-samba is available at the universe repository. Enable the Community-maintained free and open-source software (universe) box at Software & Updates under Ubuntu Software tab. Then click reload after you close it.


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When i have problems with samba I'm always starting from switching to ethernet cable. If my share is connected via ethernet i cant connect to it via wifi (eventhough I can ssh with no problem). Then i make easiest share possible with no fancy masks end forcing options, only to test if it works. If not then I'm checking logs to see if it's stopped by any ...



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