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I won't pretend to be able to make sense of the thicket of options you have given samba for the external HDD. Suffice it to say that I have a similar setup that works very well with just the following: path = /... force user = debian-transmission read only = No create mask = 0666 directory mask = 0777 veto files = /lost+found/ browsable = yes guest ok = Yes ...


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It isn't working because of that $ in the share names. Remove that and you should be good.


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Windows and Ubuntu have completely different security architectures (Ubuntu being the more secure one) so it just refuses to open the folder (=directory). The correct way of doing this under Ubuntu is to give permissions on that directory to a group and have you as a member of that group and then you will be able to open this. As this is a Windows share, ...


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After some googling I ended up with this solution: pkexec env DISPLAY=$DISPLAY XAUTHORITY=$XAUTHORITY shares-admin It passes required environment variables to the new isolated environment. Since root doesn't have DISPLAY and XAUTHORITY variables in its environment, user must pass it before the root uses any application dependent on GUI. (Now I started to ...


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Change your ~/.smbcredentials user=myUser password=pass domain=WORK That's all ;) The problem occurs when you use the user name and the domain name together. And please revert the changes for ~/.smbcredentials chmod o-rwx,-x ~/.smbcredentials


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1.Changed software and updates to main server 2.unmarked all "other software" sources 3.reload it and run for software update,it installed tzdata(i think this is the reason) 4.Install samba in ubuntu software center


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run command sudo apt-get -f install sudo apt-get install samba it will install broken dependencies.if problem not resolved then use link where good explaination of resolving it .


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A samba server is to allow your Windows PC to see the files on your Ubuntu PC, not to allow your PC so see the Windows files. So if you only want to see the files from Ubuntu on the Windows PC, just uninstall Samba and its configuration by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T to go to a terminal and type: sudo apt-get purge samba sudo apt-get autoremove and then install ...


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Found this question which answers it for me. Basically, Samba can do hostname lookups, while mount can't. I set the IP address instead of the hostname in /etc/fstab, and it worked like a charm.


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You can have any number or services on one physical server with one IP address. Different services will use different ports.



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