I can neither ping nor access Windows 7 Samba shares through the hostname.
As recommended at (inter alia) can not ping by host name for some computers, I have edited
hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] wins dns mdns4
I have also restarted services as suggested, yet no go.
When attempting to ping my Windows 7 machine, the output is:
ping: <hostname>: Name or service not known
Advice as to how best to resolve Windows hostnames on Ubuntu will be appreciated. Thanks in advance!