To be able to share folder on lubuntu machine to be visible on from Windows 7, I had to share some folder with Samba. Samba is installed and when:

  1. [Start menu]
  2. System Tools
  3. Samba

Click on Samba, system asks for password, and nothing appears, no message, nothing.


Should run Samba from Terminal.

$ gksu system-config-samba

If returns error message with last line similar to this:

SystemError: could not open configuration file '/etc/libuser.conf': No such file or directory

Create the missing file:

$ sudo touch /etc/libuser.conf

and run Samba again

$ gksu system-config-samba

Thanks Morbius1 for solution ubuntuforum.

  • gksu wasn't available on my lubuntu distro, although creating config with sudo touch /etc/libuser.conf and running sudo system-config-samba solved my issue – JacopKane Dec 25 '18 at 4:07

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