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Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Ubuntu and is also the default file server for Ubuntu.

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2nd drive not filling up?

First of all, i am very new to ubuntu. I have a laptop running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on which I run Samba to map the network drives on my main computer. I added a second HDD so I had more storage, I ...
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Give permissons for subfolders Samba

I opened a shared folder called file sharing on my Samba file transfer server and it should have 2 different subfolders in it. FileSharing/CommonArea FileSharing/PrivateArea Everyone will be able to ...
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Samba network no longer accessible

I am experiencing more and more problems with my Samba server. I have a Ubuntu Server PC with Samba on it in my network. A few days ago, one of my PCs (running Kubuntu 20.04) was no longer able to ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Samba Server / User Cant login / windows pc cant access

First of all, sorry for my poor English. I have few questions for Samba on Ubuntu I just new noob in Linux system, my new company wanted me to upgrade our service team file server from Debian Bullseye ...
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Trying to setup Ubuntu server 20.04 as a file and music server

Ive tried to install samba with the following commands but I get errors. These commands are : sudo apt-get install samba samba-common sudo apt-get install python-glade2 sudo apt-get install system-...
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What is the fastest way to send files/directories from linux to windows

This might not be specific to ubuntu but it's the system i am on(20.04LTS). I am trying to move a 500GB worth storage to a windows machine for backup reasons.sending via SMB is extremely slow(2mb/s). ...
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How do I add permission for an executable file in a samba share?

How do I add permission for an executable file when there is no permission in samba? [share] path = /mnt/drive valid users = akp snp read only = yes executable = yes Is it ok to put executable ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 access network printer attached to windows 7 computer workgroup

I have two laptops running Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. Both these were able to locate the network printer attached to my windows 7 computer using the samba option in printer set up. I loaded 20.04 on ...
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SeDiskOperatorPrivilege fail password ok

I need to share a ubuntu 20.04 server folder using windows ACL The server is set as a AD member, i can see the server in the "users & computer" app on win 10 client. To setup samba i'm ...
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How to fix SAMBA-AD-DC DNS Problems

i set up 2 samba ad dcs on Ubuntu Server 21.10 in a heterogen envoirement and came across some errors trying to remote backup DB of DC01 to DC02 via Samba-Tool. I hit up the mailing list and ended up ...
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Samba guest ok = no doest appear in testparm -s

If I set guest ok = no in samba configuation file, when running testparm -s, it does not appear on the that file. After changing the samba.conf file I saved it and restart the samba file and then run ...
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How to use windows printer in Ubuntu

im trying to configure printer in my Ubuntu 22.04. Printer is connected via USB to Windows 10 machine, SMB features are enable on it as well. At Ubuntu machine I have installed samba so I have an ...
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Samba Windows ACLs How to set SeDiskOperatorPrivilege?

I'm working with this tutorial: Setting up a Share Using Windows ACLs and I am trying to set up Windows ACLs for a file share. The problem is that I am stuck on the step granting the ...
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Samba share suddenly unreachable

(First of all, English is not my first language so sorry if any of this is incomprehensible) For over a year now, I've had three HDDs on my Ubuntu machine shared through SAMBA, to be accessible from ...
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The specified network password is not correct when mapping share in Windows 10 & 11

After recent Windows 10 update and Samba update on my Ubuntu 20.04 server my Samba share no longer works (the share is not public or guest). When I attempt to map a share in Windows 10 & 11, I get ...
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Please help me understand effect on file permissions on combining umask an ACL and Samba create mask

I set up an ACL in /media/4TB1 My intention is to enforce these two points: All sub-directories of /media/4TB1 will have permissions: drwxrwxr-x i.e: chmod 775 All files will get permissions: -rw-rw-...
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Finding the reason of file manager keep showing SMB login dialogue?

I suppose I am not the only person who experienced that a file manager keeps opening the dialogue box below when you were trying to open an address like "smb://theserver" even after you are ...
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How to see path of my network shared folder?

I installed samba and made a new folder I named shared under /home/brian/shared. I want my printer to be able to scan documents here. I tried to put this as a shared network folder for my printer and ...
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Displaying correct storage space using Samba (multiple hard disks)

I have created a shared folder using Samba that I access from a Windows computer. Just recently though I mounted a new drive to a folder inside the shared one, to "unify" the disks to one. ...
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How to solve samba-ad-dc backup errors

i've got 2 samba-ad-dcs which store their db backups on each other. I managed to successfully pull a backup 2 days ago and ran into some errors today. In between i setup ssh connection between the ...
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Recent automatic update of Samba in 20.04 results in 'Fail to retreive share list from server' when trying to access windows machines on LAN

I am running an ethernet LAN with Windows XP through Windows 10 machines interfacing with all 6 general flavors of Ubuntu. Since 20.04 has SMB1 deactivated, was able to get complete readability of ...
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Unable to play media files from windows server

I have a problem to play any media files from my Windows server sharing folders. When I try it by opening (Nautilus or DoubleComm) it returns the error "SMB protocol source is required to play ...
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Mount NAS Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to mount a NAS that is on my local network. This website tells me to use $ mount <NAS Ethernet Interface IP>:/share/<Shared Folder Name> <Directory to Mount> I'm a little ...
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USB drive keeps having its name changed!

complete newbie as far as unix is concerned. I'm trying to set up a USB drive on a WYSE Dx0D thin client running Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS using both nfs and Samba (just to see which works best) for use by a ...
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Unable to create hard links on Samba Share

I am trying to create backup snapshots to my Samba shared drive. The idea is rather than overwriting the backup every time, I would like to create incrementing backup with hard links using rsync as ...
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21.10 Samba AD DC directory service dns error

Clients can log in, pull the cached gpos, only the stored credentials for mapped drives are lacking. With the RSAT tools, of course, no more connection. Im really confused at this point because this ...
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large number of strange samba log files not cleaned by logrotate

On my ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS I see a large number of log files with names like this: log.2003_df_272d_9b00_810b_3c34_b13a_800c log.2003_df_272d_9b00_30b7_2646_c9ca_36c9 These are obviously created by ...
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Samba share is accessible but invisible

we have two Ubuntu 20.04 LTS servers running. For both we applied identical samba setups except different share names and local paths. When we enter \IP.of.Server.1\ in Windows Explorer our share is ...
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How to Allow Samba Shares for Domain users?

I have a samba server with shares using POSIX ACL. We installed the Active Directory domain controller by using Turnkey image, I joined Ubuntu Server to the domain following this , Installed ...
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Change file and directory permission on files copied to samba share

I have an ubuntu server sharing a folder using samba. What I need is that my shared folder is writable on root only by a specific user, while the BACKUP folder contained within this share is writable ...
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Grant access to SAMBA folders to Domain user

In our environment, we have an Ubuntu server which is not a domain member. This server also has the SAMBA service. So far we use the local domain account on the server to access the files and folders. ...
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Equivalent of Windows net use (list) for connected samba shares

What is the equivalent CLI command to list all currently connect smb shares from the client perspective. Like : C:\> net use Status Local Remote Network --------...
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can not detect NAS [closed]

After the latest kernel update to Mint 20.1 my NAS is no longer discovered. My backup util mounts the windows share and that shows in nemo, plus I can go up the directory and mount other shares from ...
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Changing my samba credential from Guest to "Samba_User"?

I've looked and looked and couldn't find this question yet. I have a PC with Ubuntu 20.04 sharing a folder via SAMBA. On another PC I have a user who connects to that shared folder using the anonymous/...
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Trying to Samba share on Linux, but the Macos can't see it

The config in /etc/samba/smb.conf looks right and the Mac can see the share, but the data underneath the share are invisible. Login credentials are refused. (And, yes, the credentials I provided are ...
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How to find out what type of RAID was used and possibly mounting the drive

I found a hard drive that I used in a file server years ago using Ubuntu with Samba. I would like to see if anything on the drive is recoverable. There were 2 drives and one got wiped. I don't ...
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Unable to finish Samba Setup - Kubuntu 21.10

I've been attemping to set up a Samba share from my Linux host to my Win10VM. I'm trying to get away from using Windows, but still need some Windows-only software for work. I've chosent to go the VM ...
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Samba Share Configured by Ansible Not Accessible

I am attempting to administer to Samba Shares' on a Ubuntu 20.04 running Samba 4.13.17-Ubuntu. I have an Ansible playbook that writes my Samba config to smb.conf and I am adding writable & ...
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Unable to mount new Synology DS918+

I have several Synology DS918+ which I can mount fine with: sudo mount -t cifs //x.x.x.x/my_folder -o username=xxx,password='xxx',uid=1000,sec=ntlm,vers=1.0 /my_local_folder I have purchased a new ...
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gio mount works differently over vnc and working directly on the host

I need to mount a samba share on a linux machine using the gvfs. I have a script that reads $USERNAME and $PASSWORD and passes to gio as echo -e "$USERNAME\nglobal\n$PASSWORD\n" | gio mount ...
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mounting smb windows share using cifs

I want to mount a windows share on Ubuntu 20.04. I created a directory mkdir /media/aus I have the following in my /etc/fstab file: //IP_ADDRESS_OF_THE_SHARE/aus /media/aus cifs sec=krb5i,user,noauto ...
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What is the ID/password when a folder is shared using "Sharing Options" of Caja?

Ubuntu Mate 20.04 LTS. I installed the caja-share extension and installed samba (but not manually configured anything). In Caja, I right-clicked a directory, chose "Sharing Options", and ...
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Add a reload button in file manager (nautilus?)?

The reload button long ago disappeared in Ubuntu's Files application (Nautilus?). It makes sense for new files to appear in a folder on a Samba server, for example, a downloaded file. Now I have to ...
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SMB Fileshares break every morning

First: I'm still quite new to Linux but I've been thrust in to a position at a company where I've inherited someone else's Ubuntu 18.04.04 server (which serves as everything from DHCP, to DNS, to AD-...
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Device ID and samba shares jumbled after drive and SATA Controller upgrade

I am a moderately talented amateur in Ubuntu. For at least eight years, I have had a Ubuntu media and backup server running samba serving a Mac and windows PC's. I am currently on Ubuntu Server 20.04. ...
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Ubuntu newby question on mounting a networked drive so it's visible in Crashplan

I have an old MacBook Pro that I used to run Crashplan. I've got a 2TB HDD attached to a Raspberry Pi that I use as a NAS. The MacBook could see the drive no problem and it was visible in Crashplan. ...
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access windows shared folder from docker

i am using ubuntu20.04 and docker with same system. I want to access windows shared folder from the docker. I am using GIO. I try like this: gio mount smb://"PC-NAME"/"FOLDER" this ...
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Mounting SMB Shares in Fstab issues

I just upgraded my file server from 16.04 to 20.04 and everything seems to be working except for my SMB mounts on my Ubuntu computer. I can access the SMB shares on my Windows computer but on my ...
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RTL8125 2.5GbE Controller only using 1Gb/s, how can I use the full 2.5Gb/s? 20.04 LTS

I'm using a PCIe extension card with a RTL8125 2.5GbE Controller on it. I've installed the Realtek driver r8125-9.007.01 from here successfully, but when I run # lshw -class network I see capacity: ...
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CIFS mount error(2): No such file or directory

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 desktop on a new computer yesterday, and today I am trying to connect to a Windows 10 share on my internal network (LAN) with CIFS. The Windows 10 machine has two drives, ...
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