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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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Samba 4.16 and above taking time ~5min to show the printers name and association of printers to drivers

Samba 4.16 and above taking time ~5min to show the printers name and association of printers to drivers. They, https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Samba_as_a_Print_Server#...
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How to fix the issue that Mounting Shares on Linux from Windows 10 - Chinese Characters Disconnecting after some minutes?

I am encountering an issue with mounting CIFS shares on a Linux system from a Windows 10 desktop. Here's the setup: On the Windows 10 desktop, there are two shared folders: One is named 测试 (Chinese ...
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Samba in ubuntu 22.04: Error loading services

After installing samba in ubuntu 22.04 and using the smb.conf without any changes the command testparm smb.conf <myhostname> <myip> results in the error Load smb config files from smb....
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can't copy a file over cifs

I'm experiencing an issue with my SMB / CIFS over NAS QNAP setup: //qnap.local/folder_x on /media/folder_x type cifs (rw,nosuid,nodev,noexec,relatime,vers=2.0,cache=strict,username=admin,uid=1000,...
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What is causing "Thunderbird is already running" error if mailbox on SAMBA mount

On Xubuntu 22.04 and 24.04 If a thunderbird mailbox is on a SAMBA controlled Ubuntu mount, starting thunderbird I am getting the error screen which begins: Thunderbird is already running, but is not ...
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Copy on CIFS folder create 0 byte file

i'm trying to mount a CIFS folder on my Ubuntu 22.04 - 6.5.0-28-generic machine. The folder is on our company Windows Domain Controller, is mounted on several other Windows VMs and is working ...
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Server not booting after reboot

I have had a HP server running in my home for a number of years, just acting as a smb share for the most part. Recently, the share had stopped working, restarting the service had got it working, but ...
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SAMBA Shares Ubuntu 22

I have a couple directories in Ubuntu that show SAMBASHARE as their group in ownership/permissions, but these same directories are not in my SMB.CONF file. Can someone tell me what is happening here? ...
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Network shares don't show up in 24.04

Just did a clean install of Ubuntu 24.04 My Synology NAS no longer shows up in other locations in files: Manual connection works fine: Does anyone know if something change since 23.10 and/or if ...
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ACL permissions not working in SMB mount in ubuntu

SMB mount in Ubuntu is not honoring acl permissions. Folder created and acl permissions given from windows AD server are working only on windows but not in ubuntu. Owner of folder and the member of ...
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Cannot run deja-dup on Ubuntu

I am trying to use deja-dup on my Ubuntu desktop 22.04 in order to backup to a Windows server. But I get this error message: Failed to mount Windows share: Invalid argument i created a share folder ...
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Mounting a SMB subfolder

I would like to mount my SMB subfolders. These links seem to indicate it is possible on some OSes https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/483993/mount-a-subdirectory-without-intermediate-mount https:...
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What happened with CIFS / SAMBA connections on Kernel 5.15.0-102-generic?

While I can 'ls' and 'mount' SMB/CIFS shares I can't in turn mount those directories to docker containers, it leads to: Error: statfs /mnt/images: resource temporarily unavailable exit code: 125 ...
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unresponding cp between two remote cifs share, both on the same distant machine

I have 2 cifs remote share in /etc/fstab on xubuntu machine //192.168.1.2/THOMAS /media/THOMAS cifs credentials=/root/.smbcredentials,_netdev,iocharset=utf8,vers=2.0,nofail,cache=none,uid=1000,...
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Samba connection issues after the new 6.5.0-27-generic kernel update

All the systems that are facing the following issue are running Xubuntu 22.04.4 LTS. I am using the following command to connect to samba shares: sudo mount.cifs //192.168.../shareName mountPath -o rw,...
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CIFS on 22.04 LTS - has something changed between kernel 5.15.0-101-generic and 5.15.0-102-generic?

I have an Ubuntu 22.04 client connected via CIFS to an Ubuntu 22.04 server. The mounts are done via an fstab entry similar to: //machine.fqdn/sharename /mnt/some.directory cifs rw,credentials=/root/...
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Drag and drop to my NAS

I'm running ubuntu Ubuntu 23.10. I've created a NAS using OpenMediaVault v7 on a raspberry pi, creating a SMB/CIFS share. I've permanently mounted the SMB share using fstab and it works wonderfully. ...
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Failed to start nmbd.service

My PC is stuck at boot with this error Failed to start nmbd.service Output of systemctl status nmbd.service: Loaded:loaded(/lib/systemd/system/nmbd.service;disabled ;preset:enabled Active:inactive ...
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linux running a script on a mounted fritz-Box share result in "bad interpreter" in ubuntu 22.04, works on 18.04 (other shares work)

A script like: #!/usr/bin/env bash ... or #!/usr/bin/env python3 ... will result in (german): -bash: /mnt/Fritz-USB/FritzUSB/t.sh: /usr/bin/env: Defekter Interpreter: Eingabe-/Ausgabefehler ...
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File caching creates problems when big folders are transferred

All the systems that experience problems during big folder transfers are running Xubuntu 22.04.4. One is using Kernel 6.5.0-26-generic and is equipped with 16 GB of RAM and two are using Kernel 5.15.0-...
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What is the term for the class of service that provides network file-browser file access?

SSH enables remote (WAN / LAN) viewing files through a terminal. As I understand it, SAMBA: provides access through a file-browser (Nautilus / Finder) requires the user to be on the same LAN as the ...
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Ubuntu Nautilus can't see SMB file share

On my "Other locations" section, i used to be able to see my NAS server, however i had trouble with connecting to it. In the middle of poking around settings i must have messed something up ...
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Samba. Problem to folder access

Folder1 has guest access on the local network, Folder2 does not. Folders were created using the same principle, only different locations on the disk and names. What could be the problem? sudo nano /...
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Samba quit working after router change - Ubuntu 23.10

I have had samba running for months as a fileserver. I have three Windows 7 PC connecting to the Ubuntu 23.10 samba server with read/write ability. Last week, my cat knocked my Asus RT66U router off ...
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Mount file system which is a SQL Server filestream

We've got a web app (.NET 8.0) which uses the File API to save and load files from a SQL Server's FileTable. In practice, this means that the web app can rely on a "virtual" share to load ...
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Internet adapter don't work properly with different subnet masks in a multi adapter PC

I'm having some troubles trying to config a triple internet adapter configuration in my 'home made NAS server', aka a old computer like a server, using Ubuntu desktop 22.04.4 with a SAMBA share for my ...
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Ubuntu network mounts intermittently stop working

As the title says, some of the mounts work all the time, and some I need to do a restart for them to work. They always show they're mounted on my GUI but they do not work. Like I said, a restart ...
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Accessing windows servers

I have installed Ubuntu 22.04 with kde desktop. I want to access some files on windows machines on the home network. I have installed Samba. I have followed configuration instructions. When I go to ...
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Support for go file watchers with directly mounted CIFS shares

I am currently working with cifs-utils to manage CIFS shares in a Unix environment, specifically within Docker containers (ubuntu docker host). I am exploring the possibility of integrating a file ...
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Cannot mout old NAS on Ubuntu 22.04

I have an old NAS, a Synology CS407, which I want to mount on my Ubuntu server running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. However, I cannot succeed in mounting it. I have tried mounting it with NFS and SMB/CIFS, but ...
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Samba Performance between Ubuntu 23.10 and Windows 11 is slower than I believe it should be at about currently between 30 to 50+ Megs Per Second

Everytime I goto transfer files between Ubuntu 23.10 and Windows 11 Pro 23H2 it seems to be quite a bit slower than normal speeds at about between 30 and 50 or so Megs Per Second.. I am copying on ...
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Can share files be writable?

I've tried many variations of code to allow files in a shared Windows folder to be writable. Initial code in a freshly made VM was based on this tutorial. This post has an accepted answer on which I'...
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NAS using samba not working: smbclient fails with error NT_STATUS_NOT_FOUND

I'm trying to set up a NAS using samba, but it doesn't appear to be working. I followed the instructions here, but when trying to "Test the Share Access" smbclient fails. $ smbclient -U ...
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Very high system load on Ubuntu 22.04, probably related to mounting Samba/CIFS shares and kernel 6.5.0-15, why? Problems started in January 2024

The short version: I have a very high system load (load is 17 with 4 CPUs), and cannot pinpoint the reason, on a 22.04.3 system with kernel 6.5.0-15-generic. But it appears to be related to the number ...
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Can’t read own samba share

I have Ubuntu 20.04 server running as a router and smb network share and a windows 10 client using the share by mapping it to drive Z. The share is located at /home/user/public/ and is drwxrwxr-x I ...
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mounted smb through fstab slower than dolphin browsing over smb://

I have mounted a share using fstab, in order to access its files using any application; but it is really slow. Even dolphin is slow listing folder content and sometimes freezes. //192.168.1.7/shared /...
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VLC and MPV cannot play video files from samba share

This involves a Freebox Pop server but (see NOTE at the end) is not limited to the Freebox server, as all samba shares are affected. The Freebox has a USB entry where I have put an external 2 GB drive ...
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CIFS Mount fail - mount:bad usage or mount.cifs: bad UNC (/192.168.68.57/TrueNAS)

I’m a newb, but here I go. I’m running Ubuntu Server 23.10 and I have been trying to mount a NAS to it for days. Right up front I should mention that I have GNOME desktop installed and I can see as ...
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How to monitor Samba "LDAP" traffic?

I have Samba running as AD Domain Controller, I want to debug the LDAP connections coming to my Samba LDAP server. I tried to raise the log level, but still I see no useful information except the very ...
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cannot access samba shares

I'm new to linux, but I'm trying to learn. I hope someone can help me out here. I just installed ubuntu-server and i'm trying to set up some smb shares, my problem is that samba spits an the error ...
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Ubuntu server lts 22.04.3 errors && warnings while trying to download samba [duplicate]

When I try to download samba with sudo apt-get install samba I always get the same errors: I'm very knew to ubuntu and I am following a tutorial to try and make a home server: https://youtu.be/...
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Samba traffic - Connection down

Very strange behaviour of my home network. I connected a new pc to network, via Ethernet cable in switch. There are also other pc connected, same way. Since I plugged the cable, each time I open a ...
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exFAT Mounted HDD partition not mounting as specified user and instead as root

Forgive me if this question has been asked before but I have tried to find an answer to no avail leading me to write this. Please link me the solution if this or something similar has been asked. I ...
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How to make Ubuntu stay online without a display?

So I'm using Ubuntu 22.04.3LTS as a home network, and currently it's just connected to my TV so I don't have to worry about burn in on my TV or getting another monitor that I'll just replace in 6 ...
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Mount error(22): Invalid argument

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having some problems mounting a NAS with CIFS I've been searching the forums for 3 days now to find a solution that could help me. Here is what I tested : The command I am ...
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samba share error with file of which name includes "@"

List item I use Windows to copy a file to a samba shares (Linux) https://i.imgur.com/tN45IrF.png But : #0 name special**@**chars.html leads to error "The system cannot find the file specified&...
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GUI SFTPs won't connect to a U22 virtual server from w11

I am trying to configure a U22.04 desktop running under virtual box as a file server, with a W11 client. I have installed a VBox bridged adaptor. I have installed samba, open-ssh and sftpd. I am ...
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Cannot connect to Samba share from Windows 11, have tried EVERYTHING

I have an old PC that I use as a server. It mostly is used for serving up Plex and family photos/videos - just three SATA drives attached for storage. The machine runs Ubuntu Server 22.04.2 installed ...
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mount windows smb to ubuntu server at boot [duplicate]

mount smb with user write/read, via cifs at boot, after network. sudo mount -t cifs -o username=USER,password=PASS //ADDRESS/SHARE /PATH/TO/DIRECTORY/ _netdev Can I add this to etc/fstab? Where do I ...
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Samba: Second User permission denied

i set up Samba on my home server to share a directory. I can easily access the network drives of samba with my first user (which is also my main user on the server). The second can't access any of ...
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