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I have a Windows XP computer connected with a Linux computer with Samba. My problem is that the directory in Linux has all permission, while when I see it from XP it seems to be a read only directory. I cannot understand! In Linux the permission are drwxrwxrwx, so this means that all the users may do what they whant, but in XP it is read only and it is not possible to change!

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Look at your smb.conf. Is the share set to read-only? –  Zoredache May 16 '13 at 15:34
    
samba implements its own security, which stacks upon the directory permissions. is your username/password the same on both boxes? has that user been added to the samba accounts db with smbpasswd? please post your smb.conf. –  Frank Thomas May 16 '13 at 15:41

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