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Cannot access Samba Share from windows 8.1

I have recently upgraded from windows 7 to windows 8.1 on one of my home workstations. I have another machine running Ubuntu 13.10. Prior to the update to windows 8.1 i was able to access the shares ...
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File sharing over a network using samba in ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I got a problem with filesharing. My goal is to share a file in one source address. Example: \\192.168.1.1 is the souce address of file sharing and all of the PC's that are connected to the LAN will ...
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Can't auto connect to samba drive on login?

I have a old PC running Ubuntu server with samba and for some reason, my mac cannot connect to it automatically on login. I added the volume to the login items in system preferences but every time I ...
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WIndows 7 cannot access Samba share

I have an Ubuntu-server running as a file server using Samba and it also acts as a print server via CUPS and media server via Serviio. All was good for the last few months and now suddenly one of my ...
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Cannot connect to samba share on Ubuntu 13.10 from Windows 8 (not pro)

I am trying to connect to a Samba share which I have set up on Ubuntu 13.10. Debugging steps taken: I can connect fine from work which is a Windows 7 machine. Proves it is installed correctly. I can ...
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Cannot access virtual webserver in windows explorer,why&how to?

I am using this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykt3MeNwORQ Followed every step. But just can't access to the virtual webserver. Opening the run dialog and inputting: \192.168.0.106\share ...
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LAN networking not working between Ubuntu Saucy and OSX Mavericks with iPhone Hotspot

At home, I have two machines (Ubuntu Saucy & OSX Mavericks) connected to my iPhone hotspot. My iPhone is my gateway and I can access the internet from both machines. Both machines are also able ...
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Cannot copy large files to cifs mounted drive

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and cannot backup (or copy large files) to a network server (an asdl router with hardrive from free.fr). It copies data for about 30 seconds, then it slows down to a crawl. ...
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How do I make the Samba work after editing its configuration?

I need some help regarding Samba in Ubuntu (Where Ubuntu is installed in VMWare Workstation 8). I followed a video tutorial. Here are the things I did: First, I installed Samba using this: sudo ...
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home file server using samba slow read and write speed

I have a machine running ubuntu server 12.04. I installed samba for file sharing on my home network. I have windows and linux machine. My server spec are: amd phenom 2 x6 1055t, 8Gb of ram, ...
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Samba 3.6.6 always creates as guest

Ok, here is my smb.conf: [global] workgroup = workgroup server string = %h dns proxy = no log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 1000 syslog = 0 panic action = ...
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Mac Resolving Ubuntu Hostname on Windows Network

I have a wired network using the workgroup of PAPERTECH with the following machines: Windows XP (hostname: WinXP) Ubuntu 12.10 (hostname: WebServer) - via Samba Mac OS X 10.9 (hostname: MacMini) ...
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Workgroup sharing

I have host os win8 with guest os ubuntu on VirtualBox. I installed samba and configurated sharing sometime ago. Today I tried to access guest ubuntu, my attempt failed, I spent a couple of hours ...
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Encrypt my Ubuntu fileshare

I want to setup a simple Ubuntu fileserver and have the Samba share encrypted. The trick is that I want to be able to simply power the server on and have the Samba shared files accessible to the ...
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1answer
814 views

Samba server cannot be access across the internet

I have a computer at my house running Ubuntu Server 12.04 that is mapped to an external ip address. The server is running a Samba server with one share. Here is the configuration file: ... ...
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Samba netbios aliases throw an inexplicable usershare error

I am trying to set up netbios aliases in Samba on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (2:3.6.3-2ubuntu2). My primary share (not on the aliases) work fine. The shares on the aliases can be listed but fail when ...
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Ubuntu Virtualbox share folder to host-only network

Is it possible to share folders with samba only to one network? It bothers me that the complete network can see my shares for the VMs. An other posibility could be a subnet for the VM-host, but my ...
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672 views

Why can't I change the domain when connecting to network shares in Windows 8?

I have a computer running Windows 8.1 Pro. I also have Ubuntu 12.04.3 Server running within Hyper-V on the same machine. The Ubuntu server has Samba installed. Both the host and guest OS are connected ...
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796 views

setup netbios client in ubuntu 13.10

I have two laptops with ubuntu 13.10 x64 on them. I want both of them to be able to ping and mount one another via hostname or netbios name which is the same in my case. The computers are called ...
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Print on Ubuntu via Windows 7 printer share without additional printer drivers

i got a problem: i got a Shinko CHC-S2145 printer and have to print from Ubuntu 12.04 (x86) - i need some special features that are only aviable with a linux machine. I installed VirtualBox and ...
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Windows can no longer connect to samba server

A couple years ago I set up a small homer server running Ubuntu and using samba to share a couple harddrives to my LAN. Couple days ago, the built-in NIC on the server's mobo died. So I purchased an ...
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911 views

ubuntu 12.04 LTS: installing samba fails

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS and everything is ok with nic and accessing internet, but when I use Ubuntu Software Center to install Samba it fails;(I installed other softwares using Ubuntu Software ...
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Linux FS with OS X Open directory, restrict access to folders

Got an OS X Server controlling access to the network running. I've set up a few shares under my Ubuntu FS and want to allow users to connect based on their OS X credentials. Any advice as to how to ...
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Printer Sharing - Ubuntu and Windows 7

Here is a description of my setup: I have a Brother DCP-7020 USB laser printer hooked up to a desktop computer running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Xubuntu desktop, if it matters). In my room is a laptop with ...
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Windows is asking for password to browse the available file shares on Samba

Server: Samba on Ubuntu 12.04, with security = user. A variety of file shares - some need to be accessible by guests, some are allowed users = user1. Client: Windows XP, on same workgroup as the ...
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Cannot find share on Ubuntu from Windows 8 using samba

I have properly set up a share using samba (as best I can tell because I can access the share with my Macbook by navigating to smb://192.168.1.14/share). How do I connect to this same share called ...
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Slow write speeds on new Gigabit home file server

So I finally got all my parts delivered to setup a home file/backup server this week. It's currently running Ubuntu Server and I'm using Samba to share files on my network. The server currently has ...
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mounting smb on my local folder

i add these on sudo gedit /etc/fstab //192.168.0.119/shared/kamil /mnt/backup cifs guest,uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,codepage=unicode,unicode 0 0 and run the sudo mount -a and i got these error mount: ...
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Samba slows down when RAM is full with disk cache

I recently noticed that transfer speeds with samba(exclusively, even with loopback - iperf works just fine) have dropped to around 5MB/s on my gigabit network. Before it could easily reach 70MB/s and ...
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Ping Ubuntu by hostname in a Windows machine

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Virtual Machine (Virtualbox). The network adapter is attached using bridged adapter. I can ping the guest OS by IP but I can't ping it via hostname. I already installed ...
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298 views

Windows 8 login not working on shared folder using Ubuntu with SAMBA

I have a computer acting as a local web development server using Ubuntu 12 with the desktop GUI. I am using SAMBA to share a folder in /var/www (i know this is not advised but it is sharing and this ...
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103 views

What is a straight forward way of sharing files over the LAN between Ubuntu and Windows [closed]

I have Ubuntu desktop in an old PC and I bought a new PC, pre-loaded with Windows 7. These are connected in a LAN. I am able to ssh to Ubuntu from Windows fine through putty. Over the years of use of ...
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552 views

Unable to access SAMBA shares via Windows 7 (The network path was not found)

I have a samba share setup in Ubuntu that i'm able to access via boxee perfectly. In windows 7 starter, it recognizes the share folder (TUX) after configuring the workgroup to be the same. However, ...
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70 views

Give samba server a network name

I have samba server running on ubuntu 10.04 lts. At the moment I am connecting to it from windows 7 by typing \\192.168.1.3\sharename. Is there a way to give the ip a "name". At my school I can type ...
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395 views

Troubleshoot VirtualBox Linux Ubuntu guest access from Windows host

I'm running VirtualBox on a Windows 7 Host, with an Ubuntu Linux guest OS. I'm trying to set up Samba on Linux to access a folder (/home/user) from the Windows host as a share - which I believe ...
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Can't write to samba share as a group member in Windows

I have a desktop running Ubuntu Server 12.04 with samba installed to share files to multiple Windows computers in the house. I have a folder /test which has it's permissions set like so: drwxrwsrwx ...
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Creating Samba share to exsiting Samba installation

I am unfamiliar with Samba and need some help. I have an Ubuntu server that has a folder that is being shared and can be seen on windows and requires a user name and password on the windows side. I ...
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1answer
1k views

Why doesn't the network drive automatically connect?

I've set up samba on my Ubuntu desktop. It appears to be something to do with the server. With all user accounts on Ubuntu(except the default one I use all the time) windows isn't able to/doesn't ...
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Error mounting samba share, cannot mount block device xxxx read-only

After installing Ubuntu 12.04, I'm trying to mount a samba share from Windows under Linux, using a scripted command that's always worked, and the server hasn't changed. The error is as follows: $ ...
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222 views

Shared folder between Win7 (host) and Ubuntu (guest)

I'm currently setting up my development envirnonment. I'm used to code (web stuff) on mac. Since I don't have any mac private and would liek to use Win7 I thought to just set up an VM. My VM is ...
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1answer
686 views

how to share Linux user passwords and Samba passwords

I have set up a Linux system with its own user account administration. It is not part of any domain (other than DNS). Now I want to allow its users to mount their home directories on a Windows system. ...
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1answer
3k views

Write permission when mounting Windows shares from Ubuntu

I think I'm close to having my dev environment set up exactly the way I want, but one final snag remains. I'm running VirtualBox on a Windows 7 x64 host, with my dev enviroment inside a Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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1answer
298 views

Samba users with the same permissions, only one can login

Fresh install of Ubuntu Server 12.04 with Samba. The share is setup as follows: [share] comment = My Share path = /srv/samba/share browsable = yes guest ok = no read only = no ...
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Samba shares on fuseiso mounts don't work

I've set up a CD-server which gets it's ISOs from a remote fileserver via cifs. To mount those ISOs I use fuseiso. When I try to connect to such a fuseiso mount I get NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME, if I ...
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Permissions errors when connecting from Windows7 to a SAMBA server

I've got a Win7 system that connects to my Ubuntu server, where I keep my music and other media. I can access my media files from the Win7 machine, but I often get permissions errors, for example when ...
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Ubuntu shared folders in other drives not mounting

I have two other Drives in my System, which I have automounting when system startup using FSTAB. And I have installed Samba on my Machine to create shared folders. Then created some shared folders in ...
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1answer
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Permission on a symlinked directory in a Samba share

I have a Samba share of my home directory set up as described here. On my Windows box I can access the share, open files and write to them. The server I am connecting to is an Ubuntu 12.04 VM running ...
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Nautilus cannot browse samba shares in Ubuntu

I have a problem with browsing samba shares with Nautilus in Ubuntu. I can see work groups but cannot go any deeper. On the other hand, I can use smbclient and mount samba shares from command line. ...
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Issue pushing file from linux to windows with smbclient

I have a file located on my linux box that is generated by a python script, the file is dropped inside of the /root/ directory My bash script looks like so: #!/bin/bash # Run the HR Data feed cd ...
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Windows shared folders through VPN and Ubuntu

I use Ubuntu and i need to access to the Windows shared folders of a remote LAN network through VPN. I connect successfully to the VPN through a DDNS service (no-ip.org) but i can't see the folders in ...