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Open network drive file over samba share on Hera 5.1.7 - permission denied

I have USB HDD connected to ZTE internet router. HDD is shared on my home network over Samba share (SMB1) and accessible on two Windows machines and android box with rw permissions, those shares are ...
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Connect to Windows via Samba - instant timeouts

I'm trying to connect ElementaryOS to a Windows laptop and nothing I've tried has worked. Even running gvfs-mount smb://192.168.1.x from the terminal results in "Error mounting location: Failed to ...
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"Sharing" in Settings, what is it?

I have browsed around for a while now looking for what the "Sharing" section in settings is. Is it Samba? or something else? Regardless, I have tried discovering a "shared" library with my phone, my ...
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Shared drive - unable to see from my Elementary OS computer

I have two computers - one with Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya), and one with Elementary OS 0.4.1 (Loki). The Mint computer has a shared hard drive, and it has Samba installed to make the drive shareable on ...
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Pantheon-files can't connect to samba server with min protocol SMB2 or SMB3

Because the SMB1 protocol is outdated, I would like to use the SMB2 or SMB3 protocol to connect from my elementaryos laptop to a samba share on my ubuntu machine. But when I configure min protocol ...
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Windows / smb share

To start, this OS is really great. I only have 1 rather big problem. I can not save files to my Ubuntu server. Connecting to a smb share or sftp share is not a problem with the 'files' app. I can ...
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Pantheon-files asks me for a password to access unprotected SMB shares

I used the right-click menu on a Windows 10 computer in order to share a folder on my local network. I set that share to "Everyone" and also disabled password-protected sharing via the Windows Control ...
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Is there a way to refresh the Pantheon-Files "Entire-Network"

If I leave my home and go to my friend's the "Entire-Network" will continue to show my samba shares from home, I've tried killing Files and pantheon-files-daemon, but it still persists. Is there a way ...
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Sharing files linux to linux, or linux to windows

How do you share files in elementary OS? What is the install procedure for Samba? I cannot see elementary OS on my network at all, Linux or Win Really need to be able to stream content from Win to ...
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Is thera a GUI tool for setting up the samba server?

system-config-samba used to work in Freya, but it isn't now, here is the error message: (system-config-samba:17094): Gtk-WARNING **: 無法在 module_path 中找出佈景主題引擎:‘pixmap’, (system-config-samba:17094): ...
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The share plugin in switchboard seems not to work in Loki

open switchboard. open the share plugin. As you can see, it doesn't work.
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Pantheon-files just can't remember my samba password

I have to input the username and password everytime I use the samba service. If I close the pantheon-files at the samba directory, the next time I open it, it will ask for my password twice, it is so ...
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Anyone tried getting netatalk working on elementary os?

Just wondering since this os mimics Apple. I know that Apple may be doing away with afp, but they haven't yet and it will works. If elementary is is based on Ubuntu, can I just use netatalk 'a ...
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Pantheon-files create a folder or file on network share (bug)

(Sorry for my english, i am french) Hello, When creating a new folder or a new file in a Samba network share or WebDAV, the folder or file is created with the name "new folder" (nouveau dossier in ...
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Pantheon show thumbnails samba server

I just installed a samba server and my files are now accessable via samba. For any reason I can't see any thumbnails in the samba files. Is there an option to change the settings for Pantheon to ...
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Slow smb mounts [closed]

So I mapped my network drives to my machine. The server transfer speeds are fine, but it takes a long time to load the folders. like its doing a "mount -a" evry time I open a folder. Here you can see ...
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Can't access remote folders in Music / Photo

All my music and my photos are on a NAS. Those folders are shared via Samba. It seems it's impossible to access samba shares when defining the library location for my music or photos. I tried "enter ...
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Cannot change ownership of a network folder shared from Windows

I have problem to change the permissions on a shared folder from Windows in elementary OS. I am using the chown command and it throws me the following error: pablo@pablo:/home$ LANGUAGE=en sudo chown ...