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Questions tagged [samba]

For issues related to samba in elementary OS

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cifs unmount on shutdown

I have two cifs shares mount in fstab and when I shutting down computer (elementaryOS Loki) system waiting 90sec because WiFi connection was closed earlier. I tried to: Create a file /etc/init.d/...
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Samba network share printer to Win guest in VM

I just installed Elementary OS a couple of days ago and setup a Virtualbox version of windows on it. I plan to install my Brother DCP laser printer on the linux host and then network share it to the ...
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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Because the SMB1 protocol is outdated, I would like to use the SMB2 or SMB3 protocol to connect from my elementaryos laptop to a samba share on my ubuntu machine.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:...
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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

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 ...