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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Since dmizer already said it ...

    This Howto I've once written was aimed at Breezy/Dapper and is clearly expressed at the very beginning of the OP post. It may have worked with other, newer, Ubuntu...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    If you want to hook your printer to your Ubuntu-Box and share it for the client on the LAN you need to install the Printer in CUPS first (in Gnome: "System" -> "Administration" -> "Printing") -...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    You're not the only one who reported this odd behaviour in this thread - and I tried hard to reproduce the problem inside a VMware environment (Ubuntu 6.06 Server with all patches applied, Windows XP...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    A WEBSITE? This has nothing to do with samba ... X_X ... I hope you're aware of that fact.

    Accessing the website you're running on your Windows box by name requires the installation of a...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Samba is available for installation online...



    stormbringer@nebuchadnezzar:~$ sudo apt-cache policy samba
    samba:
    Installed: 3.0.22-1ubuntu3.1
    Candidate: 3.0.22-1ubuntu3.1
    Version...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    If you enabled WINS ("wins support = yes" in smb.conf) it's samba doing the job (Name to address, and vice versa, translation).



    Tricky question ... this depends on the setup of your network...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    A little more information would be great ...

    I assume you followed the guide, so the authentication error could only be related to the useraccount or samba's setup.

    - Did you add your...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Adding an user shouldn't affect samba ... two possibilities ...

    1. Samba dislikes you for the typo: "writable" is spelled WRONG ... "writeable" is much more accurate. Please take a look into it...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Thanks for linking the guide into the "Important links" sticky.

    Will update the first post as suggested; guess it a real good idea to link to the official samba documentation so that people are...
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    Re: 3 questions on samba

    As for samba: You're fine as long as you're blocking port 137, 138, 139, 445 (TCP and UDP) against access from the outside world (Internet).

    If your Windows box gets pwned by a trojan or backdoor...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    So I drop by in "my" thread and there are a bunch of posts ... I really wonder why the board fails to send me the "topic reply" notifications ...


    You get the error on Windows, right?

    In the...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    I have no idea on how to interprete the line, but: Face the facts ... 9x/Me is discontinued ... and not only since yesterday's patchday.



    As Isshara already pointed out:

    - Win9x/Me seems to...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Should work fine with the VMware setup ... no idea about the NAT though.

    I run VMware Server on my box, and inside of the "emulated" Windows XP I'm able to access the shares of samba running on...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    If you run Win95/98/Me the example configuration of samba in the HOWTO isn't suitable.

    However, as the aforementioned operating systems aren't any longer supported by Microsoft you're better off...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Check if the "My Files" folder on Ubuntu has the appropriate rights. Issue a ...

    ls -lisa /media/MyFiles

    ... and look out for the columns showing your the access modes, the owner and the group....
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    That's right --- if the computer to which the network drive is mapped isn't powered up the drive is marked with a red "X" in "My Computer".

    However, as soon as you boot up your lappy you simply...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Nope --- samba isn't installed by default, and the smb.conf that will be installed together with samba is a mere template; not really fit for any use.

    Be invited to follow the HOWTO and give it a...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Let's try to find out ... at first sight the configuration as well as the output you attached to your post looks fine from my point of view.



    Your computer is called "homefront", so ...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    This sounds as you haven't added and enabled root to samba or forgot to put a "Administrator = root" into username map.

    In order to join the Domain you need to authenticate yourself as...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Did you enable WINS in samba and add the IP of your Linux box in the WINS server field inside the TCP/IP properties of Windows?

    If yes, make sure your Linux system is booted before you boot your...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Did you enable the accounts right after adding them (smbpasswd -e <username>)?

    The returning dialog at least looks like it's the problem.

    [@all]
    Sorry for the late replies ... was kinda busy...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    The only difference is as follows...

    On cable you would have to buy your own broadband (firewalling) router --- something like a Netgear RP613 series or similar.

    In this case you would have...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Huh? The "sudo useradd <username>" and "smbpasswd <options> <username>" command are to be typed into the terminal (command line) ... they are NOT supposed to written into smb.conf

    Please re-read...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    If you ONLY want to access a Windows-Share FROM your Ubuntu box you don't need samba at all, you only need "smbfs" installed in order to mount the share.

    You ONLY need samba if you like to access...
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    Re: HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

    Isn't the SpeedTouch 510 a DSL router ?!? O_o

    However, you are right - with this device you cannot change it's configuration as it has been made up by your ISP.



    OK, so let us "debug" the...
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