This worked for me as long as Uncomplicated Fire Wall (UFW) is not running.
Originally Posted by dmizer
When UFW is running, I can see my Widows shares, but cannot browse them. I would rather not poke holes in the firewall. So, as described in this thread "Firewall Blocked for Samba" I edited /etc/default/ufw to include;
I still cannot browse my Windows XP shares. From Ubuntu versions 6 through 9 this was never a problem. All Ubuntu 10 versions seem to have this problem.
# The nf_contrack_netbios_ns has been added
IPT_MODULES="nf_conntrack_ftp nf_nat_ftp nf_conntrack_irc nf_nat_irc nf_conntrack_netbios_ns"
MSI L1300 Netbook running Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick
Attempting to browse Windows XP workgroup shares.
Any help appreciated.