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    samba help

    I have samba installed and am trying to edit smb.conf with gedit.

    i am trying to edit and it will not let me type anything in.

    thanks for the help

    Dave

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    Re: samba help

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave.B View Post
    I have samba installed and am trying to edit smb.conf with gedit.

    i am trying to edit and it will not let me type anything in.

    thanks for the help

    Dave
    You must open it via sudo to be able to edit it

    sudo gedit /path/to/smb.conf

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    Re: samba help

    Make a copy of the original smb.conf as well
    Code:
    sudo cp /etc/samba/smb.conf ~/.smb.conf.original

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    Re: samba help

    DOH

    forgot about old mr SUDO

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