Re: can't see windows shares in nautilus
There are a ton of threads regarding using Nautilus to connect to Windows shared files; have a look around. As for more general Connect to Server issues in Nautilus, particularly the timeout error, see http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=554555 . The advice in that thread fixed the problem for me, but interestingly it didn't help on my boyfriend's computer at all, even though we have the same setup. Still trying to figure out what the issue is on his system.
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