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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba still isn't working

    That's fine and dandy but nothing has changed in Windows since it was working, while Samba was updated and that's when the problem started. Not complaining about Ubuntu, only this particular problem,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba still isn't working

    The problem is that I cannot access the Windows machines, Lloyd-PC2010 (Windows 7) and Patti-Laptop (Vista) from the Linux machine (Ubuntu 14.04), although it now works fine in reverse. Linux demands...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba still isn't working

    Also this:

    lloyd@linux:~$ smbtree -d3lp_load_ex: refreshing parameters
    Initialising global parameters
    rlimit_max: increasing rlimit_max (1024) to minimum Windows limit (16384)
    Processing...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Samba still isn't working

    Don't know what to do, but I'm open for suggestions.
    Here is what I have:
    lloyd@linux:~$ sudo lshw -C network[sudo] password for lloyd:
    *-network
    description: Ethernet...
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    [SOLVED] Samba still isn't working

    They mucked up Samba a few weeks ago. Can't they get it fixed? I still can't access my Windows 7 machine files from Ubuntu. Still asking for a password that, as far as I know, doesn't exist. Not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Me too, on Samba problems since update

    Another new development. I can print from the Linux computer to the printer attached to the Windows computer now. Slowly, something is fixing the problems, but I still can't access the Windows shares...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Me too, on Samba problems since update

    New development. Windows computer can now see and use Linux computer files. Still does not work in reverse. I have no idea what changed.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Me too, on Samba problems since update

    I just updated to 4.3.9 version of Samba. Still no fix.
  9. Re: Ubuntu "Browse Network" for WORKGROUP keeps asking for password

    Is the command "sudo smbpasswd -a <username> "
    or sudo smbpasswd -a my actual user name"?
    the first returns a syntax error
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    [ubuntu] Re: Me too, on Samba problems since update

    Two other facts that may help solve this problem.
    I noticed most conf files for samba have the term "security - user" in them. Mine does not.
    My Windows machine has been set to NOT ask for a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Me too, on Samba problems since update

    I'll describe the behavior if that will help. From the Linux machine, I can see the Windows workgroup and the folders I want but when I try to access them, it asks for the password. (By the way, I...
  12. Re: How can I create a WiFi hotspot on Lubuntu 16.04?

    I'm not an expert so you might want to wait for an answer from one. But I think you have the whole concept wrong. Your phone can be a hotspot for your laptop, but there is no point doing it the other...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cant Connect to Ubuntu from Windows Shares

    I had this same problem after switching to Windows 10. I typed "\\linux.local" in Windows file explorer and it made a quick access link to the Linux machine that worked. (Because of other problems I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Me too, on Samba problems since update

    I'm using version 4.3.8

    Here is the cat output:


    # Sample configuration file for the Samba suite for Debian GNU/Linux.
    #
    #
    # This is the main Samba configuration file. You should read the...
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    [ubuntu] Me too, on Samba problems since update

    I see others have similar problems so I might as well get in on this: I have a Windows 7 computer connected to a Ubuntu 14.04 computer by Ethernet. Worked fine at sharing files and a printer until...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Cant Connect to Ubuntu from Windows Shares

    I have the same problem. Windows can see my Linux folders (connected by Ethernet) but asks for a Workgroup password, which it never did before. I have no idea what the password is and can't find it...
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    Re: personal finance software

    My main thing is to be able to pay my bills online and track it in the software. Will Gnucash do that? And does it convert Quicken files easily?
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    Re: personal finance software

    Thanks, OldFred. That's helpful too. Also occurs to me I could just use Quicken on a Windows 10 laptop I have, but I'm also going to try Gnucash.
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    Re: personal finance software

    Very helpful, TheFu. I'll give it a whirl, but apparently it isn't really free. The first thing it does is offer to upgrade.... and nowhere on the company's site does it tell you the cost of the...
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    personal finance software

    Does anybody know anything about Moneyspire? It's personal finance software. I just downloaded it and it doesn't require .deb or the Software Center or anything. You just click on it and it starts....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic disappeared

    Argggh. Had tried logout, no change. Tried it again, apps are back, problem solved. One last question. Since I installed "super" do I really need it, or should I uninstall?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic disappeared

    Apparently, I didn't have "super."
    Installed and got this:
    Reading state information... Done
    The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic disappeared

    Thanks. That started Synaptic. What about the broader problem? Do I have to use the terminal to run all my apps that aren't on the desktop, since I can't find them with the dash?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Synaptic disappeared

    I get this for which:
    /usr/sbin/synaptic
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    [SOLVED] Synaptic disappeared

    I got the Dropbox deb file and wanted to install it with Synaptic. Unity can't find Synaptic, but Software Center says it is installed. I tried to remove it, thinking I would re-install and it told...
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