I have Ubuntu on one machine and open SUSE on the other. Both connected with an ethernet cable to the same router. Both connect to the internet ok. I did manage to set up 2 machines both running Ubuntu with file sharing but now I have switched one to SUSE I seem to be getting into a mess. Ubuntu sees the SUSE machine but does not open any folders. SUS does NOT see the Ubutu machine. I have looked for a beginners guide to setting up file shaing with SUSE without success. (I like SUSE better because I can use my Audiophile sound card "out of the box")
i have created an folder inside my redhat server. and i shared it via samba and mapped that shared folders inside 5 windows machine. now the problem i am facing is, if any one create a file in that mapped drive the other user cant edit that same file. but he can read it. only for files not folders.
i gave full permission to that folders and subfolders and in smb file i gave readable writable browsable permissions. and i disabled se linux and firewall
I'm setting up a network between 2 pc's where the one should act like "file server" and a normal pc to surf on internet.called ORLA-DESKTOP and the other pc is called OLGA-DESKTOP a pc connecting to the server and automounting the shared folder to the desktop Both pc's run ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx The shared folder is located on the server in /home/orla/svenson
ORLA-DESKTOP have 2 users "olga" and "orla" in a group called "svenson" OLGA-DESKTOP have 1 registered user "olga" also in group called "svenson"
users on ORLA-DESKTOP can read/write/append and so on and fully manage everything in the shared folder.But on OLGA-DESKTOP the user can make a file on the pc and then drag'n'drop the file the the shared folder, and can also delete files in the shared folder. but cannot create a file directly into the folder like on ORLA-DESKTOP I have 3 configuration files made. 2 for automounting, Located on OLGA-DESKTOP 1 for samba server configurations located on the server ORLA-DESKTOP
The first one is /etc/fstab
# /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier # for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name # devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).
To sum it all up the real problem is that OLGA-DESKTOP can't append to files in the shared folder. but users on the server have no troubles doing it..
I'm attempting to write a simple BASH shell script to copy some files from one of my Ubuntu machines to another Ubuntu machine's shared folder. I've searched the forums but I haven't found anything on simply using cp across a network.Since Nautilus can do it I presume I should be able to do it from the terminal or from a BASH script -- this might be my first mistake?I have tried the obvious:
cp My_local_file //Name_of_other_ubuntu_computer/shareddocs and cp My_local_file smb://Name_of_other_ubuntu_computer/shareddocs
but those don't work. Sharing is enabled for the shareddocs folder. I have tried mounting the remote shareddocs folder but it seems I need to install some other package to do this? If this is true, how does Nautilus manage to do it without an additional package?
I have a LAN of about 70 computers that I would like to share media files between. I have gotten to the point with Samba that I can view the files without a username/password from client PC's. I would like to make all the folders read only except for one which will be writable for everyone. The thing that I am having a hard time with is allowing a couple of administrators (on Windows 7 machines) read/write access for all files/folders. I am completely new to Ubuntu and Samba so please make explanations thorough. Here is /etc/samba/smb.conf file:
Networking Problem Fedora 14 22.214.171.124-90.fc14.i686. I am trying to share files between 2 Fedora 14 computers , a desktop and a laptop, both located on my local DSL server. The laptop sees its public files and the public files folder on the desktop computer - looks fine. The desktop computer acts differently. Both systems show an entry of "unknown type" in the directory listing, for the public files directory. But whereas a right click on the directory entry on the laptop offers "open" the same operation on the desktop computer offers "open gedit". When I double click the entries on the laptop, entries appear on the main screen. If I double click the entries on the main screen, the directory contents are displayed. But, if I doubleclick the directory entries on the desktop computer 1- I get a black box that says there has been a crash in gvfs-1.6.6-1.fc14 and an error message box tells me Dbus error org.freedesktop.DBus.ERROR.NoReply: Message did not received a reply.
In this post I will give a quick solution for a possible problem with sharing a folder in Fedora 15.I had to spend some time for research and frustration so, hopefully this post will save you from both. If you have Samba installed and configured to share certain folders on your Fedora machine for a Windows network but, they can't be accessed then following might solve the problem:
1. Go to Applications, Other and run FIREWALL
a). go to TRUSTED SERVICES and check SAMBA and SAMBA CLIENT that are located in the list of services b). click APPLY c). go to ICMP FILTER and check ECHO REPLY (PONG) and ECHO REQUEST (PING) c). click APPLY
If your Samba is configured correctly, your shared folder should be available on your Windows network.A little hint: if you don't want other users to use passwords for accessing your shared folder, select SHARE as an Authentication Mode in Samba GUI Configuration Tool, Preferences, Server Settings, Security
i'm trying to automount a samba share on computers startup, everything works just fine when the network adapter is controled by traditional way ifup but when i'm switching to NetworkManager doesn't work anyway. i'm hiding the share information from the common user by using the /etc/samba/cifstab as i read on intrernet, in the cifstab i put //server/share /home/user/share cifs sername=user,password=pass,uid=1000,_netdev .could anybody give me a hint or tell me where to look?
I have been having off and on issues with my samba file shares. I am sharing a NTFS formated hard drive where the mount point is in my home directory, as well as a printer connected via USB. I am to the point where printing works (using it as an ipp print share, samba is configured for it, but I don't know if it works or not), and I can access the shared folder from Windows, but I can't access the shared folder from any Ubuntu machine. I get the error:
I can't seem to figure out how to even share files between my laptop and desktop. They are both Ubuntu 9.10. I thought maybe samba was the way but couldn't figure it out. I was looking at the ssh that comes with Ubuntu and been trying to get it to work but don't know what I'm doing wrong. I type: ssh username@computername and it give me a little info. Don't know what I'm suppose to do then. I looked at the network folder on my laptop and it seem to see it but everytime I click on it ask for a password and I can't get in since I don't know the right password. I'm not sure if this is the best software to use or not. Just wanted something to look at and transfer from my desktop to my laptop and vice versa.
I now have 3 desktop computers hard wired into my wireless router and another desktop plus 2 laptops connecting wireless. All are running Ubuntu 10.4 or 10.10. I have not had the chance to get them all upgraded yet. What is the easiest way to get these computers connected so that they can share files? Do I have to set up a server or is there a simpler way? I just want to be able to copy a file from one computer to another.
I've just installed Ubuntu 9.10 and Samba 3.4. I've shared a folder and have accessed the share from a Windows 7 client. However, I've struggled to configure the share and folder so that the Win7 client can create files and/or folders in the share. Kept getting Permission Denied errors. Finally, (using Webmin) I set the permissions on the file folder so that "Other" had write access. I don't understand why this was necessary (and how unsecure this is). I already had the write access checkbox ticked for "User" but it wasn't enough.
1. I have Ubuntu 10.04.1 installed alongside Windows Home premium 7 on a Compaq CQ5110f with 2 dual processors, 320 GB HDD, 4 gb Ram, less than a year old/ It is giving me some error messages. It is wanting to lock the drive or various programs after being left unused for a few minutes, I have not found where I can disable this. I do not need passwords, really. I am the only user. I reinstalled it once, on top of itself (Ubuntu) and it worked fine briefly, then started doing it all again.
I use to sometimes install Ubuntu as a windows app. on a previous version, maybe 9.04 - 9.10, but think I can not do it on this version?
So, Can I install as WIndows app on this version of Ubuntu? CAn I install Ubuntu on one drive alone, and windows on the other drive alone, install both in same computer and get dual booting? I think before, to do that I had to reset boot drives in BIOS to whichever I had the OS I wanted to use?
Or MUST they be installed on same drive for dual booting to be available?
I am attaching screen shots of the messages I get, etc. I have tried to share files and folders, but it does not allow me to select Share this folder as some security thing is not installed, And the time I am required to enter password to use comp[iter after being idle a few minutes, seems to be tied to my folder, which is JOHN. I may have to think about removing Ubuntu from this drive, add a SATA drive and use two, one for Windows and one for Ubuntu.
I just recently constructed a computer to create a nice Fedora Linux server to replace a Mac Mini server that I have been using for a few years. I'm attempting to create a Samba share for my machines, a Windoze 7 machine as well as a couple MacOS 10.6 machines. I've set up Samba, started the service, allowed Samba in the firewall, and used system-config-samba to set up a share with a user. I created a User called "space", and a share /media/peliculas/Movies (a mounted hard drive). When I type in \IP_ADDRESS in the address bar in windows 7, I get the option to log in. I log in correctly and I see two directories "space" and "Movies." Unfortunately when I click on one of them I get the following error message:
Windows cannot access \IP_ADDRESSMovies Check the spelling of the name. Otherwize, there might be a problem with your network. To try and identify and resolve network problems, click Diagnose. I also get something similar when I attempt to connect with my mac machine. Using "Connect to Server" I type in: smb:\IP_ADDRESS, and login, I have the option to mount "Movies" or "space." If I select any of these, I get the following error message: There was an error connecting to the server "IP_ADDRESS." Check the server name or IP addres, and then try again. If you are unable to resolve the problem contact your system administrator.
Also, if I type 'smbclient -U space -L IP_ADDRESS' I can see the "Movies" in the "Sharename." At this point I'm not sure what else to do, and have been trying to figure this out for the last few days (losing sleep due to being baffled). The only thing that I can think of is that I have something wrong with the smb.conf file. Here is what it currently displays:
workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = Samba Server Version %v log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 50
One last thing, when I check the log files, there are error messages that state: smbd/service.c:1009(make_connection_snum) '/home/space' does not exist or permission denied when connecting to [peliculas] Error was Permission denied --Windoze 7 and MacOS 10.6 log files
I am using CentOS 5.3 , kernal version is 2.6.18-164.el5 I am connected with a LAN ( having systems with XP, Fedora , CentOS etc ), how to see shared Folders in CentOS? plus if i want to share things, what is the procedure?
I have tried with by right clicking->properties->share->configure share... etc but on other systems i cant see my shared folder..?
I'm trying to setup file sharing between computer A and computer B on the following diagram.
The green waves denote a wireless connection. The black lines are standard cat5. The grey lines are what happens via the electrical lines in the house.
I labelled them, "There be Dragons here..." since something odd happens that prevented the PS3 from connecting when attached directly, or through a switch, to these adapters. Computers attached to the same connection had dns problems, but manually setting the dns servers resolved the issue for them.
This same approach did not help with the PS3. Installing the router resolved the issue for both computers without manual dns's and the PS3.
So, any ideas how to get this working? I've looked through a few file sharing guides between fedora systems and none of them I can find mention setting anything up across network segments. Both systems are running fedora 11.
I have installed samba server one month ago and it was working fine till yesterday but today morning when any network client is trying to access samba shared files by giving smb://<serveripaddress> it is asking for password...that is ok but when he is giving the password it is again opening the same password window to enter password again.The clients are giving correct password that is confirm. At the server side i have run smbclient -L localhost -U% and that is giving proper response so that also means that samba server is working fine so i dont know what could be the problem and what its solution.
I am trying to both access files shared by Windows machines on my network, and I also want to share files on my Fedora 15 box. In Nautilus, if I choose the 'Browse Network' option on the left toolbar, I am shown a Windows Network icon. If I try to double click this, I am given an "Unable to mount location" error. Does anyone know why this is and how to fix it? Further, where is the GNOME 3 option to right click and choose to share a folder? Both KDE 4.5/4.6 and older versions of GNOME (at least on Ubuntu) had this. Is there a way to share files this way, and if not, is there some workaround?
Ok, this is a complicated one, and possibly not entirely a linux question, but here goes-
I have a Synology server, set to backup to an external USB disk. As I understand it this disk is formatted as ext3.
The server recently crashed, so I need to get the data off the USB disk.
Weird thing 1: if I used an ext3 reader for Windows, then I can only see directories on the USB disk, no files. Yet if I mount it back on the (now crashed, but still just about bootable) Synology, then I can see all the files just fine.
Since I can see the files on Synology I figure the Windows ext3 reader is faulty. So I copy all the files to a spanky new QNAP NAS. Telnetting into the NAS I can see everything is present and correct and all the data is there. Great!
Weird thing 2: If I try to access the data via a Samba share, I can't see any of the files. Only directories!
Weird thing 3: I tried to make it all completely open by chown to my user and the "everyone" group, and then chmod uga+rxw *. This made no difference.
Weird thing 4: If I select "show hidden operating system files" in Windows then all the files appear.
Are there some weird "extra" permissions that Synology are using? If so how can I get rid of them? Anybody have an idea what is going on?
My worst case is I'll have to boot the Synology back up and copy the files via that, but I'd like to know whats going on. Oh and black mark to Synology here for making a backup that is hard to use on anything but the original system.
how to copy files over my network between my two computers.
I have done it before, but don't remember all the things I had to go through to do it.
None of the instructional things that I have found has given me actual instructions that I understand.
Actually I have not even found instructions for using scp that I can understand. I have all ready done this in the past, yet with 30 years experience with computers, a bachelors degree in computer science, 20 years experience with linux I still cannot understand anything that I have found that tells how to do this.
I have two problems.
(1) the actual syntax of scp. None of the instructions I have found tell what anything is in their examples.
They might say:
scp blah blah yadda yadda zonk zonk.
They don't bother to tell me what blah blah is or what yadda yadda is, or what zonk zonk is.
(2) Also none of them tells what has to be set up in configuration files for things to work. For example one of my computers is named KING, and one is named QUEEN. There is probably something on computer KING that tells what QUEEN is. I don't know what this configuration file is, so of course I can't put in the entries that would do the job.
So where are some instructions that I might find for doing this copy of files over my network of two computers?
I have recently installed Fedora F11 with a Samba server. The smb.conf seems fine but I cannot see any of the files in the share from a Windows machine. I am probably missing something unbelievably simple but driving me nuts!
I can see the machine and share from windows
When logged in as the user fred I can see all the files in Linux - most are owed by fred.
smbuser: Code: # x_name = SMB_name1 SMB_name2 ... root = administrator admin nobody = guest pcguest smbguest fred = fred smb.conf: Code: [global] workgroup = Workgroup server string = Samba Server Version %v
netbios name = MachineName
hosts allow = 127. 192.168.0. ......... [Docs] comment = Main Documents path = /mnt/documents read only = no browseable = yes valid users = fred ......... The other thing I find a bit odd is that Code: service smb restart does not effect the way that the windows machine sees Samba. It appears that you need a full restart to get the changes to show properly.
I wanted to enable file sharing in for one of my folders under the home directory. I noticed that the 'not shared' and 'shared' always defaulted back to 'not shared'. And now I see what looks like an electrical plug icon symbol over the folder icon symbol like I might see used for some of the root folders. What does the new icon indicate about the folder attributes and why does file sharing default to 'not shared'?
My server info: SUSE 11.3 , authenticated against LDAP, I am able to log in using LDAP credentials. I did run smbpasswd -w password
After I configured the smb.conf file, I try to do this on the Terminal to make sure it will work in Windows machines but I got this error:
user@mybox:~> smbclient -L mybox.mydomain.com Enter user's password: (I enter the user password here) Connection to mybox.mydomain.com failed (Error NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_REFUSED)
so I went to /var/log/samba.log to check the error file, I got this :
Connection to LDAP server failed for the 1 try! [2010/12/10 18:08:50.919813, 1] lib/smbldap.c:1330(another_ldap_try) Connection to LDAP server failed for the 2 try! [2010/12/10 18:08:52.133624, 1] lib/smbldap.c:1330(another_ldap_try) Connection to LDAP server failed for the 3 try!
and it kept going on and on until I stop it.
Here is my smb.conf file, please take a look to see what I've done wrong here. I tried to to take out WORKGROUP in GLOBAL but there were error like " Work group name x.x.x.com is too long, so I put in WORKGROUP = etc.
[global] workgroup = mybox passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://ldap.my domain.com:11389/ ldap suffix = dc=my domain,dc=com name resolve order = wins bcast hosts ldap machine suffix = ou=Computers ldap user suffix = ou=People ldap group suffix = ou=Groups ldap admin dn = "cn=sambaLabs2,ou=roles,dc=domain name,dc=com" ldap ssl = start tls server string = "my File Server" security = user log file = /var/log/samba.log log level = 1 Max log size = 50 wins support = yes wins server = my wins servers here winbind enum users = no winbind enum groups = no unix extensions = no wide links = yes hosts deny = ALL hosts allow = 192.168. interfaces = lo eth0 bind interfaces only = true browseable = No read only = No usershare allow guests = No
load printers = yes printing = cups printcap name = cups printcap cache time = 750 cups options = raw map to guest = Bad User
[homes] comment = home directories browseable = No valid users = %S read only = No writable = yes create mask = 0660 directory mask = 0770 inherit acls = Yes inherit permissions = yes