anthony at chovy.com
Fri Jan 19 12:23:56 PST 2007
The only thing I was able to do is to unmap any mapped drives...I
think because I have a public share and a private share, (the first
not requiring a login), that windows doesn't know what to do.
On 1/19/07, orbit <orbital04 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Did you ever find a solution to your problem with Windoze access to a
> 'shared folder' on your Linux box? I have the same trouble with Ubuntu.
> Ubuntu includes a gui that lets you designate a directory as a shared folder
> but when you try and access the folder from XP, etc., one is prompted for
> a login password. I got diverted the rest of the afternoon parusing the
> docs, etc. and it appears one needs to intimately learn and modify by
> hand the samba config file, issue logins/passwords or 'sync' user accounts
> on the linux box with smbpasswd and on and on. I'm usually happy to go
> through all of this, but, occasionally, I just need to address the task at
> as it may include it's own hidden educational opportunities;)
> --Paul T.
> Anthony Ettinger <anthony at chovy.com> wrote:
> On 12/18/06, Ivan Sterling wrote:
> > Does anyone at SMAUG have any ideas for David?
> > Thanks, Ivan
> > On Sun, 2006-12-17 at 21:52 -0500, Deaderick, David S wrote:
> > > About a month ago I decided, after reading an article in Tux Magazine,
> > > to make one of my two desktops at home a Linux server for all files
> > > that Nancy and I use. That transition has gone pretty well with one
> > > major frustration: Mandrake, Suse, MEPIS -- all cannot write to the
> > > server, whereas Ubuntu and Fedora Core 6 have no problem with that.
> > > Yes, with all of these I have an account on the server, same
> > > username/password (and smbpasswd) as on the client. I don't know what
> > > the problem is. Could be something simple. Ask your group, please.
> I have a samba server setup, and it's pretty frustration getting it to
> correctly login from windows xp...I usually have to unmap the drive,
> and remap it again to store the correct username/password.
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