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Re: Win7 to Linux sharing

#51 Postby uncle mark » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:52 pm

richb wrote:Thanks Uncle mark. Compared to the file you posted and made changes and it will now access.

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Re: Win7 to Linux sharing

#52 Postby richb » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:58 pm

Thanks Tlee as well!

I was wrong assuming it was an issue that needed to be solved on the Win7 side.

For full disclosure, however, I had previously made some registry changes that were ineffective. I doubt they were required now based on UM's experience.
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Re: Win7 to Linux sharing

#53 Postby TLeeNorris » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:10 pm

lol or uuse twice as much ink....
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Re: Win7 to Linux sharing

#54 Postby michelmassoud » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:34 am

I am having the same issue with Kubuntu. Would it be possible to get a working samba.conf file to use as a base for my samba configuration?



Edit: I just noticed the file posted by Uncle Mark. I will have a loot at it

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Re: Win7 to Linux sharing

#55 Postby michelmassoud » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:41 am

Used the file as is and nothing worked. Used the file's global and share settings on my own conf and the Mac could not see me anymore! and the win 7 machines still were unable to see me.

So I reverted back to my smb.conf. I can see the Mac OS X 10.7 with the addition of a Samba utility on the Mac side as 10.7 opted out of samba, I can see and connect to the Win7 machines but they cannot see me. Any thoughts?


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