HELP with browsing and popups (Cont: Get popups)

Sergei Kulakovsky sk at
Sat Nov 21 11:45:56 GMT 1998

I've got plenty of messages about "message command". Please don't talk me about
"message command". I have "message command" in my smb.conf. It seems to be
another problem: I can browse all groups in local network but anyone can't
find me in "Network neighboorhood" in Widows 9x.
I can receive popups only from boxes with samba (Linux boxes) and can't receive
any personal or group popups from Windoze boxes. If using "confirmation
delivery" option Popup program in windows can't confirm delivery of message to
my box . Here is my smb.conf:

   message command = /usr/bin/LinPopUp "%f" "%m" %s; rm %s
   browseable = Yes
   workgroup = MYGROUP
   server string = Samba Server
   netbios name = MYNAME
   log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
   max log size = 50
   security = share
   socket options = TCP_NODELAY 
   interfaces = my.ip.address.209/ # for internet
   interfaces =    # for intranet; it's not routed to internet
   bind interfaces only = True
   local master = yes
   os level = 65
   preferred master = yes
   name resolve order = bcast lmhosts
   dns proxy = no 
   comment = Windows 95 games
   path = /mnt/d/Wingames
   public = yes
   writable = no
   printable = no

Comment: My box is only box in group MYGROUP. Widows 9x clients can browse
MYGROUP and can't browse or find MYNAME in network neighboorhood.

Any help would be greatly appreciated !

Sergei Kulakovsky.
e-mail: sk at

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