readonly - can't change

Donald Grayson dgrayson at
Thu Nov 1 05:38:06 GMT 2001

First and foremost, are the permissions of the directories you're trying
to share set so that others can write to them?  And is it really good to
use your personal account as the guest account if others are accessing the

Also, why have a public share and the rory share if they point to the same
path and share the same permissions?

Anyway, try this:

# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from localhost (
# Date: 2001/11/01 00:39:30

# Global parameters
	server string = Samba Server Mr. Meow Meow
	security = SHARE
	encrypt passwords = Yes
	max log size = 50
	preferred master = Yes
	dns proxy = No
	guest account = rory
	admin users = rory <makes anyone who comes in using this account act as
	default service = public <anyone who connects will get access here>
	hosts allow = 192.168.0.
	printing = lprng

	comment = Home Directories
	path = %H/Public
	writeable = Yes
	guest ok = Yes

	comment = Public Stuff
	path = /home/rory
	writeable = Yes
	guest ok = Yes

	path = /home/rory/mp3
	writeable = Yes
	guest ok = Yes

	path = /home/rory/mp3b
	writeable = Yes
	guest ok = Yes

	comment = epson stylus photo 1200
	path = /var/spool/samba
	writeable = Yes
	create mask = 0700
	guest ok = Yes
	printable = Yes
	printer = epson
	printer driver = epson
	printer driver location = /etc/webmin/lpadmin/drivers/epson
	oplocks = No
	share modes = No

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