[Samba] Solving Nautilus Samba issue

Ben Williams benw at plasticboy.com
Wed Jun 2 17:15:25 GMT 2004

Deryk Robosson wrote:

>  Nautilus, gnome vfs, or samba itself (unsure which, never did bother
>to isolate) seems to have issues when it is unable to resolve network
>addresses or hostnames.  Be sure that your dns is properly set up or
>alternatively use the /etc/hosts file on the *nix box you're browsing
Thanks, I've managed to get it working. I added my domain name to 
/etc/hosts like so:   hostname.domainname.com   localhost.localdomain   localhost

and now browsing SMB shares works fine.

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