[Samba] Re: how to access my Windows Vista user folder from GNU
venzkep at srt.com
Thu Nov 13 01:35:34 GMT 2008
On Wed November 12 2008 08:33, Seb wrote:
> Any feedback please?
> On Tue, 11 Nov 2008 09:19:38 -0600,
> Seb <spluque at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, I have no problems whatsoever accessing and using my GNU Linux
> > user directory from Windows Vista, but the reverse is not true. My
> > /etc/samba/smb.conf has this (via testparm -s):
> > ~$ testparm -s /etc/samba/smb.conf Load smb config files from
> > /etc/samba/smb.conf Processing section "[homes]" Processing section
> > "[printers]" Processing section "[print$]" Loaded services file OK.
> > Server role: ROLE_DOMAIN_PDC [global] server string = %h server obey
> > pam restrictions = Yes passdb backend = tdbsam pam password change =
> > Yes passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u passwd chat =
> > *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *p
> > assword\supdated\ssuccessfully* . unix password sync = Yes syslog = 0
> > log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m max log size = 1000 domain logons =
> > Yes dns proxy = No panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d
> > [homes] comment = Home Directories valid users = %S read only = No
> > create mask = 0700 directory mask = 0700 browseable = No
> > [printers] comment = All Printers path = /var/spool/samba create mask
> > = 0700 guest ok = Yes printable = Yes browseable = No
> > [print$] comment = Printer Drivers path = /var/lib/samba/printers
> > I'm a KDE user, so I go to Network folders, click on the machine
> > running Windows. A folder "C$" shows up, and then clicking on it
> > tells me that "The file or folder smb://machine/C$ does not exist.
> > However, it asks me for a user name and password at other times, so
> > the behaviour is not consistent. Any advice on what needs to be done
> > would be appreciated. Thanks.
> > Cheers,
> > -- Seb
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Be aware that KDE 4.0 seems to have a bug in regards to browsing Windows
shares. If you are using 4.0, try 4.1 or the more stable 3.5.
"We have met the enemy and he is us"; Pogo
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