[Samba] [Ubuntu 10.04] Share not visible from XP?

Christian PERRIER bubulle at debian.org
Wed Jul 28 10:20:36 MDT 2010

Quoting Gilles (gilles.ganault at free.fr):
> Also tried this, running "restart smbd" after each addition, to no
> avail:

You apparently have a *browsing* problem, so it's likely that nmbd is
more the problem.

> ===========
> # cat /etc/samba/smb.conf
> [global]
> workgroup = WORKGROUP
> server string = Samba Server %v
> guest account = nobody
> dns proxy = no
> wins support = yes
> remote announce =

I advice against messing up with browsing parameters without knwoing
exactly what you're doing...

Better increase the log level (try "log level = 3") and log at

> BTW, how can I check that Samba does use /etc/samba/smb.conf as its
> configuration file?

It is. This is the Ubuntu package and It Works(tm)..:-)

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