[Samba] Linux Mint's Samba

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Jun 11 07:02:28 UTC 2022

On Fri, 2022-06-10 at 18:56 -0400, Robert Yu Tin-Tat via samba wrote:
> Since the latest version of Samba on my Linux Mint box, I am only 
> allowed to refer to each networked computer by their IP addresses. 
> Network names don't work.
> Is this a problem caused by the packages of LM, or is this the "gold 
> standard" that the general Samba software, or caja-share (used with
> the 
> Caja file manager) will concentrate from now on?

This isn't a Samba problem.

Samba, by default, hasn't used SMBv1 since version 4.11.0 and you need
SMBv1 for Network Browsing. Windows now uses Network discovery, so you
need to use wsdd and avahi.


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