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Old 11-27-2008, 03:37 AM   #31
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It seems everything will be ok now that you have smbclient installed. Now try to mount with the ip address with the share name.
 
Old 11-27-2008, 04:50 AM   #32
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It seems everything will be ok now that you have smbclient installed. Now try to mount with the ip address with the share name.
I seriously can not believe you still think they needed to install smbclient.
 
Old 11-27-2008, 05:37 AM   #33
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Even I cant believe but I had to install it when I installed Ubuntu Gutsy from a cd. But when I installed Hardy from DVD I did not need to.
And also OP said smbclient was not installed and smbtree command did not work.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 01:39 AM   #34
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After a complete reinstall of Ubuntu, and many hours of fiddling here and there, then finally getting perfectly detailed directions from another forum (and installing Samba...turns out that needed to be installed after all), I now have a working share! And it goes both ways (XP to Ubuntu and Ubuntu to XP)!!!

Thank you all for your help and patience!

Jeff
 
Old 11-28-2008, 02:40 AM   #35
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Well you really do not need samba configured for that. Samba need to be configured only when you need to share linux files/folders on windows machines. But you want to access windows shares on linux and that do not need samba configured.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 02:57 AM   #36
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Well you really do not need samba configured for that. Samba need to be configured only when you need to share linux files/folders on windows machines. But you want to access windows shares on linux and that do not need samba configured.
As screwy as Ubombtu is, you just might have to do it that way.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 03:18 AM   #37
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I use Ubuntu Hardy and access windows shares without ever installing or configuring samba.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 03:43 AM   #38
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Well you really do not need samba configured for that. Samba need to be configured only when you need to share linux files/folders on windows machines. But you want to access windows shares on linux and that do not need samba configured.
Well, I DID also learn how to share a folder from the Ubuntu desktop, so maybe that was what Samba was used for. All I know is that it works now, and I'm happy. I'm going to put kubuntu on another pc I have and see if I can get it to do all the same things. But that will be a task for another day.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 03:45 AM   #39
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For that you will need nfs server. samba is used to share files with windows clients. TO share file/folders between linux machines, nfs is what you need.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 12:34 PM   #40
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OR you could install the Microsoft Windows services for Unix v3.5 (free) , and use NFS to share between windows and Linux boxes, eliminate smb (windows file sharing) all together..
 
Old 12-01-2008, 08:44 AM   #41
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Windows Shares is crippled!

Unfortunately, smbclient is crippled for accessing Windows shares for many, but not all users. There are workarounds.

See:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=784259
 
  


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