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Old 11-06-2009, 03:50 AM   #1
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Linux Share being able to be "read" within windows, but cannot be modified.

Hello Everyone.

Here's my current configuration.
I have a Samba share on a Kubuntu 9.1 VM.
The share path is /home/elder/testshare
It gets recognized by Windows, (Win 7) and I am able to open files within it, but I cannot modify files within that share. Any ideas where to start?

When opening up the share originally within Windows, I used the "elder" account so, it has full creator access, to my knowledge, since the folder was originally created by the elder account. I also went ahead and changed the permissions to read/write/modify for all, just incase.

I'm just kinda scratching my head at this point of what I may have missed. Any help would be greatfully appreciated.
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You might be able to find useful information in this thread on another board, involving Win 7, Samba shares, and Linux.
Old 11-07-2009, 02:44 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by bigrigdriver View Post
You might be able to find useful information in this thread on another board, involving Win 7, Samba shares, and Linux.
Ya, I already indirectly looked into that, but it doesn't seem to have solved the problem. I now have both Windows and linux talking to each other, as in that I can see files/shares on both, but are unable to modify either. Any other suggestions?


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