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Old 11-21-2010, 10:07 AM   #1
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Samba cannot shared /home/username/download dir


I used Samba to share some files. But when I try to share /home/username/download, it is not accessible by WindowsXP. But when I modified the dir to /opt/*. It is OK. Please help to know why.
 
Old 11-21-2010, 11:27 AM   #2
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Please check the permissions for the /home/<username> directory:

ls -ld /home/<username>

drwx------ means it is not possible to access from windows. If it is for educational purpose, then feel free to change these permissions, else dont change it.
 
Old 02-11-2011, 05:05 AM   #3
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Please check the permissions for the /home/<username> directory:

ls -ld /home/<username>

drwx------ means it is not possible to access from windows. If it is for educational purpose, then feel free to change these permissions, else dont change it.
Thanks very much. I think it is the reason why.
 
  


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