LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu
User Name
Password
Ubuntu This forum is for the discussion of Ubuntu Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 03-03-2011, 03:26 AM   #1
janakiramulu
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2011
Location: mangalore
Distribution: ubuntu
Posts: 167

Rep: Reputation: 0
sharing:unable to mount location


hi all
i have 2 systems one is ubuntu 10.10,another windows xp,both are connected on samelan
i installed samba in ubuntu 10.10
i want access sharing folder from ubuntu(one desktop) ,which is(sharing folder was ) in windowsxp(another desktop) and vice versa(reverse)

i click places>network,here 'windows network '
when i click this 'windows network ,2 folder are there like 'MSHOME','WORK GROUP'.

my windows xp system was (mycomputer>right click>computer nametab>here showing 'work group=MSHOME'
-----------------------------------------------------------
-ubuntu sharing folder - 'Documents on janau server (Samba, Ubuntu) (Janu)'.
- windows sharing folder-'janu '


when i click on windows-
start button>windows network palces>
here ubuntu sharing folder was appearing 'Documents on janau server (Samba, Ubuntu) (Janu)'

but in ubuntu when i click windows sharing folder(ie janu folder) giving follwing msg appearing on dialog box
"unable to mount location:failed to mount windows share"

can any give good solution for this
thanks in advance
 
Old 03-03-2011, 03:36 AM   #2
kuyalfinator
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Los Angeles
Distribution: RedHat8 2.4.18-14 RedHat9 2.4.20-8 FreeBSD 5.2.1 Ubuntu 10_4 Mandrake 2.4.21-0.13mdk
Posts: 117

Rep: Reputation: 16
Try running as the root. You can use 'sudo mount windows sambafile' to temporary mount the shared drive.
 
Old 03-03-2011, 03:48 AM   #3
janakiramulu
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2011
Location: mangalore
Distribution: ubuntu
Posts: 167

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
sharing:unable to mount location

hi kuyalfinator
i tried 'sudo mount smb://janu-7e7a912070 (windows sambafile) to another folder( i created mkdir)

result:failed to resolve server smb:no address associated with hostnome
 
Old 03-03-2011, 04:20 AM   #4
kuyalfinator
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Los Angeles
Distribution: RedHat8 2.4.18-14 RedHat9 2.4.20-8 FreeBSD 5.2.1 Ubuntu 10_4 Mandrake 2.4.21-0.13mdk
Posts: 117

Rep: Reputation: 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by janakiramulu View Post
hi kuyalfinator
i tried 'sudo mount smb://janu-7e7a912070 (windows sambafile) to another folder( i created mkdir)

result:failed to resolve server smb:no address associated with hostnome
There is a hint right there "no address associate with hostname"
 
Old 03-03-2011, 04:30 AM   #5
janakiramulu
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2011
Location: mangalore
Distribution: ubuntu
Posts: 167

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
sharing:unable to mount location

hi i forgot to tell one thing ,when i start sharing first ,one dialog box came in that next to sharing through tab option was like:NFS',but acutally it should come option next to sharing through button :SMB
because we are sharing via SMB,so how to enable/how to selce smb option

plz so have a look below link

i done through following this link

-http://www.simplehelp.net/2007/05/19/how-to-share-files-and-folders-in-ubuntu
http://tech.mobiletod.com/how-enable...cation-ubuntu/
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
unable to mount location (no media in the drive) in UBUNTU 10.10 JBerrios Linux - Newbie 2 01-14-2011 02:03 AM
Unable to mount location, Dbus error gocrdnls25 Linux - Newbie 3 12-22-2009 08:22 PM
Mount,Computer location error and will not mount any drives but boot! tysonmax20042003 Linux - General 1 09-08-2009 06:59 PM
FC11 unable to mount location ciderman Fedora 1 08-16-2009 05:30 PM
Mount Network Location to Folder Cottsay General 1 01-31-2007 12:52 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:18 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration