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Old 09-04-2012, 04:22 PM   #1
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Changing workgroup?

By default my version of Arch Linux (Manjaro Linux) Installs with workgroup ad WORKGROUP so I think. How do I verify what work group I am in and how to change it? I am not yet running SAMBA so can't change it in there.
Old 09-04-2012, 09:33 PM   #2
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That's usually in the smb.conf file.
I am not yet running SAMBA so can't change it in there.
How do you know that you are part of a workgroup? You're not talking about hostname are you?

Also did you try their forum?
Old 09-05-2012, 05:27 AM   #3
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First you need to modify your Samba configuration file -->

sudo medit /etc/samba/smb.conf

#======================= Global Settings =====================================

# workgroup = NT-Domain-Name or Workgroup-Name, eg: MIDEARTH
   workgroup = Linux-Rox

#============================ Share Definitions ==============================
comment = TV_&_Music_Video
public = yes
browseable = yes
writable = no
path = /media/Cinema_HD/Cinema
guest ok = yes
share modes = yes

Then start the service -->

sudo systemctl enable smbd.service  # This sets it so it starts on boot

sudo systemctl start smbd.service # This starts it for the current session.
Hope this helps.


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