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Old 10-06-2002, 07:40 AM   #1
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Quick Samba permissions question

How do I enable a non-root user to access (read/write) Samba shares in /mnt ? I want to be able to use a "My Documents" folder on a remote Windows machine to provide the main storage for documents created on both that machine and the Linux machine.
Old 10-07-2002, 04:39 AM   #2
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So long as you have permissions at the far end, chmod the /mnt/~~ directory with world privileges.
chmod /mnt/~~~ 666

Old 10-07-2002, 05:25 AM   #3
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Thank you for your help. I tried chmod /mnt/~~~ 666 and got:

chmod: invalid mode string: 'mnt/~~~'

Did I do something wrong?


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