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Old 01-28-2006, 05:25 AM   #1
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Unhappy share folder accessing problem

hi guys,
can anyone tell me how to access linux share folder from some other system when it is read-only. i created the share folder using samba and when i tried to access the folder from windows system (the folder is visible) it denies the permission to how can i change the permission in linux system. help me please.
Old 01-29-2006, 12:22 AM   #2
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The thing you have to be aware of is that even though you may have configured the server to allow something, if linux won't allow it, the server can't allow it either. One of the common problems is that when you set up your share you use root to create the shared directory. Then its permissions are set for root:root, and no one else can access the directory. So check the user:group and permissions and make sure that the username your logging in with has permission to read the files.


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