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Old 08-25-2011, 11:20 AM   #1
ardie
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Ubuntu 11.04 and Samba


I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.04 in addition to 10.04.

In 10.04 I have set up samba and my wife, who is running Windows 7, can see the designated files that are on my machine;typically windows xp word and excel files.

I have attempted to set up samba in exactly the same way in 11.04 but the windows 7 machine cannot see them. When reverting to 10.04 they can be seen.

Has anyone any ideas please?

Thanks

ardie
 
Old 08-26-2011, 03:30 AM   #2
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Greetingz!

If possible, find and copy the smb.conf file from your old Ubuntu installation to the new one.
Code:
find / -type f -name smb.conf 2>/dev/null
Also, check to see if iptables is running in your old install (and if so, what the rules are).

Hope this helps!
 
Old 08-26-2011, 06:42 AM   #3
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Thanks xeleema, I'll do that !

Regards

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