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Old 12-06-2004, 06:26 PM   #1
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samba share problem

when trying to open a share file from windows
it asks for user name and passwd
but i havnt set any and the ones i have tried are all wrong, faint
how can i solve this problem ?
Old 12-06-2004, 06:40 PM   #2
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look in
/etc/samba/smb.conf (for mandrake distro)

read the file and change what needs to be changed. You need to be root to do so.

typ in console:
than your password

typ in console:
kwrite /etc/samba/smb.conf

kwrite is a text editor, if you want to use anotherone you can do so.

Old 12-06-2004, 07:41 PM   #3
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try putting "public = yes" in the share section.
Old 12-06-2004, 09:30 PM   #4
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Being root type following:

smbpasswd -a user

user are you of course, so you can add a valid user and valid password.


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