Simple Samba file sharing set-up for Kubuntu 20.04

Samba is the name of the open source version of the protocol that the Windows operating system uses to share files. It is useful because it is fairly well supported on Linux, Mac and Windows machines although Windows likes to change things to make it harder sometimes. The steps below will set up a simple …

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Simple Samba file sharing set-up for Ubuntu 18.04

Samba is the name of the open source version of the protocol that the Windows operating system uses to share files. It is useful because it is fairly well supported on Linux, Mac and Windows machines although Windows likes to change things to make it harder sometimes. The steps below will set up a simple …

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Failed to retrieve share list from server

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This has bugged me for a while as I fixed it and then it reoccurred probably after Windows updated. The problem was that I was unable to connect Ubuntu 16.04 to my Windows 7 box. It wasn’t the firewalls and none of the usual fixes seemed to work until I ran into this page. All …

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