samba solved

Doug Stewart doug.dastew at
Thu Oct 4 00:18:51 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 6:49 PM, William Frick <wfrick at> wrote:

> After periodic wandering for solutions to file access to a NAS, I found a
> solution. I edited the hosts file to include local IP addresses and Names.
> The smb.conf file was checked to see all machines had the same 'Workgroup'
> name but to no avail.
> The curious part is that even fresh installs would not work yet RythmBox,
> Banshee and the like would find and connect to shares on the NAS.
> I even tried LinuxMint and Debian rolling release.
> Bill
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I am having trouble getting samba to work also.
I have 3 Ubuntu12.04  boxes and samba installed on each, but cannot see the
shared folders from each other????

What exactly did you do???

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