[ubuntu-mono] [Bug 498697] Re: Banshee refuses to connect to DAAP share
498697 at bugs.launchpad.net
Fri Aug 6 11:25:17 BST 2010
I have this bug and also have I believe a work around. The work-around
results from trying to investigate a Rhythmbox bug:
Rhythmbox Unable to Play Music from daap share that requires password
I was going to report the Banshee bug, but this bug already seems to
cover it. My details are:
Clean install of Ubuntu 10.04.
$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS
Two NAS boxes on network:
1) NAS1 - Dlink DNS-323, firmware 1.08
2) WD1 - Western Digitial MyBook World Edition - firmware 01.01.16 with
Both have built in daap (itunes) servers. Both of these servers and
their music files can be seen and played under Windows Vista and Windows
7 using either itunes or songbird (with the daap plugin). The NAS1 daap
server is setup so that it requires a password to access the server.
Both itunes and songbird prompt for this password. WD1 does not require
I installed the Banshee music player. Initially this could not see
either NAS1 or WD1.
After a google search I edited the file: /etc/samba/smb.conf
and adding in the [global] section after the line "server string = %h
server (Samba, Ubuntu)"
client ntlmv2 auth = no
Now Banshee was able see and connect to both WD1 and the DNS-323 daap
server, it prompted for the password when connecting to NAS1. I was able
to play music from both WD1 and NAS1.
Banshee refuses to connect to DAAP share
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Status in “banshee” package in Ubuntu: New
Binary package hint: banshee
Banshee refuses to connect to a DAAP share hosted by Firefly-1586SVN server. It says that it is unable to connect to music share. Other players, such as Rhythmbox have no problems connecting to the wanted share.
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