Help - I cannot see other Ubuntu computers on my network from Intrepid

aYo Binitie ayobinitie at
Fri Jan 16 13:48:11 GMT 2009

Begging your pardon but what is the mount point? Sorry relatively new
enthusiastic user.


On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 1:26 AM, Gustin Johnson <gustin at> wrote:
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> aYo Binitie wrote:
>> Oh I had already done that before I posted the Help request. Thats the
>> only was Samba works for me so I've resigned myself to that. Foe some
>> strange reason to day was the first time I tried to access a folder on
>> another machine I have running Hardy. smb:// which is the
>> machines IP on the Network draws a blank. However I can see the
>> Intrepids machine's files from the Hardy machine with out any problems
>> at all. I have seen a few posts on Google about Intrepid machines not
>> seeing other Ubuntu machines but there does not seem to be a solution.
>> I see my Windows machines fine.
> I use CIFS for all of my samba mounts, and it seems to work fine.  I
> also have a mix of Hardy and Intrepid.
> What happens when you try:
> sudo mount -t cifs //<ip of server/<share name> /<mount point> -o
> username=<samba user>,password=<samba password>
> This is an example from my /etc/fstab.  I have the noauto set since this
> my laptop and it is not always connected to my home LAN.   Also note
> that I have DNS working internally, you may need to use an IP instead of
> the hostname.
> //midwinter/files       /opt/midwinter  cifs
> user,noauto,rw,credentials=/root/.smbpasswd
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