[ubuntu-uk] Accessing Shared folders on a Windows 7 machine from Ubuntu 10.04

Matthew Daubney matt at daubers.co.uk
Fri Dec 3 12:31:21 GMT 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-01 at 16:05 +0000, Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:
> I have removed the Homegroup , replaced it with a Workgroup and shared 
> folders on the Windows Machine.
> I have installed Samba and changed the Workgroup name on the Ubuntu 
> machine to match that of the Windows 7 machine.
> The Ubuntu machine sees the 7 machine, but all that happens when I try 
> to access the shares is that the log-on screen keeps returning and I 
> can't access the shares.
> Any thoughts as to what I should be looking at?
Have you allowed a user to the share in the smb.conf? And have you added
the user to the samba database using smbpasswd?

-Matt Daubney

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