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

Gordon Burgess-Parker gbplinux at gmail.com
Sun Dec 5 10:12:31 GMT 2010

On 03/12/2010 12:31, Matthew Daubney wrote:
> 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

This is trying to access a Windows 7 share FROM Ubuntu - I didn't think 
that involved Samba?

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