[ubuntu-uk] Strange file sharing problem

John MM scoundrel50a at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 11:38:41 UTC 2011

On 03/03/11 11:44, Simon Greenwood wrote:
> A quick Google would also show that there isn't much more to know than 
> what is in the man page. Smbtree prints a list of available servers 
> and devices in your domain in the same way as Network Neighborhood 
> does in Windows, but it does it on the command line, through Terminal 
> in Ubuntu. If you have a use for that, then use it. If you don't, and 
> unless you have machines that have SMB shares that don't have some 
> kind of GUI, then you probably don't.
> In my experience, if you don't get an answer to a question on a 
> mailing list or forum it's because no-one reading has an answer. This 
> is just a fact of life. However, if you google 'samba error 255 
> ubuntu' you will find a lot of data relating to the problem that 
> causes it. It appears to relate to permissions on 
> /var/lib/samba/usershares.
> s/

Just out of a matter of interest, something doesnt add up here, you have 
answered quite at length to the OP's questions about Networking, yet, 
you reply to my question with, go google it. There is something not 
quite right there.

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