[ubuntu-uk] Strange file sharing problem

Alan Lord (News) alanslists at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 12:00:45 UTC 2011

On 03/03/11 11:01, John MM wrote:
> Um, ok 'man' has been proven to be difficult to understand even by the
> best of you, it isnt written for newbies, and I look at it, and it makes
> absoluteluy no sense to me at all.

What is hard to understand?

"smbtree is a smb browser program in text mode. It is similar to the 
"Network Neighborhood" found on Windows computers. It prints a tree with 
all the known domains, the servers in those domains and the shares on 
the servers. "

> Why the sarcasm, all I have done is ask a question based on this thread?
> I wasnt being nasty. So why the attitude?

I wasn't being sarcastic at all. I replied to your question with the 

> The sarcastic answer still doesnt help, how can I use smbtree to help
> me. You were going to help the OP, what is different with my question? I
> have found out more in htis thread, than at any other time, when I have
> asked similar questions about error 255, but the thread stopped, and has
> gone nowhere. So I know there is an answer there somewhere. I just
> wondered if somebody could help,

Erm, I wasn't being sarcastic. You didn't say you had a problem, you 
asked what smbtree was. I supplied a comprehensive answer IMHO.


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