[ubuntu-uk] Strange file sharing problem
sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 07:09:43 UTC 2011
On 3 March 2011 21:17, John MM <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/03/11 19:57, Simon Greenwood wrote:
> No, that's OK at the moment. /var/lib/samba/usershares should contain
> files with the names of shares on your machine. These files should be owned
> by you. If they aren't, from terminal, type 'sudo chown
> <username>:<username> /var/lib/usershares/<sharename>'.
> You should have something like this:
> ls -l /var/lib/samba
> drwxrwx--T 2 root sambashare 4096 2011-02-09 20:30 usershares
> ls -l /var/lib/samba/usershares
> -rw-r--r-- 1 simong simong 78 2011-02-09 20:30 music
> Well, got rid of the error 255, but still cant see the directories from the
> other computer, so something is still stopping the network.
Check that you can ping either computer each way, that SMB sharing is set up
on your netbook - it isn't installed by default as Gordon has pointed out,
and you'll have to search for Samba in the Software Centre.
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