[ubuntu-uk] Strange file sharing problem

Andy Partington andy.partington at gmail.com
Fri Mar 4 10:59:03 UTC 2011

On 4 March 2011 10:32, John MM <scoundrel50a at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 04/03/11 10:25, Colin Law wrote:
>> What do you see if you select Places>  Network
>> Colin
>  I see Windows Network Icon, that when I click on it, it gives an 'unable
> to mount, failed to retrieve sharelist from server'.....I just discovered, I
> cant find my smb.conf file in the samba directory. I wonder if that might be
> the problem.
> --
smb.conf is in /etc/samba/

smb.conf get's generated on installing Samba from memory, so if  you don't
have one samba didn't install correctly ?

Just running testparm on it's own will look in the default dir.
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