Samba with Nautilus

Eric Dunbar eric.dunbar at
Sat Nov 20 18:55:47 UTC 2004

> > dont use nautilus as root, it can break certain things in your setup
> > (i.e. the ability to edit menu entrys)...
> > did you try the same with a share name attached ?
> > i.e. does something like this work (assumin C is the sharename)? :
> > smb://viper/C
> [GR]   Hi Oli. I'm assuming that by 'C' you mean C drive on my wife's
> computer. I tried that, but it didn't work. It asked me for a username
> and password, which it never did before, but when I tried logging in it
> said that "C: couldn't be found. Perhaps it has been deleted recently."

No, it would be the actual name that you've assigned to that
particular shared directory (thus, sharename). It doesn't have
anything to do with the c: drive. So, if you call that share anaconda
you'd be logging in to smb://viper/anaconda


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