Browsing shares on a Windows 2000 machine

Mark C lists at
Sun Oct 24 16:15:34 UTC 2004

Jeff Waugh wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 09:55 +0100, Mark C wrote:
>>But I agree for GNU/Linux or should I say GNOME to be taken seriously or 
>>used in workplaces/enterprise market, it's things like this that *WILL* 
>>make or break it, sadly we are in the position where we HAVE to be able 
>>to talk to MS machines (the other way around seems not to apply :(), for 
>>it to even be considered into the workplace.
> Try adding "WORKGROUP = <whatever>" to ~/.smb/smb.conf

Done, still the same, I have logged a bug report for this.
the logged in Ubuntu user, is completely different to the user that is 
in the Windows 2003 active directory.

> That's a gedit issue, not a problem with gnome-vfs. There's no problem
> writing to smb locations in general.

According to one of the bug reports that has been entered (not sure if 
it was Debian or Ubuntu), it reported this as a gnome-vfs problem (but i 
could be wrong), will try it with vi/nano on Monday when I'm back at work.


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