ALT-F2 accessing SMB://server/share - Weird quirk.
volume at dmartin.org
Wed Oct 19 19:52:08 UTC 2005
> >When I first connect, the initial connection comes up with an IP
> >address of a domain controller on the network. Seems like
> >SMB://server/share does some sort of a broadcast for a domain
> >controller or something - no other reason why it'd pull up a test
> >domain controller that I've NEVER done anything with.
> I've had the same problem, and I'm speculating that it first
> asks the domain browser, because I got an old NT4 box to
> authenticate against, lol.
> But saying ok without credentials did it for me that one time
> I needed it. I loved hoary, having a windows network icon on
> the desktop from day one, just browsing the network
> anonymously until needed to authenticate.
I want to throw in a "me too". I have the same Samba/Nautilus problem on
both my laptop and my desktop running Ubuntu. I experience the same problem
for actual Windows shares on a Win2k box, as well as my other Ubuntu
A recent convert from Gentoo, I can only add that I didn't experience this
problem with Samba and Nautilus there.
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