jean gruneberg kaosboss at
Mon Mar 27 16:52:13 UTC 2006

>>> Hello,
>>> I'm having problems mapping a drive to my new Ubuntu box.  I'd shared
>>> out a directory, given everyone read permissions, samba is running, etc,
>>> but even a simple "net view" command from XP gets an error 5, access
>>> denied.
>>> Any ideas?  I don't need super tight security, it's my internal network,
>>> I just want to be able to move files around.
>> Did you share as a NFS volume or as a samba share?
have you added a samba user, normal users on Ubuntu and Samba users are 
2 different things....

smbpasswd -a <user>
type in password at the prompt.


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