Gutsy nautilus cannot browse samba shares

Fajar Priyanto fajarpri at
Sat Nov 24 04:46:51 UTC 2007

Sorry for top posting, maybe this info helps:
When clicking on the workgroup MARS, it then error "Cannot display the content 
of ..." 
I notice that the window title of Nautilus says "Mars on Mars", shouldn't 
it "Voyager2 on Mars"?

On Saturday 24 November 2007 11:21:39 Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> Hello all,
> Oh man... I've been troubleshooting this since last night.
> I setup a samba shares on my notebook. Testing it with smbclient command,
> result is OK:
> root at voyager2:~ # smbclient -L localhost
> Password:
> Domain=[MARS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.26a]
>         Sharename       Type      Comment
>         ---------       ----      -------
>         print$          Disk      Printer Drivers
>         public          Disk      Untuk public share
>         IPC$            IPC       IPC Service (voyager2 server (Samba,
> Ubuntu))
>         c87             Printer   c87
> Domain=[MARS] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.26a]
>         Server               Comment
>         ---------            -------
>         VOYAGER2             voyager2 server (Samba, Ubuntu)
>         Workgroup            Master
>         ---------            -------
>         MARS                 VOYAGER2
> I can also connect to the share:
> mount -t smbfs //localhost/public /mnt
> But, I cannot browse the list using Nautilus. It's able to look at MARS,
> but when I click it errors "Cannot display content...."
> So, finally, I'm testing by installing Centos using vmware, open it's
> Nautilus, and voila! It connects right away to it (the shares on my Ubuntu
> samba). So, I assume the flaw is with Gutsy's Nautilus?
> Curiously, if I'm using the "Connect to server" menu from Nautilus, it
> connects without problem. It can also then can browse the share from
> network. But, when I umount the connection, some time later it will error
> again about cannot display the content of ...
> Has anyone experience this?

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