[Lucid] Network Error

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Fri Aug 27 17:22:50 UTC 2010

On 08/23/2010 04:30 PM, Jim Smith wrote:
> When I click on the "Network" location the window opens showing "Windows 
> Network."
> Clicking on that item gives the following error message: "Unable to 
> mount location, failed to retrieve share list from server." Curious as 
> this did not happen before the upgrade to Lucid. Using the Lucid LiveCD 
> the network mounts fine and I can do the usual things with the shared 
> files on our other computer. Ideas? Googling didn't get me anything 
> seemingly connected with Lucid. Probably right in front of me, just 
> can't see it.


Anyway; what is the output of:

$ findsmb

and what do you have in this line of /etc/samba/smb.conf?

# Change this to the workgroup/NT-domain name your Samba server will part of
   workgroup =

Typically, I try to keep all of my machines on the same workgroup when

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