sharing folders with Nautilus

Scott Berry scottbb1973 at
Fri Nov 5 16:41:53 GMT 2010

Okay I tried what you said but I have a little dilemma here.  My
username is scott and my domain is Princess. So would I do:


On Thu, 2010-11-04 at 16:23 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 11/04/2010 02:43 PM, Scott Berry wrote:
> > I am unsure how to do this.  How would I change the workgroup name of
> > where a folder is pointing at.  For example, my folder is pointing at
> > workgroup and I want it to point at Canine as the network I want to see
> > this folder.  Once I figure this out I am good to go and thanks to
> > everyone.
> If you are referring to the samba workgroup 'workgroup' and instead wish
> to changed the workgroup name to 'Canine', add the workgroup name to the
> line in /etc/hosts. For example, I use 'mshome' instead of
> 'workgroup', so I modify:
> $ gksudo gedit /etc/hosts
> localhost
> to
> localhost gl.mshome
> gl is both my username and host name. You'd modify to:
> localhost <name>.Canine
> save the file and restart the broadcast daemon:
> $ sudo /etc/init.d/nmbd restart
> or
> $ sudo service nmbd restart
> Your samba shares should now be in the 'Canine' workgroup & your Windows
> user(s) should now be able to attach.

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