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Question: I installed and configured samba share on Ubuntu, now from a windows machine i can see the shared folders but i can not access them, how i can resolve this?

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Answer:

Open terminal and run the following command to edit samba config file

sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf

Look for these lines Then change

wins support = no
name resolve order = lmhosts host wins bcast

and change them to look something like this:

wins support = yes
name resolve order = wins lmhosts hosts bcast

Now restart  samba

sudo service smbd restart

And is done.

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