Tag Archive: Samba

Apr 08 2018

If your mount.cifs has stopped working, try adding -o vers=3.0

If you have been using “mount.cifs …” or “sudo mount.cifs …” to mount a share located on a Windows machine in Linux, and it stops working after any kind of update or change to your network, try adding -o vers=3.0, or if you are already using some -o options, add vers=3.0 to the list (separated …

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Aug 03 2015

How to set up a Samba file server to use with Windows clients – Xmodulo

According to the Samba project web site, Samba is an open source/free software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Unlike other implementations of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol (such as LM Server for HP-UX, LAN Server for OS/2, or VisionFS), Samba (along with its source code) is freely available (at no …

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May 09 2015

Link: Introduction to Samba – Share Files and Directories between Linux, Windows and Mac

Samba is the most popular and efficient way with which you can share your files and directories between Linux, Windows and Mac. You just have to create a Samba user, Decide which file/directory you wish to share and Set the permissions, in order to create a Samba share. Well, initially, this might seem to be …

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Nov 11 2014

Link: How to Set up Samba Server for Windows, Linux and OS X File Sharing on Raspberry Pi

Samba is re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, samba provides cross-platform file and print services sharing for various Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux file sharing. Full article here: How to Set up Samba Server for Windows, Linux and OS X File Sharing on Raspberry Pi (Tech Rapid)

Mar 13 2014

Link: Create Safe & Easy Shares Using Samba For Windows Machines

In the past I shared howto create samba share between Windows and Linux machines so both can read/write, and also shared a program called Nitroshare which allows to send/receive files between Linux/Mac/Windows without any complicated configurations. So this time I came up with another secure and easy method to share your data with network Windows …

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