I've set up samba on raspbian Jessie, and I am able to get to the "pi" user's folder from a windows box.
I want to be able to get to the
/etc/ directory from windows because I want to edit conf files in the warm bosom of notepad instead of using nano. I've set up the below with the path specifically pointing at
/etc and with just
[root] read only = no locking = no path = /etc guest ok = yes
and I gave All users write access to the
/etc folder with
chmod. I can see the
\\raspberrypi\root share in windows, and it prompts me for my credentials. but then it says it's not accessible, because either I don't have permissions, or I have another connection to the server with a different username.
I've searched around the internet for this, but it's difficult searching for "raspbian etc" because every configuration tutorial in the world seems to involve the