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a free software implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, providing file and print services for Microsoft Windows clients.

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Rsync daemon not succesfully starting on boot

Rsync server was working successfully on my RPi B+ until today. I've upgraded the attached USB from 32 GB to 64 GB (both USB 3.0). Then I got reckless and changed a bunch of settings for the Samba ...
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Raspberry Pi not showing on network

I bought two Raspberry Pi 2 Bs, one to run kodi and the other to running Raspbian and is using Samba server. I had set up both up last night with the one running kodi getting files from the other ...
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How to access a Samba shared folder from a Pi

In my home network I have an Ubuntu machine that is running Samba server. My Windows machine is easily able to browse through the folders after providing a username and password. However when I try to ...
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Change openelec settings via ssh?

So, i found myself with a raspberry with openelec installed at my father's house, my tv remote doesn't work via hdmi cec and i can't find a mouse anywhere home, so I can't navigate around the menus or ...
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Samba installation nightmare

I can't for the life of me get samba (server) to install on my raspberry pi pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get install samba Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Can't edit/copy files with Samba on Raspberry Pi 2

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 2 model B, and I installed OpenElec which seems to work as expected, with an external HD plugged in USB. During the setup wizard I enabled Samba, and now I can connect ...
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Samba not authenticating

Okay, so I have been going at this for over two hours and on the verge of giving up. I cannot for the life of me get Windows to authenticate with Samba. I either get "Username or Password incorrect" ...
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Disable samba encrytion on OpenElec

I finally got my Pi. The last days I tried a lot of MediaCenter-Distros and yesterday I decided to stay with OpenElec since it seems to be the fastest. Without any further configurations OpenElec ...
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Automount not working

I'm trying to mount a windows share on a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie. As many others have stated, if I manually mount with sudo mount -a the volume mounts just fine. On a reboot, the mount ...
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Finding workgroups on a network

I have a few Pis (Raspbian), a few Windows one other Linux PC on my LAN at home. They operate under two different workgroups set by the Windows computers. I'm playing around with the settings of Samba ...
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Samba + Mac = Problems

I am running Raspbian and as of this afternoon have update'd and upgrade'd. I am using my Raspberry Pi (2) as a Samba (apt-get install samba) 24/7 server/torrent box. Everything on the Pi itself is ...
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What vulnerabilities, if any, are inherit to an open samba share on a home LAN?

In /etc/samba/smb.conf I have Writable=yes Browsable=yes This allows pretty much open access to that folder. In a home network, where the pi is connected to a home router. Is this any danger. I've ...
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Bad performance transfer file with samba

I have made a torrent client/file server with raspberry pi 2, using a 16 GB SD card class 10 for raspbian and a 16 GB USB to store files that i transferred with samba. Pi is connected with LAN cable ...
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Mounting larger roms using smb/nfs performance

I have a retropie set up attached to my TV, which I use for both streaming (kodi) and light gaming, as of recent. I'm still setting the whole thing up a the time. Since SNES and GBA roms aren't that ...
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Deluge with samba disk

I've just set up a deluge daemon with a web UI and all works fine. I have an ASUS RT-N66U router (with asuswrt-merlin firmware version 378.56_2) connected to a USB disk (1TB) formatted with NTFS. ...
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Raspberry Pi NAS Permissions

This has been asked before (I could link to 3 other posts I've seen here), but none of them have been answered. I've followed this tutorial on how to set up a NAS using Samba with a Raspberry Pi. ...
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Input / output errors with Samba

This has been asked before, and on other sites, but I'm not sure there has ever been a definitive answer. I'm running Samba under Raspbian on RPi model B (original version -- not the recent upgrade). ...
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Raspberry Pi with external USB drive attached as SMB share: share disappears

I'm new to Raspberry Pi, but I bought a Pi with Kodi/OpenElec pre-installed. I attached an external USB hard drive to it, and set it up to expose that as an SMB network share. I'm using Windows on my ...
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Cant mount samba share hosted on Debian 8/samba 4.1.17

I used to use raspbian 7 before recently making a switch to a debian 8 image provided by this link https://www.collabora.com/about-us/blog/2015/02/03/debian-jessie-on-raspberry-pi-2/ While on ...
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Connect Raspberry Pi2 to Windows 10 Shared folder

I have already shared a folder inside my Windows 10 computer in this address 192.168.1.179/Toshiba. And I would like to connect my Raspberry pi 2 to that folder so I can access all my files inside my ...
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I can access my Pi through the network on one PC but not on the other

I have a Pi set up and connected to my router through Ethernet. I have two Windows 10 machines - a laptop and a desktop - which I need to access the Pi with. I am using Samba in order to connect to ...
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Rpi2 - Samba with multiple clients performance

I'd like to use Rpi as home NAS, I have already problems using XBMC and samba. Making it really slow to work with HD connected with Rpi. Now I want to try plain raspbian with Samba to serve files (...
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How to automatically mount a samba drive on boot?

I have this in my /etc/fstab //192.168.1.1/S_Drive /mnt/readyshare cifs sec=ntlmv2,username=XXXX,password=XXXXX,uid=1000,gid=1000,iocharset=utf8 0 0 everytime I reboot the pi2, it says [FAILED] ...
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Can't Mount Folder To Network Share

I'm trying to mount a folder on my Pi in /mnt/camshare to my network share, as shown below. The network share exists & I can browse to it on a spare Ubuntu machine. FYI the Motion folder itself ...
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Use ethernet instead of wifi for Samba

I just set up an Ubuntu server this afternoon and configured samba. I got it working and with Wifi and ethernet connected to my MacBook from that Ubuntu computer I got crazy fast speeds because it was ...
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Mounted drives show incorrect size and free space

I have two USB drives mounted using Samba as network drives using my Raspberry Pi. My Windows machine and backup software show incorrect size and used space for the drives. View from Raspberry Pi: ...
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USB External drive access over network is too slow

I have a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B that is connected with an Ethernet cable to my router. When I try to copy files to my laptop (which is connected using WiFi) using FileZilla or Samba (in either ...
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Samba shows an extra shared folder

After a fresh install of Samba I added these lines to the /etc/samba/smb.conf file: [Media] comment = Media Folder path = /media valid users = @users force group = users create mask = 0660 directory ...
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Ridicoulus File Server performance

I've setup a file server using my new PI, and I'm very disappointed about the performance. I have attached by USB 2.0 2.5" HDD with an USB hub, formatted using NTFS, and mounted automatically. I had ...
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Cannot delete files from Samba share

I am running XBian Beta 2. I have a external hdd connected using usb with this fstab entry /dev/sda1 /media/mybook ext3 defaults,noauto,user,exec,noatime 0 0 0 I want ...
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Access to my raspberry pi with samba over the internet [closed]

Is there a way to have access my samba on the raspberry pi over the internet? To have acces through my normal file browser? I don't want to use FileZilla, just a normal file system. Couldn't find a ...
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Pi Shows Different Files on USB HD than Windows

I setup my raspberry PI with a SAMBA share loosely following the instructions here. After setting up everything, installing SAMBA, NTFS, and all, I was able to use everything last night with no ...
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RPi freezes during boot (bind9 samba)

My Raspberry Pi freezes while booting. I am using it for local DNS server (bind9), NAS, media Library (DLNA, UPNP) etc. I've lately set up a WiFi Hotspot (Access Point), but today, after i ...
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Samba and usbmount: can't write on automounted device

This is my problem: I configured my RPi with Debian: Samba shares a specific folder, that is readable-writeable-executable from my home network: /media/ usbmount automount USB devices when inserted ...
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Android can't find Raspberry Pi with Samba/ Zeroconf Avahi

I have a website hosted on Raspberry pi that needs to be accessed only on the local network. I have installed Samba and ZeroConf Avahi so that I can find the site by calling: http://raspberrypi/ On ...
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samba net command on Debian Wheezy

Which package for Debian Wheezy holds the 'net' command? I am running Raspbian 7 (Debian Wheezy) with samba-common and samba packages installed. But can not locate net.
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Npm Install failes von raspbian

After installing node.js on a playground raspberry pi, i'm able to run node.js scripts. Now i had a folder which a packages.config which contains a dependency to express.js when running npm ...
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How do I mount to SAMBA drive on boot with raspberry pi?

The only way I have managed to mount the drive is by typing the command: > sudo mount -t cifs //"IP"/hdd1 /home/pi -o uid=1000,iocharset=utf8,username="USERNAME",password="PASSWORD",sec=ntlm ...
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Samba configuration file

I'm attempting to set up a NAS using samba on my raspberry pi, running raspbmc. I'm following this tutorial to do so. I've got to the stage of editing the config file: Our next stop is to turn on ...
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Unable to share attached hard drive with samba

I've been looking at a number of different tutorials for sharing my attached external hard drive over my network, and can't seem to get any to work. Currently I have /home/pi accessible from my ...
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Pi NAS: Access over internet

I am running SAMBA on my Pi with a USB HDD. Samba is running fine. But I wish to be able to access the files from remote location (over internet). My Pi hosts a wordpress site and I can access it ...
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SMB Intermittent Time Out on Raspbmc

I am using my Raspberry Pi to stream video and audio content off of my Macbook through an SMB share. The content will stream perfectly when it works but the SMB connection seems to drop at least once ...
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Problems configuring samba server on RaspBMC

last weekend I finally bought a RPi to use it as a media server/player with RaspMBC. Since nearly 4 days now, I try to figure out how to configure the samba server properly in order to fit my needs, ...
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Samba Server not running

I have installed XBMC on my Raspberry Pi (RaspBMC). I have an external HDD connected via USB to my raspberry Pi, which I would like all of my movie content on. Logging into the Raspberry Pi using an ...
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External exFat HDD as NAS, can't create rename/delete directories or files

I'm trying to use my Pi as a NAS (among other things), so I mounted an external HDD and set up samba to use it. However, it turns out now that when I connect from my mac I can't rename or delete files ...

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