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Access network Samba share from Pi client

if the samba share does not need any credentials to login and you want to mount the share when you start your raspberry pi then edit the fstab file as root sudo nano /etc/fstab and add the following ...
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Samba: How to Disable LAN Samba Server Discovery

I hope this helps: The Short Answer: Add the following line in the Global section of /etc/samba/smb.conf: disable netbios = yes Prevent nmbd from starting at boot time with the following command:...
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Access network Samba share from Pi client

My issue was similar. My target was dd-wrt samba share. My problem: unable to mount it in anyway (also fstab from RPi3). I had errors from "not being able to pass the password to reference to mount....
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Increase transfer rate with Samba using Raspberry Pi 3

SMB transfer speeds can be quite disappointing, especially when handling lots of small files. Then again, an RPi might not be the best choice as a NAS/file server in the first place. Still, just 1 MB/...
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Mounting /var from a CIFS

Solution #1 would be to buy a big SD card. Decent flash memory withstands at least 300-500 cycles before it starts dying, so with a 64GB card you can write a total of 20TB to your /var. That's 50 ...
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Delete and modify not supported smb external drive (exfat)

It seems you have an answer that addresses your question. I'm posting this as potentially "another answer" to augment @Ephemeral's answer, and because it's something that may be overlooked ...
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Increase transfer rate with Samba using Raspberry Pi 3

there are several things here, although the physical ethernet connection is 100Mbits/s the ethernet chip is hung off of a usb bus that is shared with other devices, so as quoted above the maximum ...
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Accessing Windows 10 shares from Raspberry Pi 3

mount.cifs This is more of a Linux question (I love those!) You can mount Windows CIFS shares in a folder on your Pi using the mount command. You can mount the shares at boot time by modifying /etc/...
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How can I add shared drives to Raspberry PI 3?

Create a mountpoint for your share: sudo mkdir /media/winshare sudo chown pi:pi /media/winshare Create a smbcred file: nano /home/pi/.smbcred Write the following into it (replace username and ...
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~ $ sudo apt-get install samba samba-common-bin --------> Spits out dependency error

There is something messed with your package manager. You may try to "reset" it. Just follow this answer to Raspberry Pi sudo apt-get update not working. Then remove partially installed samba with: ...
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Cannot reach Internet after assigning fixed IP address in dhcpcd.conf

When you changed /etc/dhcpcd.conf to make it a static IP, it's likely you broke your Raspberry Pi's connectivity. dhcpcd is your DHCP client. Its job is to communicate with your DHCP server (usually ...
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Raspberry Pi Samba Share Suddenly Unreachable on MacOS

I don't know exactly your problem BUT /media/pi/ is a poor choice. It is used for automount and can change as storage is mounted - in particular the mount point can change. I suggest you create a ...
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How to access a Samba shared folder from a Pi

You can use mount command  sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.x.x/<your-share> /home/pi/my-share username=pi, password=mypass You may need to install cifs-utils
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Finding workgroups on a network

This is not a pi-specific question. The easiest way is to use nbtscan: nbtscan -v -h 192.0.2.0/24 Or just search for "samba find all netgroups" on Google!
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Share files betweens two raspberry pis

If you just want to read the files, you can install nginx on your Pi and share the directory that has the files you want everybody else to read. This is read only, is pretty simple and very light ...
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Change openelec settings via ssh?

From Kodi's docs on the web interface: Method 1 / guisettings.xml Edit the guisettings.xml file in the userdata folder and look for the following settings under <services>, and make sure ...
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Cannot edit files on RPi through smb

Are you sharing files on an external disk? If so, what filesystem is it formatted with? NTFS volumes can only be mounted with a single "owner". If the volume is mounted by root, connecting users will ...
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Samba crashes after upgrade to Stretch

After a lot more googling, it seems that this was caused by a combination of two issues. First, my Samba package was being held back by apt at the version from Jessie. Second, that version has a bug ...
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Mounted external drive not accessible via windows

Possible solution to your (b) ... After a specific Windows Update, MS systems (esp Win10) will not allow the use of the SMBv1 protocol - security issues. They now "require" SMBv2. Therefore, Windows ...
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Accessing Windows 10 shares from Raspberry Pi 3

Having wrestled with this and windows 10 I feel the OP's pain. Most problems stem from the fact that windows 10 forces SMB3 by default. Working with that configuration the following will work: sudo ...
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Accessing the samba shared files from the raspi

[EDITED RESPONSE II] I will guess that the inode/x-corrpted message may be due to some permissions issues between your RPi and your Windoze machine. If that's the case, your files are not actually ...
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Cannot Connect to Samba Share With Windows 10

The problem is likely on Windows, regarding security policies. Try this: Run: gpedit.msc Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Network > Lanman Workstation - open "Enable insecure ...
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Unable to connect to samba via hostname from Windows 10

Seems I've found an answer myself after months of searching. If I use raspberrypi.local instead of just raspberrypi as the host name, the Windows machine has no problems with authentication. I ...
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SSH connection from Raspberry Pi to windows not working

The problem is that Windows doesn't automatically host an SSH or Telnet server. You will have to set one up on the Windows machine.
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sqlite gigabyte database on RPi3B+

As far as network file system go, reasonable options are AFAIK limited to NFS and SMB, and unless you need SMB features (like Windows compatibility) you should really go with NFS. It's much faster (...
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sqlite gigabyte database on RPi3B+

I log data to an SQLite3 database on a NFS filesystem with no problems. The only rule is one writer, multiple readers (to avoid the locking/locked database problem). To enforce that my reader programs ...
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Samba permission [How to chmod FAT32]

As you say you can't write to the device, I assume that reading works. There are two approaches to fix this. Change the permissions when mounting the file system. As you can't chmod a FAT file ...
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Rpi to read windows and SAMBA folder files

If you want provide files to clients then you want Windows as SMB SERVER: If you want your RPi to access to an SMB server, then you want RPi as SMB CLIENT (testparm, smbclient, nmblookup ... and ...
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Samba share is read-only despite settings

If you've upgraded something recently, the issue probably lies in that event... somewhere. It may be a permissions issue? Samba is both straightforward and arcane all at once, and it's difficult to ...
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