Can't Copy Files from Network to Home Folder

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Can't Copy Files from Network to Home Folder

Postby bobble on Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:01 pm

I've tried searching for an answer to this, but my search terms are too common.
I've paged through pages and ages of the forum, but didn't find a solution. There's probably one there someplace, so just point me to it if there is.

My problem: Under Mint 13 Mate there was no problem copying from my NAS shared folders to and from my home folder. Now that I'm using Mint 14 Mate, I find that I can copy from my home folder to the NAS shared folders, but I can't copy from the NAS shared folders to the home folder.

Using the file manager (Caja) gui I can drag and drop files from my home folder to the Network shared folder, but not vice versa. When I drag and drop from the Network Folder I get a dialog that says copying the file, but nothing ever happens.

I've got ufw configured to allow samba in and out. Is there something else I need to configure? This is confusing because it seemed to work right out of the box with Mint 13 Mate.

Thanks
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Re: Can't Copy Files from Network to Home Folder

Postby Lone.Wolf on Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:04 pm

Two things you may want to check. Permissions on your home folder and how Samba is set up on the shared folder, does it require a password or something.
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Re: Can't Copy Files from Network to Home Folder

Postby bobble on Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:25 pm

Thanks, Lone.Wolf.

Permissions on the Home Folder appear to be OK. (drwxr)

No passwords are required on the shared folder.

In perusing the ubuntu forums pages it appears that this may be a common problem.
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