altair4 wrote:Without knowing anything about how you are set up I would guess it's about how your Mint machine is configured to resolve netbios names to ip addresses ( name resolve order ). Go through the checklist and see if it resolves anything:
Samba Browsing Problems Checklist: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=88146&start=0
altair4 wrote:Samba Browsing Problems Checklist: viewtopic.php?f=42&t=88146&start=0
cpthk wrote:I went through the list, they didn't solve my problem
 Samba Browsing depends on all hosts being members of the same subnet.
 Services not starting at boot.
sudo service smbd restart
sudo service nmbd restart
 Name Resolution
gksu gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf
name resolve order = bcast host lmhosts wins
altair4 wrote:Did you expand "Windows Network". Samba is a Windows protocol.
altair4 wrote:If you have the time it would be extremely helpful if you were to post the model number of your linksys router so others could benefit from your discovery.
Sorry I wasn't able to help you with this issue. It never occurred to me that the router itself could actually impede network browsing.
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