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by altair4
Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: NFS problems
Replies: 10
Views: 316

Re: NFS problems

charroo wrote:ron@ron-H81M-S2H ~ $ sudo apt-get-install nfs-common
sudo: apt-get-install: command not found

I can't help you with the actual NFS part of this topic but your command sequence is incorrect. It should be:

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sudo apt-get install nfs-common
by altair4
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Win 10 upgrade and Samba issue - [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: Win 10 upgrade and Samba issue

After making the changes you suggested. Neither the share nor Samba is discovered. A step backwards... They never were discovered based on your initial post: After a recent Win 10 upgrade, I noticed that my working Samba shares and folders have disappeared from my Win 10 file explorer. While the Sa...
by altair4
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Win 10 upgrade and Samba issue - [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: Win 10 upgrade and Samba issue

I've run out of time today but: I would get rid of the share you defined in whatever file manager you are using: dave@dave-MS-7A34 /etc/samba $ net usershare info --long [shared] path=/home/dave/shared comment= usershare_acl=S-1-1-0:R,S-1-5-21-986546555-2132667109-3166389256-1000:F, guest_ok=n It's ...
by altair4
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Win 10 upgrade and Samba issue - [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: Win 10 upgrade and Samba issue

Please post the output of the following commands:

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testparm -s

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net usershare info --long


And ,,, you can name your workgroup HOMEGROUP I suppose just be aware that there is no such thing as a Windows Homegroup in Linux.
by altair4
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Slow reads speeds with Samba shares
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Slow reads speeds with Samba shares

@coffee412, I don't know about AD specifically but SMB1 and network browsing for netbios names are linked. Cannot have one without the other. At least not yet. If this is an all Linux network or a Linux / macOS network an avahi service announcement will fix things but Windows remains the odd man out...
by altair4
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Slow reads speeds with Samba shares
Replies: 5
Views: 205

Re: Slow reads speeds with Samba shares

I want you to try an experiment: Edit /etc/samba/smb.conf in Mint and right under the workgroup = WORKGROUP line add this line: client max protocol = SMB3 Save the file. Two things will happen - one of them not desired: [1] Your Mint smb client will access the Samba server using version 3 of the smb...
by altair4
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Just another noob trying to access a shared Windows 10 folder thru my VM Linux Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 196

Re: Just another noob trying to access a shared Windows 10 folder thru my VM Linux Mint

It is not at all clear to me if this Win10 machine you speak of is the VM host to a Linux Mint VM guest or if it is is a separate box in your network. Anyhoo: ** You don't need to install anything to access another machines smb shares. ** If this is between a VM guest and a VM host you don't need sa...
by altair4
Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to find old partition label and mount point [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: How to find old partition label and mount point

Is this what you are looking for: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=256398&p=1383649#p1383259 in2blues@ZargonL ~ $ sudo blkid -c /dev/null -o list [sudo] password for in2blues: device fs_type label mount point UUID -------------------------------------------------------------...
by altair4
Mon Nov 06, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Can't access my home network shared drive [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Can't access my home network shared drive

The problem with working with routers and NAS devices is that although they normal use samba themselves they use antique versions of it that are incompatible by default with the client machine. You end up making guesses and trying one thing after another until you find the magic key. It's all very f...
by altair4
Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Firewalld vs GUFW
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: Firewalld vs GUFW

firewalld has two things going against it:

** it has a "d" at the end of it's name and that rhymes with systemd.

** It comes from Red Hat.
by altair4
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: can access samba share via command line but not via nemo [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: can access samba share via command line but not via nemo [SOLVED]

I'll try to read and understand the options set up by gadmin-samba with its conf file I think you will be wasting your time. Gadmin-samba is hopelessly out of date written originally for Samba Version 2 and never updated. We are now at Version 4 of Samba so many of the parameters used in gadmin-sam...
by altair4
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: can access samba share via command line but not via nemo [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: can access samba share via command line but not via nemo

1. can't browse the network, with an error "Failed retreiving share list from server: file or directory does not exist" (translated from Italian don't know if it is exactly the same in English) Use the native Linux ( and macOS ) way of accessing hosts by name: https://forums.linuxmint.com...
by altair4
Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What is Init.d?
Replies: 4
Views: 198

Re: What is Init.d?

That is way past obsolete. Init.d was replaced by upstart which has replaced by systemd. Could be in a way obsolete. But how it works /etc/rc0.d/ until to /etc/rc6.d/ ? I read and tested through this either http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/LinuxTutorialInitProcess.html _____________________________...
by altair4
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Changed mount point - how do I fix it? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 222

Re: Changed mount point - how do I fix it?

People who work with fstab fall into two camps: Those that use Disks and those who think that application should be removed from the repository so that the user would never use it. You can always tell when someone used Disks because it produces lines like this: dev/disk/by-uuid/B8264E94264E5392 mnt/...
by altair4
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Changed mount point - how do I fix it? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 222

Re: Changed mount point - how do I fix it?

If I understand your post correctly this is the problem partition: /dev/sdb1 ntfs Data-1TB /mnt/B8264E94264E5392 B8264E94264E5392 /dev/disk/by-uuid/B8264E94264E5392 /mnt/B8264E94264E5392 auto nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show 0 0 [1] Unmount the partition: sudo umount /mnt/B8264E94264E5392 EDIT : If t...
by altair4
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Changed mount point - how do I fix it? [SOLVED]
Replies: 8
Views: 222

Re: Changed mount point - how do I fix it?

If you want people on this forum to help you need to provide them with information describing how all of this is set up. You can do that by posting the output of the following commands:

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sudo blkid -c /dev/null -o list

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cat /etc/fstab
by altair4
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED] Issues Mounting NAS Drive
Replies: 36
Views: 853

Re: [SOLVED] Issues Mounting NAS Drive

Yeah I did. Then it's probably the network stack in Mint as altair4 alluded to :? It was worth a try though as there was really nothing to lose. In fairness we really don't know for sure if using a static ip address would have worked or not because we really have no idea how it's being accessed. Th...
by altair4
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED] Issues Mounting NAS Drive
Replies: 36
Views: 853

Re: [SOLVED] Issues Mounting NAS Drive

From an end user perspective the flow is identical to Windows. If I create a "map" of a Linux share in Win10 and open up notepad and do a File > Open my map is on the side panel of the notepad open dialogue: MapDrive.png If I create a similar entry in fstab with the noauto entry and open u...
by altair4
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED] Issues Mounting NAS Drive
Replies: 36
Views: 853

Re: Issues Mounting NAS Drive

There is noting manual about it. You open your file manager and select the Music folder on the left side panel under Network or just double click the icon on your desktop if your desktop shows you these things and it mounts. This is how all of my samba shares mount these days. In fact a wrote a whol...
by altair4
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED] Issues Mounting NAS Drive
Replies: 36
Views: 853

Re: Issues Mounting NAS Drive

Yeah that shows my content. It still dismounts when rebooting though, I am going to assume you mean it doesn't mount at boot. The next time you reboot and it doesn't mount open a terminal and run: sudo mount -a Does it now mount? If it does I suspect it's what I warned you about: [2] Remove the noa...

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