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Can't access Ubuntu shares from XP Home

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by Hughv, Jul 18, 2007.

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  1. Hughv

    Hughv Thread Starter

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    When I try to access My Samba server from XP home, I get "You may not have access rights".
    I've managed this in other versions of Linux with SWAT, but that doesn't seem to be an option in Ubuntu )7.04).
    I know I have shared folders, so what's the right way to access samba shares from XP?
     
  2. ejrives

    ejrives

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    Are you between a firewall? Can you telnet to the ports that samba uses from the windows host?

    are the 2 hosts on the internet or in a private lan?

    Do the files that you are trying to share have the permissions to do so ?
     
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