Ubuntu access shared files

i installed samba and working properly. when i shared data or any files it can access other machines but i cant access the shared files in my ubuntu so pls give good guidelines how to enable and access files.

Ubuntu Access shared files held on windows home server

Hi, I have installed xubuntu 9.04 on my playtation 3. I have done this as I have a server in my home which contains all my music, and videos (along with other files that are unimportant for the PS3). I am trying to access these files, but am not able to figure how to do this. The files are all conta ...

Ubuntu Cannot access shared files after upgrading

After installing 8.04, when I go to Places -> Network my Vista laptop is shown, but when I double click I'm not prompted for a username/password and all i get is a blank folder with no contents. I can still access my shared folders on my Ubuntu computer from my Vista laptop though. I assume the u ...

Ubuntu 9.10: Unable to access shared files... "Failed to Mount Windows Share"

I am using Samba to share media files over my home network. When I had 9.04, everything ran smoothly. After the upgrade, I've had trouble gaining access to these files from my other computers which run various versions of Windows.What I've done so far (all logged in as root):Installed Samba, added t ...

Ubuntu unable to access shared files.

I have my samba set up and so on, can view the network on both my windows machine and my ubuntu 11.04, now when i try to access the shared files the windows systemn keeps asking for a password and user name, and the ubuntu machine keep on saying unable to mount shared files.how do i work around this ...

Ubuntu Cannot Access Shared Files in MSHOME

All. 1st time here. Just installed Ubuntu 10.10 last night. First of all forgive me if this is has been answered somewhere else as I have searched and can't find anything yet to help me.What I need is to be able to access the hard drives on my other 2 computers that are running Windows XP and share ...

Cannot access shared files on Ubuntu 10.04 PCs

I've searched the forums, but have not found this particular issue. I'm having a file sharing problem on my home network since installing Ubuntu 10.04. My network has 4 PCs, 2 - Win XP, 2 - Ubuntu 10.04. I can access the shared files on the WinXP PCs from any PC. I cannot access the shared files on ...

vista can't see/access shared files from ubuntu desktop (10.04)

folks, I'm just two days old and I have one small issue that I'm sure you can help me with...(solution it's probably right infront of me and I just can't see it cause I'm tired from figuring out the whole samba shared files shenanigans)I have a Vista laptop that cant see or access ubuntu desktop sha ...

Can't access shared files on ubuntu from windows xp

When I first start up my 2 computers once the network is established if I try to acces the Ubuntu shared folders from the Win XP machine I get this error:"\\localhost is not accessible. You might not have permission to usethis network resource. Contact the administrator of this server to findou ...

Ubuntu can't access shared files on Windows computer

When I tell my Ubuntu 8.04 laptop to share a folder, my Vista SP1 desktop (named "computer") can access and open the files just fine.But when I tell my desktop to share a folder, Ubuntu won't see it. I go to Places->Network->computer and it says that no folders on computer are being ...

Ubuntu Can't access shared files on Windows box

I'm on a wireless network in my house, and used to, from Windows, be able to access the shared files on my mum's PC downstairs...Heck, I could even do it from the liveCD, but now, I can't?When I click on "Places >> Network servers", it comes up with "Windows network", and w ...

Can't access shared files from Vista PC on Ubuntu PC

Here's my set-up:Vista laptop PC, Ubuntu Desktop PC.On my notebook, I set up network sharing and shared some various files. From my Ubuntu PC, I can see my Vista laptop and its shared files, and I can move them without problems. Also on my Ubuntu PC, I can see that my desktop is part of the network. ...

Cannot access shared files on Ubuntu 11.04 deskop

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 11.04 Server on one of my computers and set it up as a file and print server. Samba is installed and configured. The server has drives with files shared on them using Samba and for the most part, it works great. I have three other computers on my network which can access ...

Ubuntu Access Shared Folder

So I've been reading and trying and troubleshooting this to no end. I have a my one Windows box in my house, I need it to be able to access a share on my Ubuntu box. So I went through and setup samba. But the problem is every time I try and access the share it wants the guest user/pass. I need Windo ...

Help - Cant access shared files from windows.

Hi, im a newbie to Linux and thought i would start of by trying a few simple things in redhat 9. I am trying to set up my linux machine as a server for saving all my files to. we have 4 pcs here all for different people and it would be nice to store everyones files centrally in shared folders on the ...

Ubuntu Access windows files ?

Installed 10.4 yesterday,and how can I access my music,movies,etc. on thewindows installation ? In places,I have "System" and "Factory Image",butthey only seem to show boot files and such. ...

Ubuntu Access Windows Files From Dual-Boot 10.04 Out Of The Box?

folks. I'm writing this in the beginners forum because I think it might be an issue that a lot of new folks are concerning themselves with when they transition from Windows to Linux.I'm about to do a fresh install of 10.04 and I have a lot of files on my install of XP that I can't back-up due to sto ...

Ubuntu Virtualbox shared files

I have Virtualbox and Windows Vista as a guest on Ubuntu 9.1 I need to share files between the two OS or get usb support between the twoI have read some of the answers to similar questions and tried them but to no avail. Can someone guide a complete beginner OAP with an easy to understand solution p ...

Ubuntu accessing shared files on lan

i m presently connected to ethernet lan...is there any way i can access shared files on lanand download from therein windows i use 'advanced IP scanner'but couldn't get anything of that sort for ubuntuadvanced IP scanner is not working properly through winei tried places>network but its not showi ...

Ubuntu access window files from 10.04

I intended to do the moves below, ten go to places, computer and I get this busy thing so someone tell me what I am doing incorrectlyThanksallen@allen-laptop:~$ sudo -sroot@allen-laptop:~# /mnt/windowsbash: /mnt/windows: is a directoryroot@allen-laptop:~# mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/windows -o ...

Partitioning Vista and Ubuntu for Shared Files

I've managed to create the dual boot for Vista and Ubuntu 10.10 (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1675301&highlight=_Impact_)The partitions look something like this (see attachment):/dev/sda1 - Vista Recovery Environment/dev/sda2 - Vista/dev/sda3 - Entended partition/dev/sda5 - Ubuntu /d ...

Ubuntu access to files on installation drive

there - i've just installed 10.04 lts onto an external usb drive and everything seems to be working smoothly - except i cant work out how to access the other files on the usb drive. - i used the wubi installer to install ubuntu onto the drive.anyone know how to get around this problem? ...

Ubuntu Seeing shared files on a network

HiI am having trouble seeing files on the network in shared folders.I have samba installed. I run win7 though a virtual machine and it sees the files file, but when i run dolphin, network, then network again, i only see my computer there, no others. ...

Ubuntu Access Wubi files from live cd?

is there a Linux utility that will let me access the Wubi filesystem in a live cd? thx ...

Ubuntu Access Windows Files from Wubi

Can i access my XP files when my system boots Ubuntu?](*,)I have Wubi-Ubuntu 9.10 installed as an application in Windows XP Pro. ...

Ubuntu Access "Program Files" in .wine/drive_c with the terminal

How do I access "Program Files" located in ~/.wine/drive_c with the cd command ? when I try, this is what happens:rrmendes Wed Jan 13 14:24:38 BRST 2010[~]cd /home/rrmendes/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Okapi/Olifantbash: cd: /home/rrmendes/.wine/drive_c/Program: No such file or directoryrrm ...

Ubuntu access samba files from commandline

Is it possible to access smb files from bash?for example i would like to run:file smb://server/dir/file.extI get the "No such file or directory" error.thx,WBL ...

Ubuntu Accessing shared files on a windows computer

HiI'm kind of new to this operating system so please bear with me.I installed Ubuntu 8.04 x64 for the first time a week or so.When i got in i could instantly access the files on my brothers computers without having to change anything.Later on i had some issues and decided to reinstall the whole oper ...

Ubuntu Access xp files from "install inside windows"?

I was having problems defragmenting my xp drive -- specifically, I couldn't "move all the files to the front of the disk" to create a large contiguous piece of the drive -- so I chose the "install inside windows" option for 9.04.With this option is it possible to access my XP fil ...

access shared files remotely

I have recently created a playlist maker for a movie player program however it does not work on the windows 98 machine which it was designed for.Basically this program takes the list of filenames from a directory, then the user selects which filenames that they want added to their playlist and then ...