[K12OSN] access to samba shares from Linux
bear2bar at netscape.net
Fri Dec 10 13:10:35 UTC 2004
debbie at redeemer.qld.edu.au wrote:
> Hi Norbert, Thanks for the advice. I got the ftp service up, and can
> access my /home/username directory via gFTP but not /var/www/html/
> even though 'username' is part of the 'apache' group. It's a start
> though; I'll ftp the info across and then login via a thin client and
> move the files around to /var/www/html/ that way.
> norbert wrote:
>> debbie at redeemer.qld.edu.au wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> We can access samba shares on our k12 server via fat MS windows PCs,
>>> but I'm having trouble with connecting to those samba shares via my
>>> linux laptop. The laptop is on the network and online but when I
>>> launch nautilus with the address:
>>> nothing happens. I can connect to smb shares using the same username
>>> on a PC so I know the username is correct and the smb setup works.
>>> I just need to easily move files from my main working machine (my
>>> laptop) to the apache server on our k12ltsp box. Another thought was
>>> to ftp them across, but I although I have gFTP (to ftp to a web
>>> server in another state) I have no idea how to setup ftp access on
>>> our local k12 server.
>>> Help with either issues (samba/ftp) would solve the problem.
>>> And, it's offically our last day of school here in Queensland!!
>> Hi Debbie,
>> RE: FTP just launch the ftp server on the k12ltsp "service vsftpd
>> start" and if it doesn't work them you'll need to install an ftp
>> server either with "yum install ftpd" (I think?? ) or apt-get install
>> ftpd (I don't remember the server package name.
>> good luck
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Check your permissions in /var/www/html/ the smb user may not have
rights to that directory, very common problem.
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