I work in a shared Linux – Window environment and sharing files between computers has always been somewhat cumbersome. Most of the time I was able to access files in a shared folder on the Window machine from my Linux computer. But I never got it to work the other way around. The Windows computer simply did not see the shared folders on my Linux computer.
There are numerous blogs, email threads and forum articles dealing with similar problems. Solutions, if any, often involved tweaking Samba configuration. Alas, none ever worked for me. Continue reading “Accessing shared files on Linux from Windows (trouble shooting / if solutions were always that simple)”