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Nautilus and SMB1


On 25 November 2017 at 12:22, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> wrote:
> On Sat, 2017-11-25 at 11:52 +0000, Colin Law wrote:
>> It is the samba client that is failing isn't it? When used by
>> nautilus on the PC. Or have I misunderstood something.
>> The setting on the PC allows the samba client (running on the PC) to
>> use the later version.
>
> What program is "the samba client"?
>
> I am able to mount SMB shares on an Ubuntu system with Nautilus when
> Samba is not installed at all...
>
> As far as I know, it is gvfs that does the mounting magic for Nautilus.
> If I mount an SMB share, a new instance of gvfsd-smb appears in my
> process table; if I unmount the share, the process disappears. There is
> another program gvfsd-smb-browse that is in there from time to time,
> not sure what starts it. At any rate, I'm 99% certain that these do not
> reference smb.conf.

Yes I think you are right, nautilus smb shares it seems are not the
same as those mounted using cifs. I think nautilus may use gvfs-mount
but where it has its config I don't know, and whether it has problems
with smb version I also don't know. I notice there is a file
/usr/share/doc/nautilus-share/examples/smb.conf but whether that is
relevant I don't know.  I don't seem to know a lot about this at all.
Sorry.

Coin