How do I access Samba from Ubuntu?
- On Ubuntu: Open up the default file manager and click Connect to Server then enter:
- On macOS: In the Finder menu, click Go > Connect to Server then enter:
- You’ll be prompted for your credentials. Enter them to connect!
How do I access Samba client? Windows Client
On Windows open “My Computer” and navigate to “My Network Places”. Navigate to your Ubuntu server and your share will be available without a password. Alternate : From the menu at the top select “Tools” -> “Map Network Drive”. Select an available letter for your SMB share (Default is z: ).
Can Ubuntu use SMB? One of the most common ways to network Ubuntu and Windows computers is to configure Samba as a File Server. This section covers setting up a Samba server to share files with Windows clients. The server will be configured to share files with any client on the network without prompting for a password.
Is there a GUI for Samba? Samba GUI page. One of the most asked for features for Samba is a graphical user interface to help with configuration and management. This is finally starting to happen. In fact, there are now several GUI interfaces to Samba available.