Is Samba needed

Asked by steve taylor on 2013-04-01

Hi, I had occasion to 'gksudo nemo' in 'mint 14 Cinnamon' just to add some wallpapers I had in another directory, anyway during the process I had a warning.

'Initializing nemo-dropbox 0.7.1
Nemo-Share-Message: Called "net usershare info" but it failed: 'net usershare' returned error 255: info_fn: file /var/lib/samba/usershares/box2dv2 is not a well formed usershare file.
info_fn: Error was Path is not a directory.'

So the question is, since I am standalone and not networking with any windows machines can I ignore this warning?

Or; does Dropbox, which works fine, qualify as requiring a share?

To be honest the whole Samba shares thing is a confusion I would prefer not to have to deal with.

 Any suggestions

Many thanks

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steve taylor (stevemail) said : #1

Make that nemo woops!

Mint is not supported here or in any of the Ubuntu support channels. It's support is entirely separate from Ubuntu's. I suggest you post here :
forums.linuxmint.com

steve taylor (stevemail) said : #3

Thank you for your friendly response actionparsnip though it is to be noted that my interest was in Samba within a Linux environment. I still need an answer though I will ask elsewhere........

Yes but this is Ubuntu support only and you aren't using Ubuntu.

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