naming the network in ubuntu

Asked by Arthur on 2009-02-25

My network is "Workgroup", I have been unable to add or change to this name, where do I find the location to do this.
I am not sure what the Ubuntu is using (Host??), or what ever, how do I set it to Workgroup? Thanks

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Best marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

You need to edit your samba.conf change the group name and then restart samba service.

Open a Terminal from the menu Applications → Accessories → Terminal and type:
(if the system ask you a password give your user password, you will not see nothing when you type it, then press enter)

sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf

Change the row:


save and exit.

Restart samba by typing:

sudo /etc/init.d/samba restart

Hope this helps

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Arthur (adolphsn) said :

Thanks marcobra, that solved my question.