Failed to Retrieve Share List from Server


To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to open the samba configuration file:

sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf

Finally, scroll down a bit in the file and find : WORKGROUP = Workgroup_Name.

Right below that, type the line shown below and save the file.

name resolve order = bcast host

Note: You may or may not have to reboot in order for this to take effect. In my case it worked immediately.

This entry was posted in Linux. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply