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  1. #1
    Linux Newbie
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Greece, Athens

    can't restart samba manually

    I have installed SUSE 10.0
    I am connected as root. In console mode, when i type the following:
    >cd /etc/init.d
    >samba restart
    i get the following message:
    bash: samba: command not found

    Also, when i try to access a pc with windows i get the following
    error in konqueror:
    smb protocol not supported.

  2. #2
    Super Moderator Roxoff's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Nottingham, England
    There are two issues here.

    Firstly you cant just do:

    cd /etc/init.d
    samba restart
    because the current path (.) is not included in the 'PATH' variable by default. To solve this, either add '.:' to the start of your path (unwise, and not recommended) or specify the app by leading with the dot or full path, i.e.:

    cd /etc/init.d
    ./samba restart

    /etc/init.d/samba restart
    The second issue isn't connected to the first; this one is to do with samba client support, which you dont seem to have installed. Using your package manger, find a package called "samba-client" or "smb-client" and install it; it should cure all these woes that you're suffering with konqueror.
    Linux user #126863 - see

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