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Is there a way to reinstall smb & samba as if it was a clean install?

I am having so much problems with accessing Windows Share directories on my Ubuntu 11.10 (with Gnome 3 Shell) that I want to try reinstalling this subsystem entirely.

I've tried AskUbuntu with this question and this question to no avail.

Please help.

NOTE: I can't "mount" nor browse (using Nautilus).

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closed as off topic by SvW, Zoredache, mailq, Iain, MDMarra Nov 21 '11 at 18:52

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apt-get --purge remove samba
apt-get clean
apt-get install samba
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And put sudo before each command to gain the access rights. –  mailq Nov 2 '11 at 22:52
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