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I've configured a Samba server and Shared Folder on a remote server running Ubuntu. It works perfectly as a remote network drive on Windows and Mac OS X Snow Leopard clients, but won't connect on Mac OS X Lion clients.

I've read somewhere that Mac OS X Lion doesn't support smb:// style Network Drives and that I must configure smbx.

Could someone run through a step-by-step guide to configuring this on Samba and on the OS X Lion client please?

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Lion definitely does support smb://, I use it all the time! Interested to see the outcome to this one though. –  SimonJGreen Jan 12 '12 at 12:14
Do you get any kind of error message? SMB is supported on Lion, but it has been rewritten from scratch, as Apple replaced Samba with their own solution. –  SvW Jan 12 '12 at 12:21
This is the error: img.skitch.com/20120112-q4k25ia8snhppr3nq6txt658rd.jpg but the login is correct and works on Snow Leopard. Using the standard Finder > Go > Connect to Server > smb://the.domain.com/ route. –  Rob Jan 12 '12 at 15:11
Is the system ever asking for a password, is it possibly cached (keychain)? –  Tim Jan 12 '12 at 15:51
I suspect your samba config, can you post your samba conf? –  Tim Jan 12 '12 at 15:52

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