Samba - Save failing when Direct from PC to Pi
Hi, first of all hello and I look forward to getting to know and understand more of MagicMirror over time. I am very new to all this and a total noob, I have managed to set up MM and add some modules but I am trying to set up Samba to remote access the files so i am able to update and add modules from my PC to MM. I have managed to set up a shortcut on Windows to remote access and I am able to see all the files on my Pi, thing is when I click a file to edit when saving I get told to try again in Admin mode and then that still fails and I get a notification Save Failed - Please check if this is file is opened in another program? I have no idea as I have tried shutting everything down and all kind of options but to no avail, any ideas please? PS sorry for the wall of text.
Thiis is the code I have added on the bottom of Samba config:
Comment = Pi shared folder
Path = /
Browseable = yes
Writeable = Yes
only guest = no
create mask = 0777
directory mask = 0777
Public = yes
Guest ok = yes
@Nero easier, use the bitvise ssh client, then u can drag/drop, double click to edit, and have an ssh window open for commands too… free… easy
@sdetweil thanks for a quick response, I can try this tomorrow after work. How easy is it to set up to access the Files on my Pi? Bear in mind I’m pretty amateur still. Cheers
@Nero do you know how to use the windows explorer for file access…??
u need to know the ip, and userid and password to ssh logon to the pi…
@sdetweil Thank you very much, this works exactly how I wanted it too and so much easier. Cheers
Another good solution (for me) is WinSCP.
You can open js files e.g. in notepad++ from winSCP.
Drag+drop works as well.
And ssh terminal supported as well.
@lavolp3 yes, but bitvise opens BOTH types of connections at the same time.
I used WinSCP before, but always wanted an SSH command session open too…
I have 5 MM system connections open at once
@sdetweil Thanks for the info I’ll have a look into it!
(This was the answer I haven’t been notified of )