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If you say "ping raspberrypi", it does not use the same way to do a name lookup as do your windows machines... probably. That is, the SMB/CIFS protocols have three ways of doing name lookups, but the other two are really only used if you configure a domain, which you're not doing. That means you need to do name lookups though the NMB protocol. Samba will ...
This might point you in right direction, but might not resolve the problem. DHCP and DNS demons on routers might mess things up. In my case I was having the same issue with opensuse and raspberypi. Here are all the steps I did: Edited hostname file /etc/hostname mymacnine tried alsoe mycmachine.domain Neither worked. Messed with resolv.conf Worked until ...
That doesn't seem to be possible using smbclient (from Samba 3.x), but it should work using smbclient4 (from Samba 4.x).
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