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Accessing a Linux system inside a network: is it via hostname or netbios name?

Assuming a Linux system has both hostname (/etc/hostname) and NetBIOS (/etc/samba/smb.config) enabled. My questions are: Are these 2 names synchronized somehow by default settings? (for example, ...
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Why can I see my samba shares from CentOS 7 but not Fedora 30?

I'm experiencing problems configuring samba on my Fedora machines. Everything has always worked great on CentOS but identical configurations are having problems with Fedora. I have three computers on ...
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smbclient fails with NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT

I have a Debian:stretch installed in my Docker container. I want use smbclient with my shared dir. Dir is shared on a host (Windows 10 x64). I created a user and permitted the access to that dir like ...
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Resolve hostnames with NetBIOS instead of mDNS on Linux

Immediately after installing Debian 9 Stretch, the avahi-daemon has already been installed, so it is working to send a ping between Linux with avahi-daemon installed on each of them. For example, ...
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winbind using wrong netbios service code in queries

For the past day, I have been trying unsuccessfully to let my Ubuntu VM be able to resolve NetBIOS names on the local network, to find some non-computer devices (Printers, special barcode machines, ...
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Fedora 25 NetBios/wins issues

I am trying to set up local hostname resolution on my Fedora machine. I have installed samba-winbind samba-winbind-clients pam_krb5 and then went through the procedure shown on: https://www.server-...
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Resolve NetBIOS Names via Samba >= 4.4

Through StackExchange, we know how to configure Linux to resolve NetBIOS names with older versions of Samba, and I have configured my system in those ways. (I have installed winbind, configured my /...
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How to change Samba server description

I just installed debian and samba my debian computer name is "debian" but after installing samba it is showing like this(in windows network places) "Samba 4.1.17-Debian(Debian)" How can I edit/...
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Removing Incorrect WINS record

So I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that I'm trying to get to run as a Domain Controller for a set of Windows machines. I've set up a Bind9 DNS and it works fine, pinging the nameserver gives the correct ...
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How can I find out the name of a Windows PC on my LAN by MAC address?

This is a equivalent question asked here for OSX. What is the easiest way to find out a NetBIOS name of a WIndows PC in my LAN by MAC address and vice versa? It can be done by IP with: nmblookup -A ...
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Get the IP for NetBios name [duplicate]

There is a mashine called "BIE" visible in my network surrounding of my dolphin File manager (Ubuntu 14.10). I cannot access that device in dolphin and also don't get an answer pinging it. How can I ...
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Resolving NETBIOS names from Linux

There's a Windows machine called SUSAN on my network. From a Windows VM on my Linux box I can simply: C:\>ping susan I've followed this guide (and looked at several other similar ones) for ...
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How to get NetBIOS name from IP

My friend has a PC that uses Windows, and I want to know the name of that computer. All I know now is that his IP address is 10.0.0.2, how can I get his computer's name from my Linux box?
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