Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:48 am
I'm using VLC on my mobile for watching videos. and SAMBA for sharing folders from my Linux Laptop.
When I try to access to my Local Network from VLC. It keeps asking me for username and password every time I try to open a folder.
But when I share the same folder with Windows 10 this issue doesn't happen.
With Windows 10 VLC asks for username and password once only then It never ask again & again like KDE Neon.
How to solve this problem? Here's the screenshot:
I AM USING:
Operating System: KDE neon 5.19
KDE Plasma Version: 5.19.2
KDE Frameworks Version: 5.71.0
Qt Version: 5.14.2
Kernel Version: 5.3.0-62-generic
OS Type: 64-bit
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:05 pm
You need to enter your Samba password. You can find more info on articles on installing Samba in Google.
PS : You can allow " Guest Access"
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:47 pm
add this two lines under [global] section:
Save the file and restart samba:
Open VLC on your mobile (android) and goto local network.
Try to access on Samba share. It will ask for the password.
The message title will be
SMBv1 authentication required.
DO NOT ENTER THE USERNAME AND PASSWORD.
it is asking for SMBv1 authentication required
Press BACK button. After pressing back button it will ask for SMB authentication required.
So now its not asking for SMBv1. It's asking for SMB username and password.
Now enter username and password.
VLC will remeber that password and you don't need to enter again and again.