Subject: Re: KDE and smb protocol not happy
To: Phil Pereira <>
From: Mark Kirby <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 06/12/2006 20:08:27
Phil Pereira wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running NetBSD 3.0 with current pkgsrc (as of about a month ago). I 
> installed meta-pkgs/kde3 and configured the LISa daemon.
> I can happily see other servers on my network via "lan://localhost/". If I 
> select ssh based folders (FISH) I am prompted for my username and password 
> and all works fine, as does HTTP; however, the issue is with samba folders 
> (SMB) - when I click one of these I get the error:
> Could not start process Unable to create io-slave:
> klauncher said: Unknown protocol 'smb'.
> samba is installed and running, and my WindowsXP box is able to browse the 
> NetBSD samba shares and use them.
> So what have I forgotten to setup in KDE3 to make klauncher happy with smb?
> thanx
> Phil.
Did you compile kde with samba support?