How to Change or Set Samba Workgroup Name in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat

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http://www.liberiangeek.net – We have covered this topic before in Ubuntu Lucid. We showed you how to change your computer or system workgroup name to join a domain. Configuring workgroup name in Maverick is the same as doing it in Lucid. To read that entire step by step tutorial, read this post.   To get started, press Alt-F2 on your keyboard, then type the command below and click Run:   gksu gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf Then look for the line the file that looks like this: Workgroup = WORKGROUP   To set or change the workgroup name, change ‘WORGROUP’ to whatever you like and save the file.   T (HowTos)