Unable to Browse Windows Network Shares in Ubuntu

Issue When attempting to browse Windows network shares from Gnome Nautilus, the window will become unresponsive and the operation will eventually timeout. Affects Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Ubuntu 10.10 Cause wins is not enabled as a host resolution mechanism in /etc/nsswitch.conf; winbind is not installed. Resolution Open /etc/nsswitch.conf in your favorite editor and ensure the hosts line matches the precise order below (you are adding wins). hosts: files mdns4_minimal [NOTFOUND=return] wins dns mdns4 Install winbind »