Archive for November, 5, 2016

Asus Router Samba share issues with Linux – Fixed!

How I got my Linux Mint access samba shares on my ASUS RT-N18U with ASUSWRT

I’ve recently tried setting up Samba sharing on my Asus RT-N18U Wireless Router with latest available official ASUSWRT software ( In order to achieve this, I followed what seemed a logical menu path:

USB Application -> Media Services -> “Network Place (Samba) Share / Cloud Disk”

No big deal so far, and then no issues either in creating and assigning permissions to users:

Unfortunately, what seemed (and should have been) a simple operation didn’t bring expected results.

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