- smbclient -L localhost -U%
- gives some brief information about the browser status
- smbcontrol nmbd force-election
- forces a browser election
To see nmbd's activity "online", you can start it inside a root konsole as: nmbd -i -d3 (the "-d3" is the debug level, also -d6 up to -d10 can be used) Before you use this, any other nmbd must have been stopped first.