[LUNI] Network question
sean-lynch at sean-lynch.com
Thu Apr 9 08:58:32 CDT 2009
Samir Faci wrote:
> If you have a windows machine on your network, then you most likely
> want to make sure samba is install, and running on all computers. I'm
> sure ubuntu has some nice clean way that's very GUI oriented to enable
> samba shares. Someone more familiar with it might want to chip in
> here, otherwise.. you can usually manually edit /etc/samba/smb.conf
> (or some variation) to enable/define a share. Then simply restart the
> service (depending on your distro, it's usually: /etc/init.d/samba
> restart or /etc/init.d/smb restart)
Checking on my Xubuntu laptop I see a 'shared folders' app under
'System' on the main XFCE menu.
So on gnome ubuntu look for 'shared folders'.
Clicking on it, I see that it prompts:
"Sharing services are not installed"
"You need to install at least either Samba or NFS in order to share your
Then it gives you the option to install NFS, Samba or both.
I'm sure the Ubuntu forums would have help from that point:
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