Bry Melvin brymelvin at melvinart.com
Sat Oct 28 08:13:47 UTC 2006

--- Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> > >
> > >Leonard Chatagnier <lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net>
> wrote:
> I
> > >must be doing something wrong as entering:
> > 
> > Swat actually is unsupported although it is in the
> > repositories.
> > 
> > I played with it and it messed up the samba
> > configuration and have been editiing the samba
> > configuration manually with an editor since then.
> > 
> > There are some tips for setting up Samba in the
> > unnoficial ubuntu guide.
> > Samba has never just worked for me...It has to
> have
> > users set up etc.
> > 
> Ok, I'm a total networking idiot and don't know what
> to put in the smb.conf file and used swat before
> probably under Debian if not (K)ubuntu to set the
> smb.conf up. I have setup a root user in Kubuntu and
> tried it with wget and tried Kdrc and Kdfb all to no
> avail. What I want to do is to be able to interact
> between the 2 computers on my lan(one Kubuntu Dapper
> and one with WXP). If I can't access swat with
> Kubuntu
> could you give me a link to help setup the
> smb.conf(Man pages are useless for me, I read them.)
> Is there another way to access(r, w, x) the
> computers
> on a lan other than Samba. I definitely could use
> some
> specifics here. All comments/suggestions very much
> appreciated.
> Leonard Chatagnier
> lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
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There are some items under Samba server at ubuntuguide

Assuming you have a full KDE installed: kcontrol also
has a way to alter Samba settings from the GUI.

kcontrol doesn't show in the menus on Kubuntu,,,but
it's still there.


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