Sharing folders with nautilus

Guillaume Desmottes cass at
Fri Mar 25 08:26:53 CST 2005

Le lundi 14 mars 2005 à 09:11 -0500, John Richard Moser a écrit :
> Guillaume Desmottes wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > When i launch shares-admin (System -> Administration) and if samba or
> > nfs-user-server packages aren't installed, it displays a message saying
> > NFS and/or SMB must be installed to share folders.
> > 
> > * Add these packages during the installation. Not ideal because they
> > launch 2 deamons and most of the users don't need them.
> > * Indicate the name of these packages, so they can easily be installed
> > with synaptic by the user.
> > * Propose to install one of the packages and launch synaptic to do it.
> > Better but require a hack into the code of shares-admin.
> > 
> That last one's good.  Ask to do it for the user, then state the
> ramifications.  If the user has a public IP (RFC1918), ask if he wants
> to block the Internet from samba.  Disable samba there if possible.  If
> samba wants to listen everywhere, iptables can also bounce packets back
> with a FRIENDLY ICMP icmp‐port‐unreachable; I hate the tradition of
> dumping packets so people trying to connect have to wait 10 minutes to
> find out that they can't connect.

I made a patch to do it (just the installation, the rest concern the
package samba i think).


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