[ubuntu-uk] Setting up shared folders using samba

John jakewc2 at sky.com
Fri May 8 13:14:53 BST 2009

Chris Coulson wrote:
> 2009/5/7 Ciarán Mooney <general.mooney at googlemail.com 
> <mailto:general.mooney at googlemail.com>>
>     Hi,
>     I don't have it either. Although you can get the app by opening it
>     from the terminal.
>     gksudo shares-admin
>     Or you can share folders individually by right clicking on them and
>     selecting "Sharing options". This will install all the nessessary
>     packages if they are not already present.
>     Hope that helps.
>     Ciarán
> No need to run shares-admin with gksudo - it uses Policykit for 
> authentication.
> Regards
> Chris
Hi both thank you for your messages, now I'm a bit confused, I dont need 
gksudo? Plus what is Policykit? Very much a newbie here.

Thank you again.


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