[ubuntu-uk] New twist on file sharing.

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Mar 3 17:43:11 UTC 2011

Quoting Gordon Burgess-Parker <gbplinux at gmail.com>:

> On both my Netbook and Laptop, if I do System-Preferences-Personal  
> File Sharing the dialog box tells me that "This feature cannot be  
> enabled because the required packages are not installed on your  
> system"
> NO mention WHATSOEVER of what packages ARE required. What a stupid  
> Windows-like error message. How the hell do I find out what packages  
> ARE required?

Hmm, could be Samba or maybe even some Bluetooth packages.  I do agree  
though, a list of packages, some pointers our even the offer to  
install the missing packages would be useful.

Sadly I can't tell you exactly which packages you'd need as I'm not  
near a PC at the mo (just on my mobile).


More information about the ubuntu-uk mailing list