shared folder problems

Derek Broughton news at
Tue Jun 27 13:08:52 UTC 2006

Chris Neary wrote:

> On 26/06/06, JimD <Jim at> wrote:
>> The easiest way to share folders with samba in Ubuntu is to just edit
>> /etc/samba/smb.conf.
> Is it? I'd argue the easiest way is to use the provided GUI in Gnome,
> myself. Once I was using a proper back-end for network area sharing that
> worked (Samba, not NFS), it worked fine.

Or the GUI provided in KDE.  Editing smb.conf is practically guaranteed to
b0rk things at least once before you get it figured out.

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