file sharing

Clive Menzies clive at
Sat Nov 11 19:42:37 UTC 2006

On (11/11/06 09:47), Linda Hanigan wrote:
>    I would like to have one computer with all of our open office
> documents, that way we do not wind up with multiple versions of the same
> documents. My idea is to use samba to share the files with windows xp
> machines and NFS to share with Ubuntu machines. Is this the best way to
> do this. It is a small network with 5 computers.

We decided to stick to samba for all clients on networks we deploy; here
we have Macs, Windows and Linux clients.  We've yet to find a reliable
windows/samba browser (a la network neighbourhood) and therefore
manually mount the samba shares in the client's /etc/fstab.  We put up
some notes on how to do this here:



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