Info for a new Ubuntu user

Avi Greenbury avismailinglistaccount at
Tue May 20 15:54:32 UTC 2008

On Tue, 20 May 2008 21:01:42 +1000
Paul Dwerryhouse <paul at> wrote:
> Samba is fairly easy to get working, and that will handle networking to
> Windows. I'm not entirely sure what Macs use for filesharing...

Macs use Samba 'natively' (IIRC, Apple sponsor Samba). They can also
use nfs and apple's own file-sharing protocol, about which all I can
recall is advice to avoid it.

Avi Greenbury

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list