Samba Configuration

Tom H tomh0665 at
Mon Jan 18 22:09:37 UTC 2010

> I'm looking for methods of configuring Samba in 9.10. I know how to edit the
> configuration file - that's not the issue. I'm trying to help a couple of new
> Linux users learn how to configure their home networks without having to become
> techies.

> Swat doesn't seem to be supported anymore. That would have been my first
> recommendation to them - although the setup for it can be a bit daunting. The
> Ubuntu website says that from Nautilus you can right click a directory and
> select "Sharing" The problem is that "Sharing" isn't one of the options
> available when you right click a directory.

> I really need to point them at a gui tool for this. Any suggestions?

Someone posted a Samba problem recently and he was using gadmin samba.
I have never used it but looked it up at the time and it is a gui for

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