Samba Configuration

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Jan 19 00:32:32 UTC 2010

On 01/18/2010 08:10 AM, Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> 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.

See below.

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

What _specifically_ do they need to configure? In all instances of 9.10
that I've installed sharing a folder is a simple as doing it in Win(x),
right click the folder, select 'Properties', click 'Share' & go from there.

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