[xubuntu-users] Concerning Samba (Neil)

Neil Winchurst neilwin at drofle.co.uk
Mon Apr 22 07:28:09 UTC 2013


On 22/04/13 03:27, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 04/21/2013 03:07 AM, Neil Winchurst wrote:
>> On 20/04/13 20:02, Jonathan Hyry wrote:
>>> Niel,
>>>
>>> Samba is normally installed automatically. It enables file sharing
>>> with Windows machines and other *nix machines running Samba.
>>>
>>> If you don't share files with anyone and don't access file shares over
>>> a network, it shouldn't hurt to uninstall it.
>>>
>>> Jon
>>>
>> Thanks for the info. I guessed that would be the case. I don't do file
>> sharing with anyone, and I certainly don't go near anything to do with
>> Windows. I am just surprised that samba is installed automatically. I
>> would expect it to be used by a minority of people, but then perhaps
>> that is just me being anti-social!
> Anti-monopoly capitalist?? :) Ric
>
>
>
Absolutely, even better. Thanks for the compliment,

Neil




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