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Old 11-27-2004, 09:37 AM   #1
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Newbie: The best way to share directories with MS Windows


I would like to share my Linux directories with MS Windows machines, and
my MS Windows directories with Linux machines.

Where can I find literature about this?

Samba is the best solution to perform this? Must I installed anything else
on MS Windows?

Thank you very much.
Old 11-27-2004, 09:54 AM   #2
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Samba will allow you to share files as if it was another windows box and vice versa using the network neighborhood in windows. More info can be found here:
Old 11-28-2004, 01:12 AM   #3
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most distros have a GUI tool to set this up for you. In my limited experience understanding a bit about samba is a great idea but can lead to problems.


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