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Old 04-01-2006, 11:15 PM   #1
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Ubuntu/Samba Docs for VERY Newbie


I'm very new at Linux and am wanting to learn it for a very specific purpose. I need to set up a file server (without using Windows software) to run on a network at a school that has about 40-50 all windows systems and currently no server (all peer to peer). Does anyone know of any good documentation to help me get started learning to turn my Ubuntu into a server? Does Ubuntu have a GUI interface for this?
 
Old 04-02-2006, 04:05 AM   #2
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open synaptic and look for a package called 'samba-docs' or bash #apt-get install samba-docs. there are two major books in there that sell for a lofty price in a store. in particular look into 'samba by example'. it should answer all your questions.
 
Old 04-02-2006, 03:09 PM   #3
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This looks like some great material...just gotta find time to get it read. Thanks a lot!
 
  


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