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Old 03-20-2004, 07:31 PM   #1
snakeo2
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Arrow help with samba


Newbie , trying to get around linux
I have read several threads regarding the use of samba to enable file sharing between xp and redhat. I went to sambar.org to download the program, but got confused. there were too many programs available and did not which to pick. my next question is the following, if and when i download the right samba, how do i install it? what commands do i type in the console? also, i dont know if this makes a difference, but i have two hd one with xp and the other with redhat? can i still share files between both hd's? one last questions, i have rip some of my cd's using grip, does linux have a program similar to xp that automatically looks for album's name, artist, album cover, etc?? been using redhat for few days now, and the more i learn the more i like it. any advise will be appreciated
 
Old 03-20-2004, 07:45 PM   #2
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Well, all samba stuff is alocated in one packet. So I advise you, try to find package RPM named just samba-*.rpm on rpm.pbone.net or http://samba.org. It includes some programs like smbclient, smbserver and others. You have to find a manual and edit /etc/samba/smb.conf correctly. It's stupid advice...but what else I can say?
 
Old 03-20-2004, 09:31 PM   #3
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for the song info, check out XMMS. comes standard with Suse 9.0 and can be downloaded for free
 
Old 03-24-2004, 05:13 AM   #4
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You need to download samba-3.0.2a.tar.gz.

once you download it, switch to where you downloaded it.

cd /home/username

then run this command:

tar -xvzf samba-3.0.2a.tar.gz

This will decompress the files into a new directory, probably called samba. Go into this directory, and run:

./configure

when done run:

make

when that's done run:

make config

This will install samba for you. Then goto www.webmin.com. Install this tool! It will really help you with configuration of samba. They should have an RPM you can install. I hope this helps you. Good luck.
 
  


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