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Old 09-14-2005, 02:19 AM   #1
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browsing linux shares


hi!

i only have smbclient installed but not the smb server.. that means i can only browse windows shares but cannot share folders, right? my question is do i still need to install samba server so that other linux machines can access my files? as far as i know, samba is used for linux-windows sharing

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Old 09-14-2005, 02:43 AM   #2
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You don't require Samba to share files among Linux boxes. It's not essential.

You can use either of NFS, FTP, SFS to share files. If you just want to copy to a remote host where you have an account you can use "scp" also
 
  


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