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Old 07-21-2005, 07:46 PM   #1
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Slackware 10.1 Samba Help

I'm on Slackware 10.1 and I've looked for how to get Samba up and running and a working SMB4K, I test my samba and it shows its working?! and SMB4k trys to load and then dies out. And I'm having problems with getting Lisa daemon to start so I can lan:/

So if anyone knows of a good tutorial on how to get done what I'm needing, please let tell me.

I just want to Browse my LAN. and have two winBoxes and two LinBoxs.

Old 07-22-2005, 12:30 AM   #2
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Once you have your /etc/samba/smb.conf setup and your users added with smb.passwd, (or take the easy way out and download webmin from, then go to /etc/rc.d and chmod 755 rc.samba

Also, you can browse your windows clients with the konqueor browser without samba by using the:


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Old 07-22-2005, 12:58 AM   #3
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Once u r done with smb.conf (make sure the workgrou is same) then simply convert any of ur current user in to samba user, by follwoing command

smbpasswd -a (ur-user)

and c that ur smb services are working, if it gives u any error in return kindly post the error, so that we can diagnose it

hardeep bhamra
Old 07-22-2005, 01:20 AM   #4
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Thank you for the Webmin tool! It looks like it will come in very handy.


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