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Old 11-11-2006, 11:51 AM   #1
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haveing a hard time installing the samba server

I am trying to set up shared partitions on mandriva and whem i get to the install samba server it says it cant so i tred downloading it and installing it and it still couldnt install it .Please help me im a complete lunix n00b thank you!
Old 11-11-2006, 12:12 PM   #2
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What is the error when you try and install it? Also, did you download an RPM or the source (in which case you'll need to compile it). You shouldn't really need to compile from source though as the Mandriva repositories probably have it.

Old 11-11-2006, 01:11 PM   #3
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i didnt get a passifc error it just said it couldnt install it when i did it in teh disk partiton sharing thing and i down loded it from the web site and it was a rpm and it said it is already installed and so i tried the disk tingy agin and it said it couldnt install it no error report or any thing.4/\/I) 1337 f0rver


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