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vkmahajan123 07-14-2010 05:26 AM

how to Share a folder in linux mint 9 with windows 7.....
hi guys,

well i m very much new to linux....i want to make a samba server in linux mint 9.....i want to share a folder in linux mint9 with windows 7 ....i think samba is the only option in linux where we can share a folder as mapped network drive with there any 1 who tell me the whole procedure for d same......pls help me out...linux mint always open with user account their is no root account....samba needed a root account or is it okie with user account?

subho.d 07-14-2010 05:35 AM

Install samba and install webmin and appache then start all services then browse the username


root password
then u can easyly configure the same ...

vkmahajan123 07-14-2010 05:42 AM

can u xplain in briefly...y we use webmin nd appache for samba?

onebuck 07-14-2010 07:33 AM


Welcome to LQ!

'SMB-HOWTO' & 'Quick and dirty Samba setup' are just two links in the Server section of 'Slackware-Links' that will help you.

The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!

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