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Old 07-14-2010, 06:26 AM   #1
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Lightbulb 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?

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Old 07-14-2010, 06:35 AM   #2
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Install samba and install webmin and appache then start all services then browse the username
root password
then u can easyly configure the same ...
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Old 07-14-2010, 06:42 AM   #3
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can u xplain in briefly...y we use webmin nd appache for samba?
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'SMB-HOWTO' & 'Quick and dirty Samba setup' are just two links in the Server section of 'Slackware-Links' that will help you.

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