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Old 05-09-2010, 02:26 AM   #1
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smb service

hi all,
samba is installed on my fc11:
[root@localhost Software]# rpm -qa |grep samba
but when i run:
[root@localhost Software]# service smb status
smb: unrecognized service
and also in the nework i can see the lan computer,
why there are no smb,and nmb service?
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Old 05-09-2010, 02:38 AM   #2
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smb is the server. You are not running the samba server, you have the common files that allow you to connect to a windows network. If you install gvfs as well, then you can use nautilus file manager to connect to windows shares.

If you want to run a samba server then you must install it.
Use add/remove software and search for samba. All the relevant samba files and programs will show up. The server comes under the name "samba".

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Old 05-09-2010, 02:50 AM   #3
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thank you so much smoker
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yum install samba-* smb
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