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Old 07-03-2004, 04:49 PM   #1
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ok i finally got my redhat 9 box up an running but cant get samba to talk to my windows network properly ive read where im suspose to eitd my samba config in the /etc dir but im so stupid with linux how do i get to the etc dir to edit the config .. ive logged in with my userd name and even logged in as root but i still cant figure this OS out
any help would be greatly appreciated
ps im using the gnome graphis interface also

thanks rash
Old 07-03-2004, 05:25 PM   #2
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type "su"
type root password
type "vim /etc/samba/smb.conf" (replacing vim with whatever editor you choose...pico may be good for you)
If you get no file, you may have to try "locate smb.conf" to find its location.

Another option is to install SWAT, which gives you a web-based graphical interface to smb.conf


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