From the Desktop: Dealing with the Dark Side - page 3
Peace in Our Time
Using the Samba sever is another excellent way of connecting to Windows PCs that you might be networked to. I could go on and on explaining how to set this up, but someone else has already done so--in a very concise way. I strongly recommend you go out and read the Samba series of help files written by Ying Zhang. They are well written and easy to follow.
After you get done setting up Samba using these articles (or any other
method you choose), I have one further suggestion: make a copy of these six
files in the
Save these files on a floppy, or on another partition or machine. That way,
if you every reinstall another version of Linux on your machine, all you need
to do is reinstall the Samba server, create the smb group, the smbuser, and the
public and data directories. The you can just copy over these six files to your
/etc directory and you're all set. Trust me, it saves quite a bit
of typing, especially in the
Now go in peace, and work together with your fellow operating systems and make the world a nicer place.
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