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3. If prompted, select yes to creating a password database.
 
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4. Although it is possible to setup [[w:Samba (software)|Samba]] manually, it is highly recommended that you use Webmin (see [[Articles/DebianWebmin]]) for configuration. Webmin is much easier to use and will undoubtedly save you a lot of trouble.
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4. Although it is possible to setup [[w:Samba (software)|Samba]] manually, it is highly recommended that you use Webmin (see [[Webmin to remotely administer your LinkStation]]) for configuration. Webmin is much easier to use and will undoubtedly save you a lot of trouble.
 
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Revision as of 17:36, 3 August 2006

This article based on work done by Frontalot at Linkstationwiki.org
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1. Install the Samba[1][2] and SMBFS packages. Use the command:

apt-get install samba smbfs 

2. Enter your domain/workgroup when prompted. The Windows XP default is MSHOME.

3. If prompted, select yes to creating a password database.

4. Although it is possible to setup Samba manually, it is highly recommended that you use Webmin (see Webmin to remotely administer your LinkStation) for configuration. Webmin is much easier to use and will undoubtedly save you a lot of trouble.

References

  1. http://www.samba.org/ The samba web site
  2. http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/using_samba/toc.html "Using Samba", by Ts, Eckstein, and Collier-Brown (O'Reilly)