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3. If prompted, select yes to creating a password database.
 
3. If prompted, select yes to creating a password database.
  
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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4. Although it is possible to setup [[w:Samba (software)|Samba]] manually, it is highly recommended that you use Webmin<ref>[[Webmin to remotely administer your LinkStation]]</ref> for configuration. [[w:Webmin|Webmin]] is much easier to use and will undoubtedly save you a lot of trouble.
 
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Revision as of 17:38, 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[3] 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)
  3. Webmin to remotely administer your LinkStation