Samba - a Windows-readable file share

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1. Install the Samba[1] 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 Articles/DebianWebmin) for configuration. Webmin is much easier to use and will undoubtedly save you a lot of trouble.

References

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