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Oct 31st 2008, 03:26 PM
Even tho I was not big on 8.10 under the beta's I am going forward with it now!
I have a test box running it now and did not see samba installed and I installed samba from the repo but it is not working could some give me a hand a tell me just what I should be installing for 8.10?
Oct 31st 2008, 05:37 PM
In my installation if I go to System Settings and the Advanced tab there's a whole Samba section. Does that exist for you?
Oct 31st 2008, 06:00 PM
Nope!!!! I have both one of the daily builds and the release I downloaded to day and both do not have a samba in the system settings advance.
O the DR I downloaded samba fro the repos but it did not work.
Nov 3rd 2008, 07:39 PM
I have the same problem, I come from opensuse, and installed interpid during the weekend. I installed samba, yesterday I got it working, but today with the same smb.conf it is not ok. I also miss the "samba" folder in the "System settings".
Nov 4th 2008, 06:10 PM
OK, I finally solved the problem, which was that I wanted to share a folder on a fat32 partition, which was not owned by me. If the permissions are ok, installing the samba by
sudo apt-get install samba and then adding
comment = pubshare
path = /windows/D/pubshare
available = yes
browsable = yes
public = yes
writable = yes
to the file
/etc/samba/smb.conf, and then running
sudo /etc/init.d/samba reload should let access to the
Nov 4th 2008, 06:18 PM
Your system settings->advanced should show a samba (config) icon.
You can also install:
from the repos
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