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GUILinux: Lormalinux Samba Fileserver Beta 1 Review

Jan 30, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Garret for this link. ]

"From the Lorma College in the Philippines comes another server release. This time it is a dedicated Samba fileserver based on Slackware 10. This is a departure from their desktop releases in that the have decided to use Slackware instead of Fedora. Being a former Slackware user (is there such a thing?) and having always been fond of Slack's no nonsense approach, this release piqued my interest since I have a need for some storage of all my TV recordings. This review will focus on the installation, setup, configuration and a few gotchas I encountered.

"I first read about this release on Distrowatch and immediately decided to grab the iso. Kudos to the Lorma folks for having a nice pipe to pull the iso from. The iso is approx 225MB. Size-wise it is not too bad at all..."

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