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Ext2: Samba

Jul 28, 1999, 19:31 (1 Talkback[s])
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"In our times of multi platforms and multi OSes, it is important to be able to talk to the outside world. Samba is the package which enables Linux to talk to the Windows systems. I will provide a brief introduction of what Samba can do for you, and how to start using it."

"Samba can be downloaded from, but it most likely came with your Linux distribution. The important programs to share a directory to Windows systems are smbd and nmbd. The clients to access Windows systems are called smbclient and smbmount."

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