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OSFaq.com: How to install a Linux File/Print Server on your Windows Network [with Samba]

Oct 15, 2000, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cory R. Rauch)

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In this article, We will cover how to setup and configure a Linux File/Print Server on your Windows network. Before starting you must have Linux installed with a Linux compatible network card. You should also have a good understanding of TCP/IP, Networks, and Windows networking before reading this tutorial. I have tested these instructions on Red Hat 6.1/6.2/7.0, but the basic concepts should still work on other distributions and versions. So lets begin!

"For Linux to appear as a file/print server on a Windows network, you need a little piece of software called Samba. Samba comes with RH 6.1/6.2/7.0, and is included with most other popular distributions..."

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