"A file server is a specialized PC that holds large numbers of
files that many people on a network can access. It 'serves up'
files to everyone instead of each person having files on his or her
own PC. The good news is that you don't have to be a network guru
to set up a basic file server. If you followed the Easy Linux
Install steps in Part 1, you are ready to set up a Linux PC as a
"While there are many ways to set up a network and a server,
this article concentrates on the simplest approaches with the
highest chance of quick success..."