Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Setting Up a Linux Desktop in a Small Office Network
Feb 13, 2005, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)
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"In our last column, we said were going to explain how to set up
a small office network using Samba 3, Linux and Windows XP. We
promised to emphasize a workgroup environment rather than a large
domain. In this article, we demonstrate how Linux fits into a
desktop infrastructure regardless of the presence of other
"Also, before we assemble our small office, we want to expand
our requirements to allow Windows 98 computers into our workgroup,
as that operating system continues to be a large and significant
percentage of personal desktop computers in use worldwide.
Fortunately, we have a solution for allowing them to work with the
latest desktop operating systems from Redmond..."