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Configure Samba with Gadmin-Samba

Dec 29, 2009, 18:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"For those new to Samba, the configuration of this provider of seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients can sometimes be a nightmare. Not only are you dealing with tricky configuration files, you also have to worry about getting users added to encrypted password files. Of course if you want to tackle this the old-school way you can take a read of my article "Set up your new Ubuntu server as a Samba server". But for those that prefer to do things the GUI way, there are plenty of tools available for you as well.

"One such tool is the gadmin-samba tool from the Gadmintools suite of GUI Linux administration tools. The Gadmintools suite allows you to easily setup Samba with the help of a well thought-out graphical interface. With this tool you should be able to have Samba up and running in no time. Of course, there is a bit of installation to tackle at first, but even that is simple. So, without further adieu, let's get to work."

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