How to Install Samba on Ubuntu for File Sharing on Windows


Samba is a free/open source and popularly used software for sharing files and print services between Unix-like systems including Linux and Windows hosts on the same network.

In this guide, we will show how to setup Samba4 for basic file sharing between a Ubuntu systems and Windows machines. We will cover two possible scenarios: anonymous (unsecure) as well as secure file sharing.

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