Hello! I need to build a small server, for an office where its needed to share, an "Confidential Folder" and an "Public Folder". I thought to use Samba, but I need to give... [by jddc]
I have tried two ways for sharing a folder on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit so that I could access it on a Windows XP PC on the same switch:
1st: right-clicking the folder > properties > share > Share this folder and checking both "Allow others to create and delete files in this folder" and "Guest access (for people without a user account)"
I'm having two problems with this, but one may be causing the other...
I want a folder on my Kubuntu system that my wife's W7 system can access. I created one yesterday on /home, set it to be shared and then installed SAMBA. Success. From the W7 system, I could access the folder (and also my printers, an added bonus).
Today, I had to restore /home, so had to recreate the folder.
Im following this project on how to build a Linux Web Server Computer and I'm almost done! But when I try to allow sharing on my www folder ubuntu says that "Sharing service is not installed: You need to install the Windows networks sharing service in order to share you folders".
Hey everybody,The KDE doesn't recognize samba as being installed. I can still browse SMB shares but cannot share folders/files myself. Under the "Share" tab properties of the folder I want to share a message exclaims: "Samba is not installed on your system.". I have samba and kdenetwork-filesharing installed.
I have a Nas4free server that I was going to host my media files to my ubuntu htpc. I have a "movies" directory that contains each of my bluray rips in subdirectories. I can share the media folder using samba but have been seeing that NFS is the "Linux Way" of sharing.
I install Fedora 11 for file sharing from windows client Win 95/98, Win xp & xp home. I can login from win xp & xp home to access folder but I can't login from win 95/98 to access folder. I got the error message...