[SATLUG] New Ubuntu Networking Topic...

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 16:32:02 CST 2008


This link also gives some info....note that you can share the drives via the
gui in gnome...

http://www.linuxlove.org/2007/11/30/sharing-ubuntu-directories-over-local-network-with-samba/

E

On Jan 10, 2008 2:26 PM, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> The basic idea boils down to:
>
> Share out the drives that you wish to...
>
> Make sure you have added the user (your_username) to samba:
>
> $ sudo smbpasswd -a your_username
>
> enter the password you want and you should be able to access the share.
>
> As for 'visibility' as soon as you share out a drive, it should be
> immediately visible to everyone on the network, they just can't access it
> until they are added as a samba user.
>
> Ernest
>
>
> On Jan 10, 2008 1:46 PM, Ed <etillman93 at peoplepc.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Folks;
> > >> 'Been a while since I visited, and I have some Ubuntu networking
> > >> questions, if someone has the time and willingness to go into detail
> > >> over them. Thanks in advance...
> > >>
> > >> I have a mixed wired/wireless network in my home, composed of a
> > _Windoze
> > >> 2K server_ (wired), an_ Ubuntu Linux tower_ (wired, relatively new,
> > can
> > >> use as an experimental lab...), an _Ubuntu Linux laptop_ (wireless)
> > I've
> > >> been using for nearly a year, and several visiting family members
> > with
> > >> _wireless Windoze laptops_ who occasionally hook into my network.
> > >>
> > >> Problem: All the Linux machines, and the visiting Windoze laptops,
> > can
> > >> see and share files from my Windoze server. However, I can't seem to
> > >> make the Ubuntu Linux shares visible to, and share-able on the
> > network.
> > >> I want to learn basic networking and file/application sharing from
> > the
> > >> Linux end, because, I eventually want to do away with Windows
> > entirely
> > >> in my house, and go fully Linux, save for my Windoze laptop-bearing
> > >> visitors, who will also still need to access my then-all-Linux
> > network.
> > >>
> > >> File sharing in/with Windoze/NTFS is relatively easy, but at the cost
> > of
> > >> being leaky as a sieve. Any suggestions? As mentioned above, I have a
> > >> Linux machine I can use as a server lab if/when help becomes
> > available.
> > >>
> > >> Cheers;
> > >> Ed
> > >>
> >
> > >> This link should help you out...
> > >>
> > >> http://screencasts.ubuntu.com/SAMBA_Filesharing
> > >>
> > >> Ernest
> > Thanks, but it didn't help much.  I have samba installed on both linux
> > machines, and also have selected files shared on both.  The tower knows
> > the laptop is there, but can't access anything from it, but the laptop
> > doesn't know the tower exists.  Again, both can see and share from the
> > Windoze tower...
> >
> > Cheers...
> > Ed
> >
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