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Setting Up Samba

Objective: create a rather simplistic samba share for a small office or home network.

I started from these articles:

  1. You do not need swat, it is rather awkward and confusing, imho.
  2. With Administration -> Users and Groups, check that your user belongs to “users” group.
  3. Open ports on firewall: 137,138,139,445 (I use guarddog for that)
  4. Edit smb.conf:

    Paste the following there:



  5. Edit smbusers:

    Paste the following there:

    # Unix_name = SMB_name1 SMB_name2 …
    root = administrator admin
    someuseruser1 = someuseruser1

  6. Start server:

  7. In konqueror or krusader (or whatever):

On Windows Mobile 6 device (ASUS P535, with WiFi) works in Total Commander CE and VM Net Browser at address \localnetlocalshare (will ask for username and password).

Confirmed with Acer Aspire 6930 under Fedora 9 and 10

Additionally need:

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