Posts with the tag Samba
Using Samba (or SMB) shares on Linux is not difficult but you should know some tricks.
First of all, you can use
smbclient to probe your Samba-Server and try to connect to it. You can then mount an SMB-share locally.
In addition, I wrote a tool to synchronize a local directory with...
This blog post documents the steps needed to set up a Samba Windows share on a Ubuntu based computer in order to let the Konica Minolta magicolor 4690mf scanner save scanned images directly to that folder.
Main resource: http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Samba_server (German)
sudo aptitude install samba-common samba
You might also install the...
On Windows Systems you can send short messages using the
net send command. This is also possible using
smbclient on Linux:
smbclient -M Hostname_or_IP "nachricht"
You can also pipe-in the text to send:
echo "Nachrichtentext" | smbclient -M Hostname_or_IP
Or directly send textfiles up to 1.6 KB:
Gnome 'Share this folder'
Right click the folder you want to share in Gnome → sharing options → Share this folder (maybe this requires the installation of package
samba, after installation log out and on again).
Allow SMB Connections In Your Firewall
After configuring firestarter to allow SMB,
sudo iptables-save contains: