[kwlug-disc] running samba with no windows involved?

Raul Suarez rarsa at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 2 14:53:06 EST 2010


Correct.

I have samba shares on my linux box as sometimes I have to share them with Windows, but I have no problem accessing them from other linux boxes.

That's what the smbmount command is for.

Raul Suarez

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--- On Tue, 2/2/10, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:

> From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] running samba with no windows involved?
> To: "KWLUG discussion list" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Tuesday, February 2, 2010, 1:45 PM
> 
>   yes, it sounds goofy but, as an intellectual
> exercise, is there any
> reason i couldn't use samba to share files (and printers)
> between two
> linux systems?  naturally, anyone sane would never do
> that since there
> are better ways (NFS, etc.).  but just to be perverse,
> i don't see why
> it couldn't be done, correct?
> 
> rday
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