Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Samba server on Ubuntu

. Install samba server on ubuntu if not done yet.
    sudo apt-get install samba

. Create an user, howard.
    sudo useradd howard

. Create a samba user, howard, and set the password.
    sudo smbpasswd -a howard

. Configure the shared folder permission info in samba config file.
    sudo vi /etc/samba/smb.conf
    Add following info to the end of smb.conf file
    path = /home/howard/src/
    browseable = yes
    read only = no
    writeable = yes
    create mask = 0755
    directory mask = 0755
    valid users = howard

. Restart the samba service and it's now ready!
    sudo service smbd restart

[To connect the samba server from a Mac OS X]
    Go to finder and Cmd+K, enter smb://IPOfUbuntu/src

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