SAMBA for Home or Small Business

First of all what is SAMBA? It’s a free File and Print server which can be used in Linux and UNIX based Oss for file and printer sharing with windows machines.

So now you got the idea. But why use Samba with Ubuntu? First it is free! When configured, works smoothly. Less need of worrying about viruses and many more advantages are there.

Here I’m using Ubuntu 12.04 desktop version in a pc with an Atom processor. The main aim is to setup a server which is only used for file/print sharing + backups. So here I’m not worrying about high end hardware. Also here I’m not considering security issues. File and printers are shared so anyone in the network have access to them.

Let’s go!

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