Ubuntu Home Server – Part 3: Samba File Server Setup

In this part, I am doing a basic setup of Samba as a file server for my clients at home. I want to grant access to the drive to all my local Win* and Linux users.

If samba is not already installed and running, you have to install it first as a prerequisite. Furthermore the smbclient is helpful and will therefore be installed, too.

sudo apt-get install samba smbclient

You can then check the samba status with a Read more of this post