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I have just installed Mandrake 9.2, using only CD 1; I am also new to linux. I want to share the windows partitions on my 'new' linux machine with other ...
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    How do I install Samba?


    I have just installed Mandrake 9.2, using only CD 1; I am also new to linux. I want to share the windows partitions on my 'new' linux machine with other windows machines on the network, and there is a message saying I need to install smb. I go to software manager, and search for samba but it is not found (nor is anything else). Please help...

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    Google.. Samba...

    http://www.samba.org/ - official website
    http://us1.samba.org/samba/download.html - samba download
    http://us1.samba.org/samba/docs/ - samba documents and howto

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    Thank you for your response. (I actually found the same files on the CD image.) But..

    When I went to install the server rpm there was a message about it not being installed "due to unsatisfied libacl.so.1" What do I do now?

    Thanks in anticipation...

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    Thank you - all installed now.

    But when I come to modify /etc/smb.conf and then save it, I get a message saying I don't have permission to change it. Do I need to log in as something else? What do I do?

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    you will need to get su over to superuser/root to do this. this is the same for pretty much any config file on most systems hope this helps
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    Thanks, got it working OK. Linux is new to me and a "bit" different to windows so I'll get there...

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