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    Just Joined! 4kusnik's Avatar
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    Nov 2008

    join Linux PC to Windows or Linux workgroup

    Good time of day mates. Could you, please, tell me how to join Linux PC to Windows or Linux workgroup and vice versa removing Linux PC from Windows or Linux workgroup.

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    Linux Guru jmadero's Avatar
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    Jul 2007
    sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf

    here is a really basic setup that worked for me in the past, you can add things one at a time later to make it a bit more secure/add features:

    so basically delete everything in the smb.conf file and paste the following and edit it to meet your workgroup

    workgroup = SIMPLE

    comment = For testing only, please
    path = /export/samba/test
    read only = no
    guest ok = yes
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