Sharing files between Linux and Windows

John G Heim jheim at
Tue Jul 5 22:10:10 UTC 2016

I have always done this with samba.  I never found it particularly 
difficult. You do have to read/follow the instructions.

On 07/05/2016 01:36 PM, Mark Peveto wrote:
> I'll be interested in the answer to that question myself.  I've had some tell me I need to use samba to do that...I've never been able to make it work.
> Mark Peveto
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> On Tue, 5 Jul 2016, John J. Boyer wrote:
>> I'm going to set up a folder called c:\share on my Windows machine. I
>> want to set up a device on my Linux machine which is connected with this
>> folder over my LAN. I know that this can be done, because I had
>> something similar at one time. However, i'm not certain how to do it
>> again. If I remember, it just took an entry in fstab and an entry in
>> /dev. Thanks.
>> John
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