Re: What is the best way to install Samba
On (18/12/06 12:03), michael wrote:
> On 18 Dec 2006 11:24:55 -0800, schmity wrote
> > Ok I have my debian machine connected to a XP machine through a router.
> > I have made several attemps to install samba using apt-get and I
> > have modified the smb.conf on several occations. My first thought
> > was to start with a fresh reinstall of Samba so that I could start
> > with the original smb.conf file, but a simple apt-get remove -> apt-
> > get install does not replace the original smb.conf file. I am lost
> > on this one.
> > Questions,
> > Do I need a static IP? and if so How?
> > How do I start with a fresh installation of Samba?
> > How can I find out what I have installed using apt-get?
> # apt-get --purge remove samba
> # aptitude purge samba
> Either of these should wipe out samba for you.
> Static IP is probably your best bet, although I think you can
> get away with having your samba server on a dynmanic IP since
> it will broadcast itself to your XP machine.
> # dpkg -l
> # dpkg --get-selections
> These will tell you whats installed on your system.
> You may want to also check out:
> Has some good docs on networking and samba, amongst others.
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