Install Samba on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install and configure Samba on Ubuntu 20.04 | 18.04. Samba is an open source implementation of SMB/CIFS protocol that allows users to access shared files printers and other network resources. Samba enables Linux systems, including Ubuntu to share files with Windows systems, including Windows 10 […]

Mount Windows 10 Shares on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to mount Windows shares on Ubuntu 18.04 | 16.04 for all users.. Recently we showed you how to create a public share on Windows system for everyone to access.. If you want to Linux users to access the public shares you created, follow the steps below. […]

Ubuntu Linux and Windows 10 File Sharing for Beginners

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to easily share Ubuntu files with Windows 10 computers using Ubuntu 18.04… For student or new user looking for a Linux system to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Ubuntu Linux OS…. It’s a great Linux operating system for beginners and folks looking […]

Samba Setup on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 with Windows Systems

When you have both Windows and Ubuntu machines on the same network, you can use Samba + SMB/CIFS to enable files and printer sharing… This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to get that done.. Samba is an open source software that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS […]

Share Files on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Windows 10 Systems

If you need to get Windows systems to access Ubuntu file and folder resources… you may need to use Samba… One can use other methods.. but Samba is the easiest to setup and works great with Windows machines… Samba is an open source software that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Since […]

Access User’s Home Folders via Samba on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

If you want to share Ubuntu home folders, you should install and configure Samba. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to easily install and configure Samba on Ubuntu to share user’s home directories. Samba is an opensource implementation of the SMB/CIFS services used to seamlessly share files between client […]

Quickly Enable File Sharing Between Windows 10 and Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

One of the most common ways to get Windows and Ubuntu to share files and printers is via Samba (CIFS). Windows already has a file and printers sharing protocol enabled. To enable it on Ubuntu, install Samba. If you want to quickly enable file sharing between Windows and Ubuntu, this post will show you how. The […]

Easily Share Ubuntu 17.10 Public Folder with Windows 10

Every Ubuntu user home directory has a Public folder in it. The folder is called Public and isn’t shared by default, however, you can easily share this folder to others on your local network. When you share the Public folder, users that are directly connected to your local network will be able to browse and access […]

Create a Private Samba Share on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

Few days ago we showed students and new users how to create public Samba shares on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 systems. The public share had no restrictions. Everyone and anyone could create, modify and delete content from the share. In some environments, this setup is not very common. There has to be some level of […]

Create a Public Samba Share on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to create a public Samba shares on Ubuntu server so everyone can access without authenticating. This share will be fully accessible to all and everyone will be able create, modify and delete folders and files. Then in our next post we’ll show you how to create […]