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I'd like to have my own Ubuntu-based home network. That means, that I can access all my multimedia files from each computer.

  1. Music/Files/Videos are on Ubuntu 10.10.
  2. I'd like to have access to these files from Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.10.
  3. I'd like to have full permissions/privileges.

What's the easiest to get this working?

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Here is a good community guide to setup your file sharing network ( Ubuntu to Ubuntu and even Ubuntu to Windows )

Also if you want to setup a UPNP Media Server ( to play videos/music/pictures in streaming from the server ) you can look at:

MediaTomb: ( with Installation and configuration guide )

Or if you're interested in PS3 streaming ( and similar devices )

PS3 Media Server:

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