I am trying to get Samba working on Ubuntu to share a Directory and a Printer over the network to a Windows PC, only... when I install it I can't get the link for the GUI, and I can get no where with it. Could someone help me on how to set this up? Thanks:)
You will have to edit
Else use a wrapper tool like zentyal which has smart interface to help you configure Samba. (a bit of learning curve will be there)
In addition to defining the share in
For example to add a SAMBA user to your Ubuntu system with the user name jseinfeld, you would enter this command at the prompt:
The smbpasswd application will then prompt you to enter a password for the user:
Enter the password you wish to set for the user, and the smbpasswd application will ask you to confirm the password:
Confirm the password, and smbpasswd will add the entry for the user to the SAMBA password file.
For further assistance, see:
The way I ended up doing this:
Don't use SAMBA. The CUPS already has a built in server (once enabled) @
For the directory, I forgot to install system-config-samba that serves as the GUI. And I edited the /etc/samba/smb.conf to get everything working.