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I can't seem to find a way.. perhaps I'm looking in the wrong places? I tried googling but I've got no luck. What I'm looking for is some sort of easy "gui" or something where I can just select what folders I'd like to share. I'm running 11.10 atm

I've also noticed that Mythbuntu shared some folders by default, but I can't seem to figure out where those folders are located in the mythbuntu machine...

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i am not sure about mythbuntu, there is an option in nautilus. select the folder and right click menu you will find a share option. From where you can manage permission.

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To share a folder, simply right click on it in nautilus, and select properties. Change to the "Share" tab. (Sorry, maybe I am not 100% correct)

To view all samba shares and settings install the gui sudo apt-get install system-config-samba

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I use:


Which brings up a nice GUI:

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