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On several systems around here, it's become a tradition for each user to create a folder named "public" in their own home folder. I.e., my home directory is "/home/dc/", and I have a public folder at "/home/dc/public". That public folder and all the files in it is world-readable. Also, the world execute bit is set on the "/home/dc/" and "/home/dc/public/" ...


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Generally, the folder that is predefined for that use would be your public folder. It is sometimes, on some distros, even set up to be available via network request and is usually pretty unprotected permission wise unless you have encrypted your home folder if you want my personal advice, I would either create a new folder in / (root) or a new partition with ...


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you did use smbpassword to set the user password right? The user password and the samba password are different in linux To create initially sudo smbpasswd -a nameuser or if added remove -a to change passwOrd in /etc/samba/smb.conf set workgroup encrypt password to. True Passdb backend tdbsam Then define an entry at the end [Data] comment = data path = ...


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While I am pretty sure that any filesystem can be mounted in a Linux operating system (including NTFS, FAT32, FAT16), Windows does not see Linux filesystems (e2fs, e3fs, reiserfs, etc). A possible solution could be to make a folder on the Windows system and save files to be shared to that folder while in the Linux system. This actually makes viewing ...


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Click System Settings >> Network >> Wireless network >> Use as Hotspot. This is assuming your hardwired into internet and will broadcast WIFI to the second computer, which of course will suffer performance hits, as will you, but for web browsing, should be fine, just don't try to stream NetFlix! This is a link to original post I found on subject. ...



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