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Anything better than samba?

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Is there anything better than samba? I want a client that can login to an NT server and easily access files / directorys, somthing like the dos client would be good.
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Samba usually is used to access share on Unix/Linux for Windows.
You also may use it the other way around with smbclient, but this is a bit cumbersome.

Why not simply ftp to your NT server (you must have installed and started the ftp service there).
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Samba lets MS clients DOS/Win3.x/Win95/WinNT see a Linux box as a MS server
in  mode each native client would see any other MS server.

Samba is not a client to run on a DOS/WIN machine it is a server package for Linux.

For Linux to use a MS resource you can use smbmount to mount MS filesystems
and Use the standard lpd printing to MS servers.

That's prety mucch all that is available (for free) at this time.
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