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Samba - Can you dumb it down for me???

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    by:digus
    Yes, download and install webmin: http://www.webmin.com . This makes configuring samba much, much easier. It has a nice GUI for samba and just about everything else you need to administer on your linux box.
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    by:wesly_chen
    Hi,

       For your question,
    > "Browse" the network neighborhood like my windows box does
    There is a software can do it:
    xSMBrowser 3.4.0
    http://www.public.iastate.edu/~chadspen/

       By the way, RedHat has provide a GUI /usr/bin/redhat-config-smaba to let you easy config SAMBA as well.

    Good luck,

    Wesly
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    by:wesly_chen
    It's /usr/bin/redhat-config-samba. Sorry for the typo.

    Wesly
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    Well, the key issue is
    > want my linux box to be able to "Browse" the network neighborhood like my windows box

    So "nautilus" which comes with RedHat would be easier.
    Other alternative is xSMBrowser ( http://www.public.iastate.edu/~chadspen/ )

    For configure Samba, /usr/bin/redhat-config-samba which comes with Redhat is easier and simple.
    Other alternative is webmin ( http://www.webmin.com ) which is very good all-in-one configuration GUI for a newbie.

    Regards,

    Wesly
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