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Samba : How to create a public directory for everyone?

Posted on 2011-03-07
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I want to create a folder available for everyone to access, add files, delete files, access folders and delete them ( total control) all this in Samba
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by:Craig Bowman
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Check out: http://micheljansen.org/blog/entry/182

This will more than likely provide you with the answer you are looking for.
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follow these steps:

sudo mkdir /home/Share
sudo chmod 777 /home/Share
sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf

Make sure to have this line :

security = user

Then add your folder is your config like this in Share Section:

[Share]
    comment = Shared files
    path = /home/public
    public = yes
    writable = yes
    create mask = 0777
    directory mask = 0777
    force user = nobody
    force group = nogroup

that's all
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