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simple samba slackware setup

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If you are wanting to connect your Windows machine(s) to your Linux machine(s) over your network, then Samba is what you need. Essentially, Samba allows your Linux machine to communicate with your Windows network to share files, resources, and printers. This document will cover the steps of installing and configuring Samba on Slackware 11.0.0.

If you did not choose to install samba during your initial installation of Slackware, you will need to download the package from the Slackware website. Go here for the official Slackware 11 samba package. You will be presented with a list of mirrors. Select a mirror closest to you.

To check and see if you already have samba installed, run:

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