cannot configure file sharing on porteus V09

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cannot configure file sharing on porteus V09

Post#1 by blablotin » 03 Mar 2011, 17:22

Hello, I would like to share a folder on my home network, so I go to properties, share, configure file sharing, but it say that I need authorization to share although I am root. and every option are unavailable.

So what do I have to do to share file to the media center of the TV for example?


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Re: cannot configure file sharing on porteus V09

Post#2 by Hamza » 03 Mar 2011, 18:07

What the account of your session ?

Do you use a guest account ?

Please post more info , can you report the result of ssinfo ?


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Re: cannot configure file sharing on porteus V09

Post#3 by fanthom » 03 Mar 2011, 22:30

i dont trust any GUI configurators ( :P ) so would start from /etc/samba/smb.conf. For some unknown reason i find this file empty (even in slax-6.1.2) :shock:
please grab sample config file from this package: ... i486-1.tgz
and adjust for your needs.

sample tutorial:
more on google.

Good luck!
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