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Samba: How to share files for your LAN without user/password

Posted by chantra on 11th February 2007

This tutorial will show how to set samba to allow read-only file sharing for your LAN computers as guest (without be prompted for a password).
Because users won't be prompted for a user/password, this tutorial is meant to be installed in a LAN where all host are to be trusted.

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How-To smbfs: smbmnt must be installed suid root

Posted by chantra on 31st May 2006

Quite often, when using program such as smb4k, I encountered the following error:

smbmnt must be installed suid root for direct user mounts

This happens because some linux distribution does not configure smbfs properly such as a normal user can mount samba files.

This how-to will show how to simply resolve this issue.

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