Networking Multiple LM Machines for File Sharing ..

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Spud1200
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Networking Multiple LM Machines for File Sharing ..

Post by Spud1200 » Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:51 pm

At the minute I'm currently using LM 18.3 because its the most stable version of the 18 series. I was curious if anyone could help with a few questions about Networking and if the likes of Samba is necessary . Do I need to install Samba when wanting to set up two or more systems on LM 18.3 .

When I have set up file sharing in LM I have followed guides ect: but have set up the likes of Samba password the CLI . I also have noticed that in the networking folders their are the Names of my machines but also SMB folders for that machine.

In the past I have followed this guide:
viewtopic.php?f=157&t=185410#p960482

Is this still applicable for the 18.3 release of LM .

I can browse folders Okay but I have had major problems with qBittorrent and downloading to a networked drive. Is their any ways I can simply boot the systems or network and select the network folder in what to download with in the GUI UI of qBittorrent. I keep getting I\O error messages and I'm not sure if its a permission problem or a Samba problem. I am able to see in the UI of the qBittorrent my network folders but downloading just results in error messages.

Thanks.

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Re: Networking Multiple LM Machines for File Sharing ..

Post by catweazel » Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:14 pm

Spud1200 wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:51 pm
At the minute I'm currently using LM 18.3 because its the most stable version of the 18 series. I was curious if anyone could help with a few questions about Networking and if the likes of Samba is necessary . Do I need to install Samba when wanting to set up two or more systems on LM 18.3 .
Samba is only necessary for supporting Windwoes Home. Most recent versions of Windwoes Pro and Enterprise also support NFS. For a linux only network there is no need to use Samba, which doesn't enforce all linux permissions anyway. I recommend that you take a look at NFS.

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