Samba server comes from Debian software repositories. Advanced features like spotlight server or time machine support is not available because they have not reach yet stable Debian or the Debian developers have not made it available in their build. Is possible to add extra options in the general and share configuration at the bottom with a multi line text field. This options are hardcoded in the mkconf script but they can be changed using environmental variables. The login access in Samba is configured using privileges. This means they will not act in the file system layer, they will run in the Samba authentication layer.
This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to create a public Samba shares on Ubuntu server so everyone can access without authenticating. This share will be fully accessible to all and everyone will be able create, modify and delete folders and files. Simply put, it provides files and printer sharing between clients and servers. To get started with creating a public share that can be fully accessed by everyone, continue with the steps below:. The folder can be anywhere but set its permission so that everyone can access it.