Setting Up A Samba File Share Server

Setting up a Samba file share is the easiest method for connecting a media server to a variety of computers of differing operating systems. It also provides easy access to the server for adding and removing files; especially for those not familiar with the command line environment.

This tutorial assumes that you have basic knowledge of the command line environment and have a Ubuntu server already running with SSH installed.

Setting Up A SheevaPlug Media Server

Over the next few days I will be posting a series of tutorials on setting up a kick ass media server that is cheap, powerful, tiny and dead silent. For about $100 USD and an external hard drive you can set up a media server that streams to all the computers and gaming consoles in your house providing you with media wherever you are.


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