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Install Samba Server on the Raspberry Pi

Samba is a free software for UNIX which provides the SMB (Server Message Block Protocol), which has originally been developed by Microsoft. In practice that means that it enables you to emulate the file- and printer services of Microsoft Windows. That means, you can share files and printers within your network.

To install Samba Server on your Raspberry Pi follow the steps:

Step 1

Update and Upgrade your system
$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Step 2

Install Samba
sudo apt-get install samba samba-common-bin

Step 3

Open the Samba .config
sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf

And remove the hashtag (#) in front of
# security = user

Step 4

Create a Samba user for the user “pi”...

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