Folder sharing feature allows access of files and folders from other machines in a local area network. It is made possible by the implementation of
CIFS folder sharing for
Linux in general is provided by the
Samba package and can easily be configured from the
Files file manager application.
Local Network Share.
Share this foldercheckbox in the folder sharing window.
Install servicebutton on the
Sharing service is not installedalert window if you never installed the required service before.
This will install
Samba and other related packages.
Installbutton on the
Install additional software?window.
Click on the
Description to view more details about the packages to be installed
Authenticatebutton on the
Your account must have administrator privilage to be able to proceed.
Sambaat the terminal.
$ sudo ufw allow samba [sudo] password for user: Rules updated Rules updated (v6)
This is only required if you've enabled firewall. It is disabled by default.
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