Ray Anderson wrote:
Don't force a machine to do something it really can't. Running Linux as
a server under a desktop version of Windows is silly. Get a second,
possibly used, computer and install Linux on it. No need for a permanent
keyboard, mouse or monitor attachment. Just set it up and administer it
remotely, using SWAT, WebMin, or telnet (with or without SSH).
Tim Bates wrote:
Michael Heydon wrote:
but if you just want to share directories from the windows system
then you really don't need samba.
What if you have a non-server version of Windows and wanted to use it
as a domain controller or do something more tricky than Windows
allows (especially XP Home's restrictive sharing options)?
Then it would make sense... Sort of.
This time to cc list.
Install VMWare, then Linux, then Samba. Done.
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