[Samba] Re: windows program over a samba share

Jim C. jcllings at javahop.com
Wed Sep 22 03:18:01 GMT 2004



Step 1: Find out if your application has a "network install" feature.  I 
find it likely that JBuilder does at some level but JBuilder *Personal* 
may not.

Step 2: Create a file share.

Step 3: Map the share to a drive letter on the systems you want to run 
the apps.

Step 4: Do a network install to the mapped drive letter.  Sometimes you 
can improvise if there is no network install feature.

Step 5: If there was a network install option available, you may now be 
required to do a "per user" install.  Frequently this is automatic but

> I don't know if this is possible, but I'd like to install a window program (in 
> the specific JBuilder Personal) over a samba share, and then to mount a 
> network share as a disk from windows clients, so they can use the program. Is 
> it possible? Any idea on how to share windows programs from a linux server?


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