[Samba] deploy application on Windows Stations

Josh Kelley josh at jbc.edu
Wed Oct 12 22:14:37 GMT 2005

Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:

> ...and the Active Directory-style Group Policies don't won't really
> help to install software, unless you have it in MSI format.
> So no Firefox, no Thunderbird, Flash Player etc. deployment, as they
> don't have a MSI installer :)

Firefox MSI: http://www.frontmotion.com/Firefox/index.htm
Thunderbird MSI: http://msi-repository.sourceforge.net/
Flash Player MSI: http://www.macromedia.com/licensing/distribution/

Of course, there's still plenty of software that doesn't have MSI

> In that case, I use WPKG for all MSI and non-MSI installers (exe etc.)
> - http://wpkg.org - which works with Samba (and Active Directory too).

One of these days I'm going to give WPKG a try...

Josh Kelley

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