[Samba] Given up on Fedora Ubuntu is 1000-folder simpler

Natxo Asenjo natxo.asenjo at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 23:57:50 MST 2010

On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:31 AM, Peter Olcott <peteolcott at gmail.com> wrote:
> I spent several days (at least 20 hours) tying to get Fedora 11 Samba server
> going. I consulted every resource that I knew including this list. When I
> discovered that Fedora 11 Samba could be browsed immediately upon
> installation, and a simple reboot disabled this, I gave up. I decided to try
> Ubuntu. After intallation it took only five minutes of editing the smb.conf
> file to make my share fully operational. In terms of total cost of ownership
> Fedora and Red Hat have become big losers.

while distro wars are kind of funny, I would rather you specified what
went wrong than just troll about Fedora. There are lots of people
using samba and fedora without any hassle at all.

At the end of the day, it's just about editing a text file, smb.conf
on both platforms.


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