[Samba] Installation problem

Gary Dale garydale at rogers.com
Fri Jun 4 15:47:58 MDT 2010

On 04/06/10 03:44 PM, Miha Krajnc wrote:
> Hey guys,
> i installed samba on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine (sudo apt-get install samba)
> and it didnt create any config files. There is no /etc/samba or
> /usr/local/samba. I dont realy know what to do.... The samba server fails to
> start and i cant connect to the machine over my network. Anyone know what i
> should do? I tried purging / reinstalling (apt-get and aptitude), with no
> success.
Are you using Ubuntu server or desktop?

What messages do you get when you do "aptitude install samba" (after 
purging it, of course)?

What happens if you do "/etc/init.d/samba start"?

Also, have you tried installing SWAT? I find it very useful for 
configuring servers.

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