[Samba] Recommended Linux Distro and Windows Client

Alan Hodgson ahodgson at simkin.ca
Tue Nov 22 16:30:54 MST 2011

On November 22, 2011 03:03:27 PM Craig Ham wrote:
> I've gotten some great suggestions about setting up a samba server for our
> Windows xp and 98 clients.  Thanks!
>  What Linux distro would you recommend to create the server and then put
> Samba on it?

Whichever distro you (or your IT group) are able to competently administer 
would probably be the best choice.

> What client would I need to put on each windows workstation for them to
> have access to the linux file server?

Samba provides native file and print services to Windows. You do not need 
special client software.

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