[Samba] Recommended Linux Distro and Windows Client

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Nov 22 16:39:32 MST 2011

Craig Ham <mrcham at wsa.net> wrote:
>I've gotten some great suggestions about setting up a samba server for
>Windows xp and 98 clients.  Thanks!
>What Linux distro would you recommend to create the server and then put
>Samba on it?

CentOS 6.  Straight foward boring server Operating Syste.

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

You don't need to install anything on the clients; Samba implements the native Windows network services.

Adam Tauno Williams

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