Can linux Clients also access Samba server shares?

Luca Ferrari fluca1978 at
Mon Apr 5 07:00:48 GMT 2004

On Monday 05 April 2004 08:44 Sahibzada Junaid Noor's cat walking on the 
keyboard  wrote:

> Hi,
>    i have configured samba server successfully. all window clients can
> access the shares on my samba server.
> now i want that other linux machines on my network should also be able to
> access them.
> what do i have to do for that. Can linux machines access shares on a samba
> server.

Of course it can!
There are several ways to access smb servers by Linux. If you want to access a 
filesystem I suggest you to mount the filesystem using smbmount. Otherwise 
you can use smbclient to list all available shares of a smb server (either 
Linux or windows). Printing is a bit complex, since every distribution is 
shipped with its own printing-setup tools, but you have to create a smb 
remote printer.

Hope this helps.

Luca Ferrari,
fluca1978 at

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