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Old 11-06-2001
Network Samba installation

HI.

I am still having problems installing samba. i found a site where there is a package for auto install. i click on the link and it start to data stream, what going on, i thought it suppose to install it to /usr/local/ . Here is the link i download or try to download the package..http://www.filibeto.org/sun/solaris_8.htm
Is this the wrong package please advise. thank you in advance.
# 2  
Old 11-06-2001
It's a bit an old version of samba 2.0.7. The latest version is 2.2.2 and you cuold get it from www.samba.org as source code/tarball or from sunfreeware as precompiled version for intel/sparc solaris 2.5/7-8 systems.

just uncompress this file and add it by
pkgadd -d samba-file
# 3  
Old 11-06-2001
I think it's better when you'll install a precompiled version of samba for soalris/intel 8.
The file calls

samba-2.2.2-sol8-intel-local.gz.

You can get it from every solaris resouce site, because this is the "official" desciption for it.

( www.sunfreeware.com )

unpack it

gunzip -d samba-2.2.2-sol8-intel-local.gz

install it

pkgadd -d samba-2.2.2-sol8-intel-local

( samba 222 is finally insatleld in usr/local/samba. That's it )

Now you can configure your samba server.
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Old 11-06-2001
# 5  
Old 11-07-2001
Computer TOOO MR SAINT AND TO EVERYONE ON THIS BOARD!!!

Hey yall
Thank yall so much for helping meeh out, it took me couple of days to figure out how to install this program. Without you.. "unix guru" help i would've taken me probably a month tring to figure this out. Thanks for all yall help, it going to take me yearS to become a guru like you guys, but guess what i see you guys on the top, and i just really want to thank MR saint, you been a great help i really appreciate it..Thanks man..

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