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How to share public folder over the network in ubuntu ?

Install the samba server using cli:

sudo apt-get install samba

Put the password if you want:

sudo smbpasswd -a USERNAME

Then open your smb.conf file to make changes for a user:


Then add the follwing lines end of the file:

path = /home/username/Public
available = yes
valid users = USERNAME
read only = no
browsable = yes
public = yes
writable = yes

Then restart samba :

sudo restart smbd


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