Networking

Five tools to simplify Samba configuration

Introduction

Samba makes life possible within a homogeneous environment. You want Windows, Mac, and Linux to talk to one another, you use Samba. But for some, configuring Samba can be a challenge.

Thankfully, tools are available that can help nearly every skill level with the task. Which apps are best suited for you? Let's take a look and find out.

Note: If you'd prefer to view this information as a blog post, check out this entry in our Five Apps blog.

About

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic and Linux.com. He’s an avid promoter of open source and the voice of The Android Expert. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website getjackd.net.