[Comm-en] *** Newbie Question re: file sharing ***

Michael Shigorin mike at osdn.org.ua
Fri Apr 25 01:43:12 MSD 2003

On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 10:56:31AM -0700, JT wrote:
> My question is related to file sharing within a single
> workstation (and eventually across a lan). I have files I would
> like to be able to share among all users and also some that I
> would like restricted to just a few users. What do I need to
> set this up?

Traditionally, /tmp directory is such a place.  But take into
account that a week-old (not accessed) files would get
autocleaned from it.

You can create a special directory where you like and do
chmod 1777 /that/dir
to let everyone write there but not delete others' files.

> When selecting Control Center - Network - File Sharing - Admin
> Mode, I am told that SMB and NFS servers are not installed on
> this machine, they must be installed. 

It's all about network :-)  So not needed for now.  When needed,
SMB (samba server) will be for you.

Good luck!

 ---- WBR, Michael Shigorin <mike at altlinux.ru>
  ------ Linux.Kiev http://www.linux.kiev.ua/

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