Mac OS X Ubuntu Easy File Sharing on Network
The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Getting-Started Sharing Files on Mixed Network Between Linux Ubuntu and Mac OS X BSD Computers.
Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix.
Since 1992, Samba has provided secure, stable and fast File and Print Services for all clients using the SMB/CIFS protocol, such as all versions of DOS and Windows, OS/2, Linux and many others.
Open a Command Line Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Samba Server Setup Quick-Start on Ubuntu:Ubuntu Samba Server Quick-Start
Obtain the Ubuntu IP
- eth0 if the Connection is Wired
- wlan0 if the Connection is Wireless
Then You are Ready to Connect by Samba from a Mac OS X or Windows Desktop on Network.
On a Mac Finder >> Go >> Connect to Server…
Insert the Ubuntu IP Address in the form:
The the Enabled User Pass to Access the Samba Server
Mount the Enabled Directory
Finally Finder Access the Shared Ubuntu Directory