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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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Q: How to share public folders with read/write permissions (Authentication=No)?

  1. Read General Notes
  2. Read How to install Samba Server for files/folders sharing service?
  3. sudo mkdir /home/public
    sudo chmod 777 /home/public/
    sudo cp /etc/samba/smb.conf /etc/samba/smb.conf_backup
    sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf
  4. Find this line
    ;   security = user
  5. Replace with the following line
       security = share
  6. Append the following lines at the end of file
       comment = Public Folder
       path = /home/public
       public = yes
       writable = yes
       create mask = 0777
       directory mask = 0777
       force user = nobody
       force group = nogroup
  7. Save the edited file (sample)
  8. sudo testparm
    sudo /etc/init.d/samba restart

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The Unofficial Ubuntu Starter Guide
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