Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Quick Tip - Share a Kubuntu Folder on your LAN

If you want to share a folder on your local network using Kubuntu (10.04), you'll need to install the kdenetwork-filesharing package.

Open a terminal and type:

sudo apt-get install kdenetwork-filesharing

Enter your password at the prompt.

To create your shared folder - in Dolphin:

  1. Right-click the folder that you want to share on your network.
  2. Select Properties from the pop-up menu.
  3. Click the Share tab.
  4. Click the Configure File Sharing... button.
  5. In the File Sharing - KDE Control Module, click Add...
  6. Enter the path (or browse) to your folder.
  7. Select the NFS and/or Samba options.
  8. Click OK three times to create your share.

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