Debian · Fedora · Linux Distribution · Print Server · Samba Server · Ubuntu

Samba – A short guide for sharing files and printers

Introduction

Samba is a service in Unix like operating systems which can be used to share folders across a Windows Network. Samba is a standard service among almost all the Linux distributions.Samba can perform the following operations.

  1. Act as file server among Windows and Linux machines
  2. Act as a printer sharing service
  3. Act as a domain controller for a Windows network
  4. Act as a client under a Windows domain

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CUPS · Debian · Fedora · Linux Distribution · OpenSUSE · Print Server · Ubuntu

Printer sharing using CUPS

Introduction to CUPS

CUPS is the standards-based, open source printing system for UNIX Based operating systems. CUPS stands for Common Unix Print System. It serves as the default print server for almost all the linux distributions. It consists of the following components
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