Install Samba Server on Ubuntu 20.04
Install the Samba from Ubuntu repository with following commands in your Ubuntu terminal.
sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install samba
After install, check status and version.
smbd --version systemctl status smbd systemctl status nmbd
Example: Add the following lines
[global] workgroup = WORKGROUP server string = Samba netbios name = ubuntu security = user map to guest = bad user dns proxy = no [Public] path = /share browsable =yes writable = yes guest ok = yes read only = no create mask = 644
Create the Directory /share
Create the directory “/share" that is configured on the smb.conf file
sudo mkdir /share sudo chmod 777 /share
Restart Samba Server
sudo systemctl restart smbd