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October 15, 2013
by sjvn01
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Samba 4.1 brings Linux desktop and Mac files from Windows 8, Server 2012

The big file-sharing leap came with Samba 4. That release brought Linux an Active Directory (AD) domain controller. With that version, Samba gained the ability to share files with both old and new Windows systems by bringing its support up … Continue reading

November 2, 2011
by sjvn01
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Microsoft contributes open-source code to Samba

Freak snowstorm reported in hell. Tea party agrees Obama is the best candidate for 2012 presidential election. Microsoft submits open-source code under the GPLv3 to Samba. Those are all pretty unlikely, but Microsoft really did submit code to the Samba … Continue reading