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Beginning Ubuntu Server Administration: From Novice to Professional by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 10Using Ubuntu Server Asa File and Print ServerConfiguring Cups, NFS,and Samba

File servers allow users to store important files at a central location in the network from which it's easy to add security and to allow users to share files. In this chapter, you'll learn how to set up Ubuntu Server as a file server.

A file server also typically offers a print service, which provides an easy and convenient way to share printers on the network. You'll also learn how to set up print services as well.

When using any Linux distribution as a file server, you have to choose the type of file server you want to use. Many options are available, but NFS and Samba are the two most popular. The type of file server you're going to use depends on the kind ...

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