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Hey guys,
I just installed ubuntu server on an old machine. Just wanted to see if I can get a server up and running. After installation, I installed samba. Now on my main rig, I can see the server(named ubuntu) in my network. The problem is, I have no idea how to put files onto that server. The only thing under ubuntu is printer.

thanks in advance.

PS: i've already tried looking through guides, but I feel like a complete noob with no idea what to do lol.
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Login to your user account on the server and set a Samba password for your account, i.e.:

Code:
smbpasswd
Then your home directory will be shared and you can connect to it.
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I believe I alrdy have a password. How do I get to my home directory? I'm sorry I'm just a bit confused.

EDIT: when i first start up the server, it gets me to logon. Is that logon password the samba password?
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You need to login first! As I already said, you don't have a samba password set until you go in and set it.
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I am already logged in. When i type in that command, it requires me to type in old password. What is my old password? Is it my login password?
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