Install Samba 4.0.18 in Ubuntu 14.04

In this article we’ll see how to Install Samba 4.0.18 in Ubuntu 14.04

Samba is an implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB)/Common Internet File System (CIFS) protocol for Unix systems, providing support for cross-platform file and printer sharing with Microsoft Windows, OS X, and other Unix systems

Samba can be used to:

  • Act as a server for SMB clients: share folders and printers, including PDF pseudo-printers so all the computers in your network may write PDF files
  • Act as a domain controller in a Windows network (authenticating users, etc.)
  • Do some more complex things, such as using a Windows domain controller to authenticate the users of a Linux/UNIX machine

 

What’s new in Samba 4.0.18

  • Fix ordering problems with lib-provided and internal RPATHs
  • SMB1 wildcard unlink fail can leave a retry record on the open retry queue
  • Fix lock order violation and file lost
  • Reset debug settings after reading config file
  • set_namearray reads across end of namelist string
  • Rename memdup to smb_memdup and fix all callers
  • dns: Don’t reply to replies
  • Do not assume PowerPC is big-endian
  • script/autobuild: Make use of ‘–with-perl-{arch,lib}-install-dir’
  • Fix read of deleted memory in reply_writeclose()’
  • Extra ‘:’ in msg for Waf Cross Compile Build System with Cross-answers command
  • Fix empty body in if-statement in continue_domain_open_lookup
  • Malformed FSCTL_SRV_ENUMERATE_SNAPSHOTS response
  • Fix the installation on FreeBSD

 

Install Samba

wget http://samba.org/samba/ftp/stable/samba-4.0.18.tar.gz

tar -xvf samba-4.0.18.tar.gz

cd samba-4.0.18.tar.gz

./configure

make

sudo make install
 
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