Samba 4.4.3 SMB for Linux released

Samba 4.4.3 recently released, 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.

Install Smb4k Network Share Browser in Ubuntu 14.04

Smb4K is an advanced network neighborhood (Windows) share browser for KDE Software Compilation and a frontend to the programs of the Samba software suite. It uses the Samba software suite to access the SMB shares of the local network neighborhood. It provides many handy features that ease your life in a mostly Windows dominated network environment: Scanning for (active) workgroups, hosts, and shares Support of the CIFS (Linux) and SMBFS (FreeBSD) file system Mounting and unmounting of shares Access to the files of a mounted share using a file manager or terminal Auto-detection of external mounts and unmounts Remounting of previously used shares on program start Miscellaneous infos about remote network items and mounted shares Network search WINS server support Preview of the contents of a share Several methods to look up the initial list of workgroups and domains Default login Special handling of homes shares Ability to bookmark favorite shares System tray widget Support of advanced Samba options Support of printer shares KWallet support Synchronization of a remote share with a local copy and vice versa Ability to define custom options for individual servers and shares Laptop support through the Solid hardware device framework Wake-On-LAN capabilities Plasmoid for desktop integration The latest version of Smb4K 1.