Setting up a server

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  1. quzur

    quzur Active Member

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    I have an old system and I would like to turn it into a server. Mainly for my MP3s and videos for my own network. Will I be able to listen to the MP3s through Winamp in this situation? If so, what is the best way to do this? The old system I have already has Redhat 9 installed as personal desktop. Will I need to reinstall it as server? Will I need to install any other programs?

    I guess this is all I need to know at this point...thanks
     
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    just install samba if you have windows clients and go for it - works great
     
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    install Samba where? How will I know about windows clients? My main computer has WinXP. This is all new to me.
     
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    samba is a service that provides file sharing to windows clients. you would install it on your redhat 9 server for win32 clients to stream mp3's
     

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