This is a detailed description about how to set up a Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 6.10) to act as a file- and printserver for Windows ™ workstations in small workgroups.
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To install such a system you will need the following:
A Ubuntu server install CD (available here: http://www.ubuntu.com/download/)
An internet connection since I will describe a network installation in this document.
In part 1 of the howto, I will install the Ubuntu base system. You may skip this part if the base system is already set up on your server.