6 years ago
Network connections are to be made to a install of Windows 8 and Linux Mint 13. It is assumed that a working DHCP server provides IP addresses for each comupter behind the router.
Hard drives need to auto mount at boot.
With a fresh install of linux mint 13, proceed to upgrade using mint update and install the video drivers through the "additional hardware" menu item.
Create a standard linux user for network connections.
Menu-> Administration -> User Accounts, Click unlock and add a standard user, Click OK, Click password, set password.
In terminal Add the username=main to groupname=sambashare, type:
sudo usermod -a -G sambashare main
Install Samba GUI using the terminal command:
sudo apt-get install system-config-samba
Run Samba's GUI:
-> create user
-> add shares, add user to share