[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Filesharing over 802.11

From: John B. Holmblad jholmblad at aol.com
Date: Thu Aug 24 23:05:17 EEST 2006

Apple's OS X does support CIFS file sharing on which both Samba and 
Microsoft file sharing are based. Here is just one reference that 
discusses Apple's OS X SMB/CIFS client:


Although I have not used it, I am sure that OS X also has an SMB/CIFS 
server as well for interoperability with Microsoft clients.

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Humberto Ortiz Zuazaga wrote:
> Michael P. Lococo wrote:
>>> Is there a way to share files from the 770 with my Mac OS X computer 
>>> (and
>>> vise-versa)over the 802.11 network? I have seen instructions for 
>>> similar
>>> questions for Windows boxes, but they do not exactly address this 
>>> issue.
>> I'm not sure if an afs client is available or not, but you can always 
>> use
>> SSH/SFTP.  MacOSX comes with a server that's easy to activate, and
>> dropbear/ssh are available for the 770.  It's a commandline solution,
>> which may not be ideal if you're looking for something "maclike".  It is
>> easy to set up, though.
> I haven't tried on a Mac, but I mount nfs shares from a linux based 
> nas onto my 770. You need a root shell to run the mount on the 770.
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