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This will show you how to change your Raspberry pi in to a simple NAS server with USB storage

1) Establish a remote connection to your Raspberry pi

Raspberry pi – Access the CLI on pi remotely with putty

2) Mount your USB Drive to Raspberry pi using the following guide

How to mount a USB drive to your Raspberry Pi

3) Create a new user account call nobody

smbpasswd -an nobody

4) Modify the Mount location owner permissions  with the following command

sudo chown nobody (Mounted file i.e /srv/media)

sudo chmod 755 (Mounted file i.e /srv/media)

3) Install the Samba software on the Raspberry pi

sudo apt-get install samba

sudo apt-get install samba-common-bin

4) Now we need to edit the configuration file used by the Samba software by running the following command

sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf

Add the following to the smb.conf file



Guest account = nobody

map to guest…

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This entry was posted on December 31, 2012 by in Uncategorized.
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