When you have the Raspberry Pi connected to your network, you can access the home folder by setting up file sharing; this makes it much easier to transfer files and provides a quick and easy way to back up your data. Server Message Block (SMB) is a protocol that is compatible with Windows file sharing, OS X, and Linux.
Ensure that you have the Raspberry Pi powered and running with a working connection to the Internet.
You will also need another computer on the same local network to test the new share.
First, we need to install
samba, a software that handles folder sharing in a format that is compatible with Windows sharing methods.
Ensure that you use
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