Originally Posted by Norman Thom
In the new window that appears, go to Prefrences -> Server Settings.
sudo apt-get install samba system-config-samba
Enter your workgroup (all computers should have the same workgroup)
Then go to the security tab, and change authentication mode to "share"
Encrypt passwords : no
Guest Account : yourusername
you can then add shares by clicking on the "+" button. (only on directories that you own though)
you need to
after setting up the shares.
sudo /etc/init.d/samba restart