Hi guys, I'm a real newbie here, and an almost total Linux virgin.

I'm trying to set up a home server using Ubuntu Server 12.10.

I have installed it fine, and am able to ssh into it from my main (windows 7) pc.

I've installed Samba and Webmin, but when I access the shared directories from windows, I can't make new folders, or copy files etc. I've googled until I really don't understand anything of what I'm reading now, and I'm after either an idiot-proof guide to setting this up, or help to understand what I've done wrong.

Any help is much appreciated.