Distribution-specific Package Installation

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Introduction

This guide lists the necessary steps to install binary packages of Samba on selected distributions and mentions known pitfalls.



CentOS 6

# yum install samba4

Note: Packages are of Samba version 4.0.0!



Debian

Wheezy (stable)

Packages in Wheezy are very outdated, don't use them!

Note: On Wheezy backport Samba 4.1.11 is available: See https://packages.debian.org/wheezy-backports/samba See http://backports.debian.org/Instructions/ for information about how to add backports to your sources.list and how to install packages.


Jessie (testing)

# apt-get install samba

Note: Packages are of Samba version 4.1.17. See https://packages.debian.org/jessie/samba



Ubuntu

12.04 Precise Pangolin

Packages in 12.04 are very outdated, don't use them!


13.10 Saucy Salamander

# apt-get install samba4

Note: Packages are of Samba version 4.0.3


14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr

# apt-get install samba

Note: Packages are of Samba version 4.1.6 See http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty/samba



FreeBSD

# pkg install net/samba41

Note: If you want to use the idmap_ad Winbind backend (on e.g. an AD Member Server), you have to build the port by hand and select the EXP_MODULES configuration option!