Distribution-specific Package Installation

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Introduction

The following is a distribution-specific list of commands to install Samba.

Note, that the list of commands is neither provided nor actively verified by the Samba team. If you see any missing packages or incorrect package names, please update the command or send the information to the Samba mailing list.



Red Hat Enterprise Linux / CentOS / Scientific Linux

Version 6

# yum install samba4

Because of the missing MIT Kerberos support, you can not install the Samba packages provided in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as a Samba AD DC. As alternative:

  • build Samba. For details, see Build Samba from Source.
  • use 3rd-party packages with AD support from a trusted source.


Version 7

# yum install samba4

Because of the missing MIT Kerberos support, you can not install the Samba packages provided in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 as a Samba AD DC. As alternative:

  • build Samba. For details, see Build Samba from Source.
  • use 3rd-party packages with AD support from a trusted source.



Debian

Wheezy (old-stable)

Packages in Wheezy are very outdated, don't use them!

Note: On Wheezy backport Samba 4.1.17 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 (stable)

# apt-get install samba

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


Stretch (testing)

# apt-get install samba

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



Ubuntu

12.04 Precise Pangolin (LTS)

Packages in 12.04 are very outdated, don't use them!


14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS)

# apt-get install samba

Note: Packages are of Samba version 4.1.6, see http://packages.ubuntu.com/trusty-updates/samba.


15.10 Wily Werewolf

# apt-get install samba

Note: Packages are of Samba version 4.1.17, see http://packages.ubuntu.com/wily-updates/samba.



FreeBSD

# pkg install net/samba41

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