very small "workgroup" network

Damien Fleuriot ml at
Thu Dec 29 22:51:09 UTC 2011

On 29 Dec 2011, at 22:06, Jeffrey McFadden <junkrigsailor at> wrote:

> I feel really inferior to the community here, but I have to ask because I
> simply don't know:
> What do I need to do to create a small (3 PC-BSD) home network?  I could do
> this in no time in Windows, but I don't know how to find, configure, and
> enable the files necessary  to make these machines talk to each other and
> allow browsing to shared resources.  h The connectivity is in place (each
> can access the internet.)
> I've Googled considerably and not found instructions.  Just a pointer to
> instructions on the web somewhere would be fine.
> Blushing and grateful,
> Jeff

First of all there's no need for feeling "inferior", we all started somewhere.

Second, Mike already pointed out NFS.

You may also want to look up SaMBa (CIFS windows-like sharing), and sshfs (filesystem sharing over ssh).

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