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For the first time in my life :unsure: , I need to use Samba (for file sharing) My debts are many, although basic, so here goes: Funtoo Linux (reiser4 FS) <> win7 (NTFS) 1. From this scenario, if CIFS is a network file system, this abstracts the "differences" between the OS's file systems, thus enabling the opening, reading and writing files in both the 2 sides? Found in wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Samba: "If you don't really want the full samba package, you can install only net-fs/cifs-utils" 2. So what's the difference of net-fs/samba for net-fs/cifs-utils? 3. I