> I am using the same username and password as I do on my windows
> machine, so in theory smb server should see my username and password and
> allow me read/write, like it does in win7. Is this correct?
Yes, it is correct, but I don’t know how win7 works with SAMBA, there is
a little extra configuration on win7 to use it on SAMBA
> Having just thought about it I think samba is just a tool to get shares
> working between linux/windows and macos.
SAMBA is more than that, you can make an PDC, time server for NT
workstations and more
> Is samba even the best tool for linux - linux sharing?
No, to share betwen GNU/Linux machines you best use sftp, on the
direction bar of one PC file manager type sftp://server/path where the /
after server is equivalent to the server /
> 1) how do I get read/write access to my shares in opensuse?
verify if the user have permission to write the server folder
> or do I use another program to see my shares?
or you can use WinSCP for example
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