With these settings I can plug my RPi into a router and it will configure a web URL to it’s routers IP address.
Note: The RPi2 with officially supported Ubuntu is proving problematic, I want to move to something more reliable.
- Install Samba:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install samba
- Duplicate original samba settings:
sudo cp /etc/samba/smb.conf /etc/samba/smb.conf.old
- I will be using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ‘classic’.
On the RPi site they mention
the Snappy version of Ubuntu for IoT. This is not the one I want, as it doesn’t use the normal Ubuntu method for getting software (apt-get). The classic Ubuntu image is linked here. This image has SSH pre-installed, so you can boot without ever using a monitor.
Writing the image to an SD card on Windows can be done with Win32 Disk Imager
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