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I'm setting up a samba share on our office server (debian sqeeze). Is there a recommended location where to put the share on the file system in debian?

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Either /home for home directories or /srv for other files, as per the FHS.

Or put it where you can find it and where it's logical for you. I usually mount data partitions under /data.

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+1, especially for the FHS –  gWaldo Sep 22 '11 at 18:08
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I've commonly seen /shared or /var/shared/ (or the like) used

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