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Setting up a Linux Ubuntu Server to provide Samba, AFP and Windows Roaming Profiles

I'm replacing our old Windows XP Pro office server with a HP Microserver running Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS. I'm not a Linux expert but I can find my way around a terminal prompt, I'm a Mac user by ...
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win7 and win xp roaming profile

I have a samba server with WinXP roaming profiles and now I have to have some win7 clients as well. Is there any trick which would allowed to login any users on Winxp and Win7 with the same profile ...
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How do I speed up load times on roaming profiles with Active Directory?

I've done some reading and apparently the main obstacle to fast remote profile syncing is that Samba takes a long time to transfer lots of little files like cookies. After reading Roaming Profiles: ...
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Profile initialization on second logon

Every user in my samba PDC network gets a default profile, created by copying over a local modified user profile to the netlogon share. Now when they first logon there is no problem. But on the second ...
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Slow logins with roaming profiles

We are running an ActiveDirectory environment with Windows 2008 as DC and Samba 3.3 as fileserver, using roaming profiles. Some of our offices are connected to HQ via slowish links (1/2 Mbit). ...
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Can I have a Linux based Server which handles roaming profiles for Windows and Mac OS X?

Is it possible to have roaming profiles for Windows, and portable home directories for Mac OS X be served up from a Linux Server ? ie: 1 home directory for a mixed environment.