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Linux Network File System Alternatives

Linux Network File System is described as 'The NFS implementation in the Linux kernel' and is an app. There are four alternatives to Linux Network File System for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Linux, Windows, Windows Mobile and Windows Phone. The best alternative is Samba, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Linux Network File System are NFS Manager, NQE and Sharity.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

The NFS implementation in the Linux kernel.

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  1. Samba icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix. Since 1992, Samba has provided secure, stable and fast file and print services for all clients using the SMB/CIFS protocol, such as all versions of DOS and Windows, OS/2, Linux and many others.

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  2. NFS Manager icon

    NFS Manager

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac

    NFS Manager is a graphical user interface to control all built-in NFS features of Mac OS X. It can manage a whole network of Mac OS X computers to setup a distributed NFS file system via a few simple mouse clicks.

    Monitor current connections to NFS servers

  3. NQE icon


    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    NQE is developed by Visuality Systmes and considered as the world's leading commercial SMB solution. NQE is portable to any operating systems in the market.

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  4. Sharity icon


    • Mac
    • Linux

    Connect your Unix computer to Windows, Samba or any other SMB/CIFS Server. Sharity is a cross platform network file system, mounting Windows shares transparently - just as if they were part of your local hard disk.

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