Saturday, February 27, 2016

Connect MacBook to Ubuntu in Gen8 via AFP

The steps, referred to the page, of connecting MacBook to Ubuntu in Gen8 via AFP are as below.

1. Install AFP Server in Ubuntu
>sudo apt-get install netatalk
>sudo apt-get install avahi-daemon

2. Specify the config of Avahi
>sudo gedit /etc/avahi/services/afpd.service

<?xml version="1.0" standalone='no'?><!--*-nxml-*-->
<!DOCTYPE service-group SYSTEM "avahi-service.dtd">

<name replace-wildcards="yes">%h</name>




3. Specify the shared directories.
>sudo gedit /etc/netatalk/AppleVolumes.default

/home/your_home "your_home"
/media/your_hdd "your_hdd"

4. Restart the service

sudo service netatalk restart
sudo service avahi-daemon restart

5. Open MacOS Finder to connect the AFP server.

Input the IP address of the server. For example,


Then the shared directories will display. For example.



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