What is samba server?
Samba is an open source free software implementation of the SMB file sharing protocol used for sharing file and printer between Linux and window. it based on client/server protocol Server message Block and common internet file System (CIFS).
How to install samba Server on Ubuntu 14.04
One of the most common ways to network Ubuntu and Windows computers is to configure Samba as a File Server. This section covers setting up aSamba server to share files with Windows clients.
The server will be configured to share files with any client on the network without prompting for a password. If your environment requires stricter Access Controls see Securing a Samba File and Print Server