I'm trying to set up folder sharing but caja-share is not installed. I'd prefer to avoid setting up samba from the command line because these are non Linux users. The system is old but runs a very expensive piece of industrial machinery so I can't just update everything. Apt only has the Xenial repo listed and there is no caja-share package available there. I tried adding ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate but that failed, I'm guessing it's EOL? Can anyone point me to a package download?
On Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS the
caja-share package is still available.
You can install by adding universe repository pocket:
sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install caja-share samba
Also you can remove the ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate PPA with the commands below:
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mate-dev/xenial-mate
That worked, thank you so much!