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Each time I think I'm getting somewhere I try to do something new and realise how little I know!!!
Having found a cheap usb wifi dongle I thought it would be easy to connect my two laptops so I could just send files between the two without using a memory stick, guess again, obviously I'm missing the simplest of steps but plodding on. :-)
Ok. I've used Debian for quite some time -- although I started with Slackware years back -- and it's been awhile since I attempted anything without a package manager!
I grabbed a copy of Slackware Disc 1 and installed a basic, console-only Slackware.
First snag...WiFi. I live in a busy neighbourhood full of students eager to grab "free" internet off a WEP-encrypted wireless router, so WPA is a must. Well, /etc/rc.d/rc.inet1.conf didn't seem very happy to play...
I have three Linux Servers running Samba shares in them. All are meant for different purpose. For administrative purpose and running some utilities in these servers\shares from Windows XP system, we use "net use Drive: \\ServerName\ShareName" command to map the share as a drive. During the process for each server we are to enter username and password. Is there a way by which I use my windows username and password for the logon.
Note: The Samba username and password are similar...