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Old 01-02-2005, 12:15 PM   #1
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Windows XP Fedora Core 2


Ok I will post here as well I really am in a tough spot.

Trying to do my first network. Windows XP on my girls computer and my Linux Fedora Core 2 .

Catch-------------------------------
One dsl connection which I would like my network to share. This would pass through my linux box.

After intense reading making my linux box a router is the best bet.

What I have gotten done---------------------------------
I have successfully gotten both boxes to ping each other.

problem-------------------------
dont know how to share files.

worse problem-----------------------
when i push in my ethernet card the one connected to the hub that networks the two pcs I lose internet connecttion.

example----------------------
i click return on my mozilla to go to the previous page while at the same time i push in the ethernet card .

result-----------------------------
I lose internet connection and cant find the previous page. My yahoo messeenger and my AIM both disconnect.


thankyou for the help
 
Old 01-02-2005, 12:21 PM   #2
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hey
please avoid double posts
u have already a thread running for this query here
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=272885

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Old 01-02-2005, 12:25 PM   #3
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Don't know much about networking two boxes to share a DSL. But havea couple of questions and apossible idea for ya.
What do you mean by 'push' your ethernet card ? physically push it into the PCI slot, push the cable into it [rj45 connector].
now sharing files to a winXP box is fairly easy, set up SAMBA on your box - write your config file to be verry simple, workgroup and a share - giving full access, then experiment with it to tighten security.

Accessing shares from your girl's win box, again, once you have samba, you can mount her shared dir with [AFAIR] mount -t smbfs //box/Sharname /mnt/location

hope this helps.
I'll watch this thread for your answers to my above questions.


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Old 01-02-2005, 12:29 PM   #4
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OK I understand I should not post double threads and will continue on my previous thread. Sorry everyone.

Answers to the questions above.

Physically push the card into the laptop slot.
 
Old 01-02-2005, 12:57 PM   #5
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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