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Old 05-25-2006, 12:07 PM   #1
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Question how to make a connection to winxp from debian?


Hello.

I have Samba installed, but I didn't have time experimenting with it, and I will not have. So, would anybody tell me, how to connect to my winxp on the other computer, and from winxp to my linux? I need a simple "tutorial" like thing, which is easy to understand. Ping-ing the win computer works, so Linux can see it. I have Debian Linux installed. I have swat too. Thanks.
 
Old 05-25-2006, 03:52 PM   #2
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To connect to your Windows box you can use "smbmount", see the man page for usage. To connect to a Linux Samba share from Windows make sure "smbd" (the Samba daemon) is running on the Linux box after you have configured /etc/samba/smb.conf, you may need to rename one of the example files to smb.conf, then modify a few lines in the bottom of the file to set up your share.
 
  


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