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Old 01-03-2004, 05:58 PM   #1
Icewolf
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How to surf network?


First of all, I am a newbie, so here goes...

I've gotten Mandrake 9.2 running, I have the ethernet up and all that. I can see the rest of the network through LinNeighbourhood... Now here's my question.

In W*ndows, I can easily surf the network in windows explorer, no problem. However in Linux, it appears that to look at each remote share, I have to individually mount and unmount them all - is there an easier way I can browse through a network?

I hope I've put that question clearly...

Thanks alot for any and all help!

Brian
 
Old 01-03-2004, 07:57 PM   #2
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Are you using Samba?

If so, try just typing smb:: in the location bar of your favourite filemanager.
 
Old 01-04-2004, 01:48 AM   #3
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or xsmbrowser, it seems to be more along the lines of what your looking for, it is really a nice frontend for samba (i think)
 
  


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