Originally posted by early7777
I will try that, but we not only want to be able to see one another but transfer files and play games etc
1. sharing files between the two systems, again samba can be used to mount the remote shared directories
2. for playing games, it will depend on the gmae you are playing. If the gmae supports playing across a LAN, then see the games manual for more info.
For your information, there are two ways of sahring files on a Linux/Unix system.
- NFS but can be used between Linux systems only
- Samba can be used in a mixed LAN( Linux-Win and even Linux-Linux)
I suggest you go to the linux documentation project and read the samba how-to.
Some Linux distros like Lycoris, ELX have a network browser similar to windows network neighborhood.