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Old 10-21-2009, 12:47 PM   #1
andreasen
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Networking between Linux Mint and Windows XP


I've recently installed Linux Mint and with it as host I installed Windows XP Professional as a client using VMware 6.5. Now I'm trying to network the 2 OS's together and am getting totally frustrated. I first set up the small office or home network.in Windows with the following characteristics:

Computer description: Virtual Computer
Computer_Name: Virtual_XP
Workgroup Name: Home

No Problem so far

Next I start setting up shares in Linux as root.
I right click on a folder and select "Sharing options"
Then I select "Share this folder", "Allow other people to write in this folder", and "Guest access (for people without a user account)and then select "Create Share".
In the next screen I see the message
"Nautilus needs to add permissions"
read permission by others
write permission by others
execute permission by others

with a button to add permissions automatically which I select.
The folder now appears in network but I cannot access it because I don;t have the proper permissions and when I go back to the permission page of the folder in Linux I see that the permissions have not been changed and I cannot change them manually. Now I get frustrated and cannot figure out what to do next. Can anybody help me?
 
Old 10-21-2009, 01:22 PM   #2
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Have you installed Samba Server, Samba common and Samba Client? Once installed, you will need to configure samba. Then it will share files.

Have a look at this tutorial.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/...nd_running_NOW

I would suggest you install swat as well. That is the best tool to manage a samba server.
 
  


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