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Old 12-21-2003, 12:34 AM   #1
fernin8r
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RedHat 9.0 Samba Streaming


Could someone tell me why i can't stream music and movie files on my Linux box?

I have rh9.0. I open up Network Servers can click on the computer that has the file, then i double-click the file and a msgbox tells me that i'm unable to open the file. I have to download it to my computer to open it. There has to be another way. Could someone please help.

Another issue... When i try to view my linux computer with my WinXP computer, i can see the linux box and ping the linux box but when i try to open the linux computer to view the shared files i get an warning msg saying :

"\\Localhost is not accessible. You might not have permission to use this network source ... etc."

Does anyone know how to fix that?
 
Old 12-21-2003, 09:28 AM   #2
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What does you /etc/samba/smb.conf file look like?
Just to get going set the sercurity=share and restart samba.
service smb restart;
How do you ultimatly what this machine setup as?
Domain controller.
Domain authentication.
User authentication.
No authentication.
What are you going to be sharing from this machine?
Folders
Printers


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