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Old 08-09-2005, 09:24 AM   #1
guardianx
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ubuntu will not see windows network pc


i'm trying to let my ubuntu view the windows networkgroup named goku
(this network is working fine because my windows can see/share with each other )


this is what i did.
installed samba
change the conf workgroup=goku
reboot system (because i didnt know how to reboot samba via shell )

then went to places >network server to look for the windows pc. non to be found


can someone knowledgeable help me out please


tx
~chad
 
Old 08-09-2005, 10:26 AM   #2
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Haven't used samba myself, but if I've understood what everyone else says about it, then:

There's a samba server, and a samba client. Use the server if you want to connect windows to GNU/Linux; use the client if you want to connect GNU/Linux to windows.

Did you install the right one?

hth --Jonas
 
Old 08-09-2005, 10:58 AM   #3
guardianx
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tk for the insightful info

so with some new keyword i fire up goggle and search and found this

http://julien.herbin.ecranbleu.org/h...ent_howto.html

woot woot u rock
tx
~chad

Last edited by guardianx; 08-09-2005 at 11:01 AM.
 
Old 08-09-2005, 01:38 PM   #4
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You're welcome

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