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Old 08-25-2007, 02:24 PM   #1
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Windows ad Linux network using ubuntu


i have a home network and i want my linux pc to be a part of the network i can access the shared folders on my windows pc from my linux computer, but i cant view my linux shared folders from my windows pc. i went to the network and found workgroup and mshome, mine is workgruop but my linux ps is in ms home for some reason, how do i change this
 
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i have a home network and i want my linux pc to be a part of the network i can access the shared folders on my windows pc from my linux computer, but i cant view my linux shared folders from my windows pc. i went to the network and found workgroup and mshome, mine is workgruop but my linux ps is in ms home for some reason, how do i change this
You can change the workgroup for you GNU/Linux box in your /etc/samba/smb.conf file. You need to be root to edit this file. Make a backup of your smb.conf file before making any changes.
 
Old 08-26-2007, 05:14 PM   #3
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Lightbulb My help advice for a fellow newbie

Google: Linux Reality Episode 25 on home networking using Samba.

Got my network operational between two systems work little to no trouble.

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