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I'm a complete newb to linux but have managed to set up a linux box with redhat 8 on. I configured the NIC, set up samba, converted the password file into a smbpasswd file etc, and I can browse my xp box fine with smbclient, BUT, I get absolutely nothing the other way! I can ping the linux box, but that's it-I dont get anything appear in my network neighbourhood to browse and can't map a drive as it says it's not there. Net View doesn't find anything either
Can anyone help a lost newb please?
Thanx for the replies!
I have tried to netview the box itself, but nothing.
The public folder is configured right I'm sure, it's basically the same as the one you put except the folder is in the root and is called 'test', I have tried moving it to different locations aswell
I just set up samba tonight on my Mandrake distro and I was able to view files and folders on the drake box from my XP box. However, I couldn't view my XP box from my drake box, until I got Lisa partially configured for lan browsing.
I did have a bit of a problem though with XP accessing mandrake, but it was fixed by adding a valid user in samba with a passwd.