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Old 12-17-2003, 02:17 AM   #1
Kals
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Cant detect other computers[running on MS Windows XP] from Linux SuSe 9.0


Hi-could some please assist me-I am operating Linux SuSe 9.0 on a network on which all other PCs are running MS Windows XP-i cant detect these computers from SuSe? I know that in MS Windows, the command is merely to click on "My Network places" what is the similar command in SuSe 9.0?
 
Old 12-17-2003, 02:29 AM   #2
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u have to use samba for communication like network neighbour in windows system. or using ftp,telnet,ssh... for communicating, it will works
 
Old 12-17-2003, 03:56 AM   #3
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in suse linux 9.0 you have the option to install samba server and client from YaST... install them both. You can browse Win XP computers by typing smb:/ in a konqueror url. This will show you the workgroup pc's available... Works great... Mine even installed an icon on my kde desktop called Local Network.
 
  


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