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Old 02-05-2004, 10:19 AM   #1
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Question How do I set up a Network between Linux and Windows computers?


I'm wondering if there is a software or some shell command to access the other computers in my home.. i'm soo n00by..

please explain in n00b terms..
 
Old 02-05-2004, 10:41 AM   #2
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See http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...0&pagenumber=1
It will explain all about samba which is used to connect windows to linux and vice versa.
 
Old 02-05-2004, 11:28 AM   #3
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Or seach google for "Samba HowTo" u will get loads of hits.
I would also recommend a book Using Samba 2nd Edition, which is available online at http://www.faqs.org/docs/samba/toc.html
 
Old 02-05-2004, 12:06 PM   #4
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someone posted this yesterday... aparently this is a link to a quick and dirty to set up a basic samba network if you dont care about security, etc.

http://hr.uoregon.edu/davidrl/samba.html
 
Old 02-05-2004, 01:13 PM   #5
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Good luck and let us know how it goes. I tried about a year ago with a Linux server and Windows/Linux boxes and it was the biggest pain in the @ss. Finally got it working but dumped it two days later because it was slow as all hell along with dozens of other issues.

Never did get Linux to network very well with Win2K server. Didn't try that hard either, Linux was more of an OS to just play with every so often.

I wouldn't mind trying again at some point. I'm just waiting for Linux to come along a little farther, perhaps get a little less geeklike. I don't have time to bother trying to learn a bunch of new crap that I'll forget next week.
 
Old 02-05-2004, 04:10 PM   #6
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Cool

You have the symptoms of being over exposed to Windows.

(I had them too a while ago)
 
Old 02-05-2004, 04:14 PM   #7
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Very bad symptoms... You need to see Doctor Tux to vacinate against the M$ bug
 
Old 02-05-2004, 04:33 PM   #8
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yeay.. i'm hoping i won't OD Linux though since i have school work to do
 
  


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