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Old 04-23-2010, 03:20 AM   #1
sandysingharoy
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how to access windows's share from rhel5


I want to access shared directory of windows xp from redhat linux. I share 'd:' drive from windows machine. please help me.
 
Old 04-23-2010, 04:33 AM   #2
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if you have the Samba package installed, you may use its console client called smbclient

but I'm sure that KDE has its own graphical tool for this purpose. I use XFCE and it has its tool called Gigolo. I think KDE must have something like this.

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Old 04-23-2010, 07:48 AM   #3
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RHEL5. I am guessing the default desktop to be Gnome. Go to Place > Network. It will search for domain or workgroup. Select the proper one. You will find the computer names listed. Selected the one that has shared folders.
 
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Old 05-03-2010, 06:21 AM   #4
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simply open any folder on your Linux machine (assuming you have browser mode enabled) and type in address bar smb://ip.address.of.windows. It'd normally work unless you have firewall enabled on the Windows machine.

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