LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 12-10-2003, 10:33 AM   #1
rddreamz
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 15
need help for setting up linux networking


Hi all,
I have three PCs in my office where recently I have installed Mandrake 9.1 and Red Hat 8.0 respectively.
Now The situation is, in PC X, I have both Windows 98 and mandrake 9.1 .
In PC Y I have RedHat 8.0 . There are three users , who work on these two PCs rotationally. PC X has a cd writer. PC Z has Windows 98 and has a plotter connected.

Now what I want is

1. User A, B, C should be able to share files from X to Y and Y to X and make changes ( all files, not only their respective home directories).

2. Users working on Y should be able to write cds using the cd writer connected to X ( in both cases when X is running Win98 and ManDrake 9.1).

3. All the users of X and Y should be able to print directly to the plotter connected to Z(win98).

I am a novice in Linux , but knows basic networking things.
I will be ever thankful to you for suggesting how I can do these three things.

Thanks very much in advance .
 
Old 12-10-2003, 11:48 AM   #2
Peacedog
Guru
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Danville, VA
Distribution: Slackware, Windows, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X
Posts: 5,292

Rep: Reputation: 167Reputation: 167
for file sharing look into samba here

http://www.samba.org/

as far as making changes that all depends on file types. i say that because i notice there is a plotter involved which leads me to believe that there may some type of cad files involved. if that is the case, you may have to look into wine here

http://www.winehq.com/

for compatibilty with your windows programs.
if you provide a little more information i.e. what types of files, from win to lin and vice/versa etc.
i may be able to help you more. hope that gets you started.
good luck.
 
Old 12-10-2003, 12:47 PM   #3
michaelk
Moderator
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 11,865

Rep: Reputation: 739Reputation: 739Reputation: 739Reputation: 739Reputation: 739Reputation: 739Reputation: 739
For sharing CD writing if running linux on the writer PC:
http://joerghaeger.de/webCDwriter/

Basically you copy the files to the PC with the writer and then you burn the CD using cdrecord. You can not burn files directly from a network PC (AFIK).
However, I do not know of a similar app for windows. You can use packet writing like DirectCD but not for regular CDs.

Last edited by michaelk; 12-10-2003 at 12:57 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Setting up linux networking on windows server david.cormie Linux - Networking 8 07-22-2004 08:20 AM
Setting unusual networking setting in Mandrake zamri Linux - Networking 1 05-28-2004 06:43 AM
Basic Linux Networking and setting up ssh/telnet/ftp user accounts... timmy_laf Linux - Newbie 2 01-05-2004 02:07 AM
trouble setting up networking in Grey Cat Linux umdkappy Slackware 2 12-15-2003 05:04 PM
Setting networking? tarballedtux Slackware 3 09-09-2002 10:44 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:09 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration