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Old 01-19-2006, 06:11 PM   #1
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Sharing files on network?


If I have a network (Windows XP), and recently hooked up my linux machine to it. Can I access the shared files? If so, how? I'm looking for a quick way to get files from the XP to the linux.
 
Old 01-19-2006, 06:15 PM   #2
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man smbmount perhaps?
 
Old 01-19-2006, 06:15 PM   #3
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man smbmount
man mount

The actual process of getting there will be something like

mount -t smbfs //<IP of Windowsbox/<name of share> /mnt/<mountpoint> -o username=<your name on windows>



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p.s.: beat by the skin of my teeth
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Old 01-19-2006, 06:41 PM   #4
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I get this error when I try that:
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params.c:OpenConfFile() - Unable to open configuration file "/etc/samba/smb.conf": No such file or directory
 
Old 01-19-2006, 07:04 PM   #5
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Do you have Samba installed? That's the program that they're referring to and it's what I've used for years to share files with Windows PC's. Make sure it's installed.
 
Old 01-19-2006, 07:08 PM   #6
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Hm I may have missed that on install.

How would I install it?
 
Old 01-19-2006, 07:12 PM   #7
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Slack doesn't provide you with one....

It has a template, /etc/samba/smb.conf-sample that you may want
to copy and modify to suit your needs.


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Old 01-20-2006, 02:09 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Zeno McDohl
Hm I may have missed that on install.

How would I install it?
Probably the best way would be to go to Samba.org and download the latest version, as all the online docs at that site are currently tailored to that release. They are quite helpful, I might add. Setting up Samba to share files is a lot easier than I thought it would be.

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