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Old 08-30-2011, 11:29 PM   #1
magnetto
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Smile viewing shared folder to windows from ubuntu


Hi all,

This is magnetto, i am new to this environment, just shifting from widows to linux o.s.,
please help me during my transition.

Here is my question:

I am going to view shared folders and printers from other pc operated by windows via my ubuntu ver 10.10.
but i don't know how to do this, please guys help me for this..


Thank you very much in advance.
 
Old 08-31-2011, 03:50 PM   #2
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The standard software to use is samba. I would suggest googling view windows files from Ubuntu.
 
Old 09-01-2011, 12:06 AM   #3
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I'm a newbie to Linux as well but I'm using Mint 11 which is based on Ubuntu 11 and on my home network I just click network in my home screen window and my other devices are there (windows vista and 7s.. )

So you may want to try that.

Now to learn to command line process to browse the network drives. Off to the Internet for answers!
 
  


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