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Old 08-07-2010, 01:02 PM   #1
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Connecting a WD My Book World Network Hard drive


I bought a WD My Book World Network Hard drive and are trying to connect it. I am using Suse 11.2 and have it connect wired through a Netgear WGR614 router.

I believe I can use Samba?

It is working under Windows and it connected as network drive.

Anyone can help?
 
Old 08-08-2010, 06:30 AM   #2
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With smbclient installed a file manager like Konqueror or Dolphin (since you mention using SuSE) you should be able to put a location in the adressbar.
Code:
smb:/
or
Code:
smb://
In most cases the visible machines running a Windows network showup and you should be able to connect to it.
 
Old 08-09-2010, 03:25 PM   #3
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Thanks, I managed to get it right, I had to use cifs instead of smbfs when mounting.
 
  


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