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Old 11-13-2012, 06:22 AM   #1
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Ethernet Wire Connected Indicated But No Desktop Icon


I''m trying to Ethernet link with a XP desktop. My Maya XFCE lap indicates Wired Connection but I have no desktop icon linking to the XP. I believe I have the basics set up but unsure. What am I missing, or does Linux do the desktop icon of another system thing?


Jim in NYC

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Old 11-13-2012, 08:15 AM   #2
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What do you mean by "have the basics setup"? If you are directly wired between the two computers have you configured then with an IP address etc?

By desktop icon do you mean a shortcut to a Windows share?

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