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Old 09-03-2002, 10:57 AM   #1
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Useful SAMBA sites for Newbies


I'm a nOOb here (and to Linux). My first Linux challenge has been getting SAMBA working on a simple Linux/XP workgroup. I've been doing a lot of sniffing about on the net and have found some web pages that have been helpful to me. I humbly present them for your perusal:
Old 09-04-2002, 11:20 PM   #2
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Thanks for this.I've been able to set up samba so Linux can see my Windows shares but windows cannot see my Linux shares. I don't know if this is an ideal situation but it's what I'm working with maybe I'll find the anwser on one of these pages..
Old 09-05-2002, 03:54 AM   #3
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Tnanks for the links. This was exactly what I needed to start me of!!!
Old 09-05-2002, 08:30 AM   #4
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very helpful post
but now I'm stuck, I can't seem to get SWAT to run
when I typed in http://localhost:901
I get cannot connect to localhost
I'm running redhat 7.3 pro

Old 09-05-2002, 04:46 PM   #5
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I haven't gotten SWAT to run either. It's been driving me nuts. The best I've managed with this whole thing is getting the Linux box to show up in the XP box's Network Neighborhood. Can't access it, though.


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