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Old 12-07-2007, 08:24 PM   #1
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Cannot Print thru network

Hi i am new to PCLINUXOS, have 2 questions here hope someone can guide me to the right place for answers, thanks inadvance.

i have winXP and pclinuxOS in my desktop..

(1) Cannot print thru network... our office office is connect to a WINXP OS and it is shared among the rest thru network(workgroup). i managed to locate the printer in the network but i was not able to print? is it something that i did wrongly?

(2)cannot locate file from i said i have WINXP and PCLINUXOS in my desktop, when i am at PClinuxOS, i was not able to locate my files from WINXP, does it allow me to do that? if so what do i need to do in order to get it works. thanks.
Old 12-07-2007, 08:32 PM   #2
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did you running and configure Samba in your linux pc ? if not let configure it and start samba service on your linux pc .

Old 12-07-2007, 09:25 PM   #3
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config samba

thanks .. can you guide me to where i can find info about configuring samba?
Old 12-07-2007, 10:38 PM   #4
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man samba
man smbd
man smbclient
Old 12-10-2007, 07:15 PM   #5
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Smile samba service

you only Start samba using command

root@localhost~#/etc/init.d/smb start

and configure your firewall setting or disable firewall to allow samba service for window xp machine.

1. disable firewall using command

root@localhost~#/etc/init.d/firewall stop

2. configure firewall setting


the firewall configuration display so let find the smb , check it then ok



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