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Old 05-07-2008, 11:15 AM   #1
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Unhappy How do I access my windows shared folders from Ubuntu 8.04?


I have installed Ubuntu 8.04 and downloaded and installed the SMB for file sharing. I can see the networks, but no pcs or folders on my windows network.

If I click System > Administration on the menu bar, there is no Share Folders as in 7.10. But if I click System > Administration > Services, and scroll down, Folder Sharing Services is listed and checked.

Can someone guide me step by step to achieve File Sharing to and from Ubuntu 8.04 on a windows network?

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I believe you have configured Samba Server. If you are a newbie kindly refer these:,_and_Samba
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Hi Parag,

Thank you very much for your kind support. My situation has been resolved.

Thank you to all for quick helpful responses.


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