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Old 09-02-2007, 04:52 AM   #1
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Question How do i set up a home network?


I'm still a bit new to linux. i'm currently using ubuntu and would like to have a home network where my desktop (running ubuntu) and my laptop (running XP) can see each other and exchange files/music etc..
Is this possible, is it simple and how do i go about it??

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Old 09-02-2007, 05:11 AM   #2
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it is very possible and is very easy. all you need is the proper handware (hub and cables) and SAMBA.

these should help you get started:

http://www.reallylinux.com/docs/sambaserver.shtml
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/html_single/Ne...verview-HOWTO/
http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/w...nux,_and_Samba
http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/man/...TO-Collection/

good luck!
 
  


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