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Old 03-06-2004, 04:16 PM   #1
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Question networking with win

Ok i've just installed Redhat 8.0. How do i network with windows?
I think im supposed to use something called samba but im not sure.
I have assigned an IP address to the Redhat machine and i've manged to sort out the basic network settings now what....? I can ping from my windows machine and from Redhat.
If i have to use the term please keep it basic the only commands i know so far are "ls" and "ping"
Old 03-06-2004, 04:19 PM   #2
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It depends what you want to achieve with your network. If you just want to share files or printers with your windows machine then samba is what you are alooking for:


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