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Old 08-06-2003, 10:51 PM   #1
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Unable to view Windows from Linux

I am now able to access files from my linux box on my windows. However, I am unable to access windows shares from linux. I am able to view the windows boxes via smb://machine name but the shares/folders are not visible. Any Suggestions? I also believe this will solve my inability to print from my linux box to window printer.
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when you say smb://machinename, is that in konqueror you are doing that? in my experience konqueror does not do a very good job of that! try gnomba - not as pretty but lots more reliable. make sure you muck about with the scan options, try both IP and smb or whatever the other one is.

Old 08-07-2003, 09:59 AM   #3
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u may use mount command.. if your windows sharing require username and password try;

mount -t smbfs //machinename/share /mnt/win -o username=user,password=pass

make sure u have created the directory for mounting ( /mnt/win )

also u may use ip address for machinename
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