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Old 07-24-2006, 01:17 PM   #1
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xubuntu network file sharing!!!


hello, im at a loss. i cant seem to figure out how to connect to my network to share files between computers. i just switched to xubuntu from dapper 6.06 because of it being unstable at this time. i could easily share files over my network with dapper but again, cant seem to figure it out with xubuntu. any help would be greatly appreciated!

thank you for your time
 
Old 07-24-2006, 07:22 PM   #2
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You cannot connect to your network at all? Open the command line and as root give the "dhcpcd eth0" command. Or you can look at the results of "ifconfig" to see if you have a network card available. If so, does it have a valid IP address? You need to give some more details to get better help.
 
Old 07-24-2006, 09:03 PM   #3
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Is this between a linux & windows box? If so, is Samba installed? Also, did you create a samba user account?

==Install Samba==
sudo apt-get install samba
sudo apt-get install smbfs

==Create Samba user account==
sudo smbpasswd -a username
 
Old 07-25-2006, 10:39 PM   #4
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sorry bout that, im using xubuntu. and i do have samba installed but no i dont have a samba user account. do i need one?

ill try and make one and see what is up.

im attempting to connect to a windows pc on the network from my laptop using a wireless card and again im using xubuntu on the laptop.
 
  


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