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Re: home networking: easy way?



On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 12:22, Trevor Smith wrote:
> I've tried reading through some samba docs and tried to set it up, but it's 
> incomprehensible. (I can get the servers running and WinXP can see my FC2 
> machine, but it can not actually access it and I have no idea how to see the 
> WinXP machine from Linux, which is what I really want.) This is all through a 
> Linksys wireless router, tried with just wired connections and with the linux 
> laptop on wireless.
> 
> Is there any easier way to network at home between WinXP and FC2? Or am I 
> going to have to get an advanced degree in networking before I can understand 
> enough about samba to ever hope to have these beasts connected?
> 
> -- 
> Trevor Smith // trevor haligonian com

I have Fedora samba'ing to my XP boxes wirelessly all over the house.
Make sure you get the samba rpm's installed and you should be good to
go. Using the gui interface you can even browse to your xp boxes from
Fedora.
-- 
=Guy
Fedora Core 1, kernel 2.4.22.2199, yarrow


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