Kubuntu will not read one computer on a Windows Network.

Joseph Wagner wagner at miller-engineering.com
Fri Jun 22 18:21:20 UTC 2007

Make sure the "File and Printer Sharing" exception is checked in the 
firewall config of the XP machine you can't access.

What happens when you enter the ip address of the machine in Konqueror?  
Ex. smb://

Ian Whitfield wrote:
> Hi all
> Strange problem - after a battle I have managed to get my new Kubuntu 
> computer to link to, and read my Windows Network. I have 5 computers 
> all running a mixture of Win 98 and Win XP Pro. File systems are NTFS 
> except one that is FAT 32, (the 98 machine). All drives are shared 
> with full permissions. All 5 computers work fine on the Network.
> The new Kubuntu machine on the Network is reading all the computers 
> EXCEPT one!! I can find no obvious difference on this machine compared 
> with the others. (Murphy's Law - this is the one I really need!!). Can 
> anyone advise where I should look to clear this up please? It is one 
> of the XP/NTFS machines recently rebuilt.
> BTW non of the Windows machines see the Linux box (one reports a 
> "Unknown Network Device"!!) but this does not matter to me.
> Thanks in advance
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