[ubuntu-uk] Networking.....

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Fri Oct 16 09:40:29 BST 2009


John Matthews wrote:
> Rob Beard wrote:
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>> John Matthews wrote:
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>>> Hi I am trying to get my Laptop to see the windows partition and the pc 
>>> and netbook, but it wont mount. How can I set up networking?
>>>
>>> John.
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>> You're trying to get the laptop to see the Windows partition on the 
>> laptop or another PC?
>>
>> If it's on the laptop itself then it should appear on Places.  For 
>> instance my Vista partition appears under Places as a 63GB Filesystem.
>>
>> If you click on Network on the Places menu what do you get?
>>
>> On my laptop I get an icon for my laptop and also a Windows Network 
>> icon.  Double clicking on the Windows Network icon comes up with some 
>> more icons work the workgroups on my network and going into one of these 
>> icons displays icons for the machines in the workgroup.
>>
>> Rob
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> Hi I get only the Windows Network Icon, not the Laptop one. I used to 
> get both before I upgraded. I click on the Windows one and it says 
> unable to mount. I am connected via router and ethernet cable to my pc. 
> So it should work.
>
> John
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>   
Can you check your sharing settings?

If I remember correctly when I upgraded it backed up my existing Samba 
configuration file and replaced it with a default one.

I wonder if Samba isn't running? (Not sure if it'll make any difference 
or not).

Rob




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