question from ed

ED LU ed.yiling.lu at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 19:18:31 GMT 2009


Thank you Brian... I am so new to Linux so will try to take my time...

Best,
Ed

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Brian DeLacey <bdelacey at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a hybrid Ubuntu / Windows network. It generally works as expected
> but there are a fair number of subtle nuances to getting things work.
> In my experience, the Windows network varies a fair amount across versions
> of Windows (e.g. XP, Home, Vista) in use and even type of hardware (e.g.
> laptop/WiFi vs ethernet connected.) The access control issues (read/write
> etc.) can also get in the way of sharing / file access, so you may need to
> edit those on Windows and/or Ubuntu. Sharing printers can also require some
> tweaking but, for me (with the kinds of printers I have) things work okay
> across Windows/Ubuntu.
>
> If you can't access the Ubuntu system from your Windows machine, try
> accessing the Windows machine from your Ubuntu system - or vice versa.
>
> It sounds like you saved the files okay (but having a backup on a network
> drive.) Hopefully, it's just a matter of some trial and error with network
> settings to get things connected.
>
> Good luck,
> Brian
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Martin Owens <doctormo at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> There are some very standard ways to access windows network shares from
>> Ubuntu.
>>
>> What methods have you tried? I've re-posted this to our mailing list for
>> greater audience.
>>
>> Best Regards, Martin Owens
>>
>> On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 23:28 -0500, ED LU wrote:
>> > Hi Martin,
>> >
>> > Happy New Year!
>> >
>> > I am writing to see if there is a way to restore or rescue my previous
>> > home network after the XP admin computer was converted to
>> > ubuntu... :(... i know it was totally my stupidity...
>> >
>> > what happened was i saved all the files from the admin computer to the
>> > home network but now i can't access from my other windows computer
>> > which is on the network...
>> >
>> > Now my question is: did i do anything damaging... how could i resolve
>> > this. how to reestablish the old home network with the ubuntu
>> > computer?
>> >
>> > I am so sorry to bother you again...
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Ed
>>
>>
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