You Got FILEserved! jk
david at kenpro.com.au
Mon Mar 14 12:18:09 UTC 2005
On Sun, Mar 13, 2005 at 09:18:36PM -0500, Eric Dunbar wrote:
> I'd suggest you check out netatalk (in Synaptic) for AppleTalk file
> sharing. You may be able to simply install the package, activate it
> and log-in to your user account (I don't know how to start it mind
> you... on a Fedora/RedHat based system you use service and/or the
> redhat network manager and/or WebMin to do so... in Ubuntu you could
> probably use WebMin to turn it on and have it activated at start-up
> all the time).
> To login to your server: command-K in the Finder, afp (I think)...
> afp://IPADDYOFYOURSERVER. then enter your account name and password.
> In YDL I merely installed netatalk, turned it on and made sure it
> booted at startup and I've got AppleTalk services (no prefs file
> settings required changing).
Be careful. The last time I looked,netatalk was only packaged up to
v.1.64 or some such, which behaves badly with OS X. You need at least
Don't whatever you do be tempted to run v.1.6.4 with OS X because it will
run, but do wierd and unpleasant things.
The last time I did this,I had to build from a tarball. That's a bit
intimidating if you haven't done it before, but pretty straight forward if
Personally I think you will probably do better to try Samba, because
Ubuntu and OSX both speak Samba. Don't ask me how to do it though because
I'm happy to say that I'm a Windows Free Zone!
> On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 13:56:56 -0500, Matthew S-H <mathbymath at aol.com> wrote:
> > OK. Sorry for the slightly erratic subject line. I just felt like
> > being silly for a second.
> > Anyway...
> > I want to be able to access the hard drive of my Ubuntu machine over a
> > wireless network from a MacOS X computer.
> > First of all, here are my specs:
> > Router
> > Linksys WRT54G v2.2
> > (Wireless-G)
> > Ubuntu Machine
> > Pentium 4
> > Direct connection to Router via ethernet
> > Running Ubuntu (warty)
> > 3-5 partitions (formatted with vfat, ntfs, and ext3)
> > Also runs Win XP, but I don't use that too much for files and I'd
> > rather have it accessed on the network while mounted through Ubuntu.
> > Mac
> > G4 iBook
> > Wireless connection to Router via an AirPort card
> > Running MacOS X 10.3.8
> > Anyway, those are my specs. If anyone here is an Ubuntu networking/Mac
> > networking expert I'd appreciate some help. I want to be able to
> > access the files on my Ubuntu. Consider me to be a newb. I am
> > familiar with basic command line tools, and am rather familiar with the
> > MacOS, but am not familiar with networking. If someone could give me a
> > step-by-step explanation, that would be great. If not, pointing me in
> > the right direction would be awesome too.
> > Thanks guys :)
> > ~Matt
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