connecting to home network

Gabriel Dragffy dragffy at
Sun Nov 26 20:53:11 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-11-26 at 12:20 -0500, KepalaLinux wrote:
> >   
> I go to Places>Network Servers. I then see the Windows Network icon. I
> click on that and see the Home icon. I click on the Home icon and get an
> error message: The contents of this folder could not be displayed.
> Sorry, couldn't display all the contents of "Windows Network: home". Do
> you have any ideas why? I can easily get into the folder with my Windows
> 2000 system.
> Printer... I went to System>Admin>Printing. The Printers dialog box
> opens up with the HP LaserJet 1200 listed as one of the printers. I
> tried to install it. I went into the Properties/Connection tab and don't
> know if I should be using the CUPS or the Windows SMB connection. Any
> suggestions?
> Thanks for your quick reply. I appreciate it very much. As you can tell,
> I'm new to Linux Ubuntu

I also wanted to add that I find Samba *very* temperamental, often I get
that problem, it is usually solved by restarting one or the other
computers. Normally the client computer that is trying to connect needs

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