network newbie question
mback99 at glocalnet.net
Tue Feb 27 23:05:45 UTC 2007
ons 2007-02-28 klockan 04:14 +0800 skrev Wei-Yee Chan:
> Mikael Backman wrote:
> > I want to see the windows box from ubuntu.. I have shared two folders
> > in windows.. But they don't show up in linux.. Sorry if these are very
> > basic questions..
> On your Windoze machine, right-click on the folder and choose
> "Properties". Under the "Sharing" tab, give your share a name. U
> should see a hand icon after that.
> Are U using Gnome? If so, click on "Place" followed by "Network
> Servers". Do U see anything there?
> Make sure U have the packages libgnomevfs2-extra, smbclient,
> samba-common and smbfs installed.
> Also ensure that your Windoze machine has a fixed IP. If your using
> your router as a DHCP server, configure your router to reserve a
> specific IP for your Windoze machine (refer to your router manual), for
> instance, 192.168.1.5.
> Alternatively, U could set the static IP on your Windoze machine. If U
> do that, you'd have to set static IPs for your other machine(s) as well,
> to avoid IP conflicts. I prefer using the router as a DHCP server, as
> you'd only need to key in the IP for the machine serving files in the
> router, in this case, the Windoze machine.
> After you've done that, enter your Windoze machine name and IP in your
> Linux /etc/hosts file.
> Open a terminal window and type: sudo gedit /etc/hosts
> then add this entry
> 192.168.1.5 <windows-machine-name>
> without the <>.
> If you've got a firewall installed on your Linux machine that's got
> strict rules, you'll have to open the relevant ports.
> One more thing. Make sure that the Linux user that's supposed to access
> the Windoze files exists on your Windoze machine too.
> Wei-Yee Chan
I tried to follow your advice.. .. under places->network an icon
called 'windows-network' is shown. But it is empty
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