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majikhotline
August 12th, 2009, 03:02 AM
hello ubuntu country,
i hooked up synergy with my very loved ubuntu and ready to kick the bucket vista machines, but i cant seem to network them together and i know that samba has something to doing with the two machine see each other on my network. the vista machine has a workgroup assigned, how do i assigned the ubuntu machine a workgroup or is that not my problem. Is there a user friendly site that i could use? or can someone help my problem.

john stiles
August 12th, 2009, 04:17 AM
HOWTO: Setup Samba peer-to-peer with Windows

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=202605

This appears to be a quick and simple guide, and shows you how to add your workgroup. Good luck and persevere.

Iowan
August 12th, 2009, 10:47 PM
Another (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1169149) helpful How-To.