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EthanMN
May 15th, 2010, 10:53 PM
Will Ubuntu see NTFS shared drives and folders on other computers running XP on the network? Or will I need to install an add-on?

My last foray into Linux was a year ago, so I'm really rusty. Thanks!

jerome1232
May 15th, 2010, 10:54 PM
Yes it will see and work with Windows Network Shares, It can also work with fat and ntfs volumes out of the box.

It can even act as a File and/or Printer server to Windows computers via Samba.

EthanMN
May 15th, 2010, 11:01 PM
Nice, thanks. Just reading around the site a bit it looks like folks have been doing a really super job on Ubuntu. I am doing a pilot to test full Win replacement with Ubuntu on the 5 computers I personally support. Hardware is on order 8) Nothing but the best for these hard working programmers.