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Metul Burr
September 18th, 2011, 06:51 AM
How can i set up a home network with all PC's have linux. I want a laptop to have access to my main computer to watch movies off of it

nothingspecial
September 18th, 2011, 08:17 AM
Hi,

Install openssh-server on your computer.


sudo apt-get install openssh-server

Right click the network icon, choose "connection information" and make a note of the computers ip address.

Back at your laptop open the file browser and in the menu choose File > Connect to server.

In the top box choose ssh, then fill in the rest and click connect.