View Full Version : [ubuntu] network issues

June 17th, 2008, 04:37 AM
Hello all, Im running ubuntu 8.04 and i am having trouble connecting to some other machines on my network that are all part of the same workgroup. My machine see the windows network and the work group, but when i try to open the workgroup none of the shares load. any ideas?

June 17th, 2008, 06:09 AM

For accessing windows shares you need Samba running, there are applications available in the Add/Remove applications for Samba.

June 17th, 2008, 01:18 PM
try smb://x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the ip of the windows share pc.. try this in nautilus(PLaces->Computer)