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punjabdasher
June 21st, 2008, 12:31 AM
I just received my new laptop today, and I installed Ubuntu on it. I haven't had any problems with the installation, but I have run into one hitch. When I try to access my network files that I am sharing off my Windows PC, it does not want to show me my PC on my MSHOME network. Any help would be appreciated, I need to migrate about 20 gigs of data, and I'm not looking forward to burning all that onto DVD's. :(
Thanks again for your help!

superprash2003
June 21st, 2008, 02:30 AM
go to places->Computer and type smb://x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the ip of the windows machine

punjabdasher
June 21st, 2008, 04:17 AM
go to places->Computer and type smb://x.x.x.x where x.x.x.x is the ip of the windows machine
Unfortunately it doesn't work, says there is no such file or directory. The machine does respond to ping though.

cariboo907
June 21st, 2008, 07:12 AM
Are the ip addresses on both computers in the same net block eg:


ubuntu 192.169.0.1
windows 192.169.0.2


Jim