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Thread: how to set up network in other pc[windows]

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    Unhappy how to set up network in other pc[windows]

    hi i am new in xubuntu really new, i am still using windows in my other pc. and want to try this out. but this is my problem for now.

    Cant see/connect to other pc[windows]. i do have files in there that i want to put in this pc currently installed by xubuntu.

    How do i connect this 2 pcs 1[window] and the other 1[xubuntu]

    Please help me thanks.

    by the way http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=340675 i read this thread before i make this post. i did try but still no effect.
    maybe there is some thing wrong with the codes, i cant understand some of its steps..
    Last edited by Jinxzs; September 26th, 2010 at 01:45 AM.

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    Re: how to set up network in other pc[windows]

    So you have Samba installed and you have the "dev" samba files installed on your xubuntu machine? I know, it sounds weird, but I needed the dev files for some reason to be able to connect. (This was before my current issue which I won't get in to).

    Do you have the same password for the windows and xubuntu machines? I do believe that is necessary.

    Have you set up something to be shared in the windows pc?

    They both have the same workgroup name?
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