View Full Version : [ubuntu] Absolute beginners guide to Networking with a PC

July 30th, 2008, 02:21 PM
Hey people.. I would really like a beginners guide of at least some instructions as to how to set up a network between my ubuntu desktop and my toshiba laptop.
the laptop has a wireless link to my router and the desktop is connected via a wire. any help will be greatly appreciated

July 30th, 2008, 03:02 PM
So you just want to get them on the same network eh? What else do you want to do, share driver or folders, setup an Intranet?? Explain a little more.

July 30th, 2008, 05:47 PM
yup.. I only want to set up file an printer sharing.
how can I do this in ubuntu 8.04?

July 30th, 2008, 11:21 PM
You didn't mention if the laptop was Ubuntu or MS.
SettingUpSamba (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpSamba)
NetworkPrintingFromWinXP (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NetworkPrintingFromWinXP)

July 31st, 2008, 03:41 AM
the lap top is windows