Re: Help with networking 2 home computers
For our home network we don't use Samba. We use NFS and ssh.
My wife has a script to log her into the shared directories on my PC (Music, Images, HerFolderOnMyPC). Once logged in she sees those directories in Nautilus.
I use that, but also Places->Connect to Server which connects to her whole file system by logging in my ID. I also use ssh to log into her PC on the CLI and vncviewer to, with her click of OK, take over her screen to show her how to do some task.
I don't think any of that is required for printer sharing. Just when you set up the printer under System->Administration->Printing (I think) you tell the system if you want to make the printer visible to the network. She has the better printer so her printer is shared. It shows on my PC as available just like my local printer.
Last edited by ridgeland; July 13th, 2008 at 12:30 PM.
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