[SATLUG] New Ubuntu Networking Topic...

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 13:52:12 CST 2008


This link should help you out...

http://screencasts.ubuntu.com/SAMBA_Filesharing

Ernest

On Jan 10, 2008 11:49 AM, Ed <etillman93 at peoplepc.com> wrote:

> Hi Folks;
>
> 'Been a while since I visited, and I have some Ubuntu networking
> questions, if someone has the time and willingness to go into detail
> over them. Thanks in advance...
>
> I have a mixed wired/wireless network in my home, composed of a _Windoze
> 2K server_ (wired), an_ Ubuntu Linux tower_ (wired, relatively new, can
> use as an experimental lab...), an _Ubuntu Linux laptop_ (wireless) I've
> been using for nearly a year, and several visiting family members with
> _wireless Windoze laptops_ who occasionally hook into my network.
>
> Problem: All the Linux machines, and the visiting Windoze laptops, can
> see and share files from my Windoze server. However, I can't seem to
> make the Ubuntu Linux shares visible to, and share-able on the network.
> I want to learn basic networking and file/application sharing from the
> Linux end, because, I eventually want to do away with Windows entirely
> in my house, and go fully Linux, save for my Windoze laptop-bearing
> visitors, who will also still need to access my then-all-Linux network.
>
> File sharing in/with Windoze/NTFS is relatively easy, but at the cost of
> being leaky as a sieve. Any suggestions? As mentioned above, I have a
> Linux machine I can use as a server lab if/when help becomes available.
>
> Cheers;
> Ed
>
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