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Dear All, I have Ubuntu 6.06 LTS. i am able to ping windows XP and vice versa how can i share a folder in linux box and use in windows ...
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    Arrow Sharing files in linux-windows enviroment


    Dear All,

    I have Ubuntu 6.06 LTS.
    i am able to ping windows XP and vice versa how can i share a folder in linux box and
    use in windows and how can i use windows shared folder in ubuntu.

    Any help will be appreciated.

    Thankx all.

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    I get this error

    hanif@hanif-desktop:~$ sudo aptitude install samba samba-common
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree... Done
    Reading extended state information
    Initializing package states... Done
    Building tag database... Done
    No packages will be installed, upgraded, or removed.
    0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    Need to get 0B of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
    Writing extended state information... Done
    Setting up samba (3.0.22-1ubuntu3.6) ...
    update-rc.d: warning: /etc/rc2.d/K09samba is not a link to ../init.d/samba or /etc/init.d/samba
    update-rc.d: warning: /etc/rc3.d/K09samba is not a link to ../init.d/samba or /etc/init.d/samba
    invoke-rc.d: dangling symlink: /etc/rc2.d/K09samba
    dpkg: error processing samba (--configure):
    subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 102
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    samba
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
    A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
    Setting up samba (3.0.22-1ubuntu3.6) ...
    update-rc.d: warning: /etc/rc2.d/K09samba is not a link to ../init.d/samba or /etc/init.d/samba
    update-rc.d: warning: /etc/rc3.d/K09samba is not a link to ../init.d/samba or /etc/init.d/samba
    invoke-rc.d: dangling symlink: /etc/rc2.d/K09samba
    dpkg: error processing samba (--configure):
    subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 102
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    samba

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    Have a look at samba and samba-client

    samba for sharing the linux disk to the windows box

    samba-client for accessing the windows share from the linux box.

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