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hi, i am trying to network fedora2 w/ win xp. mainly so that i can setup filesharing between the two. any suggestions on how to do this. do i need ...
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    networking fedora w/ win xp


    hi,
    i am trying to network fedora2 w/ win xp. mainly so that i can setup filesharing between the two. any suggestions on how to do this.
    do i need samba?

    thanks in advance,

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    For WinXP to access files on Linux, you will need to run the samba server. To access the WinXP shares from Linux use
    Code:
    mount -t smbfs -o username=bob,password=pass,workgroup=workgroup //WIN_XP_PC/My_Share /mnt/my-mount-point
    Obviously substiture username, password, workgroup, PC name, share name, and mount point with your information.

    For help setting the samba server go to the following sites.
    http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/man/...TO-Collection/
    http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/

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