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I have two pc's here, mine with SuSe 10 64bit, and my sister's with windows xp. Before installing linux here, i did a backup of my files on her pc. ...
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    Can't find shared files Linux/Windows


    I have two pc's here, mine with SuSe 10 64bit, and my sister's with windows xp.
    Before installing linux here, i did a backup of my files on her pc. Now i want to get then back, but i don't seen to be able to access files on her pc.

    Internet sharing works fine, i can ping her ip, the only thing i can't do is get my files back..

    Thanks for the help and sorry for my english.

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    To work with Windows shares over a network, you need to have the Samba Client installed. Then you can use a dedicated Samba browser like SMB4K or LinNeighborhood to browse her shared folders, or in Konqueror or Nautilus you can type smb://<her_ip_address_or_share_name> and browse it that way.
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    Thanks dude, that worked.
    I can't believe it was this simple. lol.

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    hie,
    i had that same problem and got the solution from you. I am new in the linux world and just loaded redhat 9 on my machine , so i still have problem ie before i formated my machine to linux i had been using windows sp2 so i saved some my data on other windows machines .the main problem is that i can not config my machine to view other windows machine on the network and also if i use konqurer web browser and type ;" smb://computer_ame" i can only see the machine and thier folders but these folders will be empty even if you try to copy any document to these folders nothing happens so please help me .i really want to learn linux guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tawanda
    hie,
    i had that same problem and got the solution from you. I am new in the linux world and just loaded redhat 9 on my machine , so i still have problem ie before i formated my machine to linux i had been using windows sp2 so i saved some my data on other windows machines .the main problem is that i can not config my machine to view other windows machine on the network and also if i use konqurer web browser and type ;" smb://computer_ame" i can only see the machine and thier folders but these folders will be empty even if you try to copy any document to these folders nothing happens so please help me .i really want to learn linux guys.
    Well it's good that you can see the folders from linux. I take it you have the windows folders set to 'share'? If not, you right click on the folder and go to properties and click the share tab (this is on the windows pc, not on your linux box!). Make the folders shared and 'allow network to make changes', so you can copy files over from your linux box.

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