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I want to network my Linux (Ubuntu &Suse ) desktop with my Windows XP laptop to share files and printers over wifi connection . My desktop confi :- Dual boot ...
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- 05-27-2007 #1
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- May 2007
Linux and Windows network using router ?
I want to network my Linux (Ubuntu &Suse ) desktop with my Windows XP laptop to share files and printers over wifi connection .
My desktop confi :-
Dual boot (ubuntu & suse ) with one ethernet card ...
Windows XP (home) with wifi adaptor and wifi modem..
Objective :--Access FAT32 drives of my linux desktop wirelessly using windows desktop
till now i tried following steps
Assigned a static IP address to network card in Suse 10.2 wiz 192.168.1.25
Added this IP address of linux desktop to LAN client page of my DHCP enabled router (assigned a static IP 192.168.1.25)
Sucessfully connected wifi adaptor of laptop to internet which is getting an dynamic IP my DHCP of wifi router .
but still both of these desktop and laptop can't ping each other
- 05-27-2007 #2
Pretty sure that they both need to be part of the same workgroup. You also need to enable file sharing on the windows box and if you want a shared folder on the linux box you'll need to create a share in /etc/samba/smb.conf. Also, any time you make a change to samba you need to restart samba.Glenn
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