networking with Win XP and Vista

Asked by kailash on 2008-10-10

hello,
i want to create a network between an ubuntu-desktop and a winXP-desktop and a winVista-desktop via a netopia-router/dsl-modem, incl. file and printer sharing. is it possible? and how to do?
thx for help,
kailash

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Shanmuhanathan T (shanmuha) said :
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Hi Kailash,
running a sambas server on your ubuntu and setting the workgroup name to be same as the workgroup on your windows PCs will enable you to have a home network between ubuntu, winxp and vista PCs incl file/printer sharing.
These documents would help you:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ComprehensiveSambaGuide
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SettingUpSamba

Regards,
Shanmu.

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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :
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Here some questions and answers related to samba: https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/samba

Hope this helps

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