[plug] Lan network

Tomasz Grzegurzko tomasz89 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 21:31:26 WST 2008

>  >>  Hi All
>  >>  I have 3 computers connected to my router and then to the net.
>  >>  1 W98 box and 2 Ubuntu 7.10 boxes.
>  >>  The Ubuntu boxes will quite happily talk to the windows box but
>  >>  I dont seem to be able to get them to talk to each other.
>  >>  Should I be able to set these boxes up to talk to one another
>  >>  out of the box or do I need to run an application to set this up.
>  >>  Is my router stopping the Ubuntu boxes from talking to each other.
>  >>  Thanks for any advice.
>  >>
>  >>  Cheers
>  >>  Innis
>  >
>  > Quick question; what does it mean to "talk to one another"?
>  > Are we talking ping, file sharing?
>  > I'd doubt your router is stopping any communications between the two.
>  >
>  > Tomasz
>  I guess file sharing.The idea is to get them to do what I can do between them and the
>  windows box that is to transfer files between one another
>  _________________________________________________________________

So you need to configure Samba; that's narrowed it a little :)
Anyway, with Ubuntu, I think there's a GUI way to do it:
System/Admin/File Sharing.


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