[plug] Lan network
bret at busby.net
Wed Mar 19 23:40:43 WST 2008
On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Tomasz Grzegurzko wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 4:45 PM, Innis Cunningham <innisc at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
> 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.
I am wondering whether Innis has the Ubuntu boxes, each included in the
other's /etc/host file.
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Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
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