[plug] Lan network
innisc at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 20 00:22:21 WST 2008
> Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 20:31:26 +0800
> From: tomasz89 at gmail.com
> To: plug at plug.org.au
> Subject: Re: [plug] Lan network
>> >> 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.
Thanks Tomaz I will look into this.The file sharing never got my attention in Admin
because it is called Shared folders and that did not register.
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