W2k network - share files with Linux machine?



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W2k network - share files with Linux machine?

Postby Peter B. » Thu, 19 Feb 2004 09:02:58 GMT

 I have a network at home that runs with two cat-5 hardwired desktop
machines running W2k pro with a WAP that is accessed by a laptop
running w2k pro and one running w98. 

 The network runs great with no issues to speak of. I just added a
third desktop for my nephew in his bedroom that is running Linux
(Lindows - Debian). 

 The Linux machine instantly recognized the network and connected to
the internet [ASDL] via the Linksys router/switch/firewall. That was a
piece of cake. 

 What I can't figure out is how to get the MS Dos machines and the
Linux computer to share files.

 Unfortunately my experience with Linux is just about zilch. 

 Any suggestions on getting these two different OS's to share files
and resources?

 TIA - Pete

Re: W2k network - share files with Linux machine?

Postby BobC » Thu, 19 Feb 2004 10:14:34 GMT

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