[Samba] Networking Fun

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Jan 2 15:54:27 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-02 at 07:51, Alan Ryland wrote:
> Hi.
>     I am using Mandrake 8.1, and the version of Samba is 2.2.
>     I have a small network, using a pc with win 98, a laptop using ME, and
> the linux machine.
>     The network "pings" each other ok.
>     I have read just about most things as to how to get the network to see
> each other but, I cannott get any machine to see the Linux machine at all.
>     I would like to set up the Linux machine to : use the modem for
> internet.
>     : use the local printer as the network printer.
>     Samba states that it is running.
>     Please point me in the right direction to get this working.
I would bet that there's documentation on Mandrake's web site...

Then there's always the 'The Linux Documentation Project'

And of course some of the best man pages ever...
man smb.conf

And last but certainly never least...<http://www.samba.org> has all the

Of course, you could always buy a book at the book store.


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