[Samba] Samba + WinXP Home

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 05:33:21 MST 2009

	Net view \\server.ip
	Net user \\server.ip\share

Can you set up a share on the XP machine that the linux client can see via
smbclient?    Maybe the necessary services aren't running on the XP machine.

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Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba + WinXP Home

On 11/19/2009 06:04 AM, Eero Volotinen wrote:
> Quoting "Mumia W.." <paduille.4061.mumia.w+nospam at earthlink.net>:
>> Hello. I'm trying to get Samba 3.2.5 working with Windows XP Home.
>> Reputedly, XP Home still has peer-to-peer networking, so that's what
>> I'm trying to use, but I can't get it to work [....]
> try to access samba server using \\server.ip.address ? Does it work?

No, but to be clear, I type "\\server.ip.address\sharename" into the 
Windows Explorer (file manager) address bar. That's they way it's 
supposed to work--right?

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