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Old 9th September 2006, 12:53
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Originally Posted by wvsailor
If I go to the router, i can see both of my computers listed as "attached" hardware. I can see my windows box from my fedora box, but I can't see my fedora box while looking in "network neighborhood" on the xp box.

I can ping the fedora box from the windows box, and ping the windows box from the fedora box. Both are on the same router, with the same subnet. I've assigned static ip's to both (Win = 192.168.0.50 Fedora 192.168.0.100 both have a subnet of 255.255.255.0). I can access the internet from both.

Okay, I get it. I think you want to use Samba or SMB to allow Windows users, using Network Neighborhood, to access the Fedora server. I get it now.

You might check this out for SMB background:
http://samba.anu.edu.au/cifs/docs/what-is-smb.html

And this for 'How To':
http://www.reallylinux.com/docs/basicnetworking.shtml
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