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KDE News: Setting Up Samba

Jun 11, 2003, 10:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Siddhu Warrier)

"This article has been written primarily for the benefit of newbies, who have advanced beyond the stage of changing wallpapers and alternating between desktops, and want to connect to another computer at home. The whole process has been described using KDE 3 on RedHat Linux 8.0, although you should be able to use similar techniques on your distribution or platform of choice.

"If you are still reading this article, then you are probably at the same stage of your journey through Linux and the KDE as I was a few months ago. You already know your way around KDE, and are comfortable with its workings. I also assume that you can type a few elementary commands at the terminal window. So, let us get started.

"This article deals with configuring a small network with a Linux client (workstation) and a Windows server supplying an IP address to the client. We do not go into the details of IP address assignment. However, we shall consider obtaining an address automatically from the DHCP server..."

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