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Jul 11, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Can a Windows system and a Linux system talk together harmoniously? After all, there is a lot of work and personal data left on Windows PCs that many want to keep! So this question of networking the two systems is both reasonable and vital.

"My response to the many beginners who inquire is that yes, indeed it can and should be done where ever necessary. Not only can it be done, but for years now a very concerted effort by many outstanding software developers has resulted in the creation of a file sharing protocol and tools known as SAMBA. This exotic sounding name is simply a name derived from the original UNIX SMB file sharing protocol..."

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