NewsForge: Building a Heterogeneous Home Network for Linux and Mac OS X
Jun 12, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kris Shaffer)
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"You can find plenty of information online about building
heterogeneous networks involving Windows, but relatively little
about connecting Macs with Linux PCs in a home or small office
network. Mac OS X's Unix base, however, means there are plenty of
good options for networking a Mac with a Linux PC, despite the
relative lack of documentation. In this article, I'll discuss how
to set up Mac-Linux printer and file sharing using NFS and SSH.
"Setting up printer sharing is fairly easy. Either the Mac or
the Linux machine can physically host the printer..."