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Jun 12, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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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..."

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