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Any good file sharing program for LAN network?

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I have files in a computer with XP professional which I want to share, but I hate using the windows sharing since I feel it is very not secure and so hard to set as I want it to be. I have ubuntu and windows XP home computers as clients. Any programs which I can do that within my Lan network at home? Both lan and wireless connect though one router....thanks.redface.gif
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Samba is good for file sharing.
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Originally Posted by dhenzjhen;14563678 
Samba is good for file sharing.

Can I do that with XP professional as the file sharing server!? I thought that is always linux.
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Originally Posted by doglivehk;14563699 
Can I do that with XP professional as the file sharing server!? I thought that is always linux.


Samba is always for UNIX/LINUX not for windows. I think there's a setup for windows that you can enable files haring.
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Originally Posted by dhenzjhen;14563725 
Samba is always for UNIX/LINUX not for windows. I think there's a setup for windows that you can enable files haring.

yeah that kind of program should exist...
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ho no..no one has a solution....
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Enable file sharing setup in windows or if you're using unix/linux use samba or NFS. Not sure what else program you're asking rolleyes.gif
Edited by dhenzjhen - 8/13/11 at 10:22am
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Originally Posted by dhenzjhen;14569973 
Enable file sharing setup in windows or if you're using unix/linux use samba or NFS. Not sure what else program you're asking rolleyes.gif

I already said why I don't want to use sharing in windows, it sucks.
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