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ubuntu not seeing window shares

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I have a server running xp pro that my laptop with ubuntu can see fine, i just put ubunut on my desktop and now it can't see the windows shares at all. i've tried remote terminal session, browsing to it by name, connect to server and nothing works, what gives?
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Ubuntu "can see fine"... what the xp share? I thought you had to use smbfs to access a windows share in Linux? Thats really the only way I think there is to access a windows share or at least thats the only way I know of back when I was trying to find a way. that or "smb://windows-box-name" perhaps.
Edited by rfarris - 5/21/08 at 11:37am
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Just in case you don't know what he means, not trying to be condescending in any way

He is talking about samba. It may not be installed, or just configured incorrectly. Is samba installed?
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well now it works, i guess it didn't recognize it by name, i had to use IP to rdp into it but thats all good now.
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