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KevOB

Joined: 21 Oct 2006
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Location: Wellington NZ

PostPosted: Tue 12 Dec 2006, 18:42    Post_subject:  Connecting Puppy to another Linux PC
Sub_title: How to access shares on anther Linux PC
 

I have Puppy, Grafpup and Muppy on my workstation and my wife has PCOSLinux on hers. How do I link the two so that we can share files? There is plenty of help for Windows connectivity, but Linux? or is that too simple that it has just escaped me?

Kevin
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Béèm


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Location: Brussels IBM Thinkpad R40, 256MB, 20GB, WiFi ipw2100. Frugal Lin'N'Win

PostPosted: Tue 12 Dec 2006, 20:37    Post_subject:  

Maybe not the transparent sharing you are looking for, but recently I installed the ftp server on one of the Puppy machines, made an anonymous user and did gftp from the other Puppy machine to this server.
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MU


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PostPosted: Wed 13 Dec 2006, 03:48    Post_subject:  

I use this to share files among 2 Puppy PCs:

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=12945

Mark
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Béèm


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PostPosted: Wed 13 Dec 2006, 06:08    Post_subject:  

Thanks, Mark, for reminding the thread.
Getdir is installed, but I don't quite well see how to put it to use.
Is the Muppy-smb valid for 212 also? I didn't se this referenced in the thread.
(212 has puppy-basic now I think)
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MU


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PostPosted: Wed 13 Dec 2006, 06:25    Post_subject:  

I use it in Muppy006, which is based on Puppy 2.12.

run Muppy-smb in a consolewindow, that should open the dialog.
If not, please report the errors you get.

Then click on "share" on 1 computer.
After a while (some seconds to 2 minutes), the dialog appears again.
Then click on 1 of the 2 mount-buttons, and wait a moment.
Then you should see the shared folder in Rox.

On the second computer, you can click on the mount-button immedeatly, as you usually need only a shared folder on 1 computer.

Mark
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