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by Quirky757
Fri Jun 19, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED

Will have a look over weekend to see if i can figure out what went wrong.
by Quirky757
Thu Jun 18, 2015 4:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail

Cheers altair4 seems to work fine now, would i be right in thinking i needed to set up static ip addresses first? :oops:
by Quirky757
Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail

probably a stupid question but how do i find the ip address of the machine? Ok,just found this article - http://www.maketecheasier.com/setting-up-a-home-network-with-linux-mint/ and we appear to be connecting, will have a little test and let you know if it works, but looking good. This has all been ...
by Quirky757
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail

Ok, i get-
Could not display"smb://myusername.local/public/".
Error:Failed to mount Windows share:Invalid argument
Please select another viewer and try again.
by Quirky757
Wed Jun 17, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail

Not even getting the print$ share now, it was in nemo under network, all i can see in there now is windows network.
by Quirky757
Wed Jun 17, 2015 3:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail

nope, not happening, when i click on the network icon like a plug, it tries to connect and then goes to the off position again. Is there something else i should have done?
by Quirky757
Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:10 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail

Hi, got Cinnamon running on both machines, pc1 can't see pc2,and vice versa, and the only folder i can see is something named print$. Know nothing of share definitions, just followed instructions from link i mentioned. This is all a bit greek to me, thanks for any assistance.
by Quirky757
Wed Jun 17, 2015 5:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Networking two mint 17.1 computers fail SOLVED

Hi, tried this - http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=157&t=185410 and it doesnt seem to work for me, help! output of "testparm -s" Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf rlimit_max: increasing rlimit_max (1024) to minimum Windows limit (16384) Processing section "[printers]" Processi...
by Quirky757
Sat Apr 18, 2015 7:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Simple cable network
Replies: 7
Views: 518

Simple cable network

Hi, want to just connect two linux mint 17 computers with cable, and transfer files between them. Have tried all sorts of how too's, and just gotten hopelessly lost, cocked things up etc. Can anyone walk through the setup from the begining, for an idiot.

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