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by Buck Fury
Mon Jul 06, 2009 12:42 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive

I added Client for Microsoft Networks through my network properties, which caused the Workstation service to be added and started. Then was able to map the XP drive with no problem.

Thanks for everyone's help!
by Buck Fury
Sat Jul 04, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive

Try this in Mint: Open Terminal Type net usershare list OK, I re-created the share in Mint and now I see: buck@buck-desktop ~ $ net usershare list shared buck@buck-desktop ~ $ net usershare info [shared] path=/home/buck/shared comment=mint home/shared usershare_acl=Everyone:F, guest_ok=y Still the ...
by Buck Fury
Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Re: Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive

When you shared the Linux folder did you enable guest? Yes. You didn't mention what method of sharing you're using on the Mint side so I'm going to guess that it's "Simple Sharing" Yes, Simple sharing. " net usershare info shared " gives no output. "buck-desktop" is the name of the computer, "share...
by Buck Fury
Sat Jul 04, 2009 1:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1985

Can't map Mint share as an XP network drive [SOLVED]

I have two computers on a home network with a 2Wire wireless router: buck-desktop : Mint 7 "Gloria" main edition, new install compaq-laptop : Windows XP Home edition on an oldish compaq laptop On the XP machine, I'm trying to map a network drive to a shared mint directory, "shared" in my home dir. W...
by Buck Fury
Sat Jun 27, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install failing on new HD [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Re: Install failing on new HD

Did you also follow the exact directions for setting the Master/Save jumper pins on that Western Digital drive. Usually on WD drives you must ensure if it is the only drive that there are NO jumper pins. Please check that stuff first. I think you have a hardware problem, not a software one. This wa...
by Buck Fury
Fri Jun 26, 2009 5:04 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install failing on new HD [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 680

Install failing on new HD [SOLVED]

I'm trying and failing to install mint on a brand new HD, no other OS (goodbye XP!). Mint 7 "Gloria" main edition Older (2000-2001?) HP model XT958 P4-1800 / 512MB RAM Brand new WD EIDE/PATA drive - 500GB First install, using "Select the entire disk", appeared fine until reboot, which resulted in gr...

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