File sharing glitch

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chiefjim
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File sharing glitch

Post by chiefjim » Sun Oct 18, 2009 1:58 pm

Installed M7 KDE on my laptop and am quite impressed. Sharing files with my home network is a challenge.

I have two desktops on the network. Both are KDE3.5 one using Samba3.2.5 the other 3.0.33. These have been setup for sometime and known to work well.

Each desktop can see the laptop and mount shares. The laptop sees each of the desktops but fails to even identify the available shares.

Is this one of those KDE4 items still in the problem phase?
Desktop:
Mint-18.3 Mate 64 bit
MSI B85M-E45
Intel G3258
Crucial Ballistic Sport 8GB DDR3 1600
2TB HDD WD Black 7200rpm

Laptop:
Acer Aspire AS5552-5898
Mint-17.3 Mate 64 bit
AMD Phenom II Triple-Core N830
4GB Memory DDR3
500GB HDD 5400rpm

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Re: File sharing glitch

Post by dequire » Mon Oct 19, 2009 12:34 am

Not sure but one thing you could do is use NFS, which I find to be easier than Samba, if you are only sharing folders and files between Linux computers. Have a look here.

I use this across my desktop, running KDE, and my notebook running XFCE. Works great.
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Re: File sharing glitch

Post by dafi » Mon Oct 19, 2009 5:30 am

Hm you could also try the openssh-server, go to dolphin and move files with fish://[IP-Adresse of the ssh-server]

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