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Re: [vox-tech] home network - how to make a UNIX known to theother PC (Windows)
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Re: [vox-tech] home network - how to make a UNIX known to theother PC (Windows)

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 10:07:23PM -0400, Hai Yi wrote:
> This might be a very simple question, so forgive me if it is.
> I have two PCs at home. One is Ubuntu the other is Windows XP.
> Ubuntu machine has a name "zodiac", how can it makes it known to the
> Window XP machine? I want to install a tightvnc server on Ubuntu and a
> client on Windows so it can visit the Ubuntu.
> I  guess I need to modify the hosts and network files on Win XP to
> include the IP and name of the Ubuntu machine?
Yes, that would work well. The Windows XP hosts file is
You can also use nmbd in samba to advertise your Ubuntu computer using
the Windows SMB protocol.
Nick Schmalenberger
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