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How to create file in windows share?

I want to share files with a Windows 7 (32 Bit) Laptop. I have another laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. How can I share files using a WiFi network over the two systems?

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marked as duplicate by Uri Herrera, James Apr 9 '12 at 19:24

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First, you'll have to connect them. If they are connected to the same router, you can skip this step, else create ad Ad-Hoc network and connect them together. You'll have to set the IP for both computers.

After that, you'll have to enable file-sharing. Look at samba to enable share from ubuntu to windows. To share from windows to ubuntu, you'll just have to share the folder with the standard file-sharing settings of windows. Then just type in nautilus (file explorer, to type press CTRL+L) smb://HostIP/ (Replace HostIP according to the IP of the remote computer).

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