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How do I connect a Windows XP Pro and Ubuntu 12.04 together over the network.

I used the networking wizard in Windows to create a networking setup. I am not sure I did it right, so maybe someone can help me setup Windows networking properly.

And then can you tell me how to connect to that Windows network from Ubuntu 12.04.

And I have another box that that is running Openbox with Xfe and I would like to know how to connect that box also.

So I need to connect an Ubuntu 12.04 box and an Ubuntu server box running openbox with Xfe.

Thanks so much for your help as I've been pulling my hair out.

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have a look at this blog post. The screenshots are from an older version of Ubuntu, but the procedure is exactly the same. – phipsalabim Mar 8 '13 at 19:26
OK, I'll try that tutorial later today and report back. – Hunky Dory Mar 8 '13 at 20:19

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