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Subject: [linux-help] Re: Network help
From: "Jonathan Hall" <flimzy@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2004 03:18:50 -0500
Reply-to: linux-help@xxxxxxxxx

Samba will be the "easiest" way to share files... once it's set up.  If
you're not sharing files on an on-going basis, it may be easier to install
an FTP server (which may already be there) on your Linux box, and use any
FTP client to connect to it.

The adress you'll give your XP machine's browser will correspond to your
Linux box's IP address.  With DHCP, this address
can change regularly.  You will probably want to assign the IP address of
the Linux box statically.  You could also, optionally, set up DNS, so that
you can use some 'nice' name (fedora.foobar) instead of the IP address.

I have no idea what font capabilities Fedora comes with by default.

I hope this information helps as a starting point.

-- Jonathan

----- Original Message -----
From: "Olwe Melwasul" <olwe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <linux-help@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, August 07, 2004 2:09 PM
Subject: [linux-help] Network help

> Been out of the computer world for over 2 years now being a stay-at-home
> dad: very rusty. Just got Fedora 2 installed on a new box and it's quite
> beautiful. We have a WinXP "home computer" that is doing our Internet.
> We "shared" the Internet on the XP box and the Fedora box is accessing
> Internet over the home LAN connection just fine set as DHCP. Now, how
> would I simply transfer files back and forth between boxes? Is this a
> Samba issue to get the XP box to see the Linux file system? Also, I'd
> want to run Apache on the Fedora box. What address would I give, say, a
> browser on the XP box to access the Fedora Web server across my LAN?
> Also, does Fedora 2 have a systems-wide true-type font adding utility,
> or is there a command line way to add fonts globally?
> Olwe
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