Windows Network

Dr P Dupre pd520 at
Sat Jan 19 00:40:36 UTC 2008

>> On a FC7 machine, Windows network does not show any machine, when from
>> a microsofy machine I can see plenty !
>> In addition  system-config-printer gives me an error:
>>  There was a problem connecting to the CUPS server.
>> Are those things correlated ?
> Possibly. Do you have samba installed?i
Yes, seems running fine

The FC7 machine does not see the "microsoft machines", when these ones
see each other. Why should this have something to do with the
firewall of the FC7 ?
The XP machines run a firewall but this should not prevent to see the
machines, eventually, the FC7 machine will not be able to login.

Am I wrong ?


  Does your firewall have the 
ports for 
> samba open? Are you attempting to connect to a printer on a Windows computer? 
> Does it have a firewall? What kind of firewall does it have? Is it Norton or 
> McAfee ? Both Norton and McAfee suck donkey balls. You are pretty vague about 
> what exactly you are doing. Perhaps if you are more specific , then you will 
> get more help. I understand the frustration but you claim the Dr title so 
> perhaps a little maturity and composure are in order.
> -Max

Patrick Dupré                                             pd520 at
University of York                                 Department of Chemistry
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