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Sharing files between Win7 and Ubuntu laptop

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August 16, 2010 3:27:12 PM

Hey, I'm trying to transfer about 8 gigs of data from my Ubuntu laptop to my desktop... the laptop cannot burn anything above cd roms, so I'm trying to setup filesharing. i set it so that the laptop doesn't need a password to be entered, but when i try to access it via win 7 it says please enter your username and pw... so I do that, and then it says enter the user name and pw to access these files, and I've tried everything here, but I just can't get past this.
a b D Laptop
August 16, 2010 5:14:59 PM

Have you tried sharing the Win7 drive and copy from the Ubuntu to Win7? I am not sure if Win7 can read the Linux partition.
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August 16, 2010 6:06:21 PM

Emerald said:
Have you tried sharing the Win7 drive and copy from the Ubuntu to Win7? I am not sure if Win7 can read the Linux partition.

I tried both ways... either way, it says pass not recognized...
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a b D Laptop
August 16, 2010 6:31:49 PM

Martin 71 said:
I tried both ways... either way, it says pass not recognized...


I just posted on this one in General Networking.

W7 can see Linux and vice versa but you need to nobble the password sharing option in W7 then restart it.


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August 16, 2010 10:17:12 PM

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November 7, 2010 7:05:34 AM

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