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Make sure that you have samba installed, that will allow you to share folders as shares that Windows can see.

If you want to get tot he CLI on the ubuntu server from the XP machines, just download PuTTY (just google 'download putty'), and then you should be able to SSH to the ubuntu server.

Hope that helps!

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So you verified ICMP traffic isn't blocked and it appears the servers allow the netBios traffic to pass.

On the client machine, check to make sure the windows print and file sharing is installed and the machine isn't blocking netBios traffic.

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How To share a ADSL Connexion with 2 computers


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It is about sharing the ADSL connection from PC1
(Server) with PC2 (Client).
Assume that the connection to the Internet
configured correctly in the PC1.



* ) Hardware Requirements

A PC running Windows XP and equipped with a network card
(Server).
Internet access.
A second PC with a network adapter (client PC).
RJ45 crossover cable



*)Configuring Server Side

1. Assign an IP address
Click on Start / Control Panel / Network Connections
and Internet



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Double click the Network Connections icon
get a new window



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Click on the icon Local Area Connection with the right button
your mouse and select Properties. A new window appears



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2. Share the connection.
Back in the Control Panel and select
Connections.
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your Remote Access (for example ADSL) and select
Properties option.


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Select the Advanced tab under Connection Sharing
Internet check Allow other network users to
connect through this computer's Internet connection and the
Establish a connection box Dial whenever
computer attempts to connect to internet and confirm by clicking
OK. A new window will open:

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