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File Sharing with Linux Fedora 8


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I'm having trouble file sharing with Fedora 8. I can see my Mac on the linux machine, but i can't connect to the linux machine from my Mac. I'm running iMac 20in, 2gigs of ram, OSX 10.5.2

Please let me know what i'm doing wrong
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Sounds like a permissions issue. What method are you using for sharing? NFS shares, SMB shares? If it's SMB, make sure you have the appropriate samba users and they have the appropriate permissions.

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Am using Panther and Leopard. On Panther I have NO problem linking to a linux-server (HP/DEC -- http://www.k0lee.com/de100c). Since purchase of MB w/Leopard I have been unable to connect to the linux-server share.

The site above references this note from Apple:
Mac OS X 10.4: Error -36 alert displays when connecting to a Windows server

Followed the instructions, re-booted (as directed) and Eureka!

It works.

Good luck!

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The easiest method for file sharing with linux is SMB (Samba) networking. Make sure your mac is the in the same workgroup as your linux box.

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