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Old 11-21-2001
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Hi new user to UNIX and I am in the process of networking my UNIX box to my windows2000....Is there a special program I have to install so that my windows would recognize and see the Unix box....any suggestions would be great

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Old 11-21-2001
You should start with just the basics. Install TCP/IP on both systems and you should be able to telnet from Windows to the Unix box without a problem. You can also FTP at this point. FTP, Telnet, and TCP/IP are free with Windows and every Unix platform I can think of.

From there you can go on to more advanced software like Samba (also free) which will allow you to essentially "login" to your Windows box from Unix and retrieve files.

If that isn't enough for you, there are many other programs that will allow you to communicate back and forth between Unix and NT. Hope this is enough to get you started.
 

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