Linux: Join a Windows Workgroup in Ubuntu

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Upon recently deploying Linux (Ubuntu v4.10 beta), the first task I had in mind was to be able to network with my Windows workstations. I had no problem what so ever connecting to the computers in my home, but I could not figure out how to actually join the MSHOME group. Come to find, it is an easy task…. Laughable once figure out

To join a Windows Workgroup (MSHOME, etc)
  1. Go to the “System” menu
  2. Go to “Administration
  3. Select “Network
  4. Go to the “General” tab
  • Host Name: What you want your computer to be named on the network
  • Domain: equivilant to WORKGROUP in Windows. Put your workgroupo here (ex: MSHOME)

One Response to “Linux: Join a Windows Workgroup in Ubuntu”

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