Linked by Fabian M. Schindler on Tue 23rd Nov 2004 18:53 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Linux distros are advancing everywhere. Not only servers but also on the desktop pc and notebooks. There are wild discussions, if Linux-Distributions are ready for serious business work or personal use. This critical review will deal with two long awaited Linux-distributions, Fedora Core 3 and Ubuntus Warty Warhog. Why these two? Because both feature Gnome 2.8 and it would not be a comparision on equal terms to compare Gnome to e.g KDE. Also, both use kernel 2.6.8+ and have their very own theme for the default desktop. Bluecurve for Fedora and Human for Ubuntu.
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Samba & FC3 -- fix
by Anonymous on Wed 24th Nov 2004 16:04 UTC

for the person who posted near the top of the thread about not being able to use samba to browse network shares --

it's not samba that's broken, it's FC's $#@! firewall -- the default security level that FC sets will make it impossible to browse shares.

Turn off the firewall & you'll see that samba now works.

What's totally retarded about this is that the firewall doesn't explicitly tell you that this is a problem, samba just "doesn't work".

(in the windows world, when you install something like zone alarm, it lets you know about traffic going in & out over each port/service, so troubleshooting problems like this is easy.)

This really needs to be fixed in the next version of FC. Totally user-hostile.