Even with setting up a shared system, it can be "tricky" to get it
Matching "workgroups" and other options can get people confused. Then
getting some setting to be able to share read-only or fully shared.
Then getting different OSs to share with each other on a private network.
With a router involved, it can make life safer, but software firewalls
are a must.
I have a private network involving 3 routers, a switch and an old
rack-mounter 24-port hub. I need to share 4 printers with all my
systems while I allow friends in my building wireless access to my Net
connection while not giving them any ability to even see my printers and
computers. Talk about doing some "weird" network setups.
On 07/20/2012 01:03 PM, Tom Davies wrote:
The side-question that arose was from a person who was suddenly worried that everyone could read
all the files on their computer.
I was just making the point that deliberately trying to share files is tricky and that very few
people have skills to crack into a system remotely, even a Windows system.
--- On Fri, 20/7/12, webmaster-Kracked_P_P <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: webmaster-Kracked_P_P <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [libreoffice-users] Re: 3.4
Date: Friday, 20 July, 2012, 17:51
On 07/20/2012 11:34 AM, James Knott wrote:
It's usually possible to set-up some special area that can be shared with
other computers on your house or work-place network but even that can be
quite tricky. Trying to get your machine to act like a server is quite
You can use services such as Google Drive or DropBox for sharing files with others.
Never used those services, since I have a domain server account to host several domains on.
Maybe I should start thinking about one of them, for some ideas I have in the future.
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