You should have your Windows and Ubuntu machines talking now, and know the ins and outs of networking with Ubuntu. Happy networking, and stay open-source!
Remember you have many resources at your disposal when you run into problems; here are a few you may find useful: Ubuntu Documentation, Ubuntu Forums, and JustLinux Forums.
About the Author
is the Founder and President of Sky-Nets, Ltd.
, a Wi-Fi Hotspot Network. He is also the author of many networking and computing books, including Home Networking All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies
(Wiley 2008) and 100 Things You Need to Know about MicrosoftÂ® Windows Vista
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