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Setup NETBIOS on Ubuntu

It is nice to access a computer with knowing its IP address. Windows broadcast NETBIOS on port 139 to access a computer by its name. Similar can be applied on ubuntu. So here we go:
Edit /etc/nsswitch.conf and change the line: hosts: files dns to this: hosts: files wins dnsInstall winbind sudo apt-get install winbind Thats it!