Making Ubuntu Play Nice in a Windows World

If you’re like me, your Ubuntu machine is on a network that is dominated by Windows machines. Fortunately, Ubuntu comes with some very easy and quick tweaks to help you get along nicely with your Windows counter parts. Here’s how.

Do Nothing

That’s right. Ubuntu does many things right out of the box. Ubuntu comes with NTFS support, as well as being able to connect to a Windows network. OpenOffice can open all Microsoft Office documents out of the box. Some applications also have features that allow them to interact with other Windows applications. Like Rhythmbox’s ability to send and receive streams from iTunes.

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