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how can i read a txt file on a remote machine with our network?
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You can't unless you can access the file from server through \\hostname or smb://hostname/

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what does:

smb://  mean/stand for?  
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samba. It's a way to read windows shares from linux.

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im on windows...
cheers
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Did you get it working then?

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no, but if i cant do it, then i cant do what i want to do...
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Ah, okee. I thought you might have been able to configure some shared folders on the remote systems because the script runs within intranet network.

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