How to Make Windows Network Visible to Linux Server Box?

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http://serverfault.com – Salvete! I have a machine running CentOS 6.2. In the GUI, if I click on "Network", I get a messagebox saying: "Unable to mount location - Failed to retrieve share list from server" I can ping the machine from my windows computer on the network, and I can also ping the windows computer from the linux server. Samba is configured and running, nmb is running, and I can connect just fine to the box from my windows computer using Putty. In samba, I have specified the workgroup name. How do I make the Windows Network visible to the Linux machine? I don't want to mount a share, I only want the (HowTos)