Monthly Archives: October 2012

Samba share permissions simplified

by NIXCRAFT on JANUARY 5, 2007 · 30 COMMENTS· LAST UPDATED FEBRUARY 15, 2007 Samba software, is a free, open source implementation of networking protocols to share files between UNIX/Linux and Windows computers. Samba provides – => File and print services => Integration with a Windows Server … Continue reading

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Basic configuration when install an Ubuntu Server

1. Enable root account. 2. Edit /etc/network/interfaces to configure network; then   ifdown eth0 & ifup eth0 to restart network. an example of interfaces file: # The loopback interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface … Continue reading

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How to enable super user account password on Ubuntu

By default, root account password is locked in Ubuntu. So, when you do su -. you’ll get Authentication failure error message as shown below. # su – Password: su: Authentication failure   Enable super user account password on Ubuntu $ … Continue reading

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Basic knowledge about Linux Partition

There are three types of partitions: primary partitions, extended partitions and logical drives.           File System / you have to have one /boot Type ox83      This is where your kernel images go. must, for … Continue reading

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Partition, Why? Deciding on Ubuntu Partitions and Sizes

At a bare minimum, GNU/Linux needs one partition for itself. You can have a single partition containing the entire operating system, applications, and your personal files. Most people feel that a separate swap partition is also a necessity, although it’s … Continue reading

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