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Debian 4.0 (Etch) Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba file server on Debian Etch and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as adding users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has its own home directory that is accessible via SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read/write access. http://www.howtoforge.com/debian_etch_samba_standalone_server_with_tdbsam_backend

Flawless Fawn

I installed the beta about a month ago, and it has many MAJOR additions from Edgy. First, the wireless install on my laptop went off without a hitch. I did the Fiesty install , then, using an ethernet connection i opened synaptic and chose the bcm43xx-fwcutter program. During the intall a window popped up asking me if I wanted to download and install the driver for my card. I said yeas and it did.... flawless!I set up the RDC and have been RDCing into my Vista box at work to do any Windows programming I need to do. It works without a hitch. I have installeed the ntfs-3g driver to read and write to my external hard drive. I just used synaptic... again no problems.So far, the only problem i've had is getting the Cisco VPN client installed. I gave up on it and installed vpnc from synaptic once i get the particulars, we'll see if that works just as flawlessly.I'd like to change the name of fiesty fawn to Flawless Fawn! ;0)Well, Back at it!!

No sound on Toshiba Laptop Model A135-4447 after Feisty Fawn Update from Edgy

Hi everybody,I just installed the update for Feisty Fawn and everything went smooth except now I get no sound output which earlier was working fine. Can anybody suggest me what the problem is due to and any solutions about it.

The Perfect Setup - Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04)

This tutorial shows how to set up a Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well. http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect_setup_ubuntu704

setting up a freeradius server for wireless authentication

i am trying to set up my wireless network and i am considering using a freeradius server for authentication and TKIP for encryption and i am finding it difficult. Can you please help my. I am using the ubuntu Edgy 6.10.I hope you are going to help

How to Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Ubuntu

Java is an object-oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Java applications are compiled to bytecode, which at runtime is either interpreted or compiled to native machine code for execution.

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Debian/Ubuntu Package management Using dpkg

Dpkg is the Debian package manager dpkg is a medium-level tool to install, build, remove and manage Debian packages. The primary and more user-friendly front-end for dpkg is dselect.dpkg itself is controlled entirely via command line parameters,which consist of exactly one action and zero or more options. The action-parameter tells dpkg what to do and options control the behavior of the action in some way.

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Hi all, with an old 233mhz mochine, I am wondering if xubuntu is appropreat for this mochine? and is there a" live" CD, if so I have been unable to locate one.    Thanks  

How to secure WebDAV with SSL and Two-Factor Authentication

This guide documents how to configure a WebDAV resource using SSL and two-factor authentication and how to access that resource from Windows, Linux and Mac. http://www.howtoforge.com/webdav_with_ssl_and_two_factor_authentication

Live CD Errors

Hello.I have had a look around the forums for this issue and they all give me the same solution.  'Bad Download' or 'Bad Burn.  Whats the problem?  It varies from boot to boot.  I am using a live cd of both Kubuntu and Ubuntu Fiesty i386 and am trying to install over Kubuntu Fiesty Amd64.  For  all discs tried, on some boots the CMOS bypasses the DVD drive and goes to the hard drive.  I believe that it sees the disk as a bad disk.  Then sometimes I get to the installation splash screen on (K)Ubuntu and start the system load only to have errors half way through.  Yet other times I get to the Login Splash Screen where I am asked for username and password (both distros) of course I have no username or passward to login with.  Once I even booted right into Kubuntu Live Fiesty i386 and clicked on the install icon.  Almost got it, 75% of the way through the install then error I believe this disc was bad, but at least it got me that far. 

Back Up (And Restore) LVM Partitions With LVM Snapshots

This tutorial shows how you can create backups of LVM partitions with an LVM feature called LVM snapshots. An LVM snapshot is an exact copy of an LVM partition that has all the data from the LVM volume from the time the snapshot was created. The big advantage of LVM snapshots is that you do not have to worry about open files and database connections, and you do not have to interrupt/halt services on the live partition because a snapshot is usually created in fractions of a second, so your users will not notice any disruption, and your snapshot holds consistent data. http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_lvm_snapshots

Proftpd Monitoring With phpftpwho

Proftpd is an excellent FTP server with many features. Wouldn't it be nice to see who is connected to your FTP server and what they are doing all in a convenient web-interface? phpftpwho allows you to see who is accessing your Proftpd FTP server all in a convenient web-interface. It is simple to install and only requires Proftpd, Apache, and PHP. http://www.howtoforge.com/proftpd_monitoring_phpftpwho

Automatix2 Overview Guide in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn With lots of Screenshots

Automatix is a graphical interface for automating the installation of the most commonly requested applications in Debian based Linux operating systems.

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Installing VirtualBox On Ubuntu

This tutorial shows how you can install InnoTek's VirtualBox on a Ubuntu desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show both ways. http://www.howtoforge.com/virtualbox_ubuntu

How do you watch Video over a wireless network

I have Ubuntu edgy on my IBM thinkpad as dual boot option.  I use the wireless to conect to the network and Internet.  I have video on my may computer shared and can see the files, but they will not play over the wireless.I use VLC.  If I copy the file over locally it will play.  I know I am missing something simple.Also, I have to manually conect via wireless every time I start the machine up.  Where can I set this to automatically connect.Thanks