Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3: Configuring a Samba Server

Configuring a Samba Server The default configuration file (/etc/samba/smb.conf) allows users to view their home directories as a Samba share. It also shares all printers configured for the system as Samba shared printers. In other words, you can attach a printer to the system and print to it from the Windows machines on your network. Graphical Configuration To configure Samba […]

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8 Deadly Commands You Should Never Run on Linux

Linux’s terminal commands are powerful, and Linux won’t ask you for confirmation if you run a command that won’t break your system. It’s not uncommon to see trolls online recommending new Linux users run these commands as a joke. Learning the commands you shouldn’t run can help protect you from trolls while increasing your understanding of how Linux works. This […]

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Dual Boot Your Pre-Installed Windows 7 Computer with Ubuntu

You have a new computer that came with Windows 7 pre-installed on it, and you want to create a dual boot system so you can run Ubuntu Linux as well. Here we take you through the process to install Ubuntu on your pre-installed Windows 7 machine. For this demonstration we’re using Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit) and Ubuntu 9.10 (32-bit) […]

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The Painless Way to Ditch Your Old Windows XP for a More Secure Linux

Windows XP just isn’t secure anymore! If the expense of the new Windows operating systems is too great, here’s an easy and painless way to get a completely free Linux, keep your old Windows XP installation, and start surfing securely. There are a lot of great features of Linux, and security is one of the best. Viruses on desktop versions […]

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View DELL Service Tag and Express Service Code From Linux and Windows

When you call DELL customer support for any help, they will ask for either Service Tag or Express Service Code. You also need service tag to download drivers and documentations from DELL support website. When you have physical access to the system, you can easily identify the service tag affixed on the body of the server. DELL support site shows […]

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