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sharing files from Windows machines

Posted 05-07-2011 at 07:07 AM by neonsignal

To access files shared from Windows machines, install the package smbfs.

Shares on the other machine can be listed:
Code:
smbclient -L windows_machine
Shares can be mounted to a local mount-point (ie an empty directory):
Code:
smbmount //windows_machine/share share -o user=username
or using mount directly:
Code:
mount -t smbfs -o username=username //windows_machine/share share
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unable to ping the remote host

Posted 05-07-2011 at 05:35 AM by praveen464
Updated 05-07-2011 at 06:25 AM by praveen464

I have installed the 2 linux os RHEL5.4 on 2 virtual machines in the VMware workstation7.0.

1st os IP address is 192.168.1.107
[root@redhat2 ~]# ifconfig
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0C:29:5D:13:A3
inet addr:192.168.1.107 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::20c:29ff:fe5d:13a3/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:324014 errors:0...
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manually setting up a bridge tap into a network

Posted 05-07-2011 at 05:01 AM by neonsignal

The following stanzas are for /etc/network/interfaces. They set up a bridge tap into the network (which I originally used for virtual machines, though most of the VM managers set this up automatically now).

First, we create a bridge:
Code:
iface br0 inet static
   address 192.168.1.2
   netmask 255.255.255.0
   gateway 192.168.1.1
   bridge_ports eth0 tap0
The old interface is changed to manual:
Code:
iface eth0
...
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Installing Quantum GIS

Posted 05-06-2011 at 08:07 AM by megasaputra

When I installed QGIS, I downloaded the rpm. Then I searched the dependency. The dependency for QGIS are :
libgeos >= 2 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
libgdal1 >= 1.6.0 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
sqlite >= 3.5 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
gpsbabel is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
python-gdal is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
libfcgi.so.0 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586
libgdal.so.1 is needed by qgis-1.6.0-12.5.i586...
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manually setting up WPA for wireless interfaces

Posted 05-06-2011 at 05:26 AM by neonsignal
Updated 05-06-2011 at 05:31 AM by neonsignal

Since the default wireless interface is typically wlan0, it can be useful to edit /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules to set the interface name.

The wireless supplicant daemon is also required:
Code:
apt-get install wpasupplicant
The wpasupplicant entries are stored in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf. Entries can be added manually, or using:
Code:
wpa_passphrase ssid key >>/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
...
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