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Posted 05-15-2009 at 07:18 PM byMoorlie Updated 05-15-2009 at 07:21 PM byMoorlie
After much deliberation I decided to take the plunge and install Ubuntu on my laptop today. It's a basic HP Pavilion sporting an AMD Turino64 processor and an nVidia 7150m graphics card.
Then I got cold feet and decided I did not want to repartition my hard disk and run the risk of trashing my existing Vista install, too much work there. I opted to use Wubi, a Ubuntu installer that uses space on an existing Windows partition and adds a dual-boot menu.
Used as a personal problem/solution tracker.
Posts are published when I have found a solution. Unpublished posts are used to keep track of things I haven't had the time to look up yet.
I really recommend this method because it's a very useful way to do a linux to-do list. I find it also helps others, especially with more obscure problems, or problems that are harder to search for. Be mindful of what keywords you use, and the...
I installed LDAP integrated Samba server (file server) using SLES10 for Windows clients. I created a group and added two users. Even though I assigned the permission for group - rwx on the dir, it doesn't allow to modify one user's file by another user.
If I want to make one directory to handle by more than one users, how can I create and assign the users for the dir?
I did, created a group - Finance and added users USER1 and USER2. Then I assigned to the group...
cutmp3, as the name implies is a simple command line tool to edit and cut MP3 files without loosing any quality. cutmp3 can edit the mp3 files interactively or selection (start time and end time) can be provided from the command line or even better can be used with a timetable fiile specifiying different start/end times from the same MP3 files. Read More