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smb service starting file error

Posted 06-24-2009 at 11:40 AM by niyaz

i wanted to do some r&d in my samba file so i took a backup of smb.conf smb.conf_ori
when i tried to start the service it says,

smbd dead but pid file exists
nmbd (pid 4845) is running...

plz guide me to resolve this problem..
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How to Install Tuxonice in Ubuntu

Posted 06-24-2009 at 02:16 AM by sridhar11

TuxOnIce is most easily described as the Linux equivalent of Windowsí hibernate functionality,but better. It saves the contents of memory to disk and powers down. When the computer is started up again, it reloads the contents and the user can continue from where they left off. No documents need to be reloaded or applications reopened and the process is much faster than a normal shutdown and start up.

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On a personal note...

Posted 06-24-2009 at 12:03 AM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-25-2009 at 12:31 AM by Shingoshi

Recently, I had one of those "life's getting in the way" moments. In fact, it was the whole day. It left me very disturbed with the outcome of a project I had hoped to have finished and presently running. But things didn't turn out that way, and I wrote one of my friends ranting about my current misery.

Now mind you, this is someone who has known for about 20 years now. In fact, he says he knew me longer than that. We just hadn't formed a friendship until years after our being...
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Posted 06-23-2009 at 11:06 PM by pereb
Updated 03-01-2010 at 03:14 PM by pereb (more relevant links)

Last month I wrote about the crossroads I was at in my career. Well, I decided it was time to take some action. Since Iím new to certifications, I talked to some friends in the field and did some looking around online, and decided to pick up PMP video training from PREPLOGIC.COM (here: I love it. I bought the PMP practice exam from PrepLogic, too but Iíve really just started looking at that.

I looked into...
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Somewhere, over the rainbow...

Posted 06-23-2009 at 10:32 PM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-23-2009 at 10:36 PM by Shingoshi

How much do you engage in imagination about what Linux is fully capable of? Is Linux simply something that you use, and don't give much else thought to it? Have you ever wondered what a society driven by Linux or open-source would look like? Are you limited to thinking the other guys will always rule the world?

Are you content to be on the fringe of society, rather being a significant component of it? Do you marginalize Linux and open-source in general by thinking what can't be achieved,...
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