All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Samba’

Nicole Scherzinger Brings Life To Party

Everybody’s talking about and ogling Nicole Scherzinger ever since she stepped out in a body-hugging, skin-exposing black suit for a wild night out. The former Pussycat Doll and X Factor judge effortlessly grabbed the attention of all onlookers with her killer cat suit, which featured an elaborate and blinging brocade-like front and back. The main parts of the shining silver …

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Samba’s Allison Dumps Novell For Google

The deal between Microsoft and Novell that will promote SuSE Linux to Windows customers proved too much for Jeremy Allison, who has cited it as his reason for departing Novell and its SuSE Linux team.

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Google Brings Samba, CC Early Gifts

Samba and Creative Commons, both with ties in the open source community, benefited from Google’s largesse, an early present to a pair of organizations for the holidays.

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Samba Problems

It never rains but it pours: I’ve had four Samba call in the past two days. A couple of things to keep in mind as a result of helping those folks:

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Network Neighborhood, Visionfs, Samba Authentication and all that

Unix and Linux machines have been able to provide Network Neighborhood style file and print services for some time now, but I constantly see confusion and problems due to misunderstanding of how these things work.

I’m going to use an example from a real situation involving an XP user and a SCO Visionfs network. The concepts of this apply to Linux, Mac, Samba: it doesn’t really matter.

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Running Samba on the Mac OS X Server

Mac OS X Server is an Apple operating system product based on Mac OS X, with the addition of administrative tools and server software. One area in which it differs from Mac OS X is in the configuration of Samba-based services.

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