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Share Files in Linux

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How to Share files in Linux? In order to share files in Linux, you need to have following installed in your system. samba samba-common If it is not installed, first install it. To Install: sudo apt-get install samba Once the server is install, issue the following command: sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf Make the following changes: workgroup […]

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Linux Essentials for Testers

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As a software tester, knowledge of basic Linux commands is a necessary. Before going in to details commands we should be aware of some of the facts of Linux OS. Facts You can do almost anything in a terminal which you can also do from GUI Most command was first designed to work in the […]

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Compiling and Installing Custom Linux Kernel

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Compiling and Installing Custom Linux Kernel The below mentioned steps will work in Ubuntu or debian like systems. I have tested it on Ubuntu 10.10. Download and unzip(preparing) sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kernel-package libncurses5-dev fakeroot wget bzip2 Download the kernel sources and unzip as shown below. sudo tar xjf linux-2.6.18.1.tar.bz2sudo ln -s linux-2.6.18.1 […]

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No Sound from Ubuntu linux or Mint

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No Sound from Ubuntu linux or Mint Searched google for possible answer to the problem but solution mentioned was not sufficient to solve my issues. I wasted couple of weekends resolving this issue.Finally I solved by removing PulseAudio and ALSA packages and installing OSS(Open Sound System) What is OSS?OSS provides low -level audio drivers for […]