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Browsing the Windows network with your linux machine with automatic mounting and discovery of all hosts and shares.

An attempt to complete automatic discovery and mounting of SMB (Windows and Samba) networkshares

For some time I've been looking for a good way to let my computer discover the Windows network and other networkservices like SSH and FTP and mount shares on demand. After trying the kioslaves in the desktop of my choice (KDE) and the FUSE programs Fusesmb and SmbNetFs, I was not really satisfied. There had to be an way to let my computer discover all the workgroups/domains, the hosts and the shares, and mount a share on a hosts on demand.

This contruction does that exactly, for the networkservices SMB ("Windows Neighboorhoud") and SSH. Support for FTP is underway. 

Network Management And Monitoring With Hyperic HQ On Ubuntu 7.04

Network Management And Monitoring With Hyperic HQ On Ubuntu 7.04

This document describes how to set up Hyperic HQ on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides an awesome, web-based "Systems-Management-Software". It's the next stage of classical monitoring and able to manage all kinds of operating systems, web servers, application servers and database servers.

CPU Frequency Scaling In Ubuntu

CPU Frequency Scaling In Ubuntu

So, you have an irritatingly loud CPU fan which is making you consider whether or not launching your laptop through the nearest window is a good idea. Well, before you do that, why not give CPU frequency scaling a go.

Use SSHFS With rdiff-backup.

Use SSHFS With rdiff-backup

An excellent tool to create backups is rdiff-backup. It is based on SSH, and the feature of SSH to execute a command on a remote system, as long as you can log in to this machine with SSH. Now I've been experimenting with SSHFS, and one of the things it can be used for is rdiff-Backup. Sshfs is a FUSE module, which allows you to mount the remote system.

PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04

PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04

This document describes how to set up PostBooks ERP on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides a powerful GUI-based ERP-system. Postbooks is licensed under the CPAL license (OSI-certified Common Public Attribution License).

How To Use NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Fedora 7

How To Use NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Fedora 7

Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to use ntfs-3g on a Fedora 7 desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

SuPHP On Fedora 7 Or CentOS 5 With ISPConfig

SuPHP On Fedora 7 Or CentOS 5 With ISPConfig

This document describes how to set up suPHP on Fedora 7 or CentOS 5 with ISPConfig. The resulting system will support suPHP with ISPConfig.

Installing Simple Invoices On Debian Etch

Installing Simple Invoices On Debian Etch

This tutorial describes how to install Simple Invoices on a Debian Etch server. Simple Invoices is a web-based, basic invoicing system that lets you create and manage your invoices, export them as PDF or Excel files, email them to your customers, etc. It is intended for small businesses/organizations and home users.

How To Install Sun Java SE 6 JDK and NetBeans 5.5.1 on Fedora 7

How To Install Sun Java SE 6 JDK and NetBeans 5.5.1 - Fedora 7

This tutorial shows how to install Sun Java JDK and NetBeans IDE on the fresh Fedora 7 installation. The readers I had in mind when assembling this are the people who are anxious to start using NetBEans and Sun's Java SE on their newly installed Fedora systems. Some of the bits and pieces on the topics I found on the Internet are assembled into this tutorial in order to make it as comprehensive as possible. I tried to follow the HowToForge document format. I have not tried this on the x64 architecture, but it should be very similar. I would welcome any feedback on that.

Logitech MX Revolution's Special Buttons On Fedora 7

Logitech MX Revolution's Special Buttons On Fedora 7

This document describes how to enable and configure the Logitech MX Revolution's special buttons on Fedora 7.

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