Articles by stefbon
Browsing the Windows network with your linux machine with automatic mounting and discovery of all hosts and shares.Author: stefbon • Tags: linux, samba, storage • Comments: 0
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.
Backing Up With rsync And Managing Previous Versions/HistoryAuthor: stefbon • Tags: backup • Comments: 14
Backing Up With rsync And Managing Previous Versions/History This howto describes a method doing backups with rsync. This is done before, but this howto is also about managing previous versions, by copying to be changed and deleted items first to a history/version tree.