Mount SMB shares in Ubuntu

Here is a quick guide on how to install CIFS and use it to mount SMB shares (aka Windows shares) in Ubuntu.  This is tested on Ubuntu 12.04 but should work on most recent versions as well as other Debian releases.

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 23:05 by simon · Permalink · One Comment
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Assign a static IP to Ubuntu

When installing a new Ubuntu system it sets up the network cards to use DHCP by default.  I like to give my servers a static address.  So here are the instructions detailing how to assign a static IP to Ubuntu.  These instructions were written with Ubuntu 12.04 in mind, though will probably work on most […]

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 23:44 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Move the titlebar buttons to the right in Ubuntu 12.04

If like me you don’t like the way that Ubuntu is looking more and more like OSX these days here is something you can do to help restore some normality back to your desktop.

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 0:36 by simon · Permalink · One Comment
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Raspberry Pi – first boot

Today I finally had a chance to burn a Linux image to an SD card and boot up my Raspberry Pi.

Posted on July 20, 2012 at 23:00 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Add a new disk to a Linux system

This is the procedure I use to add a disk to any of my fedora / centos / redhat systems.

Posted on July 13, 2012 at 7:05 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
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