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2Aug/120

How to access a “shared folder” Windows da Linux con Samba

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Many networks have the advantage of Windows "Active Directory" and Local Domains, an important priority within the company if. Most of the Windows shares using the solution "WORKGROUP", the default choice when creating a shared network (to share files or printers). The majority of users have the idea that WORKGROUP is something that can be accessed only by Windows. It is not so and we will prove in this article with the help of a small program command line for linux: Samba.

18Jun/115

Tips: Open an EPS file with Gimp on Windows XP

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The version of Gimp for Windows is nothing more than a port of the most complete version for Linux. By itself Gimp on Windows has nothing to envy to the Linux version, it was not for some small additional packages that are enabled natively on Linux. One of these is Ghostscript.

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Ghostscript is a collection of free programs based on an interpreter of page description languages PostScript and Portable Document Format, both of the Adobe.

25Feb/110

FocusWriter: a text editor, for those who are too distracted

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FocusWriter is a program designed to those who want or need to sccrivere, but he can not disrarsi. It is open source and available on the net for all operating systems. Sometimes you need to necessarily produce texts, that are the thesis, the pages of a novel o la shopping list, and at any time we run the risk that some Gmail notification, a icon too attractive or simple computer menu manage to distract us from the main job.

18Oct/100

A small donation can not only be good

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Today nothing technical, Wikipedia examine the case and expand the discussion to open source and communities.

As is well known, Wikipedia does not present any type of advertising between its pages, even conveyed. This is a great advantage for the user, it translates into a disadvantage in terms of income for those who build Wikipedia. So how do you "stand" the entire property? Who pays the web space? The answer is simple: users of goodwill that, the hands of the credit card, decide to donate part of their wealth to philanthropic association of the same name, la Wikimedia Foundation.

20Sep/104

Check a Linux desktop from Windows or Linux with VNC

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In today's post we see how access to a desktop GNU / Linux (which we will call "server") da un pc GNU/Linux o Windows (which we will call "client") with VNC. For today's article, I draw inspiration from an interesting post in English.

Log in to a desktop GNU / Linux from a any other system, located in a anywhere (LAN, internet) using VNC is relatively simple. The result can be obtained regardless of operating system used (GNU/Linux, Windows the Mac OS X). One of the most interesting features is that this procedure can be implemented in a free with a small expenditure of time and without being experts.

7Jul/100

What webserver runs with that domain?

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Today I am publishing a quick advice to learn about the server type associated with a domain. The site "aruljohn.com" we offer this service.