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

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 the WORKGROUP is something that can be accessed only by Windows. Not so and we will prove in this article with the help of a small program command line for linux: Samba. (more…)

Tips: Open an EPS file with Gimp on Windows XP

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. (more…)

Linux also has a children's applications “portable”, but it is necessary?

For some years now the “portable software” the “x-software” is an established, software che no need to install, but starts directly through an executable. These software were written natively for “turn” below Windows, given the low share of dependencies, and in fact has been appreciated by most of these users on the network, not to mention the praise some of the main newspapers IT online.

What's this substantially? In short, the “portable software” the “x-software” software is often open source, packed, including all dependencies necessary for the operation which goes simply launched and does not require installation. In a few words could be sufficient within the computer a root directory containing links the software is not portable to “soil” the Windows registry, preventing possible malfunction. They are also designed for use by removable devices, come on cd USB flash drives. Simply have the program unpacked the stick. (more…)

A click in the URL bar of Firefox to highlight any address

Chi usa GNU/Linux knows, the Firefox features for all operating systems are the same, but sometimes we find move, the renamed. One of these functions is evidenzeare whole URL of a site with a click anziché due. It may seem trivial, but when you often use both GNU/Linux that Windows this difference creates confusion, and I wonder why this feature might not be at least Unified for both operating systems.

Let's see in a few short passages as set the single click to highlight the entire address. First we type the address in Firefox “about:config“. (more…)

Songbird music changes, no longer support GNU / Linux

A true revolution was unleashed when the official blog of Songbird for example, reported that the player no longer support GNU / Linux.

74 trackback and 589 Comments say a lot about the satisfaction of users from the open source for this strategic choice. Virtually all of the comments come from users of the player with GNU / Linux, who do not let themselves be fooled by the almost triumphant tone of the post: “Songbird sings a new tune” associated with the image of the mascot “Songbird” happy that he sings and if the sounds, I put the same article. (more…)