Category Archives: Linux

Enable Samba File-sharing

Quickest way to enable samba file sharing without much of hassles: Open Terminal and follow the steps: $ su -# smbpasswd -a -L # smbpasswd -e -L Replace with the username of the account you want to enable Samba access, … Continue reading

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Gtalk in Linux

Generally we use pidgin for Google IM service (read more) but since the jabber and all other protocols (other than http) are blocked in our college, we will have to use web based gtalk engines : Google Talk Gadget Meebo … Continue reading

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Porting DC++ for GNU/Linux

Particularly in colleges where media sharing is very popular among students (like in ours) DC++ can be used to inter-connect different hostels and enable fast file-sharing. DC++ is a free and open-source, peer-to-peer file-sharing client that can be used to … Continue reading

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