Qubes, an open source operating system designed to provide strong security for desktop computing and which is based on Xen, X Window System, and Linux, and can run most Linux applications and utilize most of the Linux drivers, is now at version 2 Beta 1. The first edition of Qubes was released just a few months ago and the deve... (read more)
‘Qubes is an open source operating system based on Linux, which is designed to provide strong security for desktop computing. Its unique selling point is that all applications that are run on Qubes is sand-boxed from each other.
Just a short Tutorial today. It’s surprising how many people do not know this. To change the hostname under Linux, open a terminal window. Type the following code.
sudo nano /etc/hosts
and change the text to your new hostname. Changes will take effect on Restart.
The CPU beep is a really irritating thing in Linux distros and sometimes the graphical sound manager does not work when shutting it up.
Fortunately there is a simple way to do it in terminal. In Ubuntu (and distros based upon it) type:
gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
In Debian type:
to mount smb volume:
# smbclient --list host_smb_server
when you already know which folder you want to mount then
# mount -t cifs -o username=joe //host_dir/shared_folder /media/smb
this command will prompt you the password… type it.
to find out what is mounted on system: