LXer: Quickly share Linux directories with a Windows networkview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: So you broke down and finally set up a Linux machine on your network. And this time it's not a server! You're running one of the more recent distributions (let's say either Ubuntu 10.04 or Fedora 13) with the GNOME desktop. Here's the thing: you need to allow other users, those using Microsoft Windows-based machines, to have access to specific directories on that Linux box. (HowTos)

Microsoft Whistleblowing Alleges That Microsoft/Jon DeVaan Engages in Political Corruption/Election Fraudview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A senior vice president in charge of Microsoft’s cash cow (Windows Core Operating System Division) is said/claimed to be breaking the law and the FBI is approached for a federal investigation THE LAST post ended on the note that Microsoft is exploiting its newly-acquired influence in the government in order to cause legal trouble to companies which are good Linux stewards. Speaki (General)

Microsoft Offers More Filesystem Patent Traps (While Suing Over Them Again), Red Hat’s Rob Tiller Speaksview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft keeps using filesystems to extort money out of Linux users and Red Hat explains its latest amicus brief in Bilski WE ARE STILL preparing a post about Microsoft’s patent lawsuit against Motorola, which ought to serve as a wakeup call to Mono and Moonlight boosters. (General)

LXer: Share folders and subfolders with Dropbox in Linuxview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Dropbox is a nifty little application that lets you sync and share files on the Internet and between several computers. Want to send a movie to a friend? Use Dropbox. Want to have a common folder for pictures that you and your girlfriend can update on different computers? Use Dropbox. The problem with Dropbox is that you can’t share entire folders. Only individual links. (HowTos)

[ubuntu] Character set problems with cifsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am accessing a samba share on an Buffalo Terastation from 10.04. Mounting the share from the desktop (gvfs) and using smbclient works fine, all characters are displayed correctly. However, when I do a permanent mount all 8-bit characters show up as "?" and I get "invalid encoding" errors from the desktop file manager. (HowTos)

GNOME sysadmins: Hello World!view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – I don’t even know where to start! There have been a lot of changes and improvements going on within the GNOME Sysadmin Team lately, and I thought I should share a few of the things we’ve been working on, as well as some of the changes we have planned. First of all, as Olav mentioned in our inaugural post, I’ve been hired as the GNOME part-time Sysadmin. (Software)

Apache: http and https (ssl) no accessview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi Foks, I'm stuck with getting my webserver to work with https. (HowTos)

3 Places to find what’s trending in the Internetview story

http://www.chaaps.com – The Internet is a viral media and is highly inconsistent - Once, the talk of the town may be about Google and the next moment it may turn out to be Justin Bieber. Bloggers usually read other blogs to get post ideas but it is best to write what is most discussed and talked about. Alright, But where to find what’s trending in the Internet? Well.. (General)

post your radiotray bookmarks.xmlview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Radiotray's bookmarks are located in/home/nn/.local/share/radiotray/bookmarks.xml==== DUTCH/BELGIUM RADIO CHANNELS    <bookmark name="Radio 1" url="http://shoutcast.omroep.nl:8100/"/>    <bookmark name="Radio 2" url="http://shoutcast.omroep.nl:8102/"/>    <bookmark name="3fm" url="http://shoutc (HowTos)

How to install and configure samba in ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat via GUIview story

http://www.unixmen.com – If you want to share files between your Ubuntu and Windows computers, the best option is to use Samba file sharing. In our previous posts, we did show you how to install  and configure  samba in ubuntu via command line, Today we will do the installation and configuration in ubuntu  10.10 Maverick Meerkat via GUI. (HowTos)