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Ubuntu Samba

April 10th, 2014
Samba service setup

What is Ubuntu Samba? Samba (SMB) is the standard Windows file and printer sharing SMB/CIFS protocol, which was implemented for Linux and Unix machines to communicate with Windows-based. If you use a mixed Windows & other operating systems environment, Samba can be quite useful protocol, to upload/download the files inside your home network plus for accessing […]

Set-up DynDNS (DDNS)

March 18th, 2014
How to setup home dyndns

Set-up DynDNS It is a good idea to implement a dynamic DNS (DynDNS, DDNS), in order to enable external access to your home server or NAS after installing them. I have used this feature already for few years. It is quite handy for example, when you are abroad or just travelling and you suddenly want to get […]

Ubuntu SSH Server

February 18th, 2014
Setup Ubuntu SSH server

Install SSH server I hope that you successfully installed the Ubuntu Linux server. The next step is to install the Ubuntu SSH server (SSH is a secure remote shell). I would advise you to install a SSH server as it will allow you remotely check and change the server configuration or install new packages and the […]