Problem: At newer Linux Setups with Samba 3 by default smbpasswd changes the user unix login password and samba share password. For higher security i prefer different passwords like on debian SARGE Solution: edit as root /etc/samba/smb.conf enter unix password sync = no (Yes=default) restart samba /etc/init.d/samba restart set new different passwords for a user with passwd and smbpasswd check passwords..working
Problem: Background Color is default brown at Ubuntu after you have logged in by gdm Solution: open console run #sudo nano /etc/gdm/PreSession/Default change Key #dab082 (Backcolorsetting at Line 61) to #000000 (Black)
Problem: If you use a USB HDD Disk at you Ubuntu PC and Nautilus does not Automount the disk then check the USB-HDD for “Bootable” Flag Solution: open console run #sudo fdisk /dev/sdX (X=USB-Disk) enter p to check if no star is set for “bootable” then enter a (set)and enter w (save) replug the USB-Disk now after some time the USB-Disk must be connected by Nautilus mail me for problems…thanks
Problem: Inside a Laboratory Farm of 5 Samba Servers sometimes one or more Servers are sporadically hidden at Windows XP Client Neighbourhood (Netzwerkumgebung), but they are still sharing the files and are still online. Or XP Clients hangs up at browsing the Local Network for some minutes. Solution: Open /etc/samba/smb.conf with Editor set domain master = No set local master = YES set preferred master = No restart samba service with /etc/init.d/samba restart Background: The nmbd service is browsing at your network and if he find the option domain master he will ignore the information of the other server (data […]
Problem: If you make a alternate Install of Ubuntu the Fontcache is not writeable cause the update miss some text files inside the font directories. Log: Updating fontconfig cache… /usr/share/fonts: failed to write cache /usr/share/ fonts/X11: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/X11/encodings/large: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/X11/misc: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/X11/util: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/truetype: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/truetype/arphic: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/truetype/baekmuk: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont: failed to write cache /usr/share/fonts/truetype/kochi: failed to write cache […]
Warning: If you setup a Server with LVM and Software Raid 1 – 5 and a Crash happens the LVM blocks the saving of the EXT-3 File Journal to the HDD. Solution: Do not use LVM with Software RAID !!! to keep DATA save. Same with Luks Encryption and LVM!!!