Category Archives: Windows 7

Directory sharing between Linux and Windows

1. Sharing/serving a Linux directory to Windows $ sudo apt-get install samba $ sudo smbpasswd -a USERNAME $ mkdir /home/USERNAME/sharedfolder $ sudo vi /etc/samba/smb.conf [sharedfolder] path = /home/USERNAME/sharedfolder available = yes valid users = USERNAME read only = no browsable … Continue reading

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Choosing the default network card (NIC) that should access the Internet

In the presense of multiple network adapters, it is sometimes necessary to manually specify which one is the default used for internet routing, for example. To accomplish this, you have to manually add a “metric” to each interface. Windows will … Continue reading

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