Category Archives: Linux

Setting up Samba on Linux Mint (the easy way)

The Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol is a network file sharing protocol introduced by Microsoft and can be incredibly useful when moving files across multiplatform machines (particularly if your primary machine is a Windows desktop). Samba is a file and … Continue reading

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Configuring Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 for YUM without a Redhat Subscription

It has been a very long time since I have installed a Redhat Enterprise Linux distribution having tended to prefer Ubuntu based distributions (such as Linux Mint) or CentOS if I really wanted a Redhat derivative (although for Oracle Database … Continue reading

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Oracle Unbreakable Linux installation fails on Hyper-V Generation 2 Virtual Machine

Have you been attempting (and failing) to install Oracle Unbreakable Linux as a Virtual Machine under Hyper-V and cannot figure out what is wrong? If you are receiving the following message: Then I bet you are using a Hyper-V generation … Continue reading

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