How to set up a Samba file server to use with Windows clients

According to the Samba project web site, Samba is an open source/free software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Unlike other implementations of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol (such as LM Server for HP-UX, LAN Server for OS/2, or VisionFS), Samba (along with its source code) is freely available (at no […]
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How to mount Google Drive on Linux

As I speak, more than 22,000 people signed up for a petition, desperately wanting to have an official native Linux client for Google Drive, and yet their voice is still being ignored by Google. Perhaps when it comes to boosting their bottom line, Linux desktop market is not a priority for Google. They can ignore […]
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How to mount HDFS using FUSE

Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) is a distributed, scalable filesystem developed as the back-end storage for data-intensive Hadoop applications. As such, HDFS is designed to handle very large files with “write-once-read-many” access model. As HDFS is not a full-fledged POSIX compliant filesystem, it cannot be directly mounted by the operating system, and file access with […]
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