Vincent Faliès - Artisan Codeur

Mount shared Samba directories on Ubuntu

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Prerequisite

You must install the followwing package:

apt-get install smbclient
apt-get install cifs-utils

From console

mount -t cifs //server_ip_address/shared_name /mount_path --verbose -o user=user_samba,password=password_samba

To mount automaticaly this directory at the startup, you mu...

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How to create a desktop launcher on Ubuntu

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When you download a new application from the web, you don't have a launcher automaticaly. For instance, you want download the last version of Cura for 3D printing. The downloaded file is a AppImage.

You can directly run this file if you're setting his rights:

chmod a+x Ultimaker_Cura-4.6.1.App...

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When you get a taste for the virtual desktop under Linux, it's quite difficult to do without it.

On Ubuntu 18.04, by default, when the user change his virtual desktop with a multi-screen configuration, only the primary screen change ! To modify this comportement and change the desktop on all scree...

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Fix broken package (Debian/Ubuntu)

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Sometimes when you install manually some packages, they are broken and the command

sudo apt --fix-broken install

does not works !

In this case, 2 steps to correct:

  1. Soft correction
sudo apt-get update --fix-missing
sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt-get install -f

If the problem of a...

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