“Connection failed”, when conneting to Avahi advertised Samba-service from OSX Finder

logo_samba.biu7haidj74s00w808s8kcoc4.17ldmg3f9ou8088wk04c40sgo.thIf you own a Mac and have recently tried advertising a Samba-service/share (most likely from a computer running Linux or a NAS-server), you properly also ran into the same problems that I were having, when trying to connect to it from the OSX Finder.

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Egen mail-server hos Telenor

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Jeg har netop skiftet fra Stofanet til Telenor Bredbånd.

Jeg har egen mail-server kørende på min Internet forbindelse. Opsætningen på Stofanet’s netværk var lige til at gå til, da de har en fin vejledning på deres hjemmeside, som beskriver hvordan man gør.

Men efter mit nylige skift til Telenor fandt jeg, til min store forbavselse, at Telenor ikke har oplysninger liggende på deres hjemmeside, som beskriver hvorledes du skal konfigurere din mail-server, så den kan sende og modtage mails på deres netværk.

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iPhone Bluetooth Tethering in Ubuntu

iphone_tethering_waiting.xv1g76k0ei8s8cwo8gck0gw8.17ldmg3f9ou8088wk04c40sgo.thUbuntu is, out of the box, pretty good at handling mobile Internet connections via bluetooth from various mobile devices. It even supports the iPhone to some extent.

I’ve been using Ubuntu’s built in functions to access the Internet from my netbook via my iPhone for quite a while now, but I have never been completely satisfied with the reliability, when connecting/disconnecting to the iPhone.

I take the train to work just about every day, and usually I would have to do some tinkering with both my iPhone and my netbook, every time I wanted to connect to the Internet.

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How to mount a Samba share in a Linux/UNIX environment

logo_samba.biu7haidj74s00w808s8kcoc4.17ldmg3f9ou8088wk04c40sgo.thThere are certain things I always forget.

This is one of the things that has kept me starring at a blank UNIX terminal, a few times to many. So I decided to finally document the solution I always end up searching for.

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