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Connecting Techniques On Windows Shared Folders The Linux Way

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 15 Mar, 2011

In our daily online activities, most of the time we are not aware that we do file server connection. Without using a separate program, it will be easier to do ftp or samba connection in Linux operating system. On this article we are going to discuss techniques how you can do terminal-less remote file server connection.

When you like to use shortcuts of the keyboard for server connection, the window for the run application should be opened using the shortcut Alt then F2 from the keyboard. At the beginning of the command, you may add the protocol to specify the type of your server. You may choose the time duration for storing your password after filling-out the next popup window intended for connection purposes. You should have desktop shortcut and shortcut on the left side portion as you connect to an automatically opened window.

On the other hand, from your top menu bar you will have places menu if you are using distributions based on gnomes and Ubuntu Linux. You may click connect to server after opening the menu. You can choose the type of the server you want to connect to upon opening of a new window with a drop down menu. You may also choose Windows share and fill-out information required for a server with samba/cifs. Otherwise, from the menu of Nautilus file, you can connect to server window if you want to.

Now, you may click add to panel after right-clicking the menu where you like to add the shortcut if you are looking to have an instant access to the connect server window from the gnome menu bar. One of the results should be to connect to server after finding for the word – connect from the popup window. At the bottom of the window you may click add » Continue.. |

Adding Windows Font To Ubuntu Linux

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 14 Mar, 2011

If you are using a personal computer with Ubuntu Linux operating system and you need to have Windows font like Arial, you need to add that font to your Linux PC system.

As we all know, Websites and documents particularly using Windows fonts such as Arial and Calibri, most especially, Times New Roman font is one of the requirements needed to write and edit important files and documents as well as legal documents, articles, and Web logs.

There are also other usable fonts that can be added and included on your Ubuntu personal computer that will take as easy as 1-2-3 and it is free of charge.

You can now use the software center for downloading the primary used fonts such Arial and other widely used fonts by choosing the Software Center of Ubuntu Linux after opening your Applications menu.

You may enter ttf-mscorefonts in the search box, then directly in the results of the search field on the Installer for Microsoft TrueType core fonts section, you may click on Install. You may click on Authenticate as the requested personal password is entered. Depending on the speed of your Web connection that takes a span of several minutes, downloading and installation of fonts will take place automatically. For you to try the new fonts out, the OpenOffice can be launched as soon as you completed the installation. You will see that your needed fonts like Arial, Calibri, and the most important one, Times New Roman is added, likewise those fonts that are rarely used will also be included. You will notice that the OpenOffice’s font as default is Liberation Serif in Ubuntu Linux; but the default font will be changed to Times New Roman as you install the font pack.

There are lots of fonts available for free in the Software Center of » Continue.. |

Symbolic Links For Linux

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 14 Mar, 2011

You don’t have to maintain duplicate copies of files and folders if you want to have an access easily from different folders because for you to link anything in Windows operating systems from XP higher and Ubuntu Linux, you can now use Symbolic Links or also known as Sym-links that is shortcuts in advance. Your folders and files will appear like they are stored in folder with Sym-links although it only pertains to their exact place because a single folder and file can now have a symbolic link.

Now, symbolic links have two kinds which are soft and hard. In hard symbolic link the folder or file appears that it really exists at the place of the symbolic link and any difference will not be obvious or recognized. The soft symbolic link functions similar to standard shortcut on the other hand because you will be redirected to the folder where the stored file is located.

You might ask the importance of Sym-links at this point. Straightforwardly, we can use symbolic links for keeping the accessibility of important files from various locations; storing on a second hard drive your videos, music, photos and you can make them appear in your standard folders of videos, music, photos to make it easy for your media programs to detect it; you can now do the settings folder moving to its location of origin for any program; you can do Dropbox folder synchronization; and many other functions.

On the other hand, if you like to do moving of files to another folder or drive and link them symbolically, you may perform the right instructions sequentially for symbolic link creation on your operating system; you can move the folder or file to your new preferred location; and likewise, you can close the programs which have access to that folder » Continue.. |

Windows Can Be Used To Browse Your Linux Partition

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 14 Mar, 2011

While you are in Windows you can backup some of your important files. Now, there’s a tool called Ext2Read for using Windows to browse your Linux partition. By default, while there are tools that can read partitions such as ext3 and ext2 older versions, most distribution channels of Linux today use the partition under ext4. For reading all three versions of ext partitions, you can use Ext2Read and this is an open source when it comes to Linux.

This program, Ext2Read runs compatible with Windows 7, Vista, and down to XP SP3; then you can use the page of Ext2Read source forge to download the Ext2Read program. You may just unzip the file because there is no installation for the utility and if you like you can provide its own folder.

You can troubleshoot few of the compatibility issues of Ext2Read by going to Properties after right-clicking the exe file and then the tab for Compatibility should be clicked the last.

From the drop-down menu, you may select Windows XP service pack 3 under the Compatibility Mode. You may click OK after checking the item caption – Run this program as an administrator.

Through doing these processes, you will have the opportunity for accessing partitions that are un-mounted. For you to lunch the program, just double-click it. You need to respond Yes upon receiving the security warning from Windows and then when you’re done, the main window of Ext2Read should be visible. The ext partitions are scanned instantly by the program as well as working on Universal Serial Bus disk.

By clicking the monitor of your personal computer icon located in the top bar which is next to the penguin logo named Tux, you can do rescanning after verifying that ran the program as administrator that is if you are getting an » Continue.. |

Simple Backup Technique For Your Personal Computer Using Linux Operating System

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 13 Mar, 2011

Every personal computer user should have information backups on a regular basis whether they are using Linux, Operating System X, or Windows. But of course, on this article we are going to focus on using Simple Backup for Linux operating system on doing automated backups. Now, to be sure that you have a backup of all the files that are important, you will be instructed on the process of setting up Simple Backup.

The first thing we are going to discuss is about Simple Backup installation. You may click on the center of software after you open your menu for the installation of Simple Backup. From the results found, you may do the installation of the software after searching for the Simple Backup program.

Next thing we are going to tackle is regarding the technique on how to perform Simple Backup configuration. For a separate hard drive, you must have a backup for /var/ which is a recommended setup for Simple Backup. On the other hand, for users of desktops and notebooks this would not always be the case that is why you have to do setup change if necessary after choosing the setup for custom backup. You may add directories or files you like to backup after clicking on the include tab. Take note that even if your user doesn’t have access to any directory, the back up program is running like a root directory. You can also notice that file types or directories settings based on file size is what consists the next tab.

You may just have to do settings adjustment for your music and videos to include them in the backups if you still don’t have a backup. Generally speaking, Simple Backup is not able to do media files backup by default, and for you to » Continue.. |

Linux Training Philippines Can Boost Your Professionalism

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 10 Mar, 2011

Everybody knows that in our present time, computer technology is the primary component of business operations and personal transactions of the majority of professionals. There are several companies who are focused on Information Technology for extending their services to inform and train business people on IT world’s latest innovations. Therefore, the training for Linux operating system by Linux Training Philippines is recommendable because it provides the knowledge and skills that will be a cut above the rest.

For training courses on fundamentals of Linux operating systems, there are various facilities intended for educational and technical purposes. The technical part of Information Technology and computer networking are the essential areas covered to intensify the student’s knowledge and skills as the training progresses. Most owners of businesses and majority of companies will be longing to hire your service because you can perform the technical skills they require as soon as you are certified for Linux operating system course. Keep in mind that to enhance your credibility as professional, you have to have a formal training for a Linux course through Linux Training Philippines.

In collaboration with high-ranking companies and facilities that are engaging with Information Technology worldwide, the type of training that Linux Training Philippines can provide will suffice the need and the similar objective for the students is to gain knowledge and skills when it comes to Information Technology.

Now, to give you a heads-up, majority of professionals consider that the most essential part of their career is the credential earned upon completing and passing the examinations leading to be certified for a Linux course. When a professional is seeking to have work in relation to their field, their credential as Linux certified individual will be their passport to much better and financially gaining opportunities locally and internationally. A job-seeker’s Linux certification is » Continue.. |

Be Competitive And Sharpen Skills Through Linux Training

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 10 Mar, 2011

Now, more and more individuals are keeping an eye on professions or careers that involves Information Technology one or the other in this computer age. On the contrary, not all prospective applicants will be qualified and pass the standard of companies seeking people to match open positions when it comes to their requirements set for Information Technology. It is given that an employer of a company will not accept an applicant who have tendencies of requiring more training and that would mean more cash outflows for the company. From that point, nothing could be as worthy as being trained for Linux operating systems.

At the present time, Linux Training Philippines is looking forward to match the quality of training and practical instructions conducted by various Information Technology institutions and schools that offers courses on Linux operating systems. The Philippines is now equally competitive with other countries in Asia and the rest of the world when it comes to this kind of training.

The best part to know for aspiring students is the certification for Linux operating systems that they will earn as they completed the training and pass the examination which will surely boost their qualifications up high as they include that information on their credentials. Keep in mind that if you are certified for Linux operating systems, there will be a lot of employers who will grab the opportunity to hire someone with the kind of qualification you have for being a Linux expert. The quality software, operating system, and products are the things provided by Linux so it gained much popularity and wide acceptance. Linux Training Philippines can provide the same quality and efficiency when it comes to training people like any other training institutions in the country.

Did you know that most companies are considering the basic and advance features » Continue.. |

Commands And Techniques On PC Installation And Operation Using Linux

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 10 Mar, 2011

Compared to other systems used in businesses all over, using Linux operating system would be a little complex and the user need to give his full attention and focus to details to guarantee that the system would be effectively managed that would only be obtained from taking an important training to learn the fundamentals of the operating system under Linux.

Choosing Linux as the operating system would mean that you will have stable and powerful OS comparable to those that exist in the market. The truth of the matter is that operating systems under Linux will not be as costly as the operating systems under Windows. Like the widely used operating system, Linux OS comes with similar programs and software like those that are offered by Microsoft Corporation. You will feel the convenience and experience the benefits after you acquaint yourself using the Linux operating system.

At this point, we are now going to discuss the commands and tips that will be beneficial for users of Linux operating system.

The one that is basically and widely used is the copy of distribution for Linux operating system which is available on the Internet. There are Linux applications that are offered by various sites which mainly concerns on more than multi-media and likewise it focuses on security. You may start downloading as soon as you already have the version of your choice.

You may begin file burning into a disc that lets you have the icon which is bootable once you completed the downloading process. If for any reason you want to check on the system before doing its installation into your hard drive, the process that was mentioned would be advisable. You may use a Universal Serial Bus or a Digital Versatile Disc if you have extremely large files.

You may wait for the screen for » Continue.. |

Be Recognized And Go Up Higher With Linux Training

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 10 Mar, 2011

In our present time, there are several types of operating systems existing that companies generally use. With the circulation of Linux OS, the operating system which people are familiar with, namely, Windows OS, will be a competitive. The Philippines is now soaring up higher when it comes for a student to acquire internationally acclaimed training quality and reaps beneficial knowledge and skills which is obtained only from being formally trained for Linux operating system courses. Nowadays, companies are straightforwardly looking for people to fill-in their vacant positions, especially, those positions that relate to using computers and computer-related peripherals, to have a basic to advance knowledge and skills using an operating system in line with Linux OS. The knowledge on the aspect of software is the basis for being an adept user of computers particularly for programming, managing files, word processing, and for recruitment purposes.

For a student to learn the fundamentals of Linux operating system from the basics up to the advance level is to have a formalized training intended to study the entirety of Linux operating system. Those people who are still hoping to have a chance to learn Linux OS essentials and fundamentals but have monetary problems, they can opt to use the resources available on the Web for free from which they can do browsing anytime they like to.

Through online means of searching for free Linux tutorials, they will get to understand files management and computer file organization like creation, management, and backing up techniques if an individual desires to learn the do’s and don’ts of managing files as well as file security setting creation.

One can search a number of lessons for editing from the Web that applies to Photoshop software and GNU Image Manipulation Program in line with editing and graphic designing. If you become » Continue.. |

Linux Operating System Training and Certification

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 10 Mar, 2011

The technology of computers is the primary factor where each and every enterprise on the globe depends from. Being knowledgeable and skillful of the students regarding IT or Information Technology is essential to make a business profitable and of good standing. Now, the Philippines is also conducting a lot of trainings, just like countries abroad, to produce students who will be experts or adept with Linux operating system.

When you talk about trainings for Linux operating system in the Philippines, we are offering several classifications and levels of training depending on the knowledge and technical know-how of the aspiring student. A lot of employers will surely be agreeable with the kind of training that Linux Training Philippines can provide its students because of the acquired ability in terms of technical aspects and a better performance individually speaking that will be an efficient tool for companies to gauge who are the right people to fill-in their vacant positions in their organization. Competence when it comes to technologies and systems of Linux operating system will be obtained through a formal training that is recognized here and abroad. The training’s primary concern is to supplement the students’ versatility and effectiveness using Linux which is the same way as trainers abroad are doing for their students. So, it means that Linux Training Philippines can give each student a spot on Information Technology educational system that is recognized worldwide.

The students’ and business people’s dream of climbing the career ladder up to its peak will be realized because of the knowledge and skills that will be gained through training for Linux operating system. With what Linux Training Philippines can offer, both the job applicant and the company will have an edge over other applicants and companies because of the curriculum vi**** or resume being presented by » Continue.. |

Linux Training Be Trained For Linux NOW!

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 09 Mar, 2011

The Operating Systems available in the market today includes Apple’s Mac, Microsoft Corporation’s Windows, and the most preferred by companies is Linux among other types.

For your information, compared to Windows, the widely used and the most powerful Operating System in the world is Linux that’s why it is essential for all professionals and business persons who operate this OS is to have a formal training for Linux which is now being offered in the Philippines and internationally.

When a student completed the training for Linux Operating System, it will be a valuable edge for him or her over the rest who don’t have a formal Information Technology education. Nowadays, a lot of companies and industries are agreeable to the efficiency of Linux Operating System among other OS because of its incomparable features and budget saving price.

To give you a heads up, the Linux server software and utility, applications and operating system are the two computer software classifications in general. The students who completed the training got to be familiarized with the Operating System being operated by Linux and because of the fact that most of the existing desktops let application utilization regarding worksheets, word processing, and among other servers of different types this can be helpful.

For operators to have access on such operating system, they should have the proper training for Linux for it is preferred by businesses because they wouldn’t have to pay for high licensing fee rates for Windows.

There are several Linux and Windows server systems being used specifically for Local Area Network or technically termed as functions of the Internet in a particular scale of network.
For server running purposes, other people are using available functions on Windows because they are already familiar with it, but these also exist with the programs offered by Linux » Continue.. |

Shortcut Keys Customization for Any Apps Of LINUX

Written by: Cresencio Daffon Jr. | 08 Mar, 2011

The lack of support for Auto Hot Key is one of the issues that are more disturbing using any Linux applications so there is no room for your shortcut keys to be customized. On the other hand, your can customize your shortcut keys and many other things with Auto Key open source application.

Now, there is a utility that you can use for managing text blocks, hotkeys, and abbreviations for you to save time while typing as well as use in applications for hotkeys remapping. This desktop automation tool is called Auto Key and you can use it when your favorite application used Ctrl Q for quitting and when it seems unlikely, you can do remapping with the use of this utility.

You can also use this utility if you are remapping the key combination of Ctrl T but otherwise it must be Alt T. For opening a new tab in any browser, you can use the shortcut key which is Ctrl T but the shortcut key Alt T is much easier to press without the need to move your hands from the row at the front. The Auto Key utility is made for Linux and is able to use scripts » Continue.. |

Linux Training Philippines

Written by: Gregorio Balboa | 07 Mar, 2011

One of the most widely used network operating system in the World Wide Web or Internet is the Linux Operating System because of its security and affordability Its on open source system which means you can use it for free without having to pay for licenses.

Most Internet Service providers are using Linux System to run their high end servers. That's why the demand for Linux certified are high. ISPs prefer linux professionals who are certified by premiere certification providers such as RedHat, LPIC and COMPTIA.

To become Linux certified expert you need to find Linux training centers that offer hands ON training in Administering and Configuring a Linux Network. There are lots of Linux Training Centers here in the Philippines. You just have to choose which one is the best.

You might think that Linux is hard to learn operating system well think again because its not. Linux is just like any other network operating system in the market. they do the same thing to build and manage a network of computers to share bunch of information with each other.

Start your quest to become Linux certified by familiarizing yourself with the basics. Before you decide to enroll for a Linux training » Continue.. |