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    Ubuntu Question 1: Share Folders

    I can see why people love linux. but i fkn hate it right now. Something that should be simple has turned into a 2 day nightmare. I can't spend more time on this so i'm using windows 7 at the moment. At least till I understand linux better and sort it out to do what i want it to. For someone...
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    Ubuntu Question 1: Share Folders

    reinstalled 16.04 created a shared folder (test) installed samba try to access that folder on windows "windows cannot access" FFS
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    Ubuntu Question 1: Share Folders

    I'm going to reinstall ubuntu 18.04 since i think i might have messed up trying all the fixes for samba that i could find. When i did a trial run on my old laptop, i installed 16.04 to test and when i shared a folder it imidiately asked me if i wanted to install samba to share to Windows. i did...
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    Ubuntu Question 1: Share Folders

    # # Sample configuration file for the Samba suite for Debian GNU/Linux. # # # This is the main Samba configuration file. You should read the # smb.conf(5) manual page in order to understand the options listed # here. Samba has a huge number of configurable options most of which # are not shown...
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    Ubuntu Question 1: Share Folders

    Hi, i'm new to linux too. lost 4tb of data and decided to build ubuntu file server with new hard drives and an old socket 1150 mobo and cpu i had spare. long story short, ubuntu works great. Apart from i can't access the drvies. i've managed to initialize and partition them they are set up as...
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    Please help this Linux NOOB

    Hi everyone. I've got a laptop that has been running Windows 7 for the past 2 years but due to the fact that it needs to be permanently on and since it is Windows, I need to restart it about once a month. Until i forget and it in turn gets dead slow and stops doing what it is supposed to be...
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    Notice - Goods sold to defray costs

    Good day, I own a very small shop in the karoo that repair laptops etc. Recently I had quite a few people that would bring me stuff to repair and never come to collect, even after repeated calls, sms and whatsapp from me. Seeing as I do not have a sign stating unpaid good will be sold...
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    Takealot Vouchers (Begging) Thread

    It seems this tread is dead since Takeahari won't give vouchers anymore
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    Takealot Vouchers (Begging) Thread

    I take it theres no more vouchers yet
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    Takealot Vouchers (Begging) Thread

    Lol, Takeahari. Or Karlalot. Lets just keep it as it is, then noobs won't get confused even more
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    Bitlocker URGENT HELP NEEDED!!!

    Yesterday I started to encrypt a practically full 3TB drive with Bitlocker. this morning it was still encrypting at about 30%. Thanks to eskom my electricity failed for 10 seconds and my UPS decided it was also the perfect time NOT to work. After I started the PC up again the drive is...
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    Navigating the Cesspools of Online Dating

    About 3 months ago I stumbled onto Mamba, a dating app. Installed it and it looked ok, not very polished, but adequate considering that its free. There were a few nice girls but the main drawback was that most were Russian and I got the distinct feeling that the app started there and haven’t...
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    Why Standard Bank Won't Cash My Cheque

    Hi. I know absolutely nothing about cheques, that should become obvious to anyone reading this. I was paid by cheque by a client that had no other option. My lovely Standard bank branch manager told me that I HAD to deposit it in my account and she ABSOLUTELY COULD NOT cash it. Quite...
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    Jackal PCP Air Rifle??

    Hi all, I've got an ancient springer and its not working as well anymore. After a couple of days googling like crazy I decided on a PCP air rifle. I contacted the guys at www.pelletgun.co.za and they sent me a quote for a Jackal PCP air rifle...
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    Takealot Vouchers (Begging) Thread

    Had no problems with them But as skynet doesn't service my area it is instead delivered by ITT (Intertown Transport) They always passes my door between 4 and 5 in the afternoon. So their call to confirm is useless in my opinion as I always know when to expect it. It helps if you have the same...
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