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who has files open on a linux server

I have the fairly common task of finding who has files open on our Linux (Ubuntu ) file server in our Windows environment. We use Samba on the network and I use Putty from my workstation to establish ...
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How to copy from a windows network to a linux machine

I need to create a batch that regularly copies a file file.txt from a windows remote machine (located at \1.2.3.4\Client$) to a linux machine located at 7.8.9.10. The batch should run on the linux ...
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Laptop restarts again and again

Recently my laptop being restarted again and again, this occurs in both Windows and Ubuntu (I have installed both of them on my laptop). I did not have this problem before when I was using just ...
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Ubuntu Virtual machine Windows 98 SE Spikes quad core CPU to shutdown

I was wondering if anyone else experienced this issue and has knowledge on how to fix it. I am running an AMD Phenom 9850 Quadcore under Ubuntu Lucid 10.04. Problem: Running my old Windows 98 SE in ...
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In wubi installed ubuntu, is '/host' needed?

I had windows 7, and i installed ubuntu 10.04 with wubi. when i did it, it created a 17gb partition, with out putting much data in it. it is called 'New Volume' and it is mounted ad '/host', it is ...
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Share internet from ethernet to ethernet, Windows To Ubuntu

I have two computers on my desk, and my router is across the room. I have 1 long ethernet cable connecting my windows 7 PC to the internet. I've been using wireless on my Ubuntu laptop, but this is ...
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Moving from Windows to Ubuntu. What programs to use instead of the usual one? [closed]

I want to change my OS from Windows XP to Ubuntu 10.10 . But I like some programs in Windows, so is there a GOOD programs in Linux(Ubuntu) to change this list of programs? And I'll be appreciated for ...
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When I start my laptop I only have the option to load my Ubuntu partition and not my Vista one. How come?

Usually when my laptop starts up I am 1st presented with the option to get to the BIOS by pressing F2 and then presented with the option to load one of 3 Ubunutu kernels and 1 Windows Recovery that ...
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Windows 7 share drive is mounted and can cd into it from ubuntu but cannot ls,cp,mkdir,etc

The title pretty much says it all, for example: myth:/media/saga_c/2005> pwd /media/saga_c/2005 myth:/media/saga_c/2005> ls ls: cannot open directory .: Permission denied ...
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Ubuntu grub rescue prompt

Installed WUBI on Windows and the Ubuntu installation completed. The first time I logged in to Ubuntu it updated a full set of patches and asked to reboot. Now after reboot it is showing me the ...
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how to uninstall linux without affecting the windows xp which is in a dual boot

i need to uninstall ubuntu from my machine where i have a dual boot with windows xp, i know what to do but problem is to do that i don't have my windows xp cd with me now! now how can i uninstall ...
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How do I access files inside a Wubi virtual ext4 Ubuntu partition from within Windows?

I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 using Wubi on a PC that has Windows XP and Windows 7 installed. I was working in it for a while and everything is just fine. However, when I booted back into Windows 7, ...
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Using ubuntu usb drive when dealing with windows

I work as a contractor and would ideally like to stay working in a linux environment. I would like to use linux on my windows workstation but don't have the permissions to change the OS, install ...
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Crash / disappearing VM when starting Ubuntu 10.04 installation CD in Windows Virtual PC

When I attempt to start the Ubuntu 10.04 installation/live CD in Windows Virtual PC, the VM window just disappears every time during boot just after showing the mostly blank startup splash screen ...