Raspberry Pi Replace Home Server

Overview With the popularity of Raspberry Pi I wanted to investigate if it was possible to replace my 24×7 Linux server running at home. Whilst one Raspberry Pi will not replace a desktop computer, it may be possible to use … Continue reading



Increase Samba File Transfer In Ubuntu 12.04

Overview There are 2 lines in the Samba configuration file which are commented out by default which can be uncommented out to increase read speeds. It is very easy to do and reversible as well. From personal experience it has … Continue reading



NFS Server

Overview Network File Share (NFS) is a protocol for sharing storage. It is quite common in Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices and is a standard compared to Samba which is Microsoft specific but has been ported to Linux. Install NFS … Continue reading



Samba GUI Config

I found a handy little tool that allows users to configure Samba without going through the command line. To install on Ubuntu type the following: sudo apt-get install system-config-samba The app can be access in System > Administration > Samba … Continue reading