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Feb
24
comment Is access to the GNOME desktop required to be a system administrator?
I've used Emacspeak a little bit and it appears to be pretty good. I've found that Windows screen readers generally are easier to use then Linux ones at least for me so I tend to do most of my email and internet in Windows.
Feb
24
comment Is access to the GNOME desktop required to be a system administrator?
So there is no way to install an Oracle database on a server using just an SSH terminal session assuming you have all the x-windows libraries installed?
Feb
24
comment Is access to the GNOME desktop required to be a system administrator?
I am totally blind and my limited experience with system administration is the same. I use Firefox for internet, Outlook or Thunderbird depending on if I'm at work, and Cygwin with Screen to manage SSH sessions.
Sep
13
comment Error while installing Samba on Debian
There was a former install, it somehow messed up the install process so a default config file wasn't being placed in /etc/samba/smb.conf Moving the sample one from /usr/share/samba/smb.conf to /etc/samba/smb.conf allowed it to start.
Sep
13
comment Error while installing Samba on Debian
I started smbd with that debugging output and found that the config file wasn't getting placed in the /etc/samba directory. Copying the /share/samba/smb.conf appears to have fixed the problem.
Jul
14
comment What is the problem with using Fedora for servers?
If you have a server OS supported by a large company they will backport any security fixes they need to if the affected version of the software is still part of a version of there OS that they offer support for.
Jul
6
comment Server Hosting from your House - $200 to $300 per month range
Why do you need such fat pipes? If you host the server in a data center any decent broadband connection should be enough for file transfers and updating your server. You need to sepirate the business need for bandwidth from your desire to have faster youtube page loads.
May
6
comment Best practices for backup checking?
We did this at work to test that our visual sourcesafe backups were working properly, luckly they were.
May
6
comment Best practices for backup checking?
This doesn't deal with the situation where the backup stratigy it's self is faulty.
May
2
comment Install Linux over ssh
Do you have any URL's to kickstart files I can use as a refference? I've found information on writing them but nothing I can use as a starting point.
May
1
comment Install Linux over ssh
If I remember correctly gentoo compiles a bunch of stuff. I was planning on doing the install in a virtual machine what are the specs it will need?
May
1
comment Install Linux over ssh
I think there is but I don't have the cables or USB adaptors necessary.