Linux: Setup ntp server

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linux can, of course 🙂 , act as an ntp server.

For debian 9 the following steps are necessary.
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Samba: Setup for Windows Previous Versions Support


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this post describes how to setup samba to provide filesystem snapshots to Windows in its “Previous Versions” tab.

Install your prefered Linux Distribution. In this tutorial debian 9 stretch.
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Linux: Using ssh-agent

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if you do not always want to enter your private key password/passphrase when using certificate based ssh or scp connections then ssh-agent is your friend 🙂 .
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Linux: Disable assignment of new styled names for network interfaces

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newer Linux distribution do assign network names like enp0s13 or eno1 instead of the old style ethx names.
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Linux: mount.cifs failed with host is down

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due to some security issues (Wannacry) Windows administrators are going to disable the unsecure smb1 protocol.

mount.cifs is using smb1 by default. So when you tried to connect to a Windows machine where smb1 is disabled you get an error: mount error(112): Host is down.
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