How install eXtplorer on Linux hosting account?

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eXtplorer, is a feature-rich web-based file manager. In this post, I will explain how to install eXtplorer on Linux hosting account, specifically on GoDaddy. GoDaddy offers a great hosting service that is not only cheap but also has extensive feature list. But irrespective of whether it is GoDaddy, HostGator, or … read more

Automount Samba share

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Automount Samba share during boot. This is very easy to accomplish in Ubuntu or any other Linux distribution. First backup your original /etc/fstab file. Then, install the smbfs package if you dont already have it: Next, edit /etc/fstab in your favorite editor. Add the following line as a new single … read more

How to configure LG Bluray Player Samba Share?

Bluray Samba Share - Smarthomebeginner

I recently purchased the LG 42LE5400 LED-LCD 42 inch TV and the LG BD570 Network Bluray player basically to stream movies from my Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 Home Server. Recently, I described how to stream content from network server on these devices using MiniDLNA. In this post, I will describe … read more