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Mount Windows share on Linux

To mount a Windows share on a Linux machine you’ll need CIFS. To install CIFS, issue the following at shell: yum install cifs-utils sudo apt-get install cifs-utils Create an empty folder at the location you want to mount the drive: mkdir /location/share To mount the windows share issue the following:…

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Windows cannot access shared drive

“Windows cannot access drive. You do not have permission to access \share. ” We were stumped by this error on one of the internal machines we had set up as a shared server. We turned off password protected sharing but it still did not fix the issue. Reading the initial…

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Install Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) on Windows 10

The Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) lets you run a Linux environment that includes most CLI tools, utilities, and applications. These are run directly from within Windows, unmodified, and without the overhead of a conventional virtual machine or dualboot environment. Microsoft recently, with the Windows 10 2004 update, released an…

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