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configure: error: could not find required sqlite3 library

We were faced with this error while trying to install vnstat from source on one of our servers. checking for sqlite3_prepare_v2 in -lsqlite3… no configure: error: could not find required sqlite3 library As to what this error is about, well SQLite is a small, fast, self-contained, high-reliability, full-featured, SQL database engine. It is used…

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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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