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Posts Tagged: Ubuntu

ExpressVPN and XFCE4

Posted & filed under I like it.

Having tired of Geo-blocking and wanting to protect my Meta-data, I have signed up to ExpressVPN.

Ubuntu XFCE desktop and icons

Posted & filed under Coding Tips.

I have been using XFCE to remote connect to my Ubuntu machines for awhile (Ubuntu 14.04 and XRDP), but every so often the desktop and icons seem to go missing and instead it shows a very low grade alternative. Not sure what causes this as it seems a bit random, but could be related to… Read more »

Cannot mount block device //host/share read-only

Posted & filed under Coding Tips.

While trying to setup Samba 4 on Ubuntu 14.04 I got error ‘Cannot mount block device //host/share read-only’ mounting a drive. There didn’t seem to be anything obviously wrong, it just would not work.