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Weekend Project: Do-it-yourself home Time Capsule wireless backup

I have been using a USB external hard drive to hold my Time Machine backups. Unfortunately I rarely plug the USB drive into my laptop because I like the freedom of walking around with my Macbook Air.  Thus, it became

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Working with Lexmark S300 printers on Ubuntu

It took a bit of time and digging but I have managed to get my wireless Lexmark S301 multi-function color printer to work on Ubuntu. I also configured my Ubuntu box with Samba network printing so that guests will be

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Home media sharing on Ubuntu with minidlna

sudo apt-get install mindidlna sudo vim /etc/minidlna.conf

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