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October 2015

Windows modules installer worker eating up your CPU? (Windows 8.1)

If you notice Window modules installer worker eating up your CPU, these tips might help you out.

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How to list disconnected RDS sessions and their processes on a Windows server?

This script will list disconnected RDS sessions and their processes on a Windows server.

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How to mount a CIFS share from /etc/fstab ?

1) Install cifs-utils package

# aptitude install cifs-utils

2) $ mkdir /home/username/share

3) Create CIFS credentials file /home/username/.cifs-credentials

username=
password=
domain=WORKGROUP

4) $ chmod 600 $HOME/.cifs-credentials

5) Add the file system information into /etc/fstab:

//server/share /home/username/share cifs user,_netdev,cache=none,credentials=/home/username/.cifs-credentials 0 0

6) Open dolphin and browse the share.

How to configure your WLAN interface in the interfaces file?

I have had big problems with CIFS mounts hanging when I reboot or halt my Linux laptop.
It seems that NetworkManager shuts down the interface too soon and thus the mount is left open.
To fix this, I disabled NetworkManager and configured my WLAN interface through the interfaces file.

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How to change the network profile Windows is using?

In Windows there are network profiles per network where you are connected e.g.

Private network
Public network

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How to create a port forward with iptables?

This example shows you how to create a port forward with iptables.
It is basically three iptables rules.

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