Tuesday, December 16, 2008

to extract any rpm:

to extract any rpm:

rpm2cpio some.rpm | cpio -id

Sunday, December 14, 2008

replace notepad with notepad2


copy notepad2.exe C:\WINDOWS\notepad.exe
copy notepad2.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\notepad.exe
copy notepad2.exe C:\WINDOWS\ServicePackFiles\i386\notepad.exe
copy notepad2.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\notepad.exe

Windows XP - how to turn off compressed folders

regsvr32 /u zipfldr.dll

Friday, December 05, 2008

mount a samba fileshare in linux

how to mount a linux samba fileshare back into another linux box

edit /etc/fstab, add the line:
//host/shared/ /home/shar/ cifs username=u,password=p,_netdev,uid=root,gid=users 0 0

replace host with [host]
/shared/ with the folder shared
/home/shar/ with where you want to mount it
u with the samba username
p with the samba password

(when complete, 'mount -a' should apply the fstab changes).