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Saturday, April 30, 2011

how to fix ubuntu computer not visible to samba

repair :
sudo /etc/init.d/winbind restart

check :

Monday, April 4, 2011

how to set a fat (vfat) disk on key label in ubuntu linux

reference : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RenameUSBDrive

FAT16 and FAT32

These filesystems are most often found on USB thumb drives, flash cards (like for a camera or cell phone), and older external USB hard drives.
Check the current label

sudo mlabel -i  -s ::


     sudo mlabel -i /dev/sdb1 -s ::

Note that we're using the special "::" drive which allows us to specify the device descriptor on the command line; otherwise we'd have to edit ~/.mtoolsrc to assign a drive letter (see Option 2 under "Change the label").

Change the label

Option 1

After unmounting and checking the current label (above), use

sudo mlabel -i  ::

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