Posts Tagged ‘CentOS’

Configure Samba shares in CentOS

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Here’s a neat trick for Linux users …

Server OSes, such as CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE Linux Enterprise do not enjoy the same simplicity as does the modern Linux desktop when it comes to issues like sharing out directories (even though they share the same default desktops). You can see how easy it is to share out folders in my article “Easy folder sharing in GNOME“.


Add SSL to CentOS Web Server

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Here’s a handy trick for Linux users …

CentOS might well be one of the finest Linux distributions for a server environment. It is basically a mimic of Red Hat Enterprise Linux without the proprietary software and the price attached to it. With that in mind, it makes perfect sense to set CentOS up as your go-to Web server. It’s reliable, it’s stable, it’s extensible, and it’s secure.