Category Archives: Linux

Mint 17.2 Wakes Up a Few Seconds After Suspending

By | November 21, 2015

Symptom: After selecting “Suspend” from the session dialog, the computer goes to sleep and wakes up on its own a few seconds later. Cause: Probably cause it network adapter hardware, driver or firmware. Solution: Uncertain. Troubleshooting Steps: Unplugged USB mouse, keyboard and network cable Restarted PC Checked system log -> does not indicate what woke… Read More »

Setup Samba File Sharing on Linux Mint

By | November 2, 2015

Samba is free software for Linux servers that allows you to share directories and files with Windows workstations, other Linux machines, and smart phones. While the configuration is relatively straightforward, there are quite a few things that can go wrong. This post has the steps you need to get it installed and configured, along with… Read More »

Share Scanner on Ubuntu with Windows Client

By | October 11, 2015

This post will show you how to share a scanner connected to a computer running Ubuntu 14.04 with a client running Windows 8.1. Ubuntu Server Configuration Ubuntu should come pre-installed with the saned service, which provides functionality for sharing scanners over the local network. Follow the steps below to configure the saned service in Ubuntu.… Read More »