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Archive for January, 2010

Fixing “/usr/lib/cups/backend/smb failed” error in Ubuntu

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

The new setups for printing has been modernized in Ubuntu 9.10 and 9.04 work perfectly most of the time, but sometimes a misbehaving script or update decides to have its own mind and messes up all the┬ápermissions for CUPS to work properly. Here is a guide to restore the former printing versatility before the mess-up. […]

Windows SteadyState – a free DeepFreeze?

Friday, January 8th, 2010

For quite a while, the program Faronics DeepFreeze has been the standard program for locking down Windows installations against abuse by end-users. However, now even Microsoft themselves are trying to obtain a piece of this pie with a new freeware called Windows SteadyState. This new program can act just like the full DeepFreeze program and […]