Posts with the term "Samba"

Marcel van der Veer Building a simple NAS with Debian 11

March 2022

There are many recipes around to convert an obsolete PC into a DIY NAS for use on a Windows-machine network. Here is mine, used to convert a deprecated workstation into a decent NAS for backup purposes … [Read more]

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Marcel van der Veer Building a small Beowulf cluster

October 2016

At home I operate a modest Beowulf type cluster for embarrassingly parallel simulation runs in batch mode. A master node controls several drones. Nodes in this cluster need no more than a server installation, but if a drone happens to have keyboard, mouse and monitor a small GUI is nice to have. This GUI should be lightweight, otherwise a desktop installation makes more sense. This page demonstrates how to set up a drone with GUI on Ubuntu Server including browser, document reader, image viewer and sound … [Read more]

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