Android Samba Client – SMB v3 added in all silence.

While not pretty, it's Google's way to talk to your SMB v3 network shares on Android. Android has been lacking a truly good file manager. Yes, it has given the user access to their file-system since the early days unlike some other smartphone operating systems but it was never really good. You could do a … Continue reading Android Samba Client – SMB v3 added in all silence.

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Kodi and SMBv1 – how to jump into the 21st century

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What is it? The Server Message Block (SMB) protocol is a network file sharing protocol that allows applications on a computer to read and write to files and to request services from server programs in a computer network. The SMB protocol can be used on top of its TCP/IP protocol or other network protocols. Using … Continue reading Kodi and SMBv1 – how to jump into the 21st century

The Difference between Google Chrome and Chromium on Linux

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Chromium on Linux has two general flavors: You can either get Google Chrome or chromium-browser (see Linux Chromium Packages. In short, Google Chrome is the Chromium open source project built, packaged, and distributed by Google. This table lists what Google adds to the Google Chrome builds on Linux.   Google Chrome Chromium Colorful logo Blue … Continue reading The Difference between Google Chrome and Chromium on Linux

Canonical ends investment in Unity8, the phone and convergence shell.

That's all Folks would Bugs Bunny say for Ubuntu phone and tablet and their effort to enter this market. https://youtu.be/LoXpLUr5WB4   In a post Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Ubuntu and Canonical is writing to us: "I’m writing to let you know that we will end our investment in Unity8, the phone and convergence shell. We … Continue reading Canonical ends investment in Unity8, the phone and convergence shell.