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      Mandriva Official Documentation

      Official documentation for extant versions of Mandriva can be found at doc.mandriva.com.   Documentation for the latest release may take some time to appear there. You can install all the manuals from the main repository if you have Mandriva installed - files are prefixed mandriva-doc.
    • paul

      Forum software upgrade   10/29/17

      So you may have noticed the forum software has upgraded !!!
      A few things that have changed. We no longer have community blogs (was never really used) We no longer have a portal page.
      We can discuss this, and decide whether it is needed (It costs money) See this thread: Here


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  1. Local mirror as a backup

    current plan is to set up the HA cluster on a masqed LAN for testing before setting it live. It is going to be a mammoth task... it has been 16 years since i have done any networking.. ah well if you dont try you never fail
  2. Local mirror as a backup

    The website is for a Community Radio Station (2nim-FM) the website is http://nimfm.org in the famous alternate lifestyle villiage of Nimbin NSW. As the organisation is run by volunteers in a place with a transient population there have been a total of eight system admins over a span of 16 years who have all added their own flavour to the capabilities of the servers. Box #1 has the apache, DNS ,SMB, and houses the MP3 record libraray, streaming server/aidio logger (legal requirement for broadcast licence)... amoung other things Box #2 has the proxy and perhaps the mail server (from memory) Box #3 (dead) I am told had a Mirror of box #1 It sounds like your alternatve method is what I am looking for Ian Thank you for your help and.... PS nice to see someone still lurking here
  3. Local mirror as a backup

    I want to set up a local mirror of the server. the mirror will be housed on a separate machine and will be used as a daily backup of the DNS, apache, squid, smb servers and user data. What steps do I need to take for this to become a reality?
  4. Samba as PDC

    only one problem with swat is it does not save your previous config. its always a good idea to make a backup of your config file before editing with swat.
  5. Links to be added

    my site is at he bottom of every post i make NIM-FM is a community owned and operated broadcaster. It is also listed as an Income Tax Exempt Charity with the Australian Tax Office
  6. Mandriva: best firewall

    DIY iptables it took a bit too learn HOWTO use iptables but i prefer it to GUI front ends
  7. openoffice

    have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling using MCC
  8. Samba configuration wizard won't start [solved]

    any chance you could post a copy of your smb.conf file... also if you can see the folder but not its contents it may be a problem with permissions... check the ownership of the folder and its contents to see if you are allowed access.
  9. Samba configuration wizard won't start [solved]

    not a fan of wizards myself. why not edit your samba.conf file and start samba from a shell. remember to run testparm first though.
  10. Reiserfs

    I've been using reiser on the machine running my website and office lan for about three years without noticing any problems with speed or fragmentation.
  11. Free Vs powerpack

    Unfortunately I live "out in the boondocks" ie a long way from anything. My villiage has a populatoin of 3000 and it is a three hour drive to the nearest city with any significant population to get a "box off the shelf". It is only in the last six months we have been able to connect to ADSL. Rest asssured next time I go to "The Big Smoke" I will get myself a copy of Mandriva out of the box in the meantime i will continue to use my 2005 LE and search around for a ozzie mail order company that handles mandriva.
  12. XINE MRL

    Im running Mandriva 2005 LE and about to Upgrade to 2006 powerpack. Not really a big bug 4 me as I can still use my cloned DVDs in my Linux box.
  13. mandriva has a nice gui install. simoly place your install CD or DVD in your drive and boot the system. the install will allow you to keep your old system (dual boot) or completely overwrite your old one.
  14. Free Vs powerpack

    I have only uesd the FREE versions of Linux, aside from bundled documentaion what is the real difference in terms of software with the above versions of Mandriva