Tag: Ubuntu

  • Avoid “S to Skip” Message Ubuntu

    After following the steps in my XBMC Live Drives Mounted as Odd IDs article, wherein the user modifies the label of the drive and sets it to be recognized as part of the fstab process, I found myself¬†occasionally¬†seeing the message that indicates that Ubuntu can’t find the drive. I found it frustrating that I would […]

  • Set XBMC to Automount Drives

    Whenever I install XBMC, one of the first settings I change is I enable auto mounting of drives. It’s a relatively simple change, but requires you modify a file on the filesystem. For Ubuntu Lucid 10.04: I’ve noticed that it’s not necessary to manually remove the nodiskmount option on 10.04 (grub2). The modifications that I […]

  • Setup Samba/Windows Shares on XBMC Live

    It’s relatively easy to setup samba shares on XBMC Live, but it does require bashing out some commands on the shell. First, you’ll need to install samba using apt-get: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install samba Then, you’ll want to configure your shares by editing the the file named smb.conf, placed in the /etc/samba/ directory. […]