Mini trick: Don't show printers in samba shares

Posted by coldtobi | 19 May, 2009, 22:24

To help Windows understanding, that your local samba server does not support a printer, add to your smb.conf in the [global] section

    disable spoolss = yes

Reload samba, add it will vanish ;-)

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A Recent Eclipse On Debian

Posted by coldtobi | 9 May, 2009, 13:58

Eclipse is WAY outdated on debian. Even the unstable release ships a basically unmodified version since 3 years.

So today I decided to remove the ancient version -- which did not start anyway -- and try the new nice release from

And, hey... It works like a charm. The only downside is, that it will run in a local directory in your home directory. But that could be fixed my installing in /opt and including it into the default path.


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