You can mount a shared folder on Windows to a Linux machine with smbclient: Assuming the documents folder is shared with Windows user james on the Windows machine at 192.168.1.5, it can be mounted on the filesFromWindows directory of user ubuntu’s home directory: If you get an error saying “mount: /home/ubuntu/filesFromWindows/: cannot mount //192.168.1.5/documents read-only.”,…
When you are trying to connect to Gnome’s screen sharing feature with a VNC client, if you get this error message, disable the encrypted connection setting with: Note: VNC is not a secure connection, even with encryption, unless used with SSH tunnelling! Encryption only encrypts the passwords sent, it does not encrypt the traffic (source).
Enable VNC on Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi OS comes with a VNC server installed. To enable it: 1. Open configurations: 2. Select Interfacing Options, 3. Select VNC, 4. Confirm enabling VNC, click OK, click Finish. Connect with VNC Viewer Download and install VNC Viewer and follow the instructions. It is free for personal use.
I have set up a Raspberry Pi 4 without a monitor using this guide, but it wasn’t connecting to my wifi. When I connected it with ethernet and ssh’d into into it I saw this message on boot: “Wi-Fi is currently blocked by rfkill.”. Apparently, rfkill is a “tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices”….