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Setting up a PPTP Server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

October 9th, 2012 Comments off

Creating a PPTP VPN provides basic encryption but is better than none.

Install the necessary software (pptpd, pop):

user@ubuntu:~# sudo apt-get install pptpd ppp

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How to relocate Microsoft Groove data storage

March 17th, 2008 No comments

It is quite annoying that Microsoft Groove 2007 stores its data files in the user’s profile directory, usually on the C: disk. There is no way in Groove 2007 to change it to a different place, for example, a seperated disk that many people prefer for the data files.

Kevin Reeuwijk in his blog suggests a solution, but only if you have Vista:

http://www.buit.org/2007/02/19/how-to-relocate-your-groove-2007-files-to-another-disk/

The idea is to create a symbolic link under the user profile directory, pointing to another preferred directory. However if you have Windows XP or 2000, you have no luck — There is no easy way in Windows XP and 2000 to create a symbolic link to a directory. But, if your file system is NTFS, you have your luck back.

 

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