[ubuntu-uk] Mint 9 and Windows 2000 Server

Ronnie Tucker ronnie at ronnietucker.co.uk
Sun Oct 24 01:01:22 BST 2010

Yep, as you say, logging in locally then using an account to access to 
the server hard drives.

On 23/10/10 21:31, Paul Jones wrote:
> Are you logging onto the Mint 9 machine with a local account, then connecting to shared resources on the server? Or does Mint 9 support Active Directory integration and you're actually logging directly onto the domain?
> Paul
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> I have my EEE PC (with Mint 9) hooked up to a Windows 2000 server at
> work. The server is set to force the user to change their password every
> 30 days and the new password mustn't be the same as any of the previous
> dozen or so passwords.
> When the password is due to change my Mint 9 can't log in to the
> network. I have to end up going to a Windows machine, changing my
> password then go back to my Mint9 machine.
> Is there a way I can do the password change within Mint 9?
> Any advice is much appreciated.
> Ronnie

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