Active Directory Domain on Ubuntu

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Tue Nov 9 23:00:32 GMT 2010

On 11/09/2010 03:54 PM, Mariano Jara wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm a relatively new GNU/Linux user, I'm running on my box at work
> Ubuntu (Lucid) 10.04.1 LTS, Kernel 2.6.32-24-generic with Gnome 2.30.2.
> The thing is that my employer is implementing an Active Directory Domain
> in order to control and manage some 21,000 desktop PCs, and (I guess) I
> may be the only one not running Window$ (AFAIK), so they're not catering
> for users like me precisely. Which means that, I have to find my way
> around if I am to avoid being dragged down to M$. In other words, I need
> to give them the solution; otherwise, I have no choice but to go back to
> Windoze.
> I've installed from the repositories:
> likewise-open_5.4.0.42111-2ubuntu1.2_i386.deb
> likewise-open-gui_5.4.0.42111-2ubuntu1.2_i386.deb
> Is that enough? Or do I need anything else? Any piece of advise on how
> to go about it would be greatly appreciated. If more information is
> needed, please let me know. TIA.

I need more info please, first things first:

1.) What is this "Window$" you speak of?
2.) What is this "M$" you speak of?
3.) What is a "Windoze"?

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