On a typical Linux system there will be at least two, if not more, directories or partitions meant to hold temporary files. There is always the /tmp directory, and often a /var/tmp directory as well. With newer Linux kernels, there can also be /dev/shm, which is mounted using the tmpfs filesystem.
Windows as mac has the ability to turn your computer into a media center, for linux there are a number of open source that can do this , Elisa is one of these open sources than can make you use your Linux computer as a Media center.
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Updated 26-04-2013: Got Ubuntu Linux server to share it’s printer with Windows XP. After setting up samba (i.e. installing the samba package) and getting it to a state where the server PC appeared in the workgroup (make sure workgroup has same