1. W

    Advice re most compatible Linux Distro

    HI I have a dual boot laptop and when I set up my NAS last year, was having major issues with Mint accessing my NAS, so I dumped it and went with Manjaro KDE This was a great OS that to my pleasant surprise, recognised the NAS right away Sadly, I had to dump it after fruitless months trying...
  2. C

    NFS shared folder with linux extremely slow

    Hey everyone, i just set up a NFS shared folder on my ds218+ (2x8tb ironwolf, RAID 1) to use with my ubuntu 20 workstation. I can read and write files in the mounted folder. Unfortunately i cannot exceed 7mb/s when writing data to the NAS. My worktation has a SSD. I checked the following...
  3. bignjato

    Active Backup for Business - Linux agent

    Hi I have a problem with connecting and installing linux backup agent. I have the same error when installing in the root folder or in the home folder. "./ line 653: ./ Permission denied" did anyone manage to install the linux agent and connect it to AB? Thank you
  4. AlexS

    User introduction Just coming across from a Centos 6 linux box to a DS920+

    Hello All, I just joined this forum and have recently purchased a DS920+ (small business with 4x2gb Raid 1) and hope to set it up soon and will appreciate any advice and support from you experienced gurus'. Looking at a 16GB memory upgrade and not sure if it is worth it and what the best and...
  5. E

    New ransomware, now actively attacking qnap and linux we had our share last year, now qnap? Or is this one also looking for synologies?
  6. D

    Question preserve Linux permission when copying over SMB

    Hey Friends, Another question from NAS noob - still exploring my first NAS and I wonder if it is possible to preserve file permissions when copying them to NAS over smb protocol. I have my Samba share mounted as sudo mount -t cifs -o credentials=/etc/smb-credentials,uid=1000,gid=1000...
  7. D

    Tutorial How to PXE Boot Linux & Windows using Syslinux

    This tutorial will walk you through the process of setting up a PXE boot server on your Synology NAS. By the end of this guide you should be able to boot any legacy PC from your NAS into Linux or Windows. I might consider adding UEFI support to the guide once its finished however it has its...
  8. WST16

    Info Where grep came from

    Most likely you’ve used (the extremely useful) grep command in Unix and Linux.