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Joe Harmon

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The Complete Works of Joe

21 Nov 2007
NIC Bonding with Xen Virtualization
Joe Harmon and Jim Short explain how to set up NIC bonding with Xen Virtualization.

26 Oct 2007
Installing Open Enterprise Server 2 into an Existing Tree
Updated: Joe Harmon provides a step-by-step process of how to install OES 2 into an existing tree.

27 Sep 2007
Installing and Configuring Samba on Open Enterprise Server 2
Joe Harmon walks you through the process of installing and configuring Samba after the installation of OES 2.

31 Aug 2007
Setting Up Dynamic Storage Technology with Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES) 2
With his customary attention to detail, Joe Harmon explains exactly how to set up Dynamic Storage Technology on OES 2. If you ever want to move old unused data to older storage, remove unwanted JPG, MP3, ISO, and zip files from your system, or just have smaller backups, you'll want to read this. Thanks Joe!

17 Nov 2005
How to Single Sign On to GroupWise and the Novell Client for Linux on your Linux Desktop.
Joe shares how to Single Sign On to GroupWise and the Novell Client for Linux on your Linux Desktop.

04 Nov 2005
Connecting Evolution to a GroupWise 7.0 Server
Joe Harmon gives us a play-by-play of how to connect Evolution to a GroupWise 7.0 Server using SUSE Linux or Novell Linux Desktop

04 Nov 2005
Determining Version of SUSE Linux 10.0
Joe Harmon gives us an easy answer to the question of what version of SUSE Linux 10.0 is running.

17 Oct 2005
How to Install ConsoleOne 1.3.6e on Your Linux Desktop
Joe Harmon explains in a step-by-step process, how to install ConsoleOne on to Linux.

13 Oct 2005
Where Do I Get The Rest Of The Software For The Downloadable Version of SUSE Linux?
Joe Harmon explains the step-by-step process of how to get the rest of the software for the downloadable version of SUSE Linux.

13 Oct 2005
How To Debug Login Script and Mapping Issues Using the Novell Client for Linux Products
There are a couple of ways to debug the login script itself. One is using a DEBUG command inside the login script itself and the other is using a custom debug file. Debugging mapping issues can only be done using a custom debug file. This article explains this.

28 Sep 2005
How to Install the Novell Client for Linux on SUSE Linux 10.0
Thanks to Joe Harmon and the Linux communities for providing us this great solution which helps with installing the Novell Client for Linux on SUSE Linux 10.0.

26 Sep 2005
Packages Only on the Dual Layered DVD of SUSE Linux 10.0
A comprehnsive list of the packages contained on the dual layered DVD of SUSE Linux 10.0

19 Sep 2005
Packages on the retail version and not the OSS version of SUSE Linux 10.0
Joe Harmon gives us a list of packages included in OpenSUSE 10.0

19 Sep 2005
Is there a way to renew a DHCP address on your Linux desktop?
Joe Harmon shows us how to renew your DHCP address...

09 Sep 2005
How to install VMware 5.0 workstation on SUSE Linux 10.0
Joe Harmon explains to us an step-by-step method of how to install VMware 5.0 workstation on SUSE Linux 10.0

19 Aug 2005
Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 2 Overview
Joe shares a bit of info on SP 2 for NLD.

19 Aug 2005
How to Install NLD 9 SP2 from Physical Media
Joe shows us how to install NLD 9 SP2 from DVD or CDs.

19 Aug 2005
Is It Possible To Install Support Pack 2 While Installing Novell Linux Desktop 9?
Joe explains how this is done.

16 Aug 2005
Checking for a Support Pack on a Linux Desktop or Server
Joe shows us how to check for a support pack on Novell Linux Desktop or Server.

11 Aug 2005
How to update Novell Linux Desktop 9 to Support Pack 2 using Red Carpet.
Joe explains how to update your Novell Linux Desktop 9 to use the Support Pack 2 through Red Carpet.

15 Jul 2005
How to upgrade the Novell Client for Linux
There are three supported ways for upgrading the Novell Client for Linux. These three methods are via Terminal, Yast2, or Red Carpet. We will go over each one individually so that you can determine which one fits your needs.

15 Jul 2005
How to uninstall the Novell Client for Linux
There are three supported ways for uninstalling the Novell Client for Linux. These three methods are via Terminal, Yast2, or Red Carpet. We will go over each one individually so that you can determine which one fits your needs.

11 Jul 2005
How to install the Novell Client for Linux
There are three supported ways for installing the Novell Client for Linux (NCL). These three methods are via a Terminal, Yast2, or Red Carpet. We will go over each one individually so that you can determine which one fits your needs.

10 Jul 2005
How to update SUSE Linux Professional 9.3 with Red Carpet
Is it possible to update SUSE Linux Professional 9.3 with Red Carpet? You don't want to miss this one.

06 Jul 2005
Customizing your GNOME Desktop
Check out this cool Flash Demo. Come see how to resize your desktop icons, how to change from the icon view to the list view, how to keep a new window from opening for each folder, how to add things like a stock ticker, and much more.

06 Jul 2005
Installing a Printer on Novell Linux Desktop
Check out this Flash Demo where Joe Harmon demonstrates the proper way to add a printer in GNOME on NLD. Next best thing to having him on the phone talking you through it. (And MUCH cheaper!)

01 Jul 2005
How to get a Free Copy of SUSE Linux Professional 9.3
There are two ways to obtain a free copy of SUSE Linux Professional 9.3. One is by downloading the full DVD, and two is by downloading a boot disk and installing over the network. There are advantages and disadvantages to both, and Joe Harmon talks you through them.

28 Jun 2005
Should I choose Novell Linux Desktop or SUSE Linux Professional as my desktop?
Since Novell Linux Desktop (NLD) came out, many people within the community and the enterprise have wondered whether they should be using NLD or SUSE Linux Professional (SLPro). This document will assist you in understanding the market need for both desktops.

27 Jun 2005
How to setup your GNOME desktop for wallpaper switching.
Tim Everson sent in a fun little utiltiy which allowed wallpaper switching on a GNOME desktop. I thought that it was something that everyone might enjoy, so I wrote it up into this article. Thanks Tim for the great idea!

21 Jun 2005
How to setup a Linux application to automatically startup when you login.
Would you like to start up an application automatically when you log into your system? Joe Harmon shows us how to do this.

21 Jun 2005
How to Remote Control Linux
Joe Harmon explains to us how to control Novell Linux Desktop and SUSE Linux Professional remotely.

07 Jun 2005
How do I tell if my multiprocessors are loaded?
Are you wondering if your multiprocessor is working on Linux? Here is a quick tip on how to check.

03 Jun 2005
How can I tell if 3D is really enabled on my Linux desktop?
Have you been trying to find out if your 3D graphics is enabled? Well, wonder no more. Here is a quick tip to show you how it is done.

25 May 2005
Changing your Screen Resolution on the Fly
In Novell Linux Desktop 9 and SUSE Linux Professional 9.3 there are a couple of applications that allow you to switch your resolution on the fly.

25 May 2005
Accessing Yast2 Modules Directly Though a Terminal
Have you ever wondered how to access Yast2 Modules directly without having to go through the several clicks it takes to get there? Well, you can launch each module individually though a terminal session or run command. Here's how.

18 May 2005
Giving a Network Interface a Persistent Name
Do you prefer that your NIC and wireless devices have a persistent name? If so, then you don't want to miss this one.

18 May 2005
Getting the Industrial GNOME cursors in SUSE Linux Professional 9.3
Are you used to the cursors from previous versions of GNOME? Here is a solution that will allow you to use some previous GNOME cursors.

18 May 2005
Can a Windows / Linux dual boot be set to boot Windows first?
Joe Harmon has been asked this question a few times, so he wrote this quick tip to put the matter to rest.

03 May 2005
How to Increase your VMware Hard Disk
Did you run out of disk space with your Linux OS running in VMware? Do you want to see how you can increase that disk space? Here is a quick tip showing you how it is done.

03 May 2005
Cloning your Linux Desktop in VMware
Do you use VMware for testing? You don't want to miss out on a great new feature in VMware 5 that allows you to copy (clone) existing machines so that you can keep your original configuration.

02 May 2005
How to setup a dual boot between SUSE Linux Professional and Novell Linux Desktop
Joe Harmon explains how to setup dual boot, no matter which OS you installed the first.

21 Apr 2005
Changing the Login Manager on Novell Linux Desktop 9 and SUSE Linux Professional
Wondering how to switch between the GNOME Login Manager and the KDE Login Manager? Here is an example that will walk you through it.

06 Apr 2005
Updating to, or Installing, Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 1
With the deployment of the first Support Pack for the Novell Linux Desktop 9, we have received many questions regarding how to update an existing NLD 9 installation as well as how to perform a fresh install of NLD 9 with SP1 together. Here we explain both procedures.

06 Apr 2005
Is It Possible To Install Support Pack 1 While Installing Novell Linux Desktop 9?
Have you ever wondered if it was possible to install NLD with SP1 at the same time? Well, here is a quick overview of how to accomplish that task.

06 Apr 2005
How to Install NLD 9 SP1 from a DVD or CDs
Are you looking for a way to install SP1 over a CD or DVD instead of using Red Carpet? You don't want to miss this one.

04 Apr 2005
How to Login to GNOME and KDE on the Same Computer
For those of you who need to support both GNOME and KDE or even if you are looking at evaluating both desktops, here's a nifty solution from Joe Harmon that will allow you to have both running at the same time.

03 Mar 2005
Changing GNOME Themes
Looking for a way to customize your themes on GNOME? Well look no further.

22 Feb 2005
Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Installation
Heads up, Windows users. If you aren't planning to move completely away from don't worry. The NLD (Novell Linux Desktop) installation will automatically create a dual boot system if Windows was already installed on your system. This will allow you to move at your own pace. However, if you do run into issues, we would love to hear what's holding you back.

22 Feb 2005
Burning an ISO or Creating a CD
It is very simple to burn an ISO image. This article will walk you through the process.

22 Feb 2005
Zip and Unzip in Linux
Zipping and Unzipping files in GNOME is made easy with a utility called File Roller.

12 Feb 2005
Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 1 Available
The Novell Linux Desktop 9 Support Pack 1 will be available through Novell's ZLM Server on February 12, 2005. Here is how that update will occur.

12 Feb 2005
How to Subscribe your Red Carpet client to Novell's ZLM Update Service
Come get the scoops about subscribing to the ZLM Update Service.

11 Feb 2005
Accessing Novell's Support Forums through Pan
There is a great little news reader called Pan that comes with many Linux desktops. This article will walk you through setting up Pan to access Novell's Support Forums. And even though Pan is an application typically used in GNOME, it can be used in KDE as well.

02 Feb 2005
How to Setup an NFS Export on your Linux Desktop
Joe Harmon explains how to setup an NFS Export on SUSE Linux desktops.

02 Feb 2005
How to install Packages on your Linux Desktop
Sometimes you will receive some popup or error message indicating that you don't have a certain package installed. Or perhaps you have found an additional piece of software that you need, but you're not sure how to install it now that you found it. This document will walk you through installing packages through Red Carpet and Yast2.

02 Feb 2005
Resolution problems with SUSE Linux in a .local domain
Many companies that had a Microsoft network have setup their Windows network to use the .local domain policy. If someone then introduced a SUSE Linux box (with the 2.6 kernel) they would end up having resolution issues with that network. Here's the workaround.

20 Jan 2005
Mounting an ISO Image on a Linux Desktop
Ever need to mount an ISO image on Novell Linux Desktop? Here's how you do it.

14 Jan 2005
Installing NDISWrapper on Novell Linux Desktop
Joe Harmon steps you through the process of installing the NDISWrapper modules.

06 Jan 2005
How to update SUSE Linux Professional 9.2 with Red Carpet
There are two packages required for this setup, however these packages do not come with the OS by default. The two packages that we need are red-carpet and rcd. For this example these will be the only two packages that are installed.

20 Dec 2004
Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Content Outline
Joe Harmon is writing a series of articles that will cover your migration from Windows to Linux. Here's what he is planning to cover. Feel free to request other topics -- he lives to serve.

20 Dec 2004
Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Sound
Short overview of sound on Novell Linux Desktop and some possible troubleshooting steps and tips that can help you achieve sound on your system.

08 Dec 2004
Novell Linux Desktop 9 Product Registration
Come find out why it's so important to register your product. (Hint: if you don't you can't get patches and updates...)

08 Dec 2004
Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Ethernet, Wireless, Modems, and Netapplet
Check out this nice roundup of several key features in Novell Linux Desktop.

30 Nov 2004
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 6: Apache
Here's Part 6: Apache -- the latest in a series of training articles by Novell's Joe Harmon. Updated with a customer suggestion you might want to look at.

30 Nov 2004
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 5: iFolder Administration
Here's Part 5 in Joe Harmon's series. Get the lowdown on how to set up iFolder for your teeming masses. This is one of the web services that will engender undying affection in your endusers. (Don't underestimate the value of undying affection.)

24 Nov 2004
How to install NCPFS and the open source NovelLinux Client
Joe Harmon explains how to install NCPFS and the open source NovelLinux Client using Red Carpet and a few easy terminal commands. And no, that's not a typo. The name of the open source Novell client is actually Novel, not Novell. (To the endless confusion of our readers...)

24 Nov 2004
How to Install NCPFS and the Open Source NovelLinux Client
Joe Harmon explains how to install NCPFS and the open source NovelLinux Client using Red Carpet and a few easy terminal commands. (Nope, that's not a typo. It really is Novel, not Novell.)

23 Nov 2004
Netapplet - The Network Interface Switching Utility
Having a hard time switching between more than one networking adapter on Linux? Well check out the new netapplet that ships with the Novell Linux Desktop and SUSE Linux Professional 9.2.

15 Nov 2004
Novell Linux Desktop Overview: Configuration and Customization
In this segment of his popular series, Joe Harmon tells you how to set up proper screen resolution, as well as assorted laptop, desktop, and VMware considerations.

09 Nov 2004
How to connect to a NetWare 6.5 server using Linux over Samba
Check out this excellent new piece from Joe Harmon of Novell Technical Services. Another awesome contribution from Joe!

02 Nov 2004
Keep your CD-ROM from Opening Frequently
Does your CD-ROM open every couple of minutes and drive you nuts? Here's why, and how to put an end to the madness.

28 Oct 2004
Extracting a NetWare Patch using Linux
If you are running a Linux desktop to manage your NetWare infrastructure, this one's for you. Joe Harmon explains how to extract ".exe" files onto a Linux machine.

01 Oct 2004
Capturing Screen Shots of a SUSE Linux Installation
Getting screen shots of an installation can be difficult, especially for products like SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9, which can only be installed in text mode. Here is how you capture screen shots of an installation and copy them (during the install) to another linux workstation.

26 Aug 2003
NetWare 6.5 Web Components Part 2: Upgrade
In Part 2 of Joe Harmon's new series on NetWare 6.5, we investigate the ins and outs of upgrading, including preparing for a smooth upgrade, performing a remote upgrade, and much more. As always, this has Joe's trademark attention to detail. Definitely a must-read!

06 Aug 2003
NetWare 6.5 Web Components Part 1: Fresh Install
This is the first installment of the long-awaited sequel to Joe Harmon's training series on NetWare 6 Web Infrastructure. Snap on your reading glasses and dig into Part 1: Fresh Install of NetWare 6.5. (Be sure to take the survey so Joe can see how you like it.)

29 May 2003
In the Works: NetWare 6.5 Web Component Series
Joe Harmon's series on NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure is done and he's moved on to a new series on NetWare 6.5. Come see what he's got planned.

16 May 2003
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 1: Installation
This multi-part series will help you understand the complexity of Web Infrastructure on NetWare 6.0. In essence, you will see how to integrate Basic Web Infrastructure (Web products) into Extended Web Infrastructure (solutions). Part 1 addresses Installation.

05 May 2003
Implementing eGuide on NetWare 6
Support engineer Joe Harmon has been busy in the lab ... again. This time he's installed eGuide on a brand-new NetWare 6 system; and he kept notes!

30 Apr 2003
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure
Here's the latest in a series of articles written by Joe Harmon that will help you understand the complexity of Web Infrastructure on NetWare 6.0. Part 7: Apache Web Server Installation and Deployment, and Part 8: Tomcat.

22 Apr 2003
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 8: Tomcat
Don't miss Part 8 of Joe Harmon's amazing series about NetWare 6.0 web capabilities. In this episode, you'll explore the ins and outs of how Apache and Tomcat integrate. Get some toner in your printer: you're going to want this in hardcopy...

09 Apr 2003
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 7: Apache Web Server Installation and Deployment Considerations
In Part 7 of his wildly popular series, Joe digs deeper into the intricacies of Intranet Only, Extranet Only, and combined Intranet/Extranet deployment. This just keeps getting better and better...

17 Mar 2003
Installing iFolder
Joe Harmon is part of Novell's Web Services Support team. This material is adapted from some excellent training sessions he recently presented here at Novell.

24 Feb 2003
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 4: NetWare Web Access Configuration
Here is Part 4 of Joe Harmon's outstanding training series on NetWare 6 Web Infrastructure. This one explains the ins and outs of NetWare Web Access Configuration.

18 Feb 2003
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 3: Increasing the Amount of RAM that Tomcat Can Use
Here's the third installment of Joe Harmon's training series on how to integrate Basic Web Infrastructure (Web products) into Extended Web Infrastructure (solutions). Come find out exactly how to increase the amount of RAM available to Tomcat.

11 Feb 2003
NetWare 6.0 Web Infrastructure Part 2: Deployment
Here's Part II of Joe Harmon's Web Infrastructure training. This multi-part series will help you understand the complexity of Web Infrastructure on NetWare 6.0. Part II addresses Deployment.

18 Jun 2002
Exploring NetWare 6's Web Server Options
NetWare 6 comes with a venerable plethora of web services and a pair of web servers to power 'em. Novell technical support's Joe Harmon sorts out and installs the Apache Web Server for NetWare and the NetWare Enterprise Web Server -- and tells the tale.

05 Jun 2002
Changing the Location of the iFolder Sync Folder
Occasionally a user will need to change the location of the iFolder Sync Folder, either because they don't have room on their C drive, they want a shorter pathname, or they just want a perkier name than "My Documents." Here's how to do it in Win98 and Win2000.

10 May 2002
Setting up BorderManager Authentication Services on NetWare 6
Support guy Joe Harmon knows that a picture is worth a whole lot of time on the support line. He put this document together -- complete with screen captures -- to walk us all through the installation of the BorderManager Authentication Services suite on NetWare 6.

08 May 2002
Quick Start: NetWare WebAccess
WebAccess is a cool chunk of NetWare 6 that deals with all the "web stuff". Things like iPrint, Net Storage, Portal Services, and GroupWise WebAccess are all parts of the new WebAccess functionality. Support guys Joe Harmon and Ralph Blood put together this document to walk you through the installation of these cool new tools.


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