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Re: wmi-client on Squeeze/Sid



Hi and thanks,

> I found the intrepid version, still probably not as new of a version as what
> squeeze is but it should be better then the hardy one since hardy would be
> about the same as etch.
>
>  http://packages.ubuntu.com/intrepid/wmi-client
>
> The only other way is to get the source and install that way. I don't think
> you will benefit much by having it as a repo anyway since it doesn't seem to
> be actively developed or ported.
>
> I also found that it seems they are pulling it from jaunty as well and that
> support for what it does will be built in to samba, I don't know when or it
> may already be.
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wmi/+bug/359637

Ok

> Just trying to give ya a few ideas, I don't know what it is for or what it
> does so I can't recommend a replacement.

"remotely executes commands on WindowsNT/2000/XP/2003 systems from
GNU/Linux" (form winexe homepage).

I'd like to be able to run scripts / win applications / win commands
form a linux machine (like psexec win tool).
(I'm not talking about scripts that i could run using cygwin ssh).

Anyway,

> http://eol.ovh.org/winexe/

the source compile require a samba recompile.

Regards
M


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