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  1. [ubuntu] Re: System become slow while loading flash website

    No problem in Firefox.

    AMD quad
    4GB
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    [kubuntu] Re: How to confirm my system is clean

    Before this thread goes off-topic:

    If the email account is with a third party (say anyone like gmail, yahoo, etc.) and not hosted locally, you should be fine. Since the compromised account is not...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Problems with RAID5

    Well, this is a perfect defense to my argument against exotic RAID arrays on production systems.

    It looks like your boot partition is on the dead drive and it isn't used for much else. It may be...
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to disable the ping

    On your local machine or on a network-wide scale?

    To disable ping response:
    echo 1 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all

    To reenable:
    echo 0 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all
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    [ubuntu] Re: Setting up a VPN, Securing Computer?

    I admire your dedication to security, but honestly I think you may going tad overboard.

    If you are going to use a VPN, I would drop Tor. I use and love Tor, but I prefer using a VPN to connect to...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Strange files in my home folder. Not mine?

    Yep, those are definitely from gstreamer.

    http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/

    If those aren't yours, delete them immediately, change your password(s), disable remote login, and review your access...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Spam with collection of my recent sent addresses

    Can you please post the header info from one of the spam messages?
  8. Thread: Active?

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    Active?

    Haven't seen activity since July? Anyone still around?
  9. Thread: Ports

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    [ubuntu] Re: Ports

    If you do mean open/close a port, it would be on the firewall. Once you log in, you will be able to create your own rules dictating which services (ports) to allow or deny.
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    [ubuntu] Re: network security tools/suite

    So is this going to be something like Nessus?
  11. [ubuntu] Re: is it ever safe to store password in text files?

    As with everyone elses' response, NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO AND NO.

    Never ever store them in plain text. You can encrypt them like what Keypass does, but...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Full Disk Encryption, Yubikey unlock

    If you are concerned with encrypting your computer (and depending on the kind of data you are storing) I would consider starting at encrypting your home directory as the first measure, then full disk...
  13. [all variants] Re: ssh getting hammered by login attempts... is this normal?

    I take it that this server sits directly on the web? If so, Fail2Ban is your best option. There are spiders crawling the web constantly running brute force/dictionary attacks on anything they can. I...
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Hacked file permissions - cannot change back

    Unfortunately there isn't a whole lot you can do. You can try to chown root:root on what you need to, but since you don't know what the intentions were your best bet is to run a backup of your home...
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    Re: Do you drive a Sports car ?

    I had a Mazdaspeed Protege :) Possibly one of the most amusing cars ever made (when it isn't falling apart or broken down)

    http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4133/5090385458_e79c946685.jpg
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Problem

    I appreciate it. I've never had this many problems with something like this. I have Ubuntu loaded on a laptop, but I'd just really like to have in on my desktop. I guess I'll just keep plugging away...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Problem

    I did download it, however I don't really know what to do after the initial download. Care to explain?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Problem

    Well I just attempted UBootin and I started from scratch. Used it to download 10.04.2, formatted a new removable drive, and ran through the program. I rebooted when it said to do so, and I booted...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Problem

    I used the one that they reccomended on the site. I forgot the name of it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Install Problem

    The one I am on right now is the one directly from the website when you click the orange butt after selecting the 10.04 LTS. I want to say its the x.2 version, but I could be mistaken. This is the...
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    [ubuntu] Install Problem

    I'm currently installing Ubuntu 10.04 on my machine as a dualboot with Vista from a USB. As soon as it opened, it automatically started (from what I assume) loading from USB with no command. It...
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