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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Can't go past 800x600 in Ubuntu or Xubuntu.

    Now Rock, that's incredible! Who would have thought that the video card itself would throttle down to a less power-consumptive resolution. Good trouble shooting on your part. Bravo!

    And Housam,...
  2. Re: HOWTO: Surf and IM anonymously using tor and privoxy

    Your anonymity is being served by a Swedish IP address. When you visit Google with your Tor/Privoxy rendered IP address, you are thought to be Swedish and Google responds appropriately.
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    Re: First Computer you had

    My very first hobby "computer" was one that I had built in 1965. It had a singular purpose, that of solving quadratic equations via truth tables. I had fun making flip-flops and counters, "and" gates...
  4. Re: HOWTO: Surf and IM anonymously using tor and privoxy

    My goodness dear brother! I just now (only 9 months later) have read your response to mine, and I see by your response that perhaps my mistrust of Tor was not necessarily unfounded. I quite simply...
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    Re: Other recommended distros?

    Ah... the Amiga!

    It brings back happy memories for me when I thought I was really something to have upgraded my ZX81 to a full complement of 16KB of RAM. (Slober, slober). Oh and I was ever so...
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    Poll: Re: If not Brown, then what?

    You mean to say, dear brother from Kuala Lumpur, that Blue/Green may be leading in this poll. When I say brown is the majorial color, I'm refering to the various and beautiful hues that package...
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    Re: Other recommended distros?

    A major consideration for me has always been to select a distro-flavor of Linux that can be easily upgraded, one that offers a means of adding or removing programs with careful consideration of all...
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    Poll: Re: What has been your spyware experience?

    One way is visually!

    Over the years, using whatever GUI desktop/window manager that was to my liking at the time, I've always enabled some means of visual display of network activity. With just a...
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    Poll: Re: What has been your spyware experience?

    I'll call it "spyware", a rather ironic "spyware".

    Less than one week ago my Ubuntu box became a proxy server by virtue of the fact that I had Tor and Privoxy installed to enable anonymous...
  10. Re: HOWTO: Surf and IM anonymously using tor and privoxy

    Whoa!

    After having welcomed Cliff to our community, I see where you, J-strap, are relatively new as well. Thank you for your reponse, and welcome aboard.

    I was thinking that Tor and Privoxy...
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    Poll: Re: If not Brown, then what?

    Buffalo Soldier spoke my heart.

    Brown is the majorial human color if we really care to take notice, athough all colors are in the image of God. When I think human "color" I think brown. When I...
  12. Re: HOWTO: Surf and IM anonymously using tor and privoxy

    Thank you Cliff.

    You made my day! Of all the events that have transpired in the course of this day, events at work and here at home, your response to my "advisory" post brings a warm smile to my...
  13. Re: HOWTO: Surf and IM anonymously using tor and privoxy

    ПОПТОНЖ,

    Talk about irony....

    About two weeks ago I installed privoxy and tor as a curiosity. With both daemons running, I could in fact browse anonymously. Whoopee! But I have no real need to...
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    Re: How to pronounce Ubuntu?

    For your consideration...

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    Re: Howto: Nmap 3.93 with gtk2 and fixed icon

    Very nice, Mike.
    Thanks!
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    Re: HOW TO surf anonymous

    Very nice how-to, Dutch, and thank you.
    Were you once of the Gentoo community?
    Cheers!
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    Re: Ubuntu Review on my blog

    "This is it."

    We have come home.

    Nice review, Norm! You have articulated my heart.
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    Poll: Re: Who likes the default Ubuntu theme?

    Over the years, I've seen scores of themes, particularly for KDE and Gnome, IceWM, XFCE, Blackbox and its derivatives (such as Fluxbox). Dare I say it, but I've even tried my own hand at theme...
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    Re: distribution for an old PC?

    I have had success installing Debian Sarge, Libranet, Trustix, and various Knoppix derivatives on a 75mHz Pentium with half the RAM as you have. The key to success would be to install, as with the...
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    Poll: Re: Where are we all from?

    Born 57 years ago in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

    My dear wife of thirty years would have me say that I now live in front of a computer screen. Truth be told, I now live in a very small town at the...
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    Re: TOP 10: Your Top Ten Packages To Install

    I've installed quite a few, but most essential for me are:

    emelfm
    mc
    sylpheed-claws
    nmap
    nessus
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    Re: Evolution is a rubbish email client

    Bravo Nano!

    I thought that I was the only one to blow away Evolution after installation of Ubuntu. For me, removing Evolution is a necessary setup procedure of ANY distro that includes it in their...
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    Re: A very simple nessus installation

    Harman,

    Your instructions worked flawlessly for me. Thank you. Nessus is up and running.

    After running Nessus against this Ubuntu system, I feel compelled to share an observation, and it's...
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