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    [kubuntu] Kubuntu 12.10 font config problems

    Hi, ever since I ran this GUI application I've been working on, my system uses only one default font. I get an error saying something like fonts deprecated
    ./mydir/.50/fonts to /fonts/config
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  2. [kubuntu] How to remove user from pamusb configuration

    I just configured pamusb on my main account on my 12.10 system. I want to remove my main account from pamusb but there seems to be no command for this. Need help to fix this ASAP.

    Thanks in...
  3. [kubuntu] Request password when usb device is going to mount

    I want a system that will request for root password whenever usb device is about to be mounted on my system. How can I make this?
  4. Make USB device mounting require authentication

    I want to make my system so that any device that connects to the computer needs a password when it goes to mount. In almost all Linux distros the usb device pop ups appears then u click it and the...
  5. Re: Linux Shell Script to authenticate usb drive deny others

    Can you be as kind enough to show me an example of how to do number 1 manually, e.g. a c/c++program of some sort perhaps? I've heard about software like TrueCrypt that does something similar but it...
  6. Re: Linux Shell Script to authenticate usb drive deny others

    Could you please elaborate on this or point in the right direction? Perhaps where and how its done on a typical Linux file system?
  7. Re: Linux Shell Script to authenticate usb drive deny others

    I understand where your coming from but my emphasis wouldn't really be on the desktop itself its the copying of data onto the desktop. Of course anybody can sneak in somehow and do whatever they want...
  8. Re: Linux Shell Script to authenticate usb drive deny others

    Well, I simply want a shell script to run when my specific usb device is plugged in. The pass word is just an integrity check for both parties so it can only be me accessing the computer with that...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Authorize connected USB Drives

    I understand what you guys are saying but /i believe what i'm trying to do is slightly different....I started another thread here once I discovered more about linux scripting:...
  10. Linux Shell Script to authenticate usb drive deny others

    Hi, I am currently hardening my Kubuntu 12.10 OS and I want to run a shell script that automatically runs when my usb is plugged in. It should ask for authentication/authorization for my usb when its...
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    [kubuntu] Authorize connected USB Drives

    Hi, I want to make my Kubuntu(12.10) system authorize all usb drives that are connected to my system. I would like my usb drive to have a special authentication/authorization with my system when it...
  12. [kubuntu] Re: Access usb drive from command line/external program without mount everytime

    I don't know if i wanna mess around with device identity and things yet because I can't really risk the data on the device as I don't have a back up or means to back right now. Thanks for the...
  13. [kubuntu] Re: Access usb drive from command line/external program without mount everytime

    Thanks for the suggestion but when i eject and plug in again, i still have to mount it. I want to just plug it in and have it be accessible by any program. The udisks commands worked and I was able...
  14. [kubuntu] Re: Access usb drive from command line/external program without mount everytime

    I don't understand what you mean by changing the "label", does this change the label on the device or the partition on linux. What if i was to plug another device where this label is located, what...
  15. [kubuntu] Re: Access usb drive from command line/external program without mount everytime

    My usb uses a fat32 fiile system. When i plug in my device I get a pop up at the bottom right of the screen with option to open with file manager which is standard usage. From what you've explained...
  16. [kubuntu] Re: Access usb drive from command line/external program without mount everytime

    I'm using Kubuntu 12.10 and well I saw on some forums they say mount it to a location on the computer to fix the problem. In general i just plug it in and I get options for what i want to do (file...
  17. [kubuntu] Access usb drive from command line/external program without mount everytime

    Hi,

    Each time i plug in my usb drive i have to open it with file manager before i can access it from the terminal or external program. I want to be able to plug and remove and be able to access...
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    [kubuntu] Optimize Linux Sytem to reject unkown usb devices

    Hi, I want to optimize my system (Kubuntu 12.10) to reject/block all unknown usb devices except my own. Does anyone have any ideas of how to implement a system like this please? I've seen automatic...
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    [kubuntu] Re: Secure Linux OS from USB Flash Drives

    I see what you mean but that implementation won't give me the security i desire because my account details could be compromised. I know there's a way of programming it so that when a USB is connected...
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    [kubuntu] Secure Linux OS from USB Flash Drives

    Hi,

    I'm looking for something which I'm not sure exists, that is, a way of optimizing my system (Kubuntu 12.10) to only allow a specific usb to be connected to it and no other.

    I want only my...
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    Re: Lenovo G580 no wired/wireless connection

    Last 4 i mean
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    Re: Lenovo G580 no wired/wireless connection

    Got the following error message:

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    E: Unable to locate package...
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    [kubuntu] Change read/write permissions for files

    Hi i am still new to the Linux system having just installed Kubuntu 12.10 and im having trouble changing user permissions for files. I am programming a program with database queries and it seems to...
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    Re: Lenovo G580 no wired/wireless connection

    Thanks for the reply. I have managed to tether a wireless connection using my mobile phone which i'm using now. Using this i installed build essentials and the compat-wireless package i was trying to...
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    Lenovo G580 no wired/wireless connection

    I can't seem to get a wired connection or wireless connection on either Kubuntu and Ubuntu 12.10. I've followed several guides like this: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2050126 on...
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