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    [SOLVED] Re: Security and gaming

    Amazing info man. Thanks!
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    [SOLVED] Re: Security and gaming

    Fascinating read. Thank you.

    One thing that I am curious about is how the crackers were able to piece together whole passwords from the hashes of portions of those passwords.

    From the post:
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    [SOLVED] Re: Security and gaming

    Thanks to everyone who responded. I'm less worried now, after reading your replies, and you've provided me with some good information about securing my computer.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Security and gaming

    Thank you CharlesA. You're probably right, in that the default settings should be sufficiently secure.

    Are there any particular settings which I ought to confirm are still in the default...
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    [SOLVED] Security and gaming

    Greetings,

    What security precautions should I take if I choose to game online with Linux?

    For example, how would I secure my computer in preparation for playing Battle for Wesnoth online?
    ...
  6. Re: Authenticating to Gmail; Sending txt messages

    Thanks man. I think I'm going to mark this thread as solved since it may be a while before I move on to the other components of my program.
  7. Re: Authenticating to Gmail; Sending txt messages

    Excellent information! Thank you!

    I started tinkering with this, and it is very interesting. I don't understand as much of it, as I would like though.

    For instance on the blog post which you...
  8. Authenticating to Gmail; Sending txt messages

    Hello,

    I want to write a python program that can check a gmail account for new emails that match certain criteria (e.g., sender, subject, urgency), and notify the user via text message when such...
  9. Re: Newb Question, Python:How to await input while counting down with timert

    I didn't know that multithreading went back that far. And I didn't know linux was designed for it. That's pretty cool.

    I still don't know if multithreading is the right choice for me, as a novice...
  10. Re: Newb Question, Python:How to await input while counting down with timert

    Thank you for the suggestion. But I was hoping there was a simpler way to accomplish this than multithreading. I thought multithreading was a fairly new technology, and I know that simultaneously...
  11. Newb Question, Python:How to await input while counting down with timert

    edit: There is a typo in the title. The last word should be "timer" not "timert"


    I know very little about programming. I've completed a few python tutorials several years ago, but I never...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: Booting Blind. Can't see dual boot options: Xubuntu and Vista

    Thank you both for your responses and I am sorry for this delay. I figured no one else was going to reply so I didn't check the thread for a while. I just remembered another thread I started and then...
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    [SOLVED] Re: How do I setup a wireless printer?

    Thanks for your replies. I am sorry for the delay because I've forgotten all about this. I've put your advice in a text file for future reference. I'm going to wait until I figure out some more...
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    [SOLVED] How do I setup a wireless printer?

    I need some guidance on how to setup a wireless printer on xubuntu. Specifically, I'm trying to get xubuntu to "see" my wireless printer. I have configured the printer to run on the network and I...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: Booting Blind. Can't see dual boot options: Xubuntu and Vista

    Update:

    I installed Grub Customizer using the command line. I followed the instructions at

    http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/43471/how-to-configure-the-linux-grub2-boot-menu-the-easy-way/
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  16. [SOLVED] Re: Booting Blind. Can't see dual boot options: Xubuntu and Vista

    Thank you for this, but I'm having issues.

    I did my best to follow the steps in the link you provided but I failed to install the program. I added the repository (I think), but I cannot find the...
  17. [SOLVED] Booting Blind. Can't see dual boot options: Xubuntu and Vista

    I just installed Xubuntu on this box. I set it up to dual-boot with my already-installed Vista. The problem is that I cannot see an option to choose my OS at startup. Xubuntu loads automatically...
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