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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    Thank you for the help. Now we are narrowing down on the issue.

    My Windows PC network drivers were somehow blown away and I have been unable to restore them. Close but no cigar and lack of...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    >However, you have heard of parallel computing right? Or what >hackers do stealing CPU cycles from machines worldwide that are >left on and connected to the network at night right? So, a >single...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    However, you have heard of parallel computing right? Or what hackers do stealing CPU cycles from machines worldwide that are left on and connected to the network at night right? So, a single person,...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    Thank you for confirming what I have found out and quantifying. The figures are reassuring.

    The point then is to use long strings of completely random characters and numbers, nothing that can be...
  5. [ubuntu] Re: Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    cwsnyder,

    Thank you for the response. You are 100% right. Using somebody
    else´s signal, regardless of what I do with my modem, still leaves me exposed.

    The point is, I would have many of the...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    Greetings,

    Ok, I will look for UFW. It might not be enabled. And if it is, it is useless. They still get through.

    Hacked, well, my list is huge:

    - People write me emails and if I get them,...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    Greetings,

    No. The router is not under my control. And even if I had a crack at configuring it, I might break the owner´s toys...

    So, I am trying to pick up the wireless signal from the owner´s...
  8. [ubuntu] Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    Greetings,

    I am currently using a wireless connection that is surely exposed to hackers. I have complained about it on this forum before.

    My Windows network drivers are shot and in spite of...
  9. [ubuntu] Downlowding Maverick with a firewall in the distribution package?

    Greetings,

    I am currently using a wireless connection that is surely exposed to hackers. I have complained about it on this forum before.

    My Windows network drivers are shot and in spite of...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Where can I download Internet Explorer for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick?

    Thank you.
  11. [ubuntu] Re: Where can I download Internet Explorer for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick?

    Thank you for the prompt response. I am trying to evaluate MS Dynamics CRM Online. It requires IE 8. Obviously I am running Linux. I already have Oracle VM VirtualBox and can run windows, but gee,...
  12. [ubuntu] Where can I download Internet Explorer for Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick?

    I would appreciate it is someone could tell me where to download Internet Explorer for Linux. Specifically Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick. Thank you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing the "Live session user" password

    Greetings,

    I tried again after rebooting the machiine, and I was able to change the password from the command line as you indicated. The GUI doesn't let you get away with hitting return.

    I am...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Changing the "Live session user" password

    Greetings,

    Thank you for the response. In my limited experience as a UNIX Admin, the root account never had a password initially. However, sometimes, it is root. I tried typing in root, Ubuntu,...
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    [ubuntu] Changing the "Live session user" password

    Greetings,

    I am new to Ubuntu security and am trying to change the "Live session user" password. I believe it is the same as the Ubuntu user. At least that is what it looks like in the password...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    cryptotheslow,

    Thank you for the response.

    1. My landlady is an independent Lawyer, and very unpredictable. Your suggestion is great, but following it might create
    a disruption of her...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    Dangertux,

    It has been a while since my last communication. I hope that you will get this response. In the end, I have been using Gufw as a firewall, and I have not had time to configure Tripwire....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    DangerTux,

    I tried the procedure you outlined yesterday as soon as I read the message, went fast, using cut and paste, and got the described results. I will try it again the same way, but more...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    DangerTux,

    There was no error. The following command failed on the next to last step, in other words the following command:

    sudo tripwire --init

    I had several issues.

    Initially, I typed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    emiller12345,

    Just as a footnote. I did get a message in my inbox indicating that someone else had replied to the thread, namely DangerTux.

    However, I did not receive an email indicating that...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    Dangertux,

    My goal is to patch up my XP installation, which once I resolve the communication problem will be quite well protected, as I have learned, painfully the lessons of hacking and have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    emiller12345,

    Thank you for the response. I know that my network is compromised. Yes, it is a week WEP key protection, and I have been trying to reset the modem, configure the firewall, shut down...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    Greetings,

    Perhaps it is because of the holidays, but I received no response to my last post. To those that have responded and put up with my paranoia, many thanks. I hope you are having a...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    Ms. Daisy,

    Thank you for the response.

    1. The modem is an old model, but the other ruser has no complaints. My only issues with it are that
    I have not reconfigured the admin password,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Help with setting up Tripwire?

    Dangertux

    Judgemental? No worries.I have no issues with honest opinions. Every one has to be taken into account. In the end, you associate yourself with winners, and build a good team. It is your...
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