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    [ubuntu] Re: selinux on intrepid

    All,

    I came up with a new idea:

    sudo apt-get install selinux-policy-src
    cd /usr/src
    tar -xvf selinux-policy-src.tar.gz
    Then compile from source. (make, then make install, then make load).
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: selinux on intrepid

    I'm beginning to consider that to be honest. I like Ubuntu and the way it works and would like to stick with it, but at the same time I think I'm going to look at Fedora. Ubuntu Hardened doesn't seem...
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    [ubuntu] selinux on intrepid

    Hi All,

    I'm having some issues running SELinux on Intrepid. The issue is this: when I run SELinux in enforcing mode, I can't do anything. I fully understand that's the point of SELinux in some...
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    [ubuntu] boot XP when installed on external HDD

    Hi All,

    Quick question that I can't see an answer to.

    A friend of mine wanted to try Ubuntu without touching his laptop hard disk. He has an external hard disk (120Gb) which I suggested...
  5. [ubuntu] failed to initialize HAL having installed selinux

    Hi All,

    I installed selinux in place of apparmor as per https://wiki.ubuntu.com/wiki/hardyselinux. Now, just after I log in I get a "failed to initialise HAL" error.

    I'm aware of this bug...
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    Poll: Re: Master Kernel Thread

    I've noticed - 2.6.20 referred to everything has sda. Previous to that independant of the compatibility mode everything was called hda. Now it depends.

    I think, in a nutshell, "compatibility mode"...
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    Poll: Re: Master Kernel Thread

    Hi master_kernel

    Ok what I know about first;

    gconfig is the same thing as xconfig. Both of these tools are GUI kernel config editors; they are built when the command is issued on the host...
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    Poll: Re: Master Kernel Thread

    Hi master_kernel

    Tap make help into your terminal. It appears to be there. What it does is another matter entirely.

    Just a quick note for everyone, there's a gconf in there too, I installed...
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    Poll: Re: Master Kernel Thread

    Hi All,

    A few questions for you all

    I'm back to the pain of /dev/sd(a) versus /dev/sd(b) with kernel 2.6.22.9. Can anybody explain why this has happened in this kernel version?

    On edgy's...
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    Poll: Re: Master Kernel Thread

    I've been keeping an eye out on the "Intel Cards for Linux" front after the problems I've had getting ipw3945 working on a custom kernel. I found mac80211, the new subsystem, here:...
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    Re: Writing "UTF-8" programs

    Couldn't agree more - I "knew" of UTF-8 as in use it on web-pages, e-mails etc but was totally ignorant of how to program using it.

    Character variables can hold up to 127 so I take it the "higher...
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    Poll: Re: Master Kernel Thread

    Hi cebe11,

    You've got the right of it so far. You need to download and unpack the kernel sources, which I'd do in /usr/src/linux-(kernel version).


    Applying patches depends on how the patch...
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    Re: Encrypted root and swap with LUKS

    Hi Snaildarter,

    I have done exactly that. You'll have to do it in two stages, however. First set up your encrypted partition as per normal, then encrypt the swap as a second stage.

    I followed...
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    Re: Writing "UTF-8" programs

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for your input everyone, the links were incredibly useful. I was concerned the char definition in C represented only the older (ANSI) string type, which is what I suspected and...
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    Writing "UTF-8" programs

    Hi all,

    This may seem like a basic question to most. I'd like to know how programs become UTF-8 aware. How do I know I'm outputting UTF-8 to the shell, for example? Does this simply mean my source...
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    Re: Strange command line argument behaviour

    OK...

    echo $TERM gives: xterm

    It wasn't an encoding issue, it's me being a twit. license is seven letters long as is shuttle, I forgot about the mandatory "null" item terminating a char...
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    Re: Strange command line argument behaviour

    Further weird behaviour...

    OK, I wrote this program initially on Windows. I use MinGW on Windows mostly but also use VC 8.0 occasionally (the Mozilla Build System uses VC 6-8 not unreasonably)....
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    Strange command line argument behaviour

    Hi All,

    Apologies for asking such a simple question but I'm having trouble compiling what should be a simple program. Here's the general idea:

    The program peforms various sorts based on what...
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    Re: Assembly/C questions

    Back again to demonstrate my inexperience, I have two files, one a C one including stdio.h and two externs for functions in an assembly file, written in AT&T (I also changed it to NASM). Linking them...
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    Poll: Re: Master Kernel Thread

    Hi GaryH, dannyboy79,

    If my interpretation is correct then GaryH has downloaded a vanilla kernel from kernel.org, say 2.6.20.6 and is now trying to apply the patch for 2.6.20.7 and so avoid a new...
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    Re: Assembly/C questions

    Hi Wybiral,

    My plan was always to separate assembly files from c source, but I've seen a number of inline programs, the one that caught my eye being Dr Brian Gladman's Serpent implementation,...
  22. Re: [HOWTO] Encrypt whole Feisty installation without reinstalling

    The line we need is: serpent-cbc-essiv:sha256. I have a custom build kernel I compiled all the modules in (Y as opposed to M) in the crypto section so I don't have to worry about loading modules in...
  23. Re: [HOWTO] Encrypt whole Feisty installation without reinstalling

    Hi Kopfgeldjaeger,

    I noticed a bunch of boot time errors saying sucha node couldn't be created under /dev/.static/dev/mapper. One look in there and no mapper! So I just did this:

    sudo mkdir...
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    Assembly/C questions

    Hi All,

    Have been teaching myself C for a while now. It appears that the best way to optimise some routines is to dive right in and write assembly code (I'm talking mathematical routines here) so...
  25. Re: [HOWTO] Encrypt whole Feisty installation without reinstalling

    Hi Kopfgeldjaeger,

    I followed your tutorial to the letter. I have the following setup:

    /dev/sda9 = linux swap
    /dev/sda12 = linux root (AES enc)
    /dev/sda13 = home, AES

    /dev/sda12 mounts...
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