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    [ubuntu] Re: Encryption tools other than Truecrypt

    D'accord. Of course, you must retain physical control of your kit at all times, else all bets are off.

    Personally I don't use whole disk encryption that much - bad experiences in the early days of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Encryption tools other than Truecrypt

    The risk of reading crypto keys out of cache has been long known, over the years many researchers have produced tools to do just this, in all operating systems. It's a risk to be managed, just like...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Encryption tools other than Truecrypt

    I'd not be too concerned that Truecrypt isn't 'an Ubuntu-sanctioned app and is not in the repositories'. The system is distributed direct from the developers as a PGP signed .tar.gz package and...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New Malware for Linux ?

    This one has been discussed in this Forum twice this week already. Points to note are:-

    1. No delivery mechanism for BackDoor.Wirenet.1 has been detected, or even suggested, by Dr Web. This...
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    Re: How do I know if I need to find drivers?

    Hi JustinChina

    I don't know if this helps, but I'll try.

    I have never actually had serious driver issues with any of the GNU/Linux distros I have used seriously since about 1996. When I did...
  6. Re: Forbes: New Trojan Backdoor Malware Targets Mac OS X And Linux

    This one has been discussed in this Forum already. Points to note are:-

    1. No delivery mechanism for BackDoor.Wirenet.1 has been detected, or even suggested, by Dr Web. This implies that the...
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    [all variants] Re: Encrypted Ubuntu Home Directory Question

    I cannot remember such an issue arising with eCryptFS and, since the whole directory / Home dir is never actually totally decrypted I cannot understand why such an issue should ever arise. You will...
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    [all variants] Re: Encrypted Ubuntu Home Directory Question

    Basically an external intruder, or other User on the system can only see the contents of your encrypted Home directory, or encrypted sub-directory, if you have shared that H dir, or sub-Dir, with...
  9. Re: Trojan to steal Linux and Mac OS X passwords?!?

    Thanks for the link.

    Bit fishy. The Announcer is selling a virus defender for Linux and Mac OS and may have a commercial interest in writing such a piece of code. The controlling server IP address...
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    Re: Ubuntu with no Debian

    Duhhh ..........................!

    rjbl
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    Re: Why is Linux prone to "locking up"?

    Personally I have never, ever, seen the sort of locking up you describe in any GNU/Linux distro; even when running very early RedHats from floppies (remember those?). I can't help wondering where you...
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    Re: Linux pre-installed

    You shouldn't have any problems with Novatech. I've bought my last six boxes from them. All bare of any OS. Two the six were mobo/processor bundles; two were barebones systems and two were pre-built....
  13. Re: The C&C infrastructure of the Flame malware ran on Ubuntu

    Given that the global Internet is, overwhelmingly, UNIX served and driven and that Ubuntu is one of the most widely available GNU/Linux distros then this is no surprise at all. A dozen years ago if...
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    Re: New build: Barebones budget system

    Not sure of canadian prices but I did a barebones in the UK for a dual-boot XP / Ubuntu 11.x box (I just have to have Flight Sim X somewhere). Its a bit crappy for FSX but rock solid and fast for...
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    Re: Whats your first linux distro?

    Redhat 4 back in '96. Moved up to Redhat 7 by 2000. Set an RH7 laptop system for my job. Ran with that until 2005 but played with RH8 - Fedora 12 at home until c2010, Installed Ubuntu 10.04LTS and...
  16. Re: Question about when people sell linux-based products...

    Not really any legal issues involved. GNU/Linux is an operating system published, for use, under the terms of the GPL; therefore free to use and with an openly published source code.

    Applications...
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    Really cool marketing idea

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/12/13/microsoft_android_malware/


    So we can offer a free copy of Ubuntu to anyone tweeting their unhappiness with Win 7?

    :D
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    Re: Was Ubuntu 11.10 faster for you than Windows 7?

    Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS is faster boot / app start than Win7 on my box. Ub 11.nn both faster that Ub 10.04.03 on this h/w.

    rjbl
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    Re: LibreOffice - does anyone else have this bug

    No. Have never seen this problem in LibreOffice in Ubuntu 11.04 nor any previous version of LibreOffice, OpenOffice or StarOffice in any previous GNU/Linux based OS.

    BTW opening .doc files by MS...
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    Re: "Weird" food combinations you've tried

    Try the old Icelandic classic of Brenniwin and Shark meat sometime. It is very memorable; Brenniwin (Icelandic schnapps is about 40% ABV and is the about nearest thing known to drinking laboratory...
  21. [all variants] Re: is the increasing threats to mac a sign of things to come for linux?

    Unlikely. Linux and the other Unices have been around for decades and it has proved very hard to creat an MS-DOS style virus that actually works in any unix-like system. Good news? Maybe. The thrust...
  22. Thread: Unity MEGA Thread

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    Re: UNITY = farewell ubuntu for professionals

    Find it a bit difficult to believe that your company is trying to push Ubuntu(Current Release ) as a Business / Development desktop. Most corporate customers tend to buy LTS equivalents rather than...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Marvel Fast Ethernet 88E8038 problem

    Crossover cable? Dud connector(s) on the 6' cable? If the 250' works ok and the 6' doesn't then you must have a dud 6' cable.

    Hope this helps
    rjbl
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    Re: Teaching people the basics of linux

    I would guess that all of your classmates must have studied UNIX as part of the their first year studies for B.Sc - Computer Science. 'NIX is, after all, the definitive multi-process, multi-user...
  25. Thread: Starting over

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    [SOLVED] Re: Starting over

    Thanks for the tips. I can't say that I'd ever bother directly upgrading any WUBI, or Ubuntu box; I'd always do a fresh install - lifetime of working on Windows systems has made me very, very...
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