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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't connect to the router

    LOL - Well done

    I was hoping to make some money selling this book of mine ;-)
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    Re: UK "black boxes"

    Unlike you - I'd make the assumption that it can and is already being done. They just want to make it legal and done on a far bigger scale than at present.

    Have a read about ECHELON & it's...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Why has firefox become so slow?

    Did the updated Firefox check your add-ons for compatibility & make any changes to the add-ons? I'm curious what would happen if someone stopped the compatibility test after an update.
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to start the firewall with gufw

    I started off using Firestarter. The major problem I had with it is that people are encouraged to have it run all the time running as a sudo user which has to be a major security risk. GUFW has...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is the Network Settings?

    Go to top menu on and click on System menu then click on Preferences and choose Network Connections. You should be able to edit the wired connection after being prompted for the Administrator...
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    [ubuntu] Re: cannot ping the gateway

    It could be an ARP issue. I had a dodgy connection to a router on one laptop and fixed the problem by using a static arp table on that laptop.

    Use arp -s <ip-address> <mac address >

    Download...
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    Re: Career Path After Completing CIS Degree

    There's not much chance of a good job in England. We've been sold down the River.

    You'll probably get a job serving fries in McDonalds or stacking shelves in Poundland ;-)
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    [ubuntu] Re: How to start the firewall with gufw

    The default rules for GUFW are DENY all incoming and ALLOW all outgoing traffic. Adding extra rules you can open ports to allow incoming traffic on various ports such as port 631 to allow IPP...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't connect to the router

    If you need a good relaxation techniques book then give me a nod and I'll point you in the right direction. They should be delivered in PDF format with every new UBUNTU release :-)
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Running tcpdump at startup causing me problems

    That will do nicely ;-)

    The weird thing about those extra instances of capture files is that on one occasion it was capturing what appeared to be USB data packets. I missed out the -i eth0...
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    [xubuntu] Re: Add a Startup Sound.

    I didn't know you could change the startup sound in Ubuntu A good old TARZAN call is perfect Ahhhhhhhaahhhhhhahhhhhhhhha ahhhhh ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh ! Me must play around with the idea :-)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Can't connect to the router

    I'm not at all familiar with the version of Ubuntu you are using. But..I would try and manually set up your network connection using your Administrator account and make sure you have allowed the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Where is the Network Settings?

    :-)
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Running tcpdump at startup causing me problems

    Thanks matt

    Any chance you can loan me 3 million pounds too :-)
  15. Re: ufw firewall does not log any information about the network traffic.

    The only problem with UFW logs is that that UFW logs the Firewall audit data to a number of files such as syslog, kern, messages and ufw.log. This can make those other files hard to read. I created a...
  16. Re: ufw firewall does not log any information about the network traffic.

    Sounds good to me. I did give you advice to check that file on the 23rd May ;-)

    ......

    Other than that I'd be checking if you haven't been playing around with any of the system configuration...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Are updates done over HTTP?

    LOL - You're truly irresistible - I'll tell you anything you vant to know ;-)

    As James Bond always said - we've got to keep the British End Up
    You only live twice Ms Daisy - make the most of it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Are updates done over HTTP?

    Now Miss Daisy is probably a fine example of an undercover secret Russian spy using her female wiles to get secrets out of us. The honey trap always works. Many a British MP has fallen for a Russian...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Running tcpdump at startup causing me problems

    Do you have multiple interfaces such as wireless as well as wired ?

    Nope. I'm new to scripts and it looks like I need to read a book on the subject. Looking at the other scripts in if-up.d there...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Are updates done over HTTP?

    Yeah me too - the really thick foil. :-)

    Apparently, there are many undercover operations on Forums across the internet. There's probably one or two guys in disguise on this forum. I reckon I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Are updates done over HTTP?

    Well - I'm also curious what several billion dollars of cyber weaponry capability buys the Government. Use your imagination - it's probably better than what you can imagine.

    Now consider the case...
  22. [ubuntu] Running tcpdump at startup causing me problems

    I recently created a script file to run tcpdump at startup. The file was placed in /etc/network/if-up.d

    #!/bin/bash

    tcpdump -s0 -i eth0 -C 50 -w /path/to/ capture-$(date...
  23. [lubuntu] Re: lsof +L1 output indicative of cracking attempt?

    I tried this on a live cd and got similar results except I couldn't reproduce the seamonkey output due to using Firefox on the live CD.


    COMMAND PID USER FD TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NLINK ...
  24. [lubuntu] lsof +L1 output indicative of cracking attempt?

    I followed one of the security sticky links to http://danielmiessler.com/study/lsof/ where I came across a tutorial on the use of lsof. In that tutorial was a mention of using lsof +L1 to find files...
  25. Thread: tcpdump

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    [all variants] Re: tcpdump

    I think the problem was me but did get it to work with a few tweaks to the command line:

    sudo tcpdump -s0 -w capture-$(date +%a-%d%m%y-%H%M-%S).pcap

    That worked. The file created looked...
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