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    [SOLVED] Re: Is locking down /run/shm a good idea?

    Thank you for the correction. At first I thought "relatime" was a typo and thought it was to be "realtime". I also wasn't sure where to put "size". I copied your code down in my notes so that I have...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Is locking down /run/shm a good idea?

    Thank you for the advice. So if I am understanding you right, the line to add to /etc/fstab would be (as an example):


    tmpfs /run/shm tmpfs rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,realtime 0 0...
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    [SOLVED] Is locking down /run/shm a good idea?

    I came across this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/StricterDefaults

    I am running Ubuntu servers of various flavors (10.04 which we hope to move to 14.04). These are used as web servers for...
  4. Ghostscript command line went wrong. How do I fix it? Get errors every time now.

    I was reading the man pages and was going to list the devices available to ghostscript. I misread and did this:

    gs devicenames ==

    Of course that didn't do anything but an error. Then I...
  5. Re: Server 10.04 Possible DDoS, Apache/MySQL keeps going down. How to fix?

    Thank you all very much for your information. You've given me a good deal to think about. I'm going to try and implement as many of these suggestions as possible for best security. I'm going to do...
  6. Re: Server 10.04 Possible DDoS, Apache/MySQL keeps going down. How to fix?

    I've used nmap to scan the IP of the server and found in it:

    Discovered open port 22/tcp on [IP Edited for Privacy]

    and:

    PORT STATE SERVICE
    21/tcp open ftp
    22/tcp open ...
  7. Re: Server 10.04 Possible DDoS, Apache/MySQL keeps going down. How to fix?

    @Habitual - That's a very good idea.

    On a slightly related question: Do you (or anyone reading) know how I could test the ports to see if they are stealth? I know the site grc.com has a tester...
  8. Re: Server 10.04 Possible DDoS, Apache/MySQL keeps going down. How to fix?

    Thank you both. I'll look into all options mentioned. I appreciate your help.
  9. Server 10.04 Possible DDoS, Apache/MySQL keeps going down. How to fix?

    I'm not sure what is happening here. I have a 10.04 LTS LAMP server running and have a cron going to check Apache and MySQL at intervals and if either should go down, restart the unresponsive server....
  10. How to get WiFi Scanner to Work with Firewall On

    I use Linux Mint (which is built upon Ubuntu). They had the firewall turned off by default. I wanted to turn it on but when I did, the scanner part of my All-In-One Printer/Scanner would not work....
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    [SOLVED] Re: Wine has no kick

    I've used PlayOnLinux successfully. It includes WineTricks and a good debugger. I have a tutorial on it here: http://cgi.bytebin.net/linux/administration/playonlinux.php
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    [Windows] Re: Should i remove windows?

    Set it up in a VM as monkeybrain20122 suggested and then get yourself an Ubuntu Live CD and/or "System Rescue CD" from http://www.sysresccd.org/SystemRescueCd_Homepage . Then when you have all that...
  13. Re: Severe security breach over three months- need Linux-experienced eyes to help

    It could be that whatever-it-is is infecting itself on one or more of your devices so that whenever you change out one, if another goes online it automatically infects the new device. A no-win...
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    Re: What browser do you use and why?

    Chrome. Because then I can get to my bookmarks on my Android tablet as well (which also has Chrome). I've used Chrome for quite a long time now (a couple years I think) and really like it. Also I can...
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    Using Sansa Clip+ in Linux

    Some folks are finding the Sansa Clip+ will work with their Ubuntu machines. Although there are some quirks. Especially when creating playlists. I have full instructions on how to create playlists...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sansa Fuze+ Playlist issues

    I know this is way late but I hope this article will help you:

    http://cgi.bytebin.net/linux/audio/sansamp3player.php

    I just got a Sansa Clip+ and wrote up some information on how to create...
  17. Re: You can run Mixcraft 5 in Ubuntu! And other music tips.

    The reason I'm sharing a way to run Mixcraft in Linux is for those who want to move from Windows to Linux and already purchased the program. It's expensive and one of the things that may keep folks...
  18. Re: HOWTO: Cleaning up all those unnecessary junk files...

    Great tips! I agree about the orphaned files though. You may want to do the Synaptic Package Manager one and just go through and click on each one and read what it does. Some you may want to keep...
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Thank you for the welcome! :) I am not a guru or anything but I manage. I probably will do just as much (if not more) learning that I will advising/helping.
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    Sticky: Re: Welcome to the Forums - Introduce yourself here

    Hello everyone. I go by RavenLX in most forums and have been using Ubuntu for a few years now. Mostly I been working with Ubuntu Servers at work (Web hosting). I had then tried Ubuntu desktops and...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Can the Internet Explorer 10 or IE10 be installed on Ubuntu?

    I don't think IE 10 will work in Linux but I used PlayOnLinux to set up Internet Explorer 8 and got it working. They have it as one of the pre-configured applications you can install within...
  22. Re: Can't get the Mint liveCD to boot on a UEFI laptop

    I heard somewhere that there is a setting in the Windows 8 preferences/settings that let you turn off UEFI (and it might be the only way to turn it off) so that you can let another OS boot. You...
  23. Thread: Midi devices

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    [lubuntu] Re: Midi devices

    You may find this thread informative: http://www.linuxmusicians.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=10485

    You might want to sign up with LinuxMusicians.com and ask more there as they may know more about what...
  24. You can run Mixcraft 5 in Ubuntu! And other music tips.

    I am new here and want to share with you folks a way to run Acoustica Mixcraft 5 in Linux. I have seen threads here that asked about this and they had no luck getting it running. Here is my tutorial:...
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