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    [ubuntu] Installing vim-full without Gnome

    Hello,

    I'm running a headless server (i.e. X and a window manager are not installed.) and I would like to install the vim-full package.

    It seems to be the only way I can get the :syntax...
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    Re: HOWTO: Snort Mysql Base

    Problem solved.

    I nuked the install and then started fresh. I installed the LAMP bits before I even moved on to the Snort, Oinkmaster and BASE stuff and this time it worked flawlessly.

    However,...
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    Re: HOWTO: Snort Mysql Base

    I've followed the guide up until the BASE installation, however like you I have run into the problem where it attempts to DOWNLOAD the files when I visit http://localhost/base/

    Unfortunately...
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    Re: HOWTO: Install FreeNX

    I'm not sure of any way to do it with JUST FreeNX, but since FreeNX runs on SSH and SSH provides SCP, you can just fire up an SCP client and then use your SSH connection as an encrypted FTP...
  5. Thread: Suse 9

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    Re: Suse 9

    Not by default, only to Comp Sci. students.
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    Re: HOWTO: Install FreeNX

    If anyone is having problems with FreeNX and getting strange errors about Public Key Auth. failing for user NX, I recently fixed the error by running the command:

    sudo passwd -u nx

    Apparently...
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    Re: converting text to MS Excel

    ASP does it very very easily, just make an html table and populate it with information from ASP and set the response type to an Excel object. I've had to use it for websites at work before.
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    Re: Suse 9

    **Disclaimer: I've used YAST for about 20 minutes to perform tiny changes so far***

    I found that what made this seem user friendly was the way it was laid out and orginized. Things were very easy...
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    Suse 9

    I just picked up my spiffy new IBM R51 Thinkpad from my college today.

    It came loaded with Suse 9.1 and Windows XP Pro. I haven't had much of a chance to play with Suse but so far it seems very...
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    Re: Clash of the titans : Java vs. Python

    I've never had much of a problem with the OOP Paradigm since I've never done much programming that wasn't OOP. I'm accustomed to it now so I'd probably struggle switching to procedural programming...
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    Clash of the titans : Java vs. Python

    Now I know this may seem a bit redundant with all of the posts about the strenghts of Python and the comparisons drawn towards Ruby etc but I've found that there is little to no comparison to Java.
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    Re: HOWTO: Reconfigure your default SSHD port.

    Ah thanks. I knew I probably forgot something. Its fixed now :)
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    HOWTO: Reconfigure your default SSHD port.

    For all you veterans this is a piece of cake and isn't worthy of a HOWTO but I figured since so many threads in the security forum are about SSH Dictionary attacks I figured I would write a quick...
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    The Dillenger Escape Plan - Setting Fire to Sleeping Giants.

    Off of the 2004 release "Miss Machine"
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    Re: Prgramming hacking tools with C++

    Now I'm not sure whether you are talking about automating those tools in a script or something or if you actually want to make your own variant.

    If its the latter then (not meaning to sound...
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    Re: Anyone got their Hoary CD yet?

    WildTangent, I got mine about 3 days ago and I live in Ontario aswell. I ordered mine around the end of march-mid through april. Expect yours soon! My only regret is not ordering more. I ordered...
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    Re: Backport Synaptic Update Errors.

    Ahhhh. I'm an idiot. Don't mind me :P I saw an error and figured reloading wouldn't help.
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    Backport Synaptic Update Errors.

    I followed the instructions to add backports to my repo list
    but I get the following when starting Synaptic.


    W: Couldn't stat source package list http://ubuntu-backports.mirrormax.net...
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    Microsoft Open Windows Professional

    Has anyone tried it yet?

    http://i.somethingawful.com/inserts/articlepics/photoshop/06-03-05-software/Eyedunno.jpg





    *Disclaimer: Shamefully linked from Something Awful.com's Photoshop...
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    Re: '403 Forbidden'

    I'm getting 404's for aproximately 9 of the Repisitories using Synaptic. If anyone has a fix I'd love to know it :)


    http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/hoary/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz:...
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    Re: HOWTO: SSH & Public Keys

    Nevermind. I figured it out by RTFM. Putty has a side program that will do this. Anyone who is interested should check out Public Keys With Putty. Also, the PUTTY docs hint to a possible weakness in...
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    Re: HOWTO: SSH & Public Keys

    Great howto. Very easy to follow. I have only one question: You explained how to generate the keypair on two Ubuntu boxes, I'm curious. I run the SSHD at home on my ubuntu box but often connect from...
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