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    [ubuntu] X loading on a non existent tty?

    I've got a weird problem. I'm running Ubuntu 10.10. When it starts up sometime I will get a low-graphics x-server error message. It says that the setting can't be detected. IF I tell it to reset...
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    Re: How to Downgrade gdm 2.28 to 2.20

    I know this is an older post but, I have to say that this worked great for me. There is a definitely a difference in load times. It definitely takes longer to log in. However I wanted to be able...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable Bluthooth without password

    Thats awesome. I completely forgot about pamusb-check. When I read your post I thought you were just referring to pamusb in general. I used pamusb-check to test to make sure that pamusb was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Multi-factor encryption under 10.04

    Google ecrypts or how to encrypt home. There is a tutorial out there that walks through how to set up a key. The nice thing about ecrypts is that if your user password is changed you can no longer...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable Bluthooth without password

    Apparently the linux gods have seen fit to disable this. You can no longer set scripts to run as owner. You have to create an executable program that calls that script. You can still set programs...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable Bluthooth without password

    I like that idea. I'll have to look and see if there is away for a script to call pamusb and check the status of the usb stick. Right now I don't think it's possible. I don't think that pamusb...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ultimate laptop security?

    Ok, well I'm getting closer. It seems every time I get one problem solved another one pops up. I've got the scripts working with the usb drive. When I unplug the usb drive it will run the scripts...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Disable Bluthooth without password

    Well I figured it out. I added the line to remove the password on sudo for the specific command at the end of the file and everything worked after that.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Multi-factor encryption under 10.04

    I'm actually working on setting something like this up right now. I'm using pamusb for additional authentication. I'm also using truecrypt to accomplish the encryption. Truecrypt is looking for a...
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    [ubuntu] Disable Bluthooth without password

    Well here is the issues that I'm running into. I'm running into a pretty hard wall too. I've learned how to write scripts and how to call those scripts with pamusb. Right now if I pull the usb...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ultimate laptop security?

    I agree that every systems weaknes is physical access. I guess the ultimate computer as far as security would be one that you don't have physical access to. This would probably be very inconvenient....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ultimate laptop security?

    Well I've got the blue tooth proximity working. It was amazingly easy. I'm still looking for a good tutorial to use Fprint and get the fingerprint reader working. The USB thumb drive/key is also...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ultimate laptop security?

    One other thing to think about. It seems windows is far more secure as far as physical access. Is this really the case? In all of the time that I've used windows I've never been able to recover...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ultimate laptop security?

    I agree that losing the thumbdrive would suck. Thats why I'm planning on enabling three thumbdrives. One in the safe, one on me and one hidden away.

    From everything I've seen Ubuntu is very...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ultimate laptop security?

    I've actually got that part working just not exactally the way I want it to. I've downloaded and installed pamusb. This allows pam to authenticate using a usb drive. It looks at the vendor, model,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ultimate laptop security?

    One other problem I'm having. Now that I've set the USB to being required every time I use sudo it asks for both. I want it to ask for either with the preference being the USB stick and the...
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    [ubuntu] Ultimate laptop security?

    Here is what I am trying to accomplish. Tell me what you think or what I can improve. I also need a little help in implementing some of it.

    I want the login to require three things.
    Fingerprint...
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    Re: Post your .conkyrc files w/ screenshots

    I'm having the exact same problem. I reinstalled Ubuntu 10.04 and thats when it started. I had everything working before that. My card shows up as eth1. I know before I reinstalled it showed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Plymouth Customization

    I wish it were that easy but, no. The background image is not in the folder with everything else. The image with the sun on it is. The background is either generated by code or it's located some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Plymouth Customization

    I installed locate and it didn't really help. I can find the folder where all of the images are located at. However inside of this folder the image for the stars and the solar flares are missing. I...
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    [ubuntu] Plymouth Customization

    I'm not sure if I should post this in the general help or in the programming section. I've been up all night making Plymouth work and customizing it. I've made a lot of progress. Plymouth looks...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless BCM4322 kernel panic

    Do a search on installing ndiswrapper. I was having problems connecting to encrypted networks and this fixed my problem. I'm not sure if it will fix yours or not but because everything works when...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Encryption Problems

    Alright yay!!!! It worked. I got ndiswrapper to work and I am now using an encrypted connection. So even though I had set up ndiswrapper correctly apperently whenever I restart the computer ubuntu...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Encryption Problems

    Sorry, to post twice but I wanted to explain something I found real quick. After checking to see wich driver was loaded using lshw -C network I found I was still on wl. So I removed every driver I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless Encryption Problems

    Alright so I tried to set up ndiswrapper and everything went well. When I i insterted ndiswrapper the turned on I tried to connect to the encrypted network and I the system froze. I wonder if I'm...
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