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  1. [ubuntu] Error while trying to run "sudo apt-get update"

    Hello,

    I'm running ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. When I run the command
    sudo apt-get update
    in order to update my system, I get the following error message at the very end of the resulting output:
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Some advice before buying a laptop

    Hello,

    I am planning to buy a laptop soon. Before I do that, I'd like to know if Intel will be releasing any new processors for laptops soon. I am willing to wait for a few months if necessary...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heartbleed and ubuntu firewall

    Hello,

    I am the original poster of this thread. Sorry that I am posting here after such a long time. I was really busy with work on my thesis and just finished.

    I have been using...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Libreoffice Website

    Isn't the url www.libreoffice.org ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Libreoffice Website

    Is that the official website for libre-office? I don't want to end up downloading and installing libre-office from some other website which might have altered libre-office and added their own stuff...
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    [ubuntu] Libreoffice Website

    Hello,

    Which is the official website for libreoffice? I want to install the latest libreoffice version.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heartbleed and ubuntu firewall

    Hello,

    In any case, the heartbleed vulnerability did not affect the netfilter/iptables firewall or the ufw/Gufw firewall in ubuntu in the past and does not affect the netfilter/iptables firewall...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heartbleed and ubuntu firewall

    Hello,

    In any case, the heartbleed vulnerability did not affect the netfilter/iptables firewall or the ufw/Gufw firewall in ubuntu in the past and does not affect the netfilter/iptables...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heartbleed and ubuntu firewall

    So, what about those news articles that I came across which said that the heartbleed vulnerability affected firewalls? Are they misleading?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heartbleed and gpg

    Hello,

    I read that stuff. But, it doesn't say anything about gpg. Does that mean that the heartbleed vulnerability does not affect gpg? I mean, is the cryptography used in gpg invulnerable to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heartbleed and ubuntu firewall

    You mean to say that the heartbleed vulnerability has nothing whatsoever to do with either the netfilter/iptables firewall or the ufw/Gufw firewall on ubuntu??
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heartbleed and ubuntu firewall

    Hello,

    According to news reports, this heartbleed vulnerability was around for more than two years. That's why the news articles about the heartbleed vulnerability affecting firewalls got me...
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    [ubuntu] Heartbleed and gpg

    Hello,

    I read news articles on the web about the heartbleed openSSL vulnerability affecting SSL. I read that this could have compromised SSL certificates and signatures. Does that mean...
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    [ubuntu] Heartbleed and ubuntu firewall

    Hello,

    I use ubuntu 12.04 desktop version on my desktop. I do not run any servers on my desktop. I use ufw/Gufw to manage the firewall on this particular desktop. My question is regarding the...
  15. Re: A question about the file /etc/hosts.deny

    So, the consensus is that the space after the colon symbol is necessary ?
  16. A question about the file /etc/hosts.deny

    Hello,

    The manual page for the file /etc/hosts.deny says that to deny network access to my computer for all others over a network, I just add the line
    ALL: ALL
    to the file /etc/hosts.deny....
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    [all variants] Re: Preventing a boot sector virus infection

    If I make the internal hard drive the only bootable device in the BIOS and then password protect the BIOS so that the settings cannot be changed, will that protect me from boot sector virus infected...
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    [all variants] Re: Preventing a boot sector virus infection

    Hello,

    My BIOS does not have the option to prevent writing to the boot sector as mentioned in that wikipedia article. The linux mint forum article also does not answer my original post.
    ...
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    [all variants] Re: Preventing a boot sector virus infection

    As far as I can make out, those two are for newer computers running microsoft windows. Mine is an older laptop and I plan to install ubuntu 12.04 on it. Can someone please respond to my original post?
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    [all variants] Preventing a boot sector virus infection

    Hello,

    My question is about boot sector viruses. Since they infect the boot sector and are loaded from the boot sector before the operating system gets loaded, they can affect all operating...
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    [ubuntu] Re: IPV6 and ufw/Gufw

    Does the ufw/Gufw firewall filter IPV4 traffic too or just IPV6 traffic?
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    [ubuntu] IPV6 and ufw/Gufw

    Hello,

    I use ubuntu 12.04.3.

    Does the ufw/Gufw firewall on ubuntu 12.04.3 filter both IPV4 and IPV6 traffic or does it filter just IPV4 traffic(and allow all IPV6 traffic both in and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ext3 vs. ext4 in a fresh install

    Thanks for the replies.
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Disabling guest user account in ubuntu 12.04.3 with unity

    Thank you for your help.
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    [ubuntu] Re: ext3 vs. ext4 in a fresh install

    So,

    Is the version of ext4 on ubuntu 12.04.3 stable for daily desktop usage?
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