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  1. Re: What's the rationale that Ubuntu now wants to install everything in a snap packag

    If these statements are indeed true, it seems like the entire concept of snaps is a really really bad idea.
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    Re: blocking postfix SASL hacking attempts

    Does UFW have some GeoIP block option? Seems like that is what is needed.
  3. Best resources for learning container orchestration?

    I'm running many docker containers on virtualized Ubuntu hosts. I'm kind of at the point I need a high availability setup with the containers and volumes. Are there any resources anyone could point...
  4. Re: advice needed on grsync programme for backing up

    grsync uses rsync in the background. You may also be interested in checking out a product known as vorta that uses borg in the background. This makes versioned delta backups as opposed to rsync. ...
  5. Thread: Hi

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    Re: Hi

    I love the Arch wiki, but if read this when I was new to Linux ..... whew... that would be a tough read.
  6. Re: What's the rationale that Ubuntu now wants to install everything in a snap packag

    Snaps though seem to run slower than their non-snap counterparts.

    Idk -- maybe its just me but one of the things I like about linux was I kind of "knew" what was running on my system. I find...
  7. What's the rationale that Ubuntu now wants to install everything in a snap package?

    Snaps -- argh. Love them or hate them.

    I'm aware Ubuntu's been trending toward installing everything in the form of snap packages.
    What's behind this philosophy?
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    [all variants] Re: Password Mamager

    I'm a big fan of Bitwarden -- open source. They also have a free tier similar to Last Pass. It's also possible to run your own Bitwarden server if you are so inclined so you personally control all...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: No default encryption on Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop?

    I haven't run through the 20.04 installation process (just upgrading from 18.04). Does the installer not offer ability to install zfs encryption?
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    Re: Ubuntu Through the Years Video

    I really liked that bird background -- I think that was feisty fawn.
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    Re: Success with desktop LXD containers! Woot!

    Just a question. I've never used Pi-Hole, however is it going to be different than like pfBlocker on pfSense?
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    [SOLVED] Re: ssh connection attempts

    @The Cog

    I saw that as well, however there isn't actually any evidence the box was compromised. If you follow the thread, the OP stated he was going to try again with a "fresh installation" which...
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    Re: Success with desktop LXD containers! Woot!

    What's the advantage of using this strategy over Docker? I'm not challenging you I just don't know a lot about LXD.

    Nice tutorial by the way. Reminds me a lot of how Docker operates.

    Question...
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    [SOLVED] Re: ssh connection attempts

    I'm just curious about what the OP posted -- where in what he has posted has suggested his system has been compromised?
  15. [ubuntu] Re: One way communication between Docker containers

    Yes what you want to do is possible. I'm not hugely experienced with docker either although I've been running containers for about 6 months. What your describing in a way is a firewall. Must...
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    Re: FTP configure in ubuntu

    I'm aware FTP is very convenient, however please reconsider your options and use ssh/sftp instead. There are many graphical sftp clients available as well.
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    Re: Use old PC as a firewall?

    Just some thoughts you ponder.

    I like you are trying to make use of your PC and repurpose it. If you can put your ISP's device into bridge mode, then what you want to do is possible. You can use...
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    Re: how to password protect a folder????

    Cant you just gpg encrypt a folder on the command line? No need to install a bunch of extra packages.
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    [ubuntu_mate] Re: rdiff-backup include/exclude-list

    The file could be anywhere actually -- just give the full path to the file --- /home/john/dir1/dir2/excludes.txt (just an example).
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    Re: ubuntu 20.04 LTS stability on release?

    If you aren't really into running the latest and greatest, a general rule of thumb is to wait until after the first LTS point release prior to upgrading. Usually al lot of bugs have been worked out...
  21. [all variants] Re: How to create a backup in github that i can run in any ubuntu

    @napa2

    You mean like keep a list of installed packages with apt? This has been discussed here many times I believe -- just have to search for it.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install focal via docker

    What's focal -- are you using docker-compose?
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    Xcp-ng hypervisor release version 8.1

    I like the ability to capture the RAM -- however honestly I don't know if its a must use in my case:
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  24. [SOLVED] Re: What is the each command's different merit between su and sudo?

    doug@s15:~/sudo/test$ printf '%s ' *.txt | xargs --max-procs=6 --max-args=1000 sudo rm

    Seems like a lot of extra overhead here -- honestly it just seems easier to become the root user and and do...
  25. Thread: chown command

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    Re: chown command

    To my knowledge chown can not create a new group.
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