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  1. Thread: Fake SSH?

    by almahtar
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    [SOLVED] Re: Fake SSH?

    cdenley - I didn't know that! Thanks, your idea is much better.

    On a side note if you're going to be setting up something like this Penguin Guy, you may want to also set up Snort to let you know...
  2. Thread: Fake SSH?

    by almahtar
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    [SOLVED] Re: Fake SSH?

    An easy way to do it would be to set up a bogus user (named "fakessh" or the like) and set up SSH to only allow that user to log in. Then set their shell (in /etc/hosts) to /bin/false so if it did...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound Not Working

    Do you know what specific model of MacBook Pro you have? For instance mine's the "Santa Rosa" (also known as 3.1). Which version you have will affect which solutions work for you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacBook Pro: my sound won't work on Ubuntu

    That worked for me - 17" Macbook pro Santa Rosa (3.1). Thanks for posting.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual monitor no longer working

    I had the same problem. The issue in my case was that I'd chosen a proprietary nvidia driver with the hardware drivers manager then run the updates utility - it updated my kernel and must not have...
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    [all variants] Re: No sound on Macbook Pro 3,1

    Worked like a charm - thanks. 17" Macbook pro 3,1. Ubuntu 9.10.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Installing DirectX 9 with wine

    Open a terminal (Applications->accessories->terminal) and type


    cd Desktop
    sh winetricks directx9
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Easy_e17 is not working for me: bunch of stuff is missing

    gcc: /usr/lib/libltdl.so: No such file or directory

    Install the libltdl3-dev package and anything that depends on it (sudo apt-get install libltdl3-dev)



    checking for VLC... no
    checking for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: installing steam on hardy

    You need to install the Tahoma font. Get it here: http://www.dsource.org/projects/bindings/browser/trunk/freetype/examples/Tahoma.ttf?format=raw

    Copy it to...
  10. [all variants] Re: How can I verify SSL Certificates for Pidgin

    1. Point firefox to https://nexus.passport.com
    2. Double click the padlock icon in the status bar at the bottom of firefox
    3. Make sure it says it's verified by Verisign. Click "View...
  11. [all variants] Re: Readahead actually slows my boot down

    You're the man. That was the issue. Took my boot time from 38 seconds (without readahead) to 29.

    Thanks.
  12. [all variants] Re: Readahead actually slows my boot down

    Good call - I wasn't able to make a swap partition because EFI freaks if I have too many partitions, so I have a swap file. It was the 2nd item in /etc/readahead/boot.

    I've removed it and I'm...
  13. [all variants] [SOLVED] Readahead actually slows my boot down

    I have a Gen 3 Macbook Pro, and my boot times are about 35 seconds. I figured I could do better than that so I added "profile" to my boot options in grub, rebooted, removed it, and rebooted again. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Mouse pointer issue

    Thanks suprman2020 - I had the same issue and that worked for me.
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    [ubuntu] Re: 8.10 GTK+ Theme Issues

    Open up Synaptic and install all the gtk2-engines-[whatever] packages. Should take up an extra 25 megs or so, but when it's done all your themes will work properly unless they are based on some...
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    [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] Youtube full screen problems

    Worked for me as well. Awesome. Thanks.
  17. [ubuntu] Macbook Pro Santa Rosa - Undefined symbols in Ath_pci

    Heya all - I'm running Hardy quite happily on my new Macbook Pro 3.1 (Santa Rosa). Everything was working quite nicely until I installed the Virtualbox kernel modules so I could run a Windows XP...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Difference between Mac and Ubuntu?

    I just bought a macbook pro because it's a good deal, no seriously: price out the same hardware (bluetooth, infrared, firewire webcam, etc) and it ends up costing the same no matter who you go with....
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    [ubuntu] Re: Firefox won't save bookmarks

    I figured it out - I went to about:config and sorted by status, and looked at any values that were "user set" that had bookmarks in their name.

    One of them somehow got tripped, likely while...
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    [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Firefox won't save bookmarks

    Hey - I just installed Hardy on my new Macbook Pro. Firefox won't save bookmarks - I can add as many as I want, but the moment I restart Firefox I've got blank bookmarks again.

    I double checked...
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    Re: AMD opens door to ATI Linux drivers

    Don't expect smooth sailing for a while now, but I'm with you. My next PC was going to be AMD/NVidia, but now it will be AMD/ATI. I never thought I'd say that.
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    Re: AMD opens door to ATI Linux drivers

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NjA1Mw

    WOOO!!!!!!

    It doesn't include their 3D subsystems yet - just a start, but it's 900+ pages worth of start. Thank Goodness. Keep it up...
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    Poll: Re: Do You Beryl/Compiz

    Beryl here.

    I also turned off the wobbly - not my style. For those that haven't upgraded to 1.3, I have to say it's got some great new features. That was a fast release: I'm impressed. I have a...
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    Re: An Ubuntu story

    I laughed out loud at the first post, and linked to it from my journal. Awesome.
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    Poll: Re: Python or Ruby?

    That's a quote from an OO guru whose name I've forgotten. I've messed with a lot of OO projects: Ruby projects have always impressed me the most.
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