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Useful linux basic commands

Posted 11-20-2011 at 09:36 AM by ted_chou12
Updated 11-20-2011 at 09:42 AM by ted_chou12 (sed "s:its:it's:g")
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Hi, I found this online, it's pretty useful, I printed one out and posted on my wall XD. Cause I am not a pro, so I don't think memorizing them is necessary. But if u do frequently use them, u probably would remember, anyways, c attachment.
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Traffic and Process Id correlation with audit and ULOG on IA-32 Centos-5.7

Posted 11-20-2011 at 09:24 AM by unSpawn

# ...being basically a clarification of dump all packets and list them according to the processes that either sent or received them and what command could display current running processes relating to eth0 so I can refer back to this when needed.

The question: generate an audit trail that includes captured traffic and process information.
The problem: when capturing packets no process information is stored.
Solution: correlation provides the "glue" between...
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mixing stable and testing packages

Posted 11-19-2011 at 10:42 PM by neonsignal

Sometimes when sticking with a Debian stable version, it can be useful to just update one or two packages to a testing or even unstable version, because of new features.

The ideal way to do this is to use backports, because these have been tested (and patched if necessary) to work with the stable versions of other packages. The backports repository is added to /etc/apt/sources.list:
deb squeeze-backports main contrib
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First experience at using the Google api

Posted 11-19-2011 at 10:39 PM by peonuser
Updated 11-20-2011 at 12:55 AM by peonuser

One of the reasons I like to do page scraping is to get the data I need without having to take time to use a web browser such as Firefox and or a newsreader to get the specific data I need. Letting the computer get the data for me and making a summary file of the data I need is therefore letting the computer be my secretary and or research assistant.

Have been doing some page scraping, but i was not able to get the weather from their (Google) site. Then read they have it sort of hidden....
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Debian Wheezy has just switched to Gnome 3

Posted 11-19-2011 at 12:03 PM by andywebsdale
Updated 11-19-2011 at 12:27 PM by andywebsdale
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Wow - I ran Update on synaptic and apt-listbugs tells me that metacity segfaults after restart. I decide to risk it, as it won't stop me booting. The update finishes & I closed it & did Ctrl-Alt-BkSp to restart all the GUI stuff, X, Gnome, etc.
GDM looked slightly different, I logged in & Bam! Big surprise - no desktop. Gnome 3 had arrived.
I love it. There's a learning curve, & probably I need to do some manual cleanup after apt has "converted" my Gnome 2...
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