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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Opera Hardening

Posted 08-27-2011 at 06:04 PM by arniekat

Opera 11.50 Web Browser Hardening

These are the settings I use on Opera, however you may go more stricter or looser with your security settings depending on your needs.

The current version available from SlackBuilds.org is Opera-11.50. After repackaging with the SlackBuild and installing Opera, run the application and do the following:

Click Opera Menu (Upper Left-Hand Corner) > Settings > Preferences OR CTRL+F12

General Tab >...
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Pimping my fluxbox

Posted 08-27-2011 at 04:02 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

Fluxbox is my favourite windowmanager for a number of reasons, but its default looks are not one of them. The included styles are mostly horrible and the default menu system in the Debian build has its problems.

I know of two decent sources of fluxbox themes:
Unfortunately both sources are dated - it seems the fad of creating themes for window-managers ended a few years ago. Nevertheless...
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Probability failure

Posted 08-26-2011 at 12:59 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 08-26-2011 at 01:16 PM by rocket357

Today I get an alarm that a customer's website isn't responding. This particular customer isn't an American customer, and due to international law their server has to be hosted in their own country. So they picked a hosting company over there and we shipped their servers to the hosting company.

Traceroute showed that we could get to the city where they were hosted, but not the server itself. I called the hosting company's support line. After explaining to them that my boss had...
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Stable Linux Distro for frequent power cuts

Posted 08-26-2011 at 12:15 PM by nayeem

Hello Friends,

I am trying out different Linux Distros, some are easy to use some take time(me being a windows user!). Now I have a different kind of problem, I live in a place where power cuts are frequent so I would like to know if there is any distro which remain stable even if it is not shut down properly and the power goes. I mean when the power comes back it should not give me surprises in the form of warnings or becoming unstable or corrupting the data.

Thanks....
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Transparent proxy doesn't work with squid

Posted 08-24-2011 at 11:13 PM by tayzar

Hi my seniors,
I am now testing squid(2.7) transparent proxy server as a gateway with 2 NIC.

LAN=192.168.2.1 mask=255.255.255.0
WAN=192.168.15.67 mask=255.255.255.0 gateway=192.168.15.1(connected to internet)
And My Squid server configuration is
acl all src all
acl manager proto cache_object
acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32
acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 0.0.0.0/32
acl localnet src 10.0.0.0/8 # RFC1918 possible internal network...
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