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Detective Inspector Bruce Van Der Graaf

Posted 10-14-2009 at 11:50 AM by rich_c

Having read this I sent this comment to the Commisioner's Office of the New South Wales police.
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I'd just like to say a few words to congratulate the above Inspector for having the courage to say what needed to be said regarding the security (Or lack of it!) in Microsoft Windows. I am sure that his advice will encourage some people to migrate to a more secure operating system and will save a lot of people across the world from computer malware! I hope I have the privilege of helping some of the
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launch2net – Mobile Internet Connection Manager for Ubuntu

Posted 10-14-2009 at 11:03 AM by sridhar11

launch2net for Ubuntu Linux is a professional mobile Internet Connection Manager for Ubuntu 8.10 and 9.04 users.
launch2net will recognize your type of modem or ExpressCard as well as the SIM card and does not need intricate driver installations or configurations.

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Sendmail: send-only when local system has no domain name

Posted 10-13-2009 at 02:04 PM by catkin
Updated 10-18-2009 at 01:31 PM by catkin

Hello

EDIT: this works but causes sendmail to pause for ~1 minute when it can't find its own FQDN; this slows boot (if sendmail is started at boot and not backgrounded) and would be un-workable on a busy mail server.

Here's how to configure sendmail to send mails when the computer is configured with a hostname but no domain name. It may be of use, for example, if you want to mail system exception reports and do not want to configure the computer as being part of a...
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Don't turn off security features, customise them!

Posted 10-13-2009 at 12:27 AM by rich_c

I’ve noticed a worrying trend recently. People seem to be hell bent on ‘turning off’ prompts for the root password to perform various admin level tasks because it’s ‘annoying’. In a similar way, one of the main criticisms of Vista has been User Access Control and much has been written about turning that off. Indeed, Microsoft seem to have taken this criticism on board and allows users to easily turn UAC off! Great! Just because users are lazy and impatient, turn security off!

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Linux Quizzes

Posted 10-12-2009 at 07:07 PM by engless
Updated 10-12-2009 at 07:08 PM by engless

You can find a series of quizzes about LINUX and for LINUX users here:

http://www.engless.com/tech/linux/linux.php

1. Starters ( for beginners )
2. History
3. Shell (from the shell, not only BASH)
4. Expert
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