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Linux Malware.

Posted 12-10-2009 at 02:46 PM by rich_c

If you Google ‘Gnome Look malware’ you’ll get numerous results pointing to articles about a screen saver that was available for download from Gnome-Look.org which contained malware designed to mount a DOS attack against certain World Of Warcraft related sites, I believe. No doubt there will be many Microsoft shills, fanbois and astroturfer types who’ll try to take great delight in the existence of Linux malware.

There are some points that need to be taken into consideration though....
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PGA - Pretty Good Anonymity

Posted 12-10-2009 at 04:08 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

a note i found on my archive while was making a cleanup on my HDDs.
written about 2 months ago.
i guess it might be useful for someone =) from what i can say i use that PGA for a long time already. it is slow of course, but it is like a gift for paranoid users =)
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proxychains + ssh = Pretty Good Anonymity(let's just name it PGA? ;) )
How to make PGA in five steps
by edK

Scheme:
You -> SSH(s)...
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How to Configure compiz Fusion in Ubuntu 9.10(Karmic)

Posted 12-09-2009 at 03:54 PM by sridhar11

Compiz is a compositing window manager that uses 3D graphics acceleration via OpenGL. It provides various new graphical effects and features on any desktop environment, including Gnome and KDE. Compiz Fusion is a collection of plugins and a configuration system for the Compiz compositing window manager. It was created from the remerging of Beryl into Compiz.

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Improving Slackware boot time

Posted 12-09-2009 at 12:30 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 12:40 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Tags boot, slackware

Originally Posted in my BLOG.
Slackware by default takes a long time to boot. We can minimize this. I am going to write down exactly what I did, you read that and do it on your own.

First login as root using "su" and continue:

Code:
 # nano /etc/lilo.conf
Write compact in the global section or uncomment it. [it's there somewhere at the top]

Next find the append line and add "quiet" at the end. My append line reads:
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[example] Compiling 2.6.32 kernel in Slackware 64

Posted 12-08-2009 at 11:31 PM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 12:42 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG

Please Note: You should atleast read Alien_Bob's [Eric Hameleers] Guide once if you are new to kernel compiling. I always refer this guide to people who just started kernel compiling since it's very well-written and explained in details. Here is the link.
This is my second kernel compile guide [actually more like a report of my experience]. A few...
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