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send sms messages to your cell phone when someone logs in as root

Posted 12-01-2008 at 12:55 PM by jkzfixme
Updated 01-20-2009 at 09:44 AM by jkzfixme (PS)

Hi my name is Jesse and although Ive been a constant on this forum and try to answer questions when I can , Ive never been much of a blogger. However I found this trick to be pretty useful, so here it goes. You can also use the sms portion in may different contexts.
Since this is my first entry , comments and or constructive criticism would be much appreciated.

vi .bash_profile
in the root dir

add the following at the end

echo 'ALERT
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Posted 12-01-2008 at 12:14 PM by SrDorothy

A short time ago, we bought a new computer for our New Membership Director. Got it at a place that installed Win XP for us, and then I asked the leader of our OMUG GNU/Linux SIG to help me install Ubuntu 8.04 alongside XP. Both he and I were surprised to see Splashtop on booting the computer--he had to explain to me that Splashtop is a very small version of Linux that works in the BIOS: so as soon as the computer is turned on and the Splashtop screen appears, you can browse the Internet or check...
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And so the blog begins ...

Posted 12-01-2008 at 12:12 PM by Tinkster

Not that I really know what to write about

Today will be a day of little productivity as I'm attending a security symposium rather than going to work. Am very curious, though, since this really is part of my work.
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Upgrading to Ubuntu 8

Posted 12-01-2008 at 11:29 AM by acb58

I have installed U6. I was told that upgrading to U7 would overwrite U6, it didn't. I now have a U6 AND U7 partitions on my HD.

How do I remove U6 AND U7 from my HD before I install U8?
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Linux on Netbooks. A dropped ball?

Posted 12-01-2008 at 09:29 AM by Hangdog42

My main laptop is a Dell Precision M6300, and while it is a fantastic computer, there is no getting around that it is a pain to lug around. The thing is just large and heavy. So to give myself a new option, I decided to take the plung into the netbook world and picked up a Dell Mini 9 running Ubuntu. From both a power and form factor, this thing is just right for taking notes at meetings and doing email and other light tasks. While I'm generally not an Ubuntu fan, I decided to give it a try...
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