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Darkstat - Nework Traffic Analyzer or Network Monitor

Posted 07-03-2006 at 11:51 AM by sridhar11

darkstat is a network statistics gatherer.

Effectively, it's a packet sniffer which runs as a background process on a cable/DSL router, gathers all sorts of useless but interesting statistics,and serves them over HTTP.

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More or less a central place for taking notes

Posted 06-25-2006 at 03:22 PM by Xolo (Journey of a Thousand Miles)

I'll keep this area for notes, progress reports and whatnots concerning my slow two steps forward, one step back journey towards a better understanding of Linux distributions and software packages.
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Well, thats part of the "strangeness" that I've had with Kubuntu sorted.

Posted 06-25-2006 at 01:36 PM by bigjohn

I don't understand why, but the problem with disappearing taskbar/kicker panel, that I had in my partner Clares' user account, has been cured by moving the .kde file and restarting the X server.

I'm not completely happy with that cure, because I don't understand why it should have worked. Surely anything that gets changed as a user should still mean that the basic "desktop facilities" work, but they didn't. I'm left "none the wiser", but I suppose it will keep...
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Well Kubuntu does do a few strange things afterall!

Posted 06-25-2006 at 09:39 AM by bigjohn

Well, I've been happily using Kubuntu 6.06 - and have found a few "oddities".

It (the kubuntu) uses sudo for system management. Ok, got that, but I'm familiar with the more conventional root and user account system of long established linux wisdom.

Can I turn it (sudo) off ? Like fuck I can! I'm guessing that it was included as an aid to "ease of use", I just can't get used to it.

I have found a couple of possible solutions, but they're...
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Debian Based Linux Distributions and Live CD's list

Posted 06-25-2006 at 05:23 AM by sridhar11

Most of the people want to know the list of debian based linux distributions and live cd's.This is very interesting list i haven't seen any place on the net
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