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Latest News about EXTON Linux MultiBootCD 6-OS

Posted 06-15-2014 at 05:09 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 06-22-2014 at 01:45 PM by exton

A new version of EXTON Linux MultibootCD 6-OS is ready. Changes: New (latest) versions of GParted, Puppy Linux, 4MLinux and SliTaz.

What’s the point of running EXTON Linux MultibootCD 6-OS?
Anyone who is slightly interested in Linux and want to see how far the development of the most famous mini Linux systems have reached should try it. Naturally, also all who own older 32 bit computers that require a smaller system, which can run smoothly (quickly). Easy then...
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Rootkit Hunter: IptabLex, IptabLes

Posted 06-14-2014 at 05:17 AM by unSpawn
Updated 06-22-2014 at 05:50 AM by unSpawn (//Added auditing examples)
Tags iptablex

Compromises leaving .IptabLes and .IptabLex binaries (with or without dot) in /, /boot, /etc and or /usr seem to be quite common:
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RPM-repackaging google-earth-stable_current for Fedora

Posted 06-14-2014 at 04:34 AM by unSpawn

Transaction check error:
  file /usr/bin from install of google-earth-stable conflicts with file from package filesystem
While the above error and its fixes are documented well enough across the 'net I'm listing my own spec for future reference. You should probably not want to use this but if you do just save below code as "google-earth-stable.spec" and run it as 'rpmbuild -bb google-earth-stable.spec;'.

%define __os_install_post  /usr/lib/rpm/brp-compress
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Bro, ImportError: No module named BroControl

Posted 06-14-2014 at 04:32 AM by unSpawn

Should you run bro-1.5.1-9 on Fedora and wonder what
detected unhandled Python exception in '/usr/bin/broctl'
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/broctl", line 703, in <module>
from BroControl import util
ImportError: No module named BroControl
means and found Fedora Bugzilla wanting for not fixing the same bug in Fedora 14 and 16 with status "CLOSED WONTFIX" then check out the "/usr/bin/broctl"...
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Shifting Gears (take 2)

Posted 06-13-2014 at 09:18 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 06-13-2014 at 09:28 PM by rocket357

If you follow my blog you'll know that a few months ago I said goodbye to my Linux Engineering position at Rackspace and joined Amazon Web Services as an AWS Support Engineer. It's been long enough that I feel I have my feet on the ground and I am qualified to give a status update.

Holy crap, Amazon. Go big or go home, they say. I'd love to give some cliche' about "if you work at Amazon you've already gone big", but I'm not even certain I could say that. The problems...
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