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I Created some scripts for Snort

Posted 06-04-2007 at 10:40 AM by unixfool

I've created (well, modified) a Snort initialization, restart, and shutdown script for Slackware and OpenBSD. They are linked below.

The OpenBSD script works solidly.

The Slackware script works sporadically and I've no idea how to debug it (although I haven't tried 'strace' yet). It appears to work manually every time, but when run as a cron job, it's sometimes, seemingly randomly, doesn't restart. The cron job runs every hours but because it sometimes doesn't start,...
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Pidgin and Slackware relationship ended

Posted 05-13-2007 at 08:47 PM by unixfool

Total B.S. A good read, especially if you're a Slacker! I'm backing Pat totally on this one.

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In the world of blogs...

Posted 05-13-2007 at 01:55 PM by unixfool

How does one consolidate when he/she has numerous blogs. I've a Slackware blog, a personal blog, and a blog dedicated to the Sharp Zaurus. The most up-to-date blog is the Slackware blog (@ and it is relatively current (can't say that for the others). I'd hate to kill it because I'd like to use this one, so, whenever I update the blogspot one, I'll put a notification here. I don't know if this is gonna work, though...
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