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Old 08-10-2004, 10:21 AM   #1
helios the sun
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changing uname information


any ideas how to change/fake informations given by the uname program? (especialy uname -v)
 
Old 08-10-2004, 10:26 AM   #2
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Take the source code of uname which is in binutils or shutils, can't
remember which, anyway you can get it form www.gnu.org, and
change the output in the source code.
BTW what is the purpose of this?
 
Old 08-10-2004, 12:15 PM   #3
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i just saw it on one machine and was wondering how admin did it (he wont tell me)
nevermind..
 
  


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