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"Hacker" term abuse

Posted 01-22-2010 at 12:02 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 01-22-2010 at 12:03 PM by Web31337
Tags cracker, hacker

I blogged this note, to link to it, so I won't have to write the same things everytime.
If you were linked here, probably you failed to remember the actual meaning of word "hacker" (due to reading newspapers or watching news where stupids telling you a legends of script kiddies as of a legendary warriors) and you used it in a wrong context on LinuxQuestions.Org forums.

So here's your chance to fix that broken file on your heardrive.

Hacker will never...
Posted in etc, security
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Logical Fallacy in "The Insecurity of OpenBSD"

Posted 01-22-2010 at 11:45 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 01-22-2010 at 01:05 PM by rocket357

First off, the blogpost:

The argument here is NOT whether or not OpenBSD is secure, it's whether or not OpenBSD should implement ACL's. Granted, I'd like to see some more advanced capabilities here, too, but tossing the baby out with the bathwater seems quite silly. A new framework or mindset is needed to understand the problem.

The difference in approaches is simple. Let's say...
Posted in OpenBSD
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We shall C

Posted 01-22-2010 at 06:52 AM by brianL

I mentioned in my first blog entry that it was programming that spurred my rather late in life interest in computing. Well, how much have I learned, in any language, since then? Next to nothing. I keep getting diverted. There's so much to learn using Linux, as soon as I start on one thing, something else grabs my attention.
Anyway, I'm finally going to put some effort into learning a language. Forcing myself to concentrate on one: C. So I've bought, via Amazon, these three books:
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Posted in Uncategorized
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can't log in

Posted 01-21-2010 at 04:01 PM by jrl

this is all my fault.
I was playing and somehow I changed the log in.
now I can't even open the os.
Do I have to reinstall and loose everything, or is there another way to get to the desktop? I'm using fedora 12
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Posted 01-21-2010 at 07:05 AM by Joe2003

CREATE TABLE `facility` (
`facilityID` varchar(2) NOT NULL default '',
`description` varchar(30) default NULL,
PRIMARY KEY (`facilityID`)

CREATE TABLE `system` (
`systemID` varchar(3) NOT NULL default '',
`ipAddress` varchar(16) default NULL,
`dnsName` varchar(50) default NULL,
`network` varchar(50) default NULL,
`type` varchar(20) default NULL,
PRIMARY KEY (`systemID`)
Posted in Uncategorized
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