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Old 08-09-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
soundwave164
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Ubuntu Keylogger


I wanted to know if anyone could recomend a good keylogger for Ubuntu, as I have had trouble finding one. Im not gunna put the key logger on anyones comp or anything like that. I simply Want one as my comp is always crashing (for a reason thats too much work and money to address) and it is a precautionary measure to ensure I dont loose any unsaved documents.
All i need are keystrokes to be logged, for i just need the text, so the program can be simple.
Thanks
Also, I am new at linux and ubuntu, so every step is a difficult one and I would appreciate it if you would treat me as a slow child in your explinations.

Thanks again
 
Old 08-09-2009, 07:44 PM   #2
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it is a precautionary measure to ensure I dont loose any unsaved documents.
If you work in OpenOffice.org you don't need a keylogger as it has a setting to save (a copy of) your document at regular intervals. If you work from the commandline only then you don't need a keylogger either: install 'rootsh' instead. Bottomline is that a keylogger is not seen as a benign piece of software. Besides if the next crash takes away your harddisk no tool will save you unless you make backups at short intervals to remote or removable anyway.


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my comp is always crashing (for a reason thats too much work and money to address)
...still I'm interested in knowing what this is about. Care to elaborate?
 
  


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