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Feb
5
answered Checking if computer is compromised?
Feb
4
comment How is it possible that I can log into my account with two different passwords?
I'd completely forgotten about that! I wonder if Ubuntu's SSH server is old enough to fizzle there.
Feb
4
comment How is it possible that I can log into my account with two different passwords?
Now it's time to follow Raphink's path - what's up with /var/log/auth.log ?
Feb
4
comment How is it possible that I can log into my account with two different passwords?
So you logged in via SSH ? What kind of authentication scheme are you using for SSH ? Maybe it allows incoming connections from your username at your local IP ? SSH authentication isn't a topic I know very well, I prefer locking it down more than opening it up.
Feb
4
comment How is it possible that I can log into my account with two different passwords?
What is account 'ender' ? What were the two passwords (if we can know) -- otherwise, how different are they, what are the md5 like? From where did you log on (tty, vty, sty, su, su - .... ) ? What's the line like in /etc/shadow ?
Feb
4
answered USB Hard drive diagnostic tool
Feb
4
comment In Ubuntu, MoBlock makes it take a while to actually start using internet
Sounds like it is verifying that the connection is there, but not actually handshaking and getting an IP until the connection is required. If, when you say "nearly instantly", you mean the length of time of one or two heartbeats, then that's what's happening. What version of Ubuntu is it?
Feb
4
awarded  Supporter
Feb
4
answered Why are motherboards designed for servers generally larger than regular motherboards?
Feb
4
awarded  Commentator
Feb
4
comment Internet Explorer crashes on startup
Three different machines, same user? Occam's razor : change the user. :p
Feb
4
comment How to save a mail into an .eml-file with Outlook?
Outlook Express actually has some really cool features that Outlook doesn't. Go figure.
Feb
3
comment Unable to mount DVDs on Gentoo
Did you compile the proper options in the kernel (SCSI Generic, CD DRIVE support) ?
Feb
3
comment Duplicate pseudo terminals in linux
"xterm-179-6.EL3" is probably "Enterprise Linux 3" and may be a more recent version of xterm, or one that has some more specific things necessary for RHEL.
Feb
3
awarded  Editor
Feb
2
comment Fedora 9 (64bit) won't recognize 8G of RAM
Here, take a look at this article. I hope it helps: linux.com/archive/feed/119287 At the worst, you may need to patch the kernel (easier than it sounds) or download a pre-patched / custom kernel (safer than it sounds).
Feb
2
comment Chrome for Linux doesn't display pdf's
Here.. Try this: rvb.mytanet.de/default-pdf-reader-for-chrome.shtml
Feb
2
comment Nano: Will it be there for me?
IIRC, I have seen some without nano (red hat servers, I believe), but it is rare.
Feb
1
awarded  Teacher
Feb
1
answered Nano: Will it be there for me?