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  1. Thread: DVD rights

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    DVD rights

    Has anyone read this article:
    http://p2p.weblogsinc.com/entry/8154051273883695/
    It rules!!
    Amazing to see how ignorant Jack Valenti really is.
  2. Thread: NMAP

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    Just use: nslookup

    Just use: nslookup
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    That's a good idea except for one thing. Some...

    That's a good idea except for one thing. Some people have several computers and use more than one distro. So, maybe it should be topic based, ie. when someone starts a new topic they have to...
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    Just add a line to the end of the...

    Just add a line to the end of the /etc/rc.d/rc.local script to start your alarm program and it will run as the last thing that starts up on your system. Make sure that you include the full path to...
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    It would probably be easier to modify the script...

    It would probably be easier to modify the script that gets called when your ppp interface starts up (i.e. finishes dialing). That way all you would have to do is start your interface and then your...
  6. I'd put in a second vote for "Real World Linux...

    I'd put in a second vote for "Real World Linux Security." It is a great guide for securing many parts of your system. The author set it up with lists of projects to complete to harden your system...
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    Check out the Howto's for starters:...

    Check out the Howto's for starters:
    http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/docs/HOWTO/other-formats/html_single/
    There are various articles on security, SSL and below is a security quickstart:...
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    There aren't any security commands in Linux. ...

    There aren't any security commands in Linux. There does exist various binary programs and scripts which can be used to make a system more secure. I don't believe there is any standard as to which...
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    Try the man pages for sleep, signal and alarm....

    Try the man pages for sleep, signal and alarm.
    They are all system calls and the docs are in section 2 of the man pages.
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    Freedom! Anybody that says Linux and open source...

    Freedom!
    Anybody that says Linux and open source are anti-american and communist influenced are missing the whole point.
    It's about freedom baby, yeah!
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    The function int stat(const char *file_name,...

    The function

    int stat(const char *file_name, struct stat *buf);
    will tell you all available file information. You will need to include the following headers:

    #include <sys/stat.h>
    #include...
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    Unrelated

    Hey QuickDraw,

    Just curious, you didn't used to be a Macintosh programmer did you? Is that where the QuickDraw comes from?
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    I'd say, switch to using a smaller window manager...

    I'd say, switch to using a smaller window manager like: icewm, for example. I have a laptop with a 550 Mhz Celeron, 64MB ram, a 4MB video card and I use Icewm and it runs just fine. Also, make sure...
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    As far as I know, you can't do that with one tar...

    As far as I know, you can't do that with one tar command. Tar is the best program for the job, and you can just use the 'z' option if you need compression. You'll need to write a shell script to do...
  15. Thread: Why Linux

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    Minix. I took an operating systems class at a...

    Minix. I took an operating systems class at a local university, and a requirement for the class was to install and learn the inner workings of Minix. I was enthralled by the amount of control that...
  16. Thread: c++ book

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    I should have been more specific, I meant "The...

    I should have been more specific, I meant "The Second Edition" of "The C Programming Language" which describes ANSI C! I've never read the "First Edition", but from lordnothing's post it looks like...
  17. Thread: c++ book

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    I haven't read the book that you mentioned, but I...

    I haven't read the book that you mentioned, but I am familiar with a variety of others. The definitive 'C' manual is "The C Programming Language", by Kernighan and Ritchie, the creators of the...
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    Which file did you download from kernel.org, the...

    Which file did you download from kernel.org, the patch or the full source?
    In either case, both have an extension of *.bz2.
    This is a file compressed using bzip2 compression.
    To uncompress the...
  19. Thread: Apache inquiry

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    Most likely it is a file access permission that...

    Most likely it is a file access permission that is causing the problem. Is the /home/www directory readable and executable for all users?
  20. Two questions: Which mail server are you...

    Two questions: Which mail server are you running, ie, sendmail, postfix, etc.? And is it just MS Outlook that has the problem? Does the same problem occur with other email clients?
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    Hey, that makes the window transparent, but does...

    Hey, that makes the window transparent, but does anyone know how to make it invisible, all except the text, so it looks like you are typing right on the desktop? I've figured out a way to do this...
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    Alright, I'd have to agree with that. They...

    Alright, I'd have to agree with that. They probably should have never made C++ as an add on to C. They should have created a completely different language. And I'd have to say, that given the...
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    Just checked out libast - library of assorted...

    Just checked out libast - library of assorted spiffy things.
    Man, that's about as descriptive as calling a function foo. :)
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    Tag you're it! :) In that case, find rpms for...

    Tag you're it! :)

    In that case, find rpms for those libraries and you may be home free. Cross your fingers.
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    No, no, which versions of libast and libImlib2 do...

    No, no, which versions of libast and libImlib2 do you have in your /lib or /usr/lib directories?
    Since it's looking for version 1, I assume that neither are actually installed, but just check in...
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