July 19th, 2002, 05:22 PM
if a used computer is strictly used as a router/ firewall & nothing else if someone uses just 16 or 8 megs of ram things will be slow if it's shared by 2 or 4 computers in the home and if their is a...
July 17th, 2002, 08:36 PM
Points I'd like to make for anyone thinking of going old pc and the NIX route:
* The pc should have at least 64 megs of ram (more is always better)
* Open the case for the old computer and...
July 17th, 2002, 12:47 AM
just a few points i encountered while installing red hat ...... make sure you have a linux compatible modem or that you have the prope modem drivers or your outa luck gettin online, if your using...
July 16th, 2002, 03:19 PM
Good morning everyone....how secure is XP??
Not very much M$ gave lip service to security and M$'s latest catch phrase is "trust worthy computing"...............
how about "hack worthy...
July 14th, 2002, 05:53 AM
A few suggestions:
1) Use Sudo to limit who can access root via su and execute programs
2) Use Shadopasswords: type pwconv on the commandline in root there is
a few more security steps by...
July 13th, 2002, 01:02 AM
can anyone suggest a good brute force script using 'su'? Is it possible in the first place?
If your worried about a user doing a brute force there is a way to ensure whoever tries wastes their...
July 11th, 2002, 05:58 AM
Does anyone have advice on this issue?
I agree too re-install and next time install Aide or Tripwire so you'll know what was added and what
files were modified.
July 10th, 2002, 04:32 AM
I went to reboot and it brought me to the to the Choose which
OS screen cause I'm using a Dual Boot of Windows ME. I select Linux and
it starts to load. It gets to a certain point and it hangs up...