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  1. You are in the service, my question I have for...

    You are in the service, my question I have for you is do you have security clearance, and which ones do you have? I live near many defense contractors, having top secret security clearance is like...
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    I live in a townhome community, in my...

    I live in a townhome community, in my neighborhood alone there are about 10 wide open wireless networks, all broadcasting their SSID, and most are the default (linksys, belkin54g, etc.). Using a...
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    Most think this until they start using one. I...

    Most think this until they start using one. I hated the Switch commercials, especially about the one "switcher" who claimed to have over ten years with UNIX and computers. I started with my certs...
  4. Working as the Head of I.T. for a local library,...

    Working as the Head of I.T. for a local library, I got really tired of playing the Windows upgrade game. Upgrading to the latest OS also involved upgrading hardware. With over 300 public access...
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    Plug the base station in and use AP Grapher to do...

    Plug the base station in and use AP Grapher to do a signal survey. AP Grapher is a tool that displays wireless signal strength in real time. I found it at Versiontracker.com, and it's freeware.
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    Alternative to MS Exchange

    My ogranization is looking for an alternative solution to MS Exchange. We are currently using sendmail as our email server on a linux server. We are looking for the calendaring and groupware...
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    Sendmail and Spam

    Fortunately my organization does not get that much spam. Compared to most, hardly any at all. Is this because we are using sendmail on a Solaris box as our mail server? We are also using non...
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    A friend of mine (yes this really happend to a...

    A friend of mine (yes this really happend to a "friend" and it did not happen to me), her daughter was in the middle of a song d/l using Kazaa. I guess somebody scanned her and saw that she was...
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    NeuTron, Much thanks, took a look at the...

    NeuTron,
    Much thanks, took a look at the smb.conf file and saw that indeed encrypt passwords did equal yes. This makes me feel a little more secure. Thanks again for the tip.

    Also thanks to all...
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    Samba Security Question

    I use Samba to mount my Windows home directory, from my linux laptop. Currently I am using the mount command with the -o option entering my username and password. Does this information go over the...
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    And how about those fonts? RH8 did a pretty good...

    And how about those fonts? RH8 did a pretty good job with fonts, but I still had to tweak Mozilla and Galeon a little bit to get web pages just right. RH9, no tweaking needed. Fonts in these...
  12. The fact the Galeon running on linux, and...

    The fact the Galeon running on linux, and Mozilla, even the Window$ version, have their own built in pop-up window stoppers is enough reason for me to use these browsers exclusively. I also believe...
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    We are considering using Knoppix or something...

    We are considering using Knoppix or something very similar on our public computers. I work for a public library, and all our patrons need to access our databases and the catalog is a browser. A...
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    The neat thing about Linux is that you can have...

    The neat thing about Linux is that you can have both the GUI and the shell to do the things you want. I used to be a real Nazi about the GUI, only starting x when I really needed to, I even tried to...
  15. Thread: yellowdog

    by David Anasco
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    My family and I are considering becoming...

    My family and I are considering becoming full-time missionaries. We are considering purchasing a used Powerbook G3. I do not want to be downloading drivers or replacing dlls in the middle of the...
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    Go here http://www.freesco.org/ We use these...

    Go here
    http://www.freesco.org/

    We use these firewalls in a public library setting. Each library branch has a different amount of users connected through it. All of our public access...
  17. Thread: yellowdog

    by David Anasco
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    What are the benefits of running YDL on a Mac OSX...

    What are the benefits of running YDL on a Mac OSX box? It appears that OSX is BSD under the hood. Is installing YDL redundant?
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    Poll: Certs got my in the door, building my skillset...

    Certs got my in the door, building my skillset got me promoted.
  19. My name is Dave, and I'm happy to be here!

    David Anasco, recent linux convert. Actually converted about two years ago, still feel like a newbie, though. Have been using Red Hat distros exclusively. Got my cert in Microsoft. Certification...
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    My organization is using a linux based firewall...

    My organization is using a linux based firewall running on an old P 133 that is dual-homed. The firewall runs entirely in memory, so the box needs no hard drive. If you are interested in this...
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    Red Hat 9, First Impressions

    I was not going to upgrade to "Shrike," especially since I just upgraded from 7.3 to 8 two weeks ago. However, I tried it on a test machine and was very impressed with the improvements. Probably...
  22. Thread: Mcse?

    by David Anasco
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    MSCE?

    My certification got me in the door, but the skill set that I built upon that (Cisco, routers, and especially Linux) is what got me promoted to the department head. Certs are good, but real world...
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