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BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 13 Feb 2005 08:56:03 -0800, ssh is your best bet. Putty is a good win32 client for ssh stuff. If you want a gui interface, you can...

How can 1 Windoze box cause so much trouble
I have one Windows XP Professional box and it is giving me complete grief. All I did...

Closed source apps
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Red Power Core Is Vulernable There's a version of UT2004 for Linux-x86. :-) Just so you know. wrote on Mon, 14 Feb 2005 07:28:14 GMT Interesting notion. How, precisely, does COM work...

Hazards of Modern Computing
A friend of mine's son was on my computer today checking stuff out. I pretty much left him to it since I figured there was nothing...

Hazards of Modern Computing 642
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, 9 Way wrote on Mon, 14 Feb 2005 19:26:23 +0000 WWWD * in this case? I see some major issues here...

Hazards of Modern Computing 643
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, n00b wrote on 14 Feb 2005 17:52:24 -0800 Wooo. I'm impressed. Not. Of course I've also seen the signature for WinMain, which is somewhat along...

Another one bites the dust 644
Let's do the history again, shall we, for the slow witted amongst us. MSDOS is a CP-M clone...

Another one bites the dust 645
billwg I doubt it. All I have to do is go to the Seattle Times...

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Well then you have a very nonlinear sense of context. It took the fellow "Stephen Seemayer" in...

Another one bites the dust 647
billwg But the event is parallel to what he is talking about. Both have the same problem in common... mainly the lack of process security. I'd say that this problem has happened...

Another one bites the dust 648
Very likely indeed. Microsoft Windows is known to have an MTBI of about 20 mins unless you start adding 3rd-party software. (MTBI is mean...

Another one bites the dust 649
I haven't actually seen any Windows advocates calling the user names. Perhaps your can find one. The linux side uses the term Winidiot and similar a lot...

Another one bites the dust 650
billwg Maybe not you, but I have seen it on many occasions in here and else where. It is from the standpoint of those that advocate windows. You weren't here at the time, and I...

Another one bites the dust 651
billwg He didn't want to learn something new. No, he hasn't been bitten hard enough to...

Another one bites the dust 652
Surely you must see the circular reasoning in that. They won because they won. They got...

Another one bites the dust 653
Well, nothing that you and the cola choirboys here have done has helped the situabreastion one whit, kent. Maintaining your ignorance of everything beyond what you are told by...

Another one bites the dust 654
Nope. It barely takes a sixth-grader to get past the 'usual security' of Windows. That's...

Another one bites the dust 655
Well, thanks for your efforts. I do believe that there is some truth in these anecdotes, but I think that they are often over stated and become more audacious in the re-telling. They...

Another one bites the dust 656
I'm behind a cable modem from BrightHouse-Roadrunner. Got the connection shared via a second NIC using stock XP, just like Liam's little vignette. Which is, of course, pure fiction. So many computers, so little...

Another one bites the dust 657
Idenbreasty theft goes on and on, I MOL agree, but most of it is reported to be from people tossing receipts in the garbage rather than from ket-logger spyware viruses just happening...

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billwg That too, of course. When I live out in the country, I burned all...

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Which is still the main method for a thief's access to your information. They bribe a clerk or equivalent for access to the front...

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billwg Yes, I did, and they asked for a Social Security number... I told them to take a hike as this was a cash deal. They balked, and I told them for...

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That's been said a lot although I really don't know how it can be done. Connections are hard enough to make reliably, it sometimes...

Another one bites the dust 662
Op Mon, 14 Feb 2005 10:18:19 -0800, schreef n00b: snip I've seen a fresh XP install get screwed over within literally *one...

Another one bites the dust 663
That's total BS... I'm sorry - but I install new machines for family-friends all the time. All you have to...

Another one bites the dust 664
Op Mon, 14 Feb 2005 23:37:01 +0000, schreef Tom Shelton: snip I was talking about the not-too-computer-savvy...

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Ok... I missed that. I will say this - if you don't have a recent windows copy with SP2 already included, then your in a world of hurt...

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Op Tue, 15 Feb 2005 02:26:48 -0600, schreef Tom Shelton: snip installing Windows - average user Hm, there's a godawful lot of instructions around for installing any kind of Linux - while nowadays it's as easy as...

Another one bites the dust 667
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Richard Rasker wrote on Mon, 14 Feb 2005 20:10:23 +0100 I'll admit to wondering as to whether this was a preload or an XP install, but it doesn't really matter. That's ugly with...

Another one bites the dust 668
Did I not just say - "If you know what your doing"? Most computer users don't know what they are doing. Yep... Several times. It's all about when you plug in the...

KDE vs Gnome 668 plus 1
In comp.os.linux.advocacy, JEDIDIAH wrote on Tue, 15 Feb 2005 18:06:05 GMT What? I would hope it just plugs in. Certainly Windows is supposedly "easy to use" and "ready to go...

KDE vs Gnome 670
On Tue, 15 Feb 2005 12:17:39 -0500, DFS Utter bollocks. Setting up multiple desktops? Done already - you only need touch it if you want more than the usual two or four, and in Mandrake...

Two types of posters in COLA
You are either Pro-LGX-OSS, or you are anti. That's all, no "straddling the fence", none of that wishy-washy...

Two types of posters in COLA
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 18:35:57 -0500, rapskat I'm not certain I understand what LGX-OSS is, but I will buttume you are speaking of Linux? I agree completely with what you are...

Puffed Up Has Beens
Warning: Incoming Airstrike! I never-was so I can't be a has-been. I've used Linux since '97-'98, posting to Linux Groups since '99. I've never used any other OS...

OT buttembly Bill No. 2167 will destroy CA hightech startup funding
I work for a high-tech startup company which will be affected, along with all other startups and any company seeking investor funding...

Still Waiting
There is alot of talk from the anti-LGX-OSS factions in this group about all the supposed security vulnerabilities with Linux and buttociated apps. Well, a couple...

Top 5 Things to do with Linux Source Code
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 21:55:18 -0800, n00b Why? Linux users aren't warez doods, idiot. They...

Register says DFS is wrong... 677
Not at all. It's a fairly balanced article, with little MS bashing. Surprising. And I agree with some - maybe most - of what they say; it's what they don't say that...

Register says DFS is wrong... 678
Hardly. All systems have bugs, and no developer can foresee all the conditions their programs will be subjected to. Bugs will...

Register says DFS is wrong... 679
Curses, hit send too soon and didn't edit the outgoin article before the newsserver sent it, oh well, I'll...

Register says DFS is wrong... 681
I see no hypocrisy (again), I just answered an invalid question with a valid answer. Care to point out an...

Register says DFS is wrong... 682
It was a valid question - your response was a dodge. What's loaded about it? But that core group is very small. Few...

Register says DFS is wrong... 683
How can a multiple choice question in which neither of the provided answers is correct be VALID!? Oh, I'm SORRY, I appear to have missed the qualifier, based on YOUR...

Register says DFS is wrong... 684
How many of them *need* to be reviewed for security issues? If they don't run as a privileged user, the amount of damage they can do is small. The (relatively...

Register says DFS is wrong... 685
Ray Ingles Losing your entirehome directory to a malicious program is no small matter, especially considering the...

Register says DFS is wrong... 686
Oh, you're talking about *trojan horses*. That's entirely different from an accidental security flaw. (Nice way to change the subject when you're losing...) There have been a handful of Linux...

Register says DFS is wrong... 687
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 00:49:02 -0500, DFS That a stupid statement even by your standards. Do you seriously suggest...

Register says DFS is wrong... 688
Kier Of course I didn't suggest that, though there is a very high recurrence of the same tiny set of apps, indicating intense review of this set, and...

Register says DFS is wrong... 689
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 14:35:51 -0500, DFS Since I don't accept your clbuttification of me as a moron...

Register says DFS is wrong... 68 plus 10
Pah, that's just a kernel oops. Nothing to see there, it happens on flakey hardware or when a kernel module goes breasts up. (Seen loads of them, but then, you see a...

Register says DFS is wrong... 68 plus 11
Loads? But Linux is so very stable - at least that's what you cola bozos keep reminding everyone, over and over and over. So which is it? So...

Register says DFS is wrong... 68 plus 12
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 10:54:06 +0000, spike1 I did think it must have something to do with the kernel (well, for obvious reasons!), but...

Register says DFS is wrong
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 09:47:28 +0000, Kier It's idiotic, but here again look who you're...

Register says DFS is wrong... 68 plus 14
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 10:22:25 +0000, William Poaster Which of course DFS seems to buttume no one ever does, or...

Register says DFS is wrong
On Thu, 17 Feb 2005 11:02:58 +0000, Kier Yes, that's his atbreastude, & it sucks. Possibly...

Need advice Linux vendors 68 plus 16
Thanks for the recommendation. I was suprised how many companies are selling linux systems nationally and internationally. Trouble is so many of these companies have their heads up their buttes...

Going Linux Certified
We just got in a Linux Certified machine. This beast runs smooth and fast, details below. This is nice way to go from Windows 2 Linux. Most issues I have had is non-certified machines...

Going Linux Certified
TAB Justthismoment? How... erm... convenient. You sure you're not confusing reality again? Afterall, it was only an advert you saw. Or, has your advocacy...

Internet Explorer 7.0 : The Empire Strikes Back
On Wed, 16 Feb 2005 06:03:28 -0600, Buford He's lying, of course. If M$ have threatend OEM's...

Internet Explorer 7.0 : The Empire Strikes Back
65.165.84.11 Kirke O' Cola Masturbaiter Exactly! Your entire investment in windopes up to that will have vaporised with release of internet exploder 7. Nothing will work - you will need to spend a lot of...

Now that I have Graduated From Foley Belsaw, What's next
On 5 Apr 2005, Paddy McCrocket buttuming that you are not a troll, I will try to...

Starting my own studio Gear suggestions wanted!! 702
Giving the benefit of the doubt that this thread is not a troll ... Stephanie Goldfarb Q. How do you make a small fortune in the music business ? A. Start with a large one. I've...

Starting my own studio Gear suggestions wanted!! 703
On Wed, 06 Apr 2005 08:31:49 -0400, Arny Krueger snip I'm afraid it is a troll. The troller in question is usually know by his nym...



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