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May
19
comment Not receiving mails from some senders due to DNS config
The specifics are a mess, so 'generally yes' :-)
May
19
comment Not receiving mails from some senders due to DNS config
I'm not sure I'd call the behavior "faulty". The configuration of a CNAME with other records (MX, NS, etc) is something that was broken / not-recommended, and different hosts interpreted it in different ways.
May
14
comment /var/lib/mysql folder is missing
You're welcome!
Mar
25
comment Access denied error 3221225578 with file sharing to Windows server
Also useful: grab TZedit.exe from Microsoft here, and edit your timezone for the current rules, then restart and ensure your DST is now correct and ensure the clock is correct (if it was previously manually adjusted). More details here.
Jan
21
comment DDNS entry being replaced to the actual IP on an iptables chain
womble is correct. if you view the chain using iptables -Lnv ACCEPT_PERSONAL you will see that the rules reference the IP, not the hostname. You can schedule a cronjob to replace the rules on a semi-regular basis, which would "freshen" the IP fairly well.
Sep
15
comment How to browse safely from a public internet computer?
minor point: https will not protect you from a proxy server that does active "man in the middle" style SSL hijacking. the browser's trusted certificate store will have a cert that has been injected to allow the proxy to pretend to be anything it wants to be. end-to-end encryption doesn't work if your endpoint is compromised, either by malice or by enterprise policy. :-)
Sep
15
comment Linux box time dilation
is this system running under any kind of virtualization, such as xen or vmware? that can greatly affect what time/clock issues you experience, and the best solutions.
Sep
3
comment VMware Server 2.0 in Linux loads a blank screen at the login page
yes, clearing the browser cache usually fixes it for me, but i've had to resort to the other steps on more than one occasion also. amusingly, on preview i scanned to make sure i led with that solution, and mis-read baumgart's answer as the start of my own. ;-)
Sep
2
comment /etc/cron.daily/apt and /etc/cron.daily/aptitude on ubuntu hardy
if "apt-config shell UnattendedUpgradeInterval APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade" returns no output, then the /etc/cron.daily/apt script will use its internally specified default value for that variable, which is 0, meaning no unattended upgrades should be initiated by that script.
Aug
27
comment Virtualbox guest additions security issues
could you narrow the focus of your question a bit? are you concerned about creating a risk to the guest from the host? a risk to the guest from other hosts? a risk to the host from the guest? something else?
Aug
13
comment wordpress, cron & time - does time on server affects plugins? how to fix it? (virtualbox)
what virtualization technology are you using?
Aug
10
comment job scheduling using crontab, what will happen when computer is shutdown during that time?
I've edited my answer to include some examples. I hope that helps!
Aug
10
comment job scheduling using crontab, what will happen when computer is shutdown during that time?
thanks, 3dincluence -- adjusted answer to indicate which crontabs are handled by anacron in a default ubuntu setip.