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comment debian 3.1 can be upgraded to lenny?
VEry very old question, but using apt-get dist-upgrade you can update your distro one major version at a time all the way to 8.x, assuming your hardware can handle.
Apr
28
comment Bypass Paypal Upgrade
This. If your systems are so old that they can't be upgraded they're definitely so old that they can't possibly be trusted to be secure anymore.
Apr
28
comment Bypass Paypal Upgrade
I'm going to echo the chorus here. Figure out why upgrading isn't an option, fix that, then upgrade. Paypal isn't doing this just because they're feeling like dicks.
Apr
18
comment Can I match differente CAS latency RAM stick?
This is very much the wrong board for this question.
Apr
16
comment How to correctly create a filesystem on disks that are connected to a RAID disk?
You don't. You configure them for RAID, then create filesystems on the resultant md* devices.
Mar
31
comment Network printer exploited (read: hacked) to print antisemitic documents. How to fix?
"Use a firewall and don't expose ports to the internet unless you WANT them open" would be a good start.
Mar
7
comment How do print servers work?
Or pretty much any unix variant going back decades, but hey.
Feb
6
comment Debian 7 upgrade to 8 precautions and advice concerning packages
One BIG change is that apache2 now only reads files ending in .conf in its *.d subdirectories. You may want to check ahead if your sites-available and sites-enabled directories are up to scratch`.
Feb
6
comment Recover an SSH private key?
That's called a "key collission" and it's a very bad thing in cryptography, to the point where any algorithm that shows signs of it is pretty much immediately disqualified from use.
Feb
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revised Error installing Apache2 on Ubuntu
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Feb
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Feb
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comment Error installing Apache2 on Ubuntu
Have you followed the advice of trying to run apt-get update ?
Feb
2
comment Linux: productive sysadmins without root (securing intellectual property)?
That said, again, the OP specifically said he's asking for preventative measures -- sure, you can sue them for NDA violation afterwards but does a sysadmin strike you as likely to make enough money to recover the kind of damages he's implying?
Feb
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comment Linux: productive sysadmins without root (securing intellectual property)?
The idea being that 1) getting and maintaining that clearance limits their ability to do shady businesses; 2) jobs requiring higher security clearances pay better, which means a strong incentive to keep that clearance regardless of whether you like your current employer.
Feb
2
comment Linux: productive sysadmins without root (securing intellectual property)?
@MichaelMartinez I think his point is that even if they nail the person responsible with NDA violation, it's too late and the damage is done.
Oct
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comment Importance of location of installation of Microsoft SQL Server
You want to trust a mission-critical database to an SSD disk? Remind me never to do business with you...
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