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 on: April 18, 2016, 06:16:30 am 
Started by roarde - Last post by Solli
Good point about NX. It should be mentioned if we get a consistent method we can post.

So far, I get just compile the kernel (I'll dig into exactly which flags later on) and new kernel-headers. I just doubt that's all there is to successfully running non-PAE on a distro where having PAE is taken for granted.

Hi there roarde have you found a more consistent method yet that you can share?

 on: April 17, 2016, 05:53:10 pm 
Started by Locator - Last post by nightflier
".tar.bz2" files are archives (compressed container with files and folders inside). They can contain just about anything.

In the case of code source files, they usually come with instructions. You need to look inside the archive for those, usually named README or INSTALL. The standard drill is usually "./configure", "make" and "make install", but be aware that recovering from a failed install can be difficult. That is why distros create packages which can be cleanly un-installed.

 on: April 17, 2016, 05:44:15 pm 
Started by Assaf-h - Last post by nightflier
I think /proc/cpuinfo will show all the cpu capabilities

That makes sense, didn't think about that. Guess the messages from the failed boot are more meaningful.

 on: April 17, 2016, 05:20:32 pm 
Started by Assaf-h - Last post by M0E-lnx
I think /proc/cpuinfo will show all the cpu capabilities, not necesarily what the kwrnel supports.  Ie, a 32bit os running on a 64bit cpu will still show the 64bit capabilities on cpuinfo although i wouldnt run 64bit code. I may be wrong though. 

 on: April 17, 2016, 01:38:47 pm 
Started by Locator - Last post by Locator
How do I go about installing ".tar.bz2" programs to my computer if I don't have vpackager?

 on: April 17, 2016, 03:57:07 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by retired1af
It still amazes me that there are still those who think TOR is the be all and end all of anonymous browsing.

As an Admin, the only TOR traffic I see on my servers is from individuals who aren't there to read the content of the forums. As a result, TOR is blocked from the servers via mod_security. I know I'm not the only one who does this, too. Most of the Admins I know despise TOR. Not for what it originally stands for, but rather what it's become.

And, contrary to popular belief, it's not as "anonymous" as you think.

 on: April 16, 2016, 07:31:28 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums

 on: April 16, 2016, 08:00:00 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
This update fixes the security issues known as "badlock" (or "sadlock"),
  which may allow man-in-the-middle or denial-of-service attacks:
any testing is greatly appreciated

 CVE-2015-5370 (Multiple errors in DCE-RPC code)
    CVE-2016-2110 (Man in the middle attacks possible with NTLMSSP)
    CVE-2016-2111 (NETLOGON Spoofing Vulnerability)
    CVE-2016-2112 (LDAP client and server don't enforce integrity)
    CVE-2016-2113 (Missing TLS certificate validation)
    CVE-2016-2114 ("server signing = mandatory" not enforced)
    CVE-2016-2115 (SMB IPC traffic is not integrity protected)
    CVE-2016-2118 (SAMR and LSA man in the middle attacks possible)
  For more information, see:

 on: April 16, 2016, 07:16:05 am 
Started by Assaf-h - Last post by nightflier
If anyone is interested, the test packages are available here.

I tested those packages and it runs fine in a vm. However, the kernel still seems to be pae..  /proc/cpuinfo shows pae in "flags".

Tried booting it on a very old VIA C3, got message:
Code: [Select]
This kernel requires the following features not present on the CPU:
pae cx8 cmow
Unable to boot. Please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU

 on: April 14, 2016, 07:14:56 am 
Started by askfor - Last post by nightflier
Anyway, I will switch over to firefox, at least for a while.  If I don't like it I will try Konqueror or opera.

I regularly use FF, Seamonkey, Chromium and Google-Chrome. Each one is configured differently, from paranoid to promiscuous, and which one I use depends on where I go on the 'net. Doing product research in one and on-line ordering in another confuses tracking software, reducing spam. If I absolutely have to watch that hilarious cat video, I'll use google-chrome.

Konqueror does not seem to have kept up with the times, but it is okay for very basic sites. If you're okay with closed source Opera, its offspring Vivaldi is worth a look. I'm using it right now and it's fun to see some new energy in the browser field.  ;D

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