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1answer
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What are the possible threats if internal IP address is publicly revealed?

In many cases, people do not take enough care to remove their IP addresses from some output before posting it to help forums and Q&A sites like askubuntu. Considering one's IP address is revealed ...
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0answers
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...
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3answers
444 views

WiFi, as it relates to my router

Why does my ubuntu make a WiFi connection ONLY when I disable the security settings of the router? I have a 3-computer network, 2 of which connect just fine (with the router's security settings ...
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1answer
442 views

Setup firewall: ask user to allow new incoming/outgoing traffic?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and as I know there is already a firewall on any ubuntu system. It's ufw and because I like fancy gui stuff I can use gufw, that's very nice. Now I would like to configure this ...
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1answer
274 views

How can I connect 12.4 to the Internet with WEP key?

I have Ubuntu and I want to know how can I connect to the Internet using my WEP key for my wireless. I tried too many times but it doesn't work. I have my wireless password but it doesn't work too. ...
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1answer
155 views

How do I make a proxy server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the system-wide proxy server settings? How do I make a proxy server that allows other computers to access my internet connection through the proxy, but will ...
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2answers
271 views

Is it safe to browse the Internet with a LiveCD?

In my case with a Kubuntu 12.04 Live USB, I wonder is it safe ? There have been a lot of updates (150+ or something) since it came out. Specifically with the USB, although I chose the "Discard on ...
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2answers
374 views

what software can i use to access SILC Networks?

i want to access a SILC network and all the infos from the official site are missing (site down?!?) EDIT: it seems the site is back up as of last week. Good thing that i got curious and checked it ...
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4answers
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Why do I get redirected to a weird Chinese site for non-existent websites?

If I go to a web address that doesn't exist such as http://testestewcsdijncijfkdmkdfkddmkmdmdsexsecsecfvrgtoejwfej.com/ I get landed on a strange Chinese page like this: This happens for all web ...
2
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5answers
450 views

Wireless internet security

I have just installed Ubuntu 10.10 (dual booted with Windows 7) on a laptop which will connect to the internet through a wireless internet connection and I want to ensure that this is secure. I have ...
4
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2answers
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How can I prevent Desktop Users from accessing any online website?

How can I prevent Desktop Users from accessing any online website? I tried 127.0.0.1 * in /etc/hosts but it didn't do the trick. Please note that I need to keep http://localhost fully functional. ...