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Should Enterprise IT Give Back To Open Source?

UnRDJ Re:But some software is more free than others (312 comments)

everyone who uses free software must give
back changes they make to the code, because that was the deal in the first place.

That's what my little GPL-firmly-believing voice says. Perhaps I'm not fervorish enough for the masses?

Regardless of how one might define "free," I like these stipulations and would release code under them. Call it derpaderpasource software if you want, I'd still feel the same way about the underlying meaning

more than 5 years ago

Ubuntu 9.04 Released

UnRDJ Re:Obligitory (620 comments)

Except me. I'm running it on my desktop and laptop. Torrenting it as we speak.

more than 5 years ago

The Low-Intensity, Brute-Force Zombies Are Back

UnRDJ Post your banlist (203 comments)

I get about 5 of these a day, on a relatively small site. I wrote a small shell script out of sheer boredom that parses hosts.deny and gives me country and hostname info. Here's the output from the past week or so. It seems to confirm that most of these are from public isps overseas. CN, China KR, Korea, Republic of KR, Korea, Republic of BR, Brazil 189-19-245-182.dsl.telesp.net.br. CL, Chile BR, Brazil c9067c9b.static.spo.virtua.com.br. JP, Japan SG, Singapore US, United States 149-188.suscom-maine.net. CN, China CN, China US, United States 216-164-162-155.pa.subnet.cable.rcn.com. IR, Iran, Islamic Republic of CN, China JP, Japan m010035.ppp.asahi-net.or.jp. CN, China CN, China CN, China TR, Turkey reverse-77-79-88-247.grid.com.tr. IL, Israel 122.sharatim.co.il. DE, Germany p15173261.pureserver.info. PL, Poland byq66.internetdsl.tpnet.pl. NL, Netherlands 84-53-78-183.wxdsl.nl. SK, Slovakia static-dsl-47.87-197-110.telecom.sk. --, N/A adsl-99-53-191-61.dsl.mtry01.sbcglobal.net. BR, Brazil static. MY, Malaysia CL, Chile IT, Italy 89-119-5-106-static.albacom.net. KR, Korea, Republic of MY, Malaysia US, United States AU, Australia 210-185-64-195.intrapower.net.au. AU, Australia DE, Germany loft1551.serverloft.de. PT, Portugal genid.dcc.fc.up.pt. IT, Italy mspasiano.cedrc.cnr.it. CN, China LT, Lithuania 82-135-192-72.static.zebra.lt. FR, France US, United States voyager.iavalley.cc.ia.us. CL, Chile US, United States host-38-107-141-131.mtl.net.vexxhost.com. CN, China

more than 5 years ago

Kernel Hackers On Ext3/4 After 2.6.29 Release

UnRDJ Re:Let me guess... (316 comments)

too much karma for your tastes?

more than 5 years ago

First Pwn2Own 2009 Contest Winners Emerge

UnRDJ Re:Hmmm.... (98 comments)

Now let's consider how many inexperienced users run everything as administrator/root. Those botnets don't make themselves!

more than 5 years ago

Microsoft-Novell Relationship Hits the Skids

UnRDJ Re:OK, Let's have a big, hearty chorus, folks! (194 comments)

It's a shame really, I love SuSE as a distro. Yast is probably the most complete centralized gui based configuration tool for linux. Much better in that sense than ubuntu with gnome which is obsessively minimal and redhat who scatters random tools everywhere that all have varying levels of completeness, stability, and support.

more than 5 years ago

$100 Linux Wall-Wart Now Available

UnRDJ Insidious thought (464 comments)

Hide one of these behind a desk somewhere in a computer lab, sneak a cable to the switch or through one of the workstations, and have it connect via rootkit to a remote server somewhere. Then connect to the server and do whatever naughty things you desire. If you were clever you could even disguise it as an AC adapter.

more than 5 years ago

Why Use Virtual Memory In Modern Systems?

UnRDJ Re:You mean physical memory right :-) (983 comments)

Wouldn't it be more like "Why use swap space in modern systems?" then? Or where you trying to point out the fact that virtual memory references all physical memory and swap space, and therefore the title in that context sounds like "why use physical memory in modern systems?" I can't imagine that he was wondering why modern systems have physical RAM.

about 6 years ago


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