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by maudib
Wed Mar 28, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How much RAM for two node virtual network?
Replies: 1
Views: 344

How much RAM for two node virtual network?

Hi
I'm wanting to run metasploitable and backtrack in virtualbox. How much RAM do i need for that assuming mint 12 is the host OS? I've got 1.9 GB of DDR2 atm
Thankyou
by maudib
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:39 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Security incident?
Replies: 5
Views: 724

[SOLVED]Re: Security incident?

What an idoit i've been. This message gets emailed to me every time i launch update-manager or synaptic and then change my mind and press cancel, instead of authenticating. Very Very sorry to waste your time!
by maudib
Mon Feb 27, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Security incident?
Replies: 5
Views: 724

Re: Security incident?

rkhunter and chkroot kit indicate that there are no rootkits. Tripwire indicates some suspicious stuff. These are: 1)strings has a different md5 2)last has a different md5 3)unix_chkpwd has a different md5 4)unix_update has a different md5 5)/root/.bash_history was created today 6)ifup and ifdown ha...
by maudib
Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:18 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Security incident?
Replies: 5
Views: 724

Security incident?

Hi I was looking through the email that my Linux Mint 12 sends to the root account and this email was found, under the subject name of ***SECURITY information for myhost*** myhost : Feb 25 09:30:15 : user : 3 incorrect password attempts ; TTY=unknown ; PWD=/home/user ; USER=root ; +COMMAND=/usr/lib/...
by maudib
Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: backtrack virtualbox and metasploitable:basic questions
Replies: 1
Views: 861

backtrack virtualbox and metasploitable:basic questions

Hi I'm new to mint. I have the mint based on ubuntu. How do i install backtrack and metasploitable in virtualbox on mint 12?. I don't expect a howto!. I just wondered whether converting metasploitable to a vdi is a recommended solution or whether to just install metasploit on a distro image in virtu...
by maudib
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:32 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: mutt and smtp client questions
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: mutt and smtp client questions

Sorry i've just read in synaptic that it has all the support i need. I'm not used to gui packagemenagers. mint is great stuff!
by maudib
Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: mutt and smtp client questions
Replies: 2
Views: 582

Re: mutt and smtp client questions

The only reason i would like it to be this way is i've dedicated another host to act as my mailserver! So running two at home seems odd
by maudib
Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: mutt and smtp client questions
Replies: 2
Views: 582

mutt and smtp client questions

Hi there I'm new to mint.When i set up mutt on my macbook there was an argument to the packagemanager(macports) that enabled mutt to act as an smtp client(no postfix needed to be installed). I think this argument was smtp. In mint i installed mutt from the software center and it must have pulled dow...

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