WS detecting something odd?

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WS detecting something odd?

Post by beeurself7 » Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:51 pm

Don't call me out on this as I'm no saint, regarding network wisdom , as we all know some of us use Linux for a bit of fun ;) hahah anyway what was spooky is Windows makes lots of connections via ws, yet I only installed classic mint a couple of hours ago and there's quite a bit here and there,

Its not ukuu making these connections is it?.



Suggestions:
- More control over Linux (Ability to turn services ON/OFF via a simple GUI, ability to uncheck install non-free software during installation), Simple yet it goes far.


So why was mint making those connections?
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Re: Wireshark detecting something odd?

Post by catweazel » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:10 am

It appears that the machine is checking for updates.
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Re: Wireshark detecting something odd?

Post by smurphos » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:19 am

beeurself7 wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:51 pm
Its not ukuu making these connections is it?.
It is ukuu - https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ is were it grabs the kernels it installs from.

A note on mainline kernels - my emphasis - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds
By default, Ubuntu systems run with the Ubuntu kernels provided by the Ubuntu repositories. However it is handy to be able to test with unmodified upstream kernels to help locate problems in Ubuntu kernel patches, or to confirm that upstream has fixed a specific issue. To this end we now offer select upstream kernel builds. These kernels are made from unmodified kernel source but using the Ubuntu kernel configuration files. These are then packaged as Ubuntu .deb files for simple installation, saving you the time of compiling kernels, and debugging build issues.

These kernels are not supported and are not appropriate for production use.
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Re: Wireshark detecting something odd?

Post by catweazel » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:06 am

smurphos wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:19 am
beeurself7 wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:51 pm
Its not ukuu making these connections is it?.
It is ukuu - https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ is were it grabs the kernels it installs from.
Well, that's me wrong again :)
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Re: Wireshark detecting something odd?

Post by Vartika579 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:26 am

I was having the same problem,thanks for the advice.

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Re: WS detecting something odd?

Post by Greencedar » Thu May 09, 2019 7:54 pm

Yes, I agree, all of the above posts concerning WS are all good advice and further inspection is warranted in my opinon.
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