I installed Ubuntu server 14.03 in a Virtual Machine and after installation the Internet connection was not working. To fix this I added the nameservers to the /etc/resolv.conf file like this. nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 8.8.4.4nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 8.8.4.4 After saving this file, I ran this command. sudo service resolveconf restartsudo service resolveconf restart This fixed …

A vulnerable cygwin shell. Using the shellshock vulnerability to run ls in cygwin. [email protected] ~ $ x='() { :;}; `/bin/ls -hula`’ bash -c : bash: total 53K drwxrwxr-x+ 1 Homer Homer 0 Sep 26 18:38 . drwxrwxrwt+ 1 Homer Homer 0 Sep 26 2013 .. -rw-rw—- 1 Homer Homer 222 Sep 26 2013 .bash_history -rwxrwxr-x …

The new Apple SSL vulnerability is a concerning bug in the Apple Macintosh iOS and desktop operating systems. This allows SSL spoofing as it will allow a faked SSL vulnerability to pass as a real one. Apparently it uses ports 1266 & 1267, if you block these with your firewall, this should alleviate this threat …

I ran yum-update on my Fedora 19 installation today and I got this error. [email protected] homer# yum update Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, refresh-packagekit Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * rpmfusion-free: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-debuginfo: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-source: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-updates: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-updates-debuginfo: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-free-updates-source: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-nonfree: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-nonfree-debuginfo: rpmfusion.mirror.uber.com.au * rpmfusion-nonfree-source: …

I was trying to install the Google Earth 64bit *.deb package on Linux Mint 14 and I had some dependency errors. [email protected] ~/Downloads $ sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb [sudo] password for john: Selecting previously unselected package google-earth-stable. (Reading database … 282027 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking google-earth-stable (from google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb) … dpkg: dependency problems prevent …

The me-tv software for Linux Mint 13 Maya was not working for me, but I found out that if you download this tarball: https://launchpad.net/debian/+archive/primary/+files/me-tv_1.3.7.orig.tar.gz and install it by running the commands below. ./autogen.sh make make install./autogen.sh make make install Then the software will work. The new version 2.00 release is broken, the client-server model does …