Re: xauth failure when tunneling over ssh

2008-11-12 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 November 2008 15:51:42 Elliot Isaacson wrote: #UsePAM yes #AllowTcpForwarding yes #GatewayPorts no #X11Forwarding yes #X11DisplayOffset 10 #X11UseLocalhost yes #PrintMotd yes #PrintLastLog yes #TCPKeepAlive yes #UseLogin no #UsePrivilegeSeparation yes

Re: xauth failure when tunneling over ssh

2008-11-12 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 November 2008 18:20:00 Elliot Isaacson wrote: On Wednesday 12 November 2008 15:51:42 Elliot Isaacson wrote: #UsePAM yes #AllowTcpForwarding yes #GatewayPorts no #X11Forwarding yes #X11DisplayOffset 10 #X11UseLocalhost yes #PrintMotd yes #PrintLastLog yes

Re: xauth failure when tunneling over ssh

2008-11-12 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 November 2008 18:20:00 Elliot Isaacson wrote: On Wednesday 12 November 2008 15:51:42 Elliot Isaacson wrote: #UsePAM yes #AllowTcpForwarding yes #GatewayPorts no #X11Forwarding yes #X11DisplayOffset 10 #X11UseLocalhost yes #PrintMotd yes #PrintLastLog yes

Re: xauth failure when tunneling over ssh

2008-11-12 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 November 2008 18:58:18 Pollywog wrote: On Wednesday 12 November 2008 18:20:00 Elliot Isaacson wrote: On Wednesday 12 November 2008 15:51:42 Elliot Isaacson wrote: #UsePAM yes #AllowTcpForwarding yes #GatewayPorts no #X11Forwarding yes #X11DisplayOffset 10

Re: xauth failure when tunneling over ssh

2008-11-11 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 11 November 2008 21:27:38 Elliot Isaacson wrote: Hi, I've set up X11Forwarding on several linux servers before, but I've just wasted a day trying (unsuccessfully) to figure out why I can't get it working on freebsd (7.0-RELEASE GENERIC). I have not changed the defaults in the

Re: SSH Port forwarding when PermitRootLogin==no ?

2008-10-27 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 27 October 2008 17:04:46 Kevin Kinsey wrote: Hello, I'm (still) trying to work around a limitation I've encountered with a new service provider (cf. MTA on non-standard port). As root: # ssh -L 24:server:52525 server fails because root logins aren't permitted in

Re: kde4 question

2008-10-06 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 05 October 2008 19:42:36 Gary Kline wrote: Over the past four days I've managed to get my FreeBSD server running KDE up by installing kde4. Now, for some reason, konqueror fails to conntect anywhere. How can I free up my old kde3 files and get konqueror

Re: has anyone actually received a bsdmag ?

2008-10-06 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 06 October 2008 21:48:12 matt donovan wrote: On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 2:14 PM, Gonzalo Nemmi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Monday 06 October 2008 4:24:47 pm Craig Butler wrote: Hi Guys I have been subscribed to BSD Magazine since the start of September, I was hoping to get the

Re: inventory software?

2008-08-26 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 26 August 2008 07:01:38 Omer Faruk SEN wrote: Hello, Is there a inventory software in ports tree? What i want is to learn all hardware details (ram , cpu , mainboard etc. serial numbers and amount of them). I need a simple program that does this but couldn't able to find in

Re: rc.d ?

2008-08-14 Thread Pollywog
On Friday 15 August 2008 00:21:40 kalin m wrote: it's not in /etc/rc.conf... it's in /etc/default/rc.conf like this: local_startup=/usr/local/etc/rc.d # startup script dirs. script_name_sep= # Change if your startup scripts' names contain spaces rc_conf_files=/etc/rc.conf

Re: rc.d ?

2008-08-14 Thread Pollywog
On Friday 15 August 2008 02:24:27 Malcolm Kay wrote: On Fri, 15 Aug 2008 09:31 am, kalin m wrote: hi all... i used to be able to put startup scripts in /usr/local/etc/rc.d/. now on a new 7 install i have the scripts there but after restart nothing happens Most startup scripts now

Re: PGP export question

2008-08-14 Thread Pollywog
On Friday 15 August 2008 02:54:54 EdwardKing wrote: I use gpg 1.4.9, $gpg --list-keys /home/edward/.gnupg/pubring.gpg then I want to export pubkey, $gpg -armor --export keyID pubkey.asc gpg:WARNING: nothing exported This content of pubkey.asc is empty,why I can't export the pubkey? try

Re: seen in ports and used but dont remember the name ;)

2008-07-30 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 30 July 2008 14:22:36 andrew clarke wrote: On Wed 2008-07-30 09:31:13 UTC-, DSA - JCR ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: I have used in the past year an utility for terminal that permit me to split the terminal in several sesions vertically/horizontally and also save and restore

Re: Windows Unix volunteers

2008-06-26 Thread Pollywog
On Thursday 26 June 2008 16:17:19 Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, What is a good place to look for volunteers who would like to modify Windows source code for an open source software. We have a programme that changes wallpapers on your desktop but it is only available for Windows. Is the

Re: Cannot open /etc/termcap

2008-06-03 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 04 June 2008 03:10:13 Frank Shute wrote: A quick fix would be to scp /usr/share/misc/termcap from your home machine to ~/.termcap on the remote host. Then ssh into remote host and: $ echo TERMCAP=$HOME/.termcap ~/.ssh/environment Log out and ssh in again. Might work. In

Re: Looking for gurus willing to help write Freebsd tutorials

2008-06-02 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 02 June 2008 15:58:55 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I agree completely, it's what got me over to BSD ! I am a little confused. I just see a sphere with horns on it that reminds me of the BSD daemon's head, only made to look less demonic. Is it supposed to be something else? If it is

Re: Need to build a new mail server

2008-05-30 Thread Pollywog
On Friday 30 May 2008 18:09:48 Jeffrey Goldberg wrote: exim: If I were setting up a large complicated installation for say an ISP or a mail hosting system, exim is what I would use. I've heard people say that they didn't understand the configuration file, but I don't see what the problem is.

Re: Best Java 1.6 JDK for FreeBSD?

2008-05-07 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 07 May 2008 15:44:50 Toomas Aas wrote: Gunther Mayer wrote: Does anybody use 1.6 in production on FreeBSD? What have your experiences been? Our Tomcat-based website, which currently gets ca 75000 requests per day, has been running with native jdk-1.6.0.3p3 for 6 months. I

Re: Writing userspace device drivers

2008-05-06 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 06 May 2008 19:14:37 Christopher Key wrote: Hello, I'm wanting to write a driver for lirc to allow me to transmit IR signals via a Global Caché GC-100. In essence, this requires me to communicate with the GC-100 via TCP in response to ioctls (received?) via /dev/lircX. Can

Re: Mystery Hardware Error

2008-05-04 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 05 May 2008 03:11:52 Al Plant wrote: Aloha list, I am getting the same error on FreeBSD 7 RELEASE and 8. Current as David is. CD's work fine. Anybody know what this is? I have been getting the errors too, whenever I reboot the machine, I find them in the logs. I don't burn

Re: Can't upgrade lsof

2008-04-23 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 23 April 2008 18:25:51 Sam Fourman Jr. wrote: I also have the same trouble, FreeBSD 7.0 using portupgrade -ar Sam Fourman Jr. I had the same problem and had to remove lsof and one other package so that I could upgrade other packages/ports.

overnight upgrade interrupted by questions

2008-04-15 Thread Pollywog
I did 'portupgrade -aP' last night but this morning I found that one package had some questions for me about how I want to compile the package (wants to know which options I want). This meant that no packages were compiled since the cups package asked questions. Is there a way to circumvent

Re: finding BSD Unix users

2008-04-08 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 08 April 2008 06:38:01 Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: A house with a big back deck, a big grill with a full propane tank, and a large cooler full of ice and beer will go a long, long way towards finding fellow BSD Unix users. Put an advert on the bulletin board of your local community

Re: Why are some linux users saying that FreeBSD is dying

2008-04-08 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 08 April 2008 21:32:01 E. J. Cerejo wrote: FreeBSD is a dying OS because netcraft.com confirms it that's the argument used some of these guys, and I'm wondering what data are they using to make their point! Even netcraft is running FreeBSD and the uptimes section I can see quite a

Re: Problem In Saving inted.conf .

2008-04-07 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 07 April 2008 18:01:18 behnam zahabi wrote: Hello I have this problem: When i make change in ''inted.conf'' (delete ''#'' ) i can't save this file (when i want to save, it say unable to create file). I think it happens because this file is read only, how can i disable this? If

Re: Email problem

2008-04-04 Thread Pollywog
On Friday 04 April 2008 05:33:48 Ruel Luchavez wrote: Hi.. I am having trouble in my email server I spend many hours but i cant fix it, hopeu can help me guys One of the account i created cant send email in any email address like gmail.com I created it the same settings with my other

Re: Does softupdate help squid ?

2008-03-17 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 17 March 2008 19:17:58 Wojciech Puchar wrote: Hello I'm setting up a squid cache (3.0.2) machine FreeBSD 7.0 based and I wonder if softupdates could help (make it faster ) or not the cache partition ? i would say it's absolutely needed. anyway - any reason to not use soft

Re: USB printer

2008-03-13 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 March 2008 19:37:47 Manolis Kiagias wrote: Chuck Robey wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Gligor Lucian wrote: David Kelly [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 12:59:38PM -0700, Gligor Lucian wrote: Does FreeBSD support a USB printer?

Re: Deb archives

2008-03-04 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 March 2008 02:09:25 E. J. Cerejo wrote: Is there a way to unpack a deb package in FreeBSD? I don't see anything in the ports to do it! I don't know if this helps, but deb packages are really ar achives. ___

Re: ssh tunnel question

2008-01-17 Thread Pollywog
On Friday 18 January 2008 04:52:44 Juan Ortega wrote: Hi, I installed freeBSD 6.3RC2 on my computer. SSH deamon is installed and working. On my linux computer I can connect easily ssh -D 8080 myserver.com and use it as SOCKS for firefox as proxy server. But on windows I cant using putty, I

Re: HOW-TO get Flash7 working!

2008-01-05 Thread Pollywog
On Saturday 05 January 2008 22:06:27 Aryeh M. Friedman wrote: I am using 8-current (amd64) and found all I needed to do was install www/linux-flashplugin7 then do a nspluginwrapper -v -a -i and flash works fine (as far I can tell)... does this add any functionality I am not aware of?

Re: Why aren't more secure download options offered?

2007-12-31 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 31 December 2007 04:25:05 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello FreeBSD representative, I am new to the FreeBSD community. In the past I have typically installed a linux variant in my home systems, but recently decided to give FreeBSD a try since I could not find a distribution that fit my

Re: Why aren't more secure download options offered?

2007-12-31 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 31 December 2007 04:25:05 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello FreeBSD representative, BTW, this is a mailing list. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any

Re: corporate backers of freebsd

2007-12-31 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 31 December 2007 18:10:55 Gary Smithe wrote: In short, here's my question: Canonical, RedHat, IBM, Novell, and a slew of others are funding / supporting Linux development and pushing some of that development into the free community, so that all can benefit from full-time

portupgrade problem with openldap23-server upgrade

2007-12-25 Thread Pollywog
I did a portupgrade but when the time comes to upgrade openldap23-server (FreeBSD 6.2) I get this: Stop in /usr/ports/net/openldap23-server. ** Command failed [exit code 1]: /usr/bin/script -qa /tmp/portupgrade.12586.86 env UPGRADE_TOOL=portupgrade UPGRADE_PORT=openldap-server-2.3.38

Re: SSH through port forwarding

2007-12-17 Thread Pollywog
Make sure the ISP is not blocking port 22. If they block it, you will need to change the SSH port in sshd_config and then set the router to forward the port to the server's internal IP address. It's a good idea to change the port anyway, in order not to be obvious to script kiddies.

Re: Question

2007-12-16 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 17 December 2007 04:27:03 Norberto Meijome wrote: FBsd isn't windows - go ahead and do it - if u can get the new HD and hook it up to the old box, go into single user mode , partition the new disk as you wish, mount each partition at a time and transfer the data. I understood that

Re: (postfix) SPAM filter?

2007-12-12 Thread Pollywog
On Thursday 13 December 2007 03:35:00 Duane Hill wrote: It has been pretty low maintenance. I am in the process of evaluating the possibility of using amavis-new. I used amavis-new on a Linux system and lost the ability to have per-user settings. I had to go with a systemwide setting and I

Re: SANE Network Daemon question

2007-12-09 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 09 December 2007 04:32:21 Pollywog wrote: On Sunday 09 December 2007 04:06:29 Predrag Punosevac wrote: HPLIP works like a charm on FreeBSD http://dsteinbrook.googlepages.com/hpliponfreebsd Thanks for that, unfortunately it indicates that this is going to be more difficult for me

question about ordering of lines in rc.conf

2007-12-09 Thread Pollywog
It appears that the order of the *_enable=YES lines in /etc/rc.conf is important. I am looking at a HOWTO for HPLIP in which the author suggests adding two lines in a certain order. Since I recently had a problem with jabberd starting before myslq was ready to accept connections and I just

Re: SANE Network Daemon question

2007-12-08 Thread Pollywog
On Saturday 08 December 2007 20:39:06 Predrag Punosevac wrote: I was just looking at the documentation on SANE web-site about network scanning and I noticed that /etc/services on my i386 does not include line like sane-port 6566/tcp # SANE network scanner daemon which is used

Re: SANE Network Daemon question

2007-12-08 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 09 December 2007 02:17:21 Predrag Punosevac wrote: Saned (Sane Daemon) is included in the standard distribution of sane-backhands. I checked sane-utils on the Debian web-site and seems it is just idiotic GUI. I was using Debian and I now use Ubuntu and FreeBSD. The sane-utils

Re: SANE Network Daemon question

2007-12-08 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 09 December 2007 03:26:19 Predrag Punosevac wrote: Then look the /usr/local/etc/sane.d You already have all files you need to have. Debian is known for fine grinding of packages so I would not be surprised that they divided generic sane-backhand package in several part. That is

Re: SANE Network Daemon question

2007-12-08 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 09 December 2007 03:26:19 Predrag Punosevac wrote: Pollywog wrote: On Sunday 09 December 2007 02:17:21 Predrag Punosevac wrote: Saned (Sane Daemon) is included in the standard distribution of sane-backhands. I checked sane-utils on the Debian web-site and seems it is just

Re: SANE Network Daemon question

2007-12-08 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 09 December 2007 04:06:29 Predrag Punosevac wrote: I thought we were discussing sane-backhands and network scanning. Don't I need HPLIP in order to get my printer (scanning) to work? ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list

Re: SANE Network Daemon question

2007-12-08 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 09 December 2007 04:06:29 Predrag Punosevac wrote: HPLIP works like a charm on FreeBSD http://dsteinbrook.googlepages.com/hpliponfreebsd Thanks for that, unfortunately it indicates that this is going to be more difficult for me than I thought, because I will need to recompile my

Re: jabberd will not start on reboot, only starts manually

2007-12-04 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 04 December 2007 15:11:32 Daniel Bye wrote: Try removing the # BEFORE: LOGIN line from the jabberd control script. I haven't tested it, but from a cursory glance at the respective control scripts, it feels like a sane first guess... What exactly does this do? It worked. I first

Re: BSDstats: Stand up and be counted! -- November Statistics

2007-12-04 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 04 December 2007 05:55:17 Marc G. Fournier wrote: For FreeBSD users, you just need to install /usr/ports/sysutils/bsdstats to set things up. Is it recommended to do this on more than one home machine running FreeBSD, or just one of them?

Re: jabberd will not start on reboot, only starts manually

2007-12-04 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 04 December 2007 18:28:42 Daniel Bye wrote: Check out the manual for rcorder(8), and look at the CAPITALISED files in /etc/rc.d. Essentially, LOGIN is a dummy service - it is used to control startup of services that should start late in the boot process. The jabberd control

jabberd will not start on reboot, only starts manually

2007-12-03 Thread Pollywog
I am running FreeBSD 6.2 with Jabberd installed from ports: jabberd-2.1.18 When I reboot the machine, jabberd will not start, but it will start if I manually restart it with /usr/local/etc/rc.d/jabberd restart /var/log/messages shows: jabberd/c2s[989]: mysql: connection to database failed:

Re: top posting (off-topic)

2007-11-22 Thread Pollywog
On Thursday 22 November 2007 21:22:50 Brent Jones wrote: Sorry if this is a bit off topic for this list, but it seem to be a comment that comes up very regularly; please don't top post... I for one prefer top posting, as usually I have read a particular thread enough times that I like to cut

Re: Postfix, dns, and hosts.allow

2007-11-14 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 14 November 2007 05:01:58 jekillen wrote: Hello: I have a question about Postfix and hosts.allow: Sendmail and exim are mentioned in the file and I assume that Sendmail would refer to Postfix sendmail as well as Sendmail. But Since Postfix runs smtp.d, how would I do Postfix

[OFFTOPIC] Re: One Laptop Per Child

2007-11-12 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 12 November 2007 19:06:28 Chuck Robey wrote: I wish it wasn't this way. Maybe it's just in the schools I visited? If so, anyone have a better experience? Until I hear of some, I won't contribute to any computers for kids deal, because it only benefits big computer companies, who

multiple autoconf versions

2007-11-05 Thread Pollywog
I am running FreeBSD 6.2 and I discovered that I have four versions of autoconf installed. autoconf-2.13.000227_6 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms autoconf-2.53_4 Automatically configure source code on many Un*x platforms autoconf-2.59_3 Automatically configure

Re: KDE bookmarks??

2007-11-05 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 06 November 2007 00:34:50 Gary Kline wrote: Folks, As some of you know, i was configuring kkonquereor because it has a link to the festival tts tool. I let myself get careless with firefox; bookmarked sites went in any-whichway. With konq, I began creating directories to which I

Re: KDE bookmarks??

2007-11-05 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 06 November 2007 00:34:50 Gary Kline wrote: Folks, As some of you know, i was configuring kkonquereor because it has a link to the festival tts tool. I let myself get careless with firefox; bookmarked sites went in any-whichway. With konq, I began creating directories to which I

Re: Is there a way to compare what is in the ports tree with what is installed?

2007-11-04 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 05 November 2007 02:04:39 Robert Huff wrote: Brett Davidson writes: ie. If I had a particular version of the ports tree on a server, how could I check to see if any of the programs in that tree were actually installed? Is there a simple command or sequence of commands to

Re: reverse grep

2007-11-03 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 04 November 2007 00:12:45 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: How is it possible to select lines that do NOT match a specific pattern? grep -v ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: telnet mydomain.ild 465 : connection closed

2007-10-30 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 30 October 2007 09:18:17 dhaneshk k wrote: telnet localhost 465 Trying ::1... telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost.sun.iosn.net. Escape character is '^]'. upto this line oly I am getting out putnot showing the

Re: telnet mydomain.ild 465 : connection closed

2007-10-30 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 30 October 2007 09:18:17 dhaneshk k wrote: telnet localhost 465 Trying ::1... telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost.sun.iosn.net. Escape character is '^]'. upto this line oly I am getting out putnot showing the

Re: telnet mydomain.ild 465 : connection closed

2007-10-30 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 30 October 2007 09:18:17 dhaneshk k wrote: telnet localhost 465 Trying ::1... telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... Connected to localhost.sun.iosn.net. Escape character is '^]'. upto this line oly I am getting out putnot showing the

Re: Can login using root password, but not remotely with SSH

2007-10-22 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 22 October 2007 17:42:44 Daniel Bye wrote: On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 02:21:04AM -0500, W. D. wrote: Brand new install of FreeBSD 6.2. Can't log in with PuTTY. Remote PuTTY: Access denied Using keyboard-interactive authentication. At computer terminal: PAM authentication

xmh port in 6.2

2007-10-17 Thread Pollywog
I am doing an upgrade of ports in FreeBSD 6.2 and apparently xmh is no longer part of the Ports collection, but when I saw yes to remove it, portmanager complains that it is required by xorg and xfce. What is the problem here, anyone know? ___

Re: xmh port in 6.2

2007-10-17 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 17 October 2007 15:16:53 Pollywog wrote: I am doing an upgrade of ports in FreeBSD 6.2 and apparently xmh is no longer part of the Ports collection, but when I saw yes to remove it, portmanager complains that it is required by xorg and xfce. What is the problem here, anyone know

Re: Ipod software

2007-10-14 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 15 October 2007 00:05:08 Rem P Roberti wrote: Thanks for the suggestions. I am trying out gtkpod now, and it seems to work fine, although I wish that there was a non/gui type program. BTW, is it possible to convert mp3 files that were purchased originally from the Apple store via

Re: best spam filter port(s) for postfix?

2007-10-01 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 01 October 2007 22:18:00 Chuck Swiger wrote: On Oct 1, 2007, at 6:54 PM, Philip Hallstrom wrote: By far the best anti-spam tool I've used with Postfix is policyd- weight. mail/postfix-policyd-weight Agreed. +1. Me too. Seconded (or thirded :). policyd-weight is much

Re: best spam filter port(s) for postfix?

2007-10-01 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 01 October 2007 22:48:09 Pollywog wrote: On Monday 01 October 2007 22:18:00 Chuck Swiger wrote: On Oct 1, 2007, at 6:54 PM, Philip Hallstrom wrote: By far the best anti-spam tool I've used with Postfix is policyd- weight. mail/postfix-policyd-weight Agreed. +1. Me too

Re: question about Postfix

2007-10-01 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 02 October 2007 02:50:24 jekillen wrote: Hello; I have a quick question about Postfix. When I install Free BSD and have it include Postfix from packages, does the install process completely replace Sendmail with Postfix, or do I still have to replace Sendmail with Postfix

Re: best spam filter port(s) for postfix?

2007-09-30 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 30 September 2007 20:28:23 Derek Ragona wrote: At 03:20 PM 9/30/2007, Joe in MPLS wrote: I'm running 6.2-STABLE with postfix with cyrus-sasl, imap-uw horde for mail. I'd like to stop depending on clients(Thunderbird PDAs) for primary spam control (especially because our PDAs don't

Re: best spam filter port(s) for postfix?

2007-09-30 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 30 September 2007 21:03:06 Roland Smith wrote: On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 03:20:58PM -0500, Joe in MPLS wrote: I'm running 6.2-STABLE with postfix with cyrus-sasl, imap-uw horde for mail. I'd like to stop depending on clients(Thunderbird PDAs) for primary spam control (especially

Re: Getting vim to work correctly.

2007-09-28 Thread Pollywog
On Friday 28 September 2007 06:05:49 Jay Chandler wrote: Eric Schuele wrote: On 09/27/2007 21:01, Jay Chandler wrote: Howdy. Sorry to keep hitting the list with questions today, but does anyone know how to get the home, delete, end, page up, etc. keys working correctly in vim? It

Re: courier-imap

2007-09-26 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 26 September 2007 18:22:09 Bill Banks wrote: When I try to login , in my maillog it saids no such file. How do I tell it to use /etc/passwd Which file is missing? I recently installed Courier-Imap on FreeBSD and some file was missing but I don't recall which one. Make sure

Re: Confusion on SSH and PAM

2007-09-26 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 26 September 2007 11:02:26 Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote: CyberLeo Kitsana wrote: Rakhesh Sasidharan wrote: Any ideas or nudges in the right direction as to why this is happening? Looks like I've understood the interaction between SSH and PAM wrong here, so would appreciate some

Re: sed question...

2007-09-25 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 25 September 2007 22:21:48 Giorgos Keramidas wrote: A word of caution there... If you plan to use GNU/Linux manpages for learning sed(1) be _very_ cautious for GNU/Linux-specific parts. There are subtle, yet possibly important differences between GNU/Linux sed and BSD sed. I

Re: Is your Thunderbird OK?

2007-09-24 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 24 September 2007 07:19:49 Byung-Hee HWANG wrote: Hi there, Just been wondering about this for long weeks. I have some complain Thudnerbird's the speed when it start up on FreeBSD. Its speed is very slow. While thunderbird start up, I go to brew coffee. Aside from that, Thunderbird

Re: Why is sendmail in the core of FreeBSD?

2007-09-22 Thread Pollywog
On Saturday 22 September 2007 19:27:36 Giorgos Keramidas wrote: That's because there's no such thing as a newbie Sendmail user. Nobody stays a newbie long enough if they configure Sendmail properly That is why I use Postfix. I would not go from Postfix to Sendmail because it would make life

Re: GAIM??

2007-09-19 Thread Pollywog
On Thursday 20 September 2007 01:33:38 Gary Kline wrote: Folks, On my ubuntu srver I've used gaim for quite awhile. When I looked for it with locate on my new server the file said it was going away by fall. Is there ea new, improved port? gary Isn't the new

Re: GAIM??

2007-09-19 Thread Pollywog
On Thursday 20 September 2007 02:16:53 Gary Kline wrote: http://sourceforge.net/projects/gaim/ thanks to all you gents... i was going to ask why the name change but it'll probly be with the src, luke. (.5-hearted ha ha) I read somewhere that AOL asked for the name change.

Re: Telnet smtp

2007-09-16 Thread Pollywog
On Sunday 16 September 2007 16:28:02 Bill Banks wrote: How do I turn on telnet for smtp? Im installing qmail Telnet for SMTP? Are you trying to connect to port 25 (SMTP) using a telnet client for testing purposes? Don't install telnetd (telnet server), just use a telnet client: telnet

Re: remote [ssh] Backspace] key gives me ^?

2007-09-14 Thread Pollywog
On Saturday 15 September 2007 01:01:03 Gary Kline wrote: Sometimes when I ssh from a remote server and edit a file with vi, my [Backspace keys] are not interpretered correctly. Instead of erasing characters and backing up one byte and clearing that character my cursor

Re: hosts is ignored

2007-09-12 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 September 2007 07:46:15 Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, Peter Boosten wrote: Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, I have the feeling to be blind but I cannot find out why my FreeBSD 6.2 machine ignores hosts. host.conf says hosts dns What is host.conf used for? Never

a small problem with /etc/hosts in FreeBSD 6.2

2007-09-12 Thread Pollywog
in my hosts file, I have a line that looks like this: ::1localhost localhost.mydomain.com Is this line for IPv6 or is there some other reason for its presence? It causes occasional problems, so I commented it out and I kept a similar line that points to 127.0.0.1 An

Re: a small problem with /etc/hosts in FreeBSD 6.2

2007-09-12 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 September 2007 15:47:15 Wojciech Puchar wrote: in my hosts file, I have a line that looks like this: ::1localhost localhost.mydomain.com Is this line for IPv6 or is there some other reason for its presence? It causes occasional problems, so I

Re: a small problem with /etc/hosts in FreeBSD 6.2

2007-09-12 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 12 September 2007 16:10:54 Derek Ragona wrote: Are you running ipv6? If not just comment that line out. I am not running ipv6 and I thought I did not need that line, so I have commented it out. thanks ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org

Re: ssh forwarding question

2007-09-11 Thread Pollywog
On Tuesday 11 September 2007 17:30:55 Bob Johnson wrote: It should have already been in /etc/defaults/rc.conf. So the mystery to be solved is why it was not there (or what you had in /etc/rc.conf that overrode it, maybe). When you installed FBSD, did you do a standard install or one of the

Re: chmod / files and directories

2007-09-10 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 10 September 2007 16:31:35 Shantanoo Mahajan wrote: On 10-Sep-07, at 9:40 PM, Daniel Bye wrote: On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 05:06:07PM +0100, Daniel Bye wrote: On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 05:56:12PM +0200, Zbigniew Szalbot wrote: Hello, I did read man chmod but I am not really wiser.

Re: Sadly, my tinker-time has run out....

2007-09-10 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 10 September 2007 22:21:58 doug wrote: On Mon, 3 Sep 2007, Pollywog wrote: I am using tightvnc-1.2.9_1 on FreeBSD and the windows versions of tightvnc on win2k and windows XP Pro. On FreeBSD I only have used vncviewer running the server on the winders boxes. I am using FreeBSD 6.2

Re: ssh forwarding question

2007-09-10 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 10 September 2007 22:39:53 doug wrote: On Mon, 3 Sep 2007, Beech Rintoul wrote: On Monday 03 September 2007, Pollywog said: On Tuesday 04 September 2007 00:13:13 Pollywog wrote: On Monday 03 September 2007 23:08:45 Predrag Punosevac wrote: Pollywog wrote: bind: Can't assign

Re: Sadly, my tinker-time has run out....

2007-09-10 Thread Pollywog
On Monday 10 September 2007 23:42:43 Pollywog wrote: On Monday 10 September 2007 22:21:58 doug wrote: On Mon, 3 Sep 2007, Pollywog wrote: I am using tightvnc-1.2.9_1 on FreeBSD and the windows versions of tightvnc on win2k and windows XP Pro. On FreeBSD I only have used vncviewer

Re: snapshot is corrupt

2007-09-08 Thread Pollywog
On Saturday 08 September 2007 13:58:24 Jeffrey Goldberg wrote: I just got the following when trying a portsnap. Any ideas? I really don't understand how portsnap works, so for me the error message isn't that useful. $ sudo portsnap fetch update Password: Looking up portsnap.FreeBSD.org

Re: Burn ape music to CD

2007-09-06 Thread Pollywog
I was waiting for someone else to ask, but nobody has, so here goes... What is ape music? I take it there is nothing simian about it. ___ freebsd-questions@freebsd.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: bash on login.

2007-09-06 Thread Pollywog
On Thursday 06 September 2007 15:06:02 Albert Shih wrote: Hi all I'm using bash for standard shell, what I don't understand is when I'm connect by ssh on my server the bash don't parse .bashrc file. But if in the bash session I type «bash» this time the .bashrc is use. How can I make the

Re: loopback won't enable automatically

2007-09-05 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 September 2007 04:48:53 Ian Smith wrote: On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 01:47:47 + Pollywog [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have to manually set the loopback interface after each reboot on one machine (it is a laptop): ifconfig lo0 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 Then everything

Re: loopback won't enable automatically

2007-09-05 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 September 2007 04:48:53 Ian Smith wrote: On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 01:47:47 + Pollywog [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have to manually set the loopback interface after each reboot on one machine (it is a laptop): ifconfig lo0 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 Then everything

Re: loopback won't enable automatically [SOLVED]

2007-09-05 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 September 2007 07:25:42 Pollywog wrote: On Wednesday 05 September 2007 04:48:53 Ian Smith wrote: On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 01:47:47 + Pollywog [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have to manually set the loopback interface after each reboot on one machine (it is a laptop

Re: loopback won't enable automatically [SOLVED]

2007-09-05 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 September 2007 11:48:12 Daniel Bye wrote: On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 07:35:26AM +, Pollywog wrote: I did find it in /etc/default/rc.conf: ifconfig_lo0=inet 127.0.0.1 # default loopback device configuration. I found the problem. lo0 was not listed

Re: loopback won't enable automatically [SOLVED]

2007-09-05 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 September 2007 14:36:04 Craig Boston wrote: On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 12:48:12PM +0100, Daniel Bye wrote: Given your problems, I am highly suspicious that something has spammed your /etc/defaults/rc.conf... Or a mergemaster gone wrong (or forgotten to be run). This is a

Re: loopback won't enable automatically

2007-09-05 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 September 2007 16:12:07 Roland Smith wrote: On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 01:47:47AM +, Pollywog wrote: I have to manually set the loopback interface after each reboot on one machine (it is a laptop): ifconfig lo0 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 Then everything is fine

loopback won't enable automatically

2007-09-04 Thread Pollywog
I have to manually set the loopback interface after each reboot on one machine (it is a laptop): ifconfig lo0 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 Then everything is fine. I added ifconfig_lo0=127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 to /etc/rc.conf but for unknown reasons it now looks like this and I still need

Re: doubts about the freebsd devil

2007-09-04 Thread Pollywog
On Wednesday 05 September 2007 04:10:50 Erich Dollansky wrote: Hi, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote: Them's fighting words - don't you realize an entire subgroup of the FreeBSD developers spent untold amounts of time and effort setting up a rigged contest to attempt to convince the userbase that

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