Ubuntu Hacks is your one-stop source for all of the community knowledge you need to get the most out of Ubuntu: a collection of 100 tips and tools to help new and experienced Linux users install, configure, and customize Ubuntu. With this set of hacks, you can get Ubuntu Linux working exactly the way you need it to.
The tenth anniversary edition of the world’s bestselling computer security book! The original Hacking Exposed authors rejoin forces on this new edition to offer completely up-to-date coverage of today’s most devastating hacks and how to prevent them. Using their proven methodology, the authors reveal how to locate and patch system vulnerabilities. The book includes new coverage of ISO images, wireless and RFID attacks, Web 2.0 vulnerabilities, anonymous hacking tools, Ubuntu, Windows Server 2008, mobile devices, and more.
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This book was born out of an experiment carried out when Ubuntu
6.06 was released in 2006. Back then Ubuntu was rougher around the
edges than it is today. Getting MP3 ﬁles to play took some effort. Only
a handful of wiﬁ cards worked out of the box and the rest had to be
wrangled into working.
While I was writing this document a book "Hack Proofing Your Network" was released. I haven't been able to read it (dunno if its in print yet, and besides - everything takes a while to get to South Africa). I did however read the first chapter, as it is available to the public. In this chapter the author writes about different views on IT security - hackers, crackers, script kiddies and everything in between. I had some thoughts about this and decided that it was a good starting point for this document....