[Ubuntu-US-PA] LoCo / LUG in Washington PA area?
john at swajime.com
Sat Nov 21 20:40:43 GMT 2009
I checked, because I thought too that ufw should have already been
installed. But it was not. :-(
Neither was iptables.
And ... I was also imagining that the CD probably does have Dell
Thank you for your input. I'm feeling somewhat grumpy today. :-| My
internet's been down for a couple days straight. :-(
On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 17:19 -0500, Alex Gretlein wrote:
> UFW should be installed by default. If not IPTables definitely is.
> That said, there shouldn't be any ports open on a default Ubuntu
> install anyway (AFAIK), so the firewall is not that important. Then
> you can install clamAV from the repositories before using your USB
> drive. ClamAV probably won't actually be on the CD, unless it's a DVD.
> You're probably expected to use the CD via a USB CD-drive. One of the
> best investments I've ever made was in a $20 converter with USB on one
> end and connections for two sizes of IDE and two sizes of SATA on the
> other. Then you can just use whatever hardware you have laying around,
> and not have to keep USB versions of everything unless you need them
> I think UNetBootin can convert the CD to a bootable SD card, *if* the
> netbook can boot from that slot. But for installation of software or
> re-installation of the OS you would probably want to download a more
> recent image anyway. Except possibly for whatever drivers Dell stuck
> on there.
> Alex Gretlein
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 9:51 PM, JW Simpson <john at swajime.com> wrote:
> Well you have at least one interested person.
> We just bought a Dell mini-9. It came with an SD slot, and an
> CD. Unfortunately, the CD does not fit in the SD slot, and
> I'm wanting
> to install ufw or gufw from the CD before hooking it up to the
> I also want to install clamAV before plugging in a USB
> thumb-drive that
> was used on an MS-infected machine. I am not certain, but I
> have reason
> to suspect that these are available on the CD that came with
> mini-9 ... ?
> We do have a blank 2G SD card to work with, but no CD drive.
> Is there any possibility I could get some assistance? I'm
> thinking it
> would be really helpful if the installation CD could just be
> copied to
> the SD-card?
> On Thu, 2009-11-19 at 21:38 -0500, Rick Bryant wrote:
> > Not that I've heard of, but I'm in Washington and would
> love have one
> > here if there is interest.
> > On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 9:11 PM, JW Simpson
> <john at swajime.com> wrote:
> > Howdy,
> > I'm wondering if anybody here knows of a ubuntu or
> linux group
> > near Washington?
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