[kwlug-disc] kwlug-disc_kwlug.org Digest, Vol 22, Issue 37

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Tue Sep 21 17:38:13 EDT 2010


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>   1. Cheap hard drives? (J W)
>   2. Re: Cheap hard drives? (Oksana Goertzen)
>   3. Re: Cheap hard drives? (Raul Suarez)
>   4. Re: OT: weird spam outbreak (Brad Bierman)
>   5. Re: PCLinuxOS history (unsolicited)
>   6. Re: Android everywhere ... (Khalid Baheyeldin)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 12:15:24 -0400
> From: J W <jeff.w.bulk at gmail.com>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Cheap hard drives?
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> Gooood morning Vietnam!
>
> Or rather hello world
>
> I'm looking for some hard drives, 500gb, cheapest possible.  So far
> the only comp store I've seen and been too is carbon computing. Are
> there better places to get hard drives from around here?
>
> Waiting for it to be shipped from an online store is not ideal.
>
> I've got a raid array that's falling apart and I need to add some spares.
>
> Thanks for the advice in advanced :)
> Jeff
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> Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 12:24:22 -0400
> From: Oksana Goertzen <ogoertzen at gmail.com>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Cheap hard drives?
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> Try http://www.canadacomputers.com/  in Waterloo.
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> -Oksana
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> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 12:15 PM, J W <jeff.w.bulk at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > Gooood morning Vietnam!
> >
> > Or rather hello world
> >
> > I'm looking for some hard drives, 500gb, cheapest possible.  So far
> > the only comp store I've seen and been too is carbon computing. Are
> > there better places to get hard drives from around here?
> >
> > Waiting for it to be shipped from an online store is not ideal.
> >
> > I've got a raid array that's falling apart and I need to add some spares.
> >
> > Thanks for the advice in advanced :)
> > Jeff
> >
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> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 09:25:49 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Cheap hard drives?
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> Canada computers?
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> Raul Suarez
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>
>
> Technology consultant
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> Software, Hardware and Practices
>
> _________________
>
> Twitter: rarsamx
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> http://rarsa.blogspot.com/
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> An eclectic collection of random thoughts
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> --- On Tue, 9/21/10, J W <jeff.w.bulk at gmail.com> wrote:
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> From: J W <jeff.w.bulk at gmail.com>
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Cheap hard drives?
> To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Received: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 12:15 PM
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> Gooood morning Vietnam!
>
>
> Or rather hello world
>
> I'm looking for some hard drives, 500gb, cheapest possible. ?So far
> the only comp store I've seen and been too is carbon computing. Are
>
> there better places to get hard drives from around here?
>
> Waiting for it to be shipped from an online store is not ideal.
>
> I've got a raid array that's falling apart and I need to add some spares.
>
>
> Thanks for the advice in advanced :)
> Jeff
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> Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 13:09:33 -0400
> From: Brad Bierman <bbierman42 at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] OT: weird spam outbreak
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> One of my resources that I use is sans Internet Storm Centre
>
> They have someone that reviews information that is sent in to them.  Not
> perfect, but a resource none the less.
>
> http://isc.sans.edu/index.html
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>
> <http://isc.sans.edu/index.html>Hope the link helps!
> Brad
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> On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Raul Suarez <rarsa at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> > I can tell you that since a couple of weeks ago I started receiving
> > sporadic spam from a friend's hotmail account.
> >
> > I contacted him and he replied that other people told him the same.
> >
> > It seems that this spam is highly targeted: From a hotmail account to the
> > contacts of that account.
> >
> > Raul Suarez
> >
> > Technology consultant
> > Software, Hardware and Practices
> > _________________
> > Twitter: rarsamx
> > http://rarsa.blogspot.com/
> > An eclectic collection of random thoughts
> >
> >
> > --- On Tue, 9/21/10, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> >
> > > From: Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca>
> > > Subject: [kwlug-disc] OT: weird spam outbreak
> > > To: kwlug-disc at kwlug.org
> > > Received: Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 1:46 AM
> > >
> > > This is not very much about Linux. It deals with e-mail in
> > > general.
> > >
> > > In our spam-catcher mailboxes I am noticing a lot of spam
> > > that appears
> > > to be coming from legitimate addresses. It looks like the
> > > spam is
> > > coming from legitimate Yahoo and Hotmail addresses, and
> > > being sent to
> > > the address books of the senders.
> > >
> > > The spam has no subject, which makes websearches hard. The
> > > body of the
> > > e-mails consist of a single link to online pharmacy sites.
> > >
> > >
> > > This is recent. I started noticing a week or two ago.
> > >
> > > Some mailers (notably Hotmail) use an X-Originating-IP
> > > header, which
> > > is sometimes consistent for a sender, and sometimes not.
> > >
> > > At first glance it looks like the e-mail is going through
> > > Hotmail/Yahoo's mail servers (but of course that can be
> > > spoofed).
> > >
> > > Is there some automated attack that is breaking into these
> > > accounts
> > > and using them to send spam?
> > >
> > > I can believe that some people have their accounts hacked
> > > into and/or
> > > are taken over by botnets and used to send spam. But it
> > > seems weird
> > > that I am seeing so many instances of this kind of spam
> > > right now.
> > > I suspect that something co-ordinated is going on, but I
> > > don't know
> > > what.
> > >
> > > Partially this is idle curiosity, but partially I am
> > > stumbling around
> > > trying to figure out what advice to give to the affected
> > > people (who
> > > might well be attempting job searches with these accounts).
> > > I guess
> > > they should change their Hotmail/Yahoo passwords. I don't
> > > know what
> > > else to say.
> > >
> > > - Paul
> > >
> > > --
> > > http://pnijjar.freeshell.org
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:32:25 -0400
> From: unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] PCLinuxOS history
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> Um ... broken record? ... sounds like a presentation topic?
>
> Or an element for the quickie sessions?
>
> 'My favourite distro, and what I like about it!'?
>
> - NOT to engage in flame wars, merely, here's something I use and why
> I like it. Full stop. No debate.
>
> Pete Dixon wrote, On 09/20/2010 7:14 PM:
> > http://www.itpro.co.uk/627031/pclinuxos-rolling-on-a-river
> >
> > I submitted PCLOS as a candidate for the FLOSS fund. This article
> > gives a nice review of the history of this very comfortable distro.
> > I've been using it exclusively for 2.5+ years and the love affair
> > continues.
>
>
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> Message: 6
> Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:38:00 -0400
> From: Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com>
> To: KWLUG discussion <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org>
> Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Android everywhere ...
> Message-ID:
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> I got a request to keep posting those notes about Android. If someone
> thinks otherwise, please let me know.
>
> Here is another app that got to try today.
>
> It is called GPSTracker Lite. It is free.
>
> It uses the built-in GPS, and takes snapshots (coordinates,
> speed, altitude, ...etc.). The temperature is displayed on the
> app, but I don't think this goes to the logged data.
>
> You can plot that over Google Maps right into the phone.
>
> So far so good. Nothing earth shattering.
>
> Then the magic is unleashed when you use the sharing function
> of that app. You can upload the route to Google Maps, Open Street
> Maps, Google Documents (as a spreadsheet) or simply email it
> to yourself or others.
>
> (Richard Weait buying an Android device in 3, 2, 1 ...)
> --
> Khalid M. Baheyeldin
> 2bits.com, Inc.
> http://2bits.com
> Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
> Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. --  Edsger W.Dijkstra
> Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. --   Leonardo da Vinci
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