Ubuntu disabling log in password. Secure?

Hi. I have a physically secure computer that I only use myself. I do browse the internet.I have been thinking of disabling log in password to speed the boot up. I would appreciate your advice on whether I compromise my security by doing this, and if so, why? ...

Ubuntu change log-in password

how do i change my log in password in xubuntu8.04? ...

Ubuntu dont remember log in password

I dont log in to my computer but now im trying a cntl/alt/f1 path that asks for log in password and apparently its not the same password as my administrator word.How can i find out what password i used during my install? ...

Can I remove my log on password in ubuntu?

I currently have Windows 7 on my laptop a Netbook. And I have found out that it is possible to install Ubuntu Netbook alongside my existing version of Windows. I have an administrater account in Windows 7 that is also a User account. And I do not have a log on with a password. My computer just start ...

Ubuntu Log in password unchanged, login keyring won't unlock

Hello. I have recently made a fresh install of Lucid Lynx. After restarting my computer (due to kernel updates), my log in password no longer unlocks my login keyring. I have never changed either password, so there is no "old" password to resort to.How do I fix this? I am not opposed to de ...

Ubuntu add a log in password at boot up?

so i just put 10.10 Meercat on my friends samsung laptop, it was the easiest install i have ever done, i am sooo impressed.I did it originally to remove vista and wipe the drive with the intention of putting xp back on it for her.as it turns out 10.10 is so awesome we decided to leave it.during the ...

Ubuntu Change Log in password?

How do I change my log in password to a password I want?I've used System>Preferences>About Me but "the change password" won't change it to what I want it to be. It says some nonsense like, "old and new passwords are too similar". I want my password to be what I want it to b ...

MySQL Is there any diffence betwen innodb log and binary log

Is there any diffence betwen innodb log and binary log? ...

what is log files and the difference between logical log and physical log.

please tell me the difference between physical log and logical log.Appreciate your help. ...

Ubuntu any change in Display Settings gives "Please log out and log back in again"

I've got dual monitors set up, and since the upgrade to Lucid they've been showing the same thing (instead of an extended desktop). In Monitor Preferences, when I try to uncheck the "Same image on all monitors" option and then click Apply, I get a popup box saying "Please log out and ...

MySQL How to initiate Error Log and Query Log? Logs not being generated.

Very new to MySQL. I want to get the logs going, but they are not being created and nothing is being written to them. I stopped MySQL -- service mysqld stop. Started it with the following options service mysqld start --log=/var/lib/mysql/query.log --log-error=/var/lib/mysql/error.log but the logs ar ...

Log on and log off sound issues

I just installed a new driver for my soundcard. It fixed my problem with not hearing Windows Media Viewer audio but I can't get the log on and log of sounds to work. Does anyone have any suggestions? ...

re: alert.log and listener.log

what are common database failure messages that we find in alert .log and listener.log ???if i want to duplicate a production environment on my home pcwhat would i do ..?i am running oracle 8i on windows nt (service pack 6 ) ???any insights will be appreciated ..mind you i am a novice to oracle datab ...

Language of the startServer.log and systemout.log files

I am currently using a Windows XP in Simplifed Chinese.However, I would like to show my startServer.log and systemOut.log files in English rather than the default as locale setting.how can i change the settings? ...

MySQL WL#5465: System variables: paths to relay log and binary log files

Have you seen my replication files? http://mysqlmusings.blogspot.com/2010/09/have-you-seen-my-replication-files.html MySQL WL#5465: System variables: paths to relay log and binary log files http://forge.mysql.com/worklog/task.php?id=5465 ...

Different time stamps in rseserver.log and rsedaemon.log

everybody, we discovered that the time stamps between rseserver.log and rsedaemon.log differ by one hour: Is that intended and covered by the statement "GMT+01:00" in the rseserver.log? Does this mean I would have to add one hour to every time stamp in the server log? ...

Ubuntu How to create a new log in /var/log/ ?

I'm running a server that has a number of services running that are all simultaneously logging to /var/log/[auth.log daemon.log kern.log] and the output I'm attempting to monitor is getting buried in the usual firehose of output from a very strict iptables and thwarted sshd breakin attempts.My overa ...

Log Transactions using 'Log Action'

I am trying to log incoming XML transactions using 'Log Action' to a syslog://. Settings for Log Action are:Input : INPUTExternal URL : syslog://target-nameLog Level : NoticeLog type : xsltmsg, file, file-capture (I tried different options here)Output Type : DefaultThe INPUT message size is ~15 kB t ...

Ubuntu copy a portion of previous log to new log after rotate

Ok, here is the situation. I have installed fail2ban and it is working great. It is monitoring the auth.log and it's own log. Now here is my question...Every week, my log files rotate, which is just fine for the most part. But this also rotates the fail2ban log and removes any chance of catching a r ...

log in and log out button, how do you handle it?

for an online shop. You will have a log in button. People can browse around and not have to log in. But when they order etc. they will have to log in. After log in, then the "log in" button will be switch to a "log out" button.My question is that, if the client uses the back butt ...

Ubuntu log viewer var/log contents issue

I deleted the files in the var/log folder thinking to reduce down the number of log files in log viewer, i realised i needed to recreate themso i used the command sudo touch dmesg etc.but now i see that some are blank and not showing me the right infoam using karmic alpha 6 ...

Ubuntu var/log/Xorg.0.log -> xorg.conf

When my computer is plugged into a KVM rathar than direct to the monitor X autodetection fails and the resolution is serverly restricted.When it is plugged directly into the monitor everything is fine.I want to look at the X start up log (which i believe is /var/log/Xorg.0.log) and create my own /et ...

Oracle alert log and trace log option

Is there any option to increase the detail of information written into the alert log and trace log ? ...

DDE connection failing after log off and log in

I am using DDE to access real time data from a control network.The server and client are functioning properly when the connectivity is established after rebooting the the system.But the client fails to access data as soon as the user logs off and logs in (either as same user name or as some other us ...

Oracle Architecture question regarding Redo log buffers/redo log files...

Do redo log buffers store/log uncommitted,Unrolled-back transactions ? What about Rolled back transactions?What about redo log files? Do they store Uncommttided transaction entries?UPDATE emp SET job='Driver' WHERE empno = 7698;INSERT INTO EMP VALUES(989,'JOHN');ROLLBACK;Will this UPDATE and INSERT ...

Oracle archived log and redo log

i am quite confused with archived log and redo log and RMAN backup.can anyone please help me on this?scenario one:what is the impact to the database if i lost all my redo log files?scenario two:i use RMAN full backup to backup database. The RMAN backup doesn't include redo log, then if i lost all my ...

Oracle locations of the listener.log and alerts.log

Is there any way of internally accessing the locations for the listener.log and alerts.log file from within the database from say a select command? We have a process with an XE database installed on end users systems that has to shut it down and start it up. Sometimes the process does not complete. ...

Oracle db4.5_recover: Unacceptable log file, unsupported log version

I inadvertently opened a 4.5 environment where some writing was going on using a 4.6 program, which would then create a new database (BDB XML, in fact) and also do some writing. (Both programs open the environment using the same flags: cache, logging, locking, transactions.) The 4.6 program justly o ...

Ubuntu Apache how to include hostname in access.log and error.log file names

I am sure this information is out there somewhere, but Googling apache access.log and hostname does not give you any good leads... so I hope someone here might be able to provide me with a quick answer...I am setting up a cluster of web servers, so I would like to name the access.log and error.log w ...

Ubuntu Postgresql log in /var/log/postgres

I have been using Gentoo for a long time but recently I switched to Ubuntu so I am not quite familiar with Ubuntu yet.I have an Ubuntu serever where I have installed postgresql and a few perl modules. My problem is that I can't stop getting postgres logs in /var/log/postgresql/postgresql-8.3-main.lo ...

Oracle How to log LOG INFO into log table while ROLLING BACK user's transaction?

How to log LOG INFO into log table while ROLLING BACK user's transaction? any example ? ...

Oracle Redo log buffer, redo log files and commit

I'm studying Oracle's architecture and i've a doubt about the relationship between redo log buffer, redo log files and commit.Suppose I type the following statement using SQL Plus or something similar:(1) insert into mytab values('hello');(2) commit;I suppose thata) after (1), but before (2), the dm ...

Oracle world readable permissions on the tterrors.log and ttmesg.log

Is it possible to get timesten to create the tterrors.log and ttmesg.log with world readable permissions? ...

Ubuntu Is still Feisty using log file /var/log/boot ?

Since I upgraded to Feisty, log file /var/log/boot is no more updated by the boot process.Can someone confirm ? Is it an expected feisty's behaviour or is it a bug which deserve to be reported ? ...

Oracle Log switches before log files are full

We are having issues with one of ourproduction databases. Periodicaly we are seeing extremely frequent log switches ( log switches every few seconds). The redo logs are 100MB but when the frequent log switches occur they are doing so when the logs are nowhere near full. The resulting archivelogs are ...

Ubuntu /var/log/nvidia-installer-log Problems installing the drivers for NVIDIA-GOFX 256meg

Specs on laptop: Dell Precision M70Nvidia gofx 256 meg video card.I'm getting this error when I try to sh Nvidia*:license pre-accepted : falseupdate : falseforce update : falseexpert : falseuninstall : falsedriver info : falseno precompiled interface: falseno ncurses color : falsequery latest driver ...

Ubuntu Strange messages in /var/log/Xorg.0.log (ATI Radeon 9600)

I need some help tweaking my (xorg) configuration for ATI radeon 9600.I was looking at my /var/log/Xorg.0.log today and noticed this line :(WW) fglrx: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:1:0:1) foundI have a single ATI Radeon 9600, with 2 BusID's (PCI:1:0:0) and (PCI:1:0:1)The first o ...

Cannot open transaction log file -- Can't use log file "database.log" since the offse

My database will not start due to the specified error, what can i try to fix this or start a new transaction log? I am using Sybase anywhere 9, I am a sybase noob which makes this much worse! any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advanceCannot open transaction log file -- Can't use log fi ...

Ubuntu Have custom bind9 log, gets rotated but bind continues to log to old log

I have a custom log for bind9 called bind9-query.log located in /var/log. Bind9 also writes to the regular logs as well, like daemon, syslog etc. I created a logrotate config in /etc/logrotate.d/ that rotates the bind9-query.log log and it works but bind9 continues to write to first log now called b ...

Ubuntu Could not open log '/var/log/apache2/access.log'

I'm trying to make a cgi script that reads apache's access.log and then writes a report.The file is world readable:-rw-r--r-- 1 root adm 4507 2011-11-09 20:22 /var/log/apache2/access.logBut I keep getting this error message at error.log:Could not open log '/var/log/apache2/access.log': Permission de ...

Ubuntu apt.log and dpkg.log missing

I could not find the update/installation history on my netbook running Kubuntu 11.10, KDE4.7.3. The graphical package manager showed an empty history.Digging a bit deeper, I noticed that there is no dpkg.log nor apt.logroot@HOST:/var/log# ls -a. auth.log ConsoleKit dmesg kdm.log mail.err news syslog ...

Log on Password factory setting

Hi, i bought a sony vaio just the other day (new). instead of clicking "shut down" the other day i clicked "log off" now it is asking me for a password to log on. i have not set a password yet so is there a factory set password? ...

Ubuntu Log off Password ??

I have installed Karmic Koala on a desktop machine (upgraded). And now I'm asked for a password to log off. It says there are multiple uses, but I don't think so. I used the users command in terminal and it shows me logged in twice--Which Im told is normal once for system and once for terminal. It's ...

ubuntu log in password recovery

Installed Ubuntu to try out. Mounted it on hard drive partition whith XP. All worked OK.Recently ran a registry cleaner which blew my Ubuntu installation away. Reinstalled seemingly OK but does not recognise my user name or password to log in to Ubuntu.Is there a way to correct this or recover the d ...

log in/password screen

creating a website that requires you to registar, i need to know how to create the registartion page where its saved and then how to create the log in and password screens ...

Ubuntu 10.04.2 loaded but Log-in password not working

I thought that I had successfully upgraded my lap-top using Update Manager from 9.10 to 10.04.2 but have hit a problem in getting into it. It seemed that my original 9.10 log-in name and password were picked up during the installation and the Log-in name is correctly presented on the log-in panel bu ...

Ubuntu Can not log in! Password OK but then lockup

I am trying to log in to Ubuntu 32bit on my 64bit nForce system (I dont want to use 64bit linux. TuxTalk said I shouldnt). The install went fine and everything was OK. It even got the sound thru ALSA. However when I log in it will play the startup sound minus lots of bass and then nothing. I am not ...

Ubuntu Remastersys: Create LiveCd inc docs and settings, without log in password

Does anyone know how to create a LiveCd for friends, using remastersys, that can retain my documents and settings and not require the LiveCd user to enter my password to use. I have tried the remastersys backup option to create a LiveCd to give to friends, but this requires the entering of my user p ...

desperate for password log help

i have a webpage, i want to add a password facility.how can i do this?i want to store the passwords and logons on the server not on host as cookies. security isnt an issue, i just require the list of logged usernames etcYour help would be greatly appreciated. ...

I need Help - >Generalization and Log in / Password

HiI would like to know if someone could help me in the following problemI'm making a database for a hardware store, and i need to make an iventory regarding paints, tools, machines, and others.I had in mind setting up:one table with the common aspects of the items (id, prices, etc) , one table in wh ...