Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2001:October:06 Saturday <Friday, Sunday>
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2001/10/6 [Uncategorized] UID:22647 Activity:nil
10/5    Regarding the message in motd.official on 10/4... Did you mean
        Vern Pax<S>on??
2001/10/6 [Uncategorized] UID:22648 Activity:nil
10/5    What's this code do? Someone is mailing it around. Might be ba'ad.
#include <stdio.h>
        \_ Put it in /tmp or something.
2001/10/6-7 [Computer/SW/Security] UID:22649 Activity:high
10/5    Why do people think IMAP is betting than POP3 here?  Is this an
        security issue?
        \_ Vegas has the best odds when you're betting.
        \_ IMAP has a superset of POP3 functionality.
        \_ IMAP stores messages and folders on the server. This means you can
           access them and from any machine that has an IMAP client. Email
           and folder content stored on the client is just a cache. This allows
           all IMAP clients to see the same view. In addition, clients can
           resync their folder cache and manage folders and email offline.
           This is useful when you read email from a number of
           different machines regularly and want one interface to all your
           various email accounts.
           \_ IMAP _can_ store folders on the server.  That's how most clients
              are implemented.  The protocol can also download and delete just
              like POP.
2001/10/6 [Reference/Religion] UID:22650 Activity:high
10/5    self explanatory:
        \_ good. we should not be "tolerant" of religions. we should come down
           on religion with a heavy, mailed fist of fury for all the shit
           that it causes.
           \_ Why not educate everyone instead?  Real education, not steeping
              in dogma.  Prisoners who gain an education in prison more rarely
              become recidivists.  The same can be said of societies.
           \_ plz execute mailed fist on 90% of americans who believe in g0d.
        \_ Better link:
           \_ That looks like Blojo in a wig.
2001/10/6 [Uncategorized] UID:22651 Activity:nil
10/5    Our IP addresses are being moved, and
2001/10/6-10 [Uncategorized] UID:22652 Activity:nil
10/5    Our IP addresses are being moved, and our systems may become
        unreachable on Monday due to this. If you can't get through
        try later.
2001/10/6 [Computer/SW/Unix/WindowManager] UID:22653 Activity:high
10/5    Gnome or KDE? And why?  (building machine from scratch, used neither)
        \_ KDE for better, more usable and well-integrated apps.
2001/10/6-7 [Computer/SW/Security, Computer/SW/RevisionControl] UID:22654 Activity:high
10/05   I am have several accounts each with useful files and I often
        travel.  I am looking for some software that create a virtual file
        system transparently and securely distributed over several locations
        that allow me to access them no matter where I am as if it is some
        file on whatever account/computer I am using.  I have seen some
        "meta-frame" program for Win2000 on my friend's PC but it must be very
        expensive, for large companies and perhaps only works for win2000.
        Please recommend a low budget or free solution, either *nix or
        preferabbly multi-platform.  Ok tnx.
        \_ You may try a file synchronizer, like /usr/ports/net/unison.
           It works on unixen and windows (and is written in Ocaml to boot!)
           -- ilyas
        \_ I assume that you will have net wherever you are...have you
           considered just scp'ing/running rdist via ssh?  That's kludge-y
           but assuming your boxes are on the net, it'll work.  Otherwise,
           if you run the machines, you can run an ipsec vpn between them
           and (ugh) nfs mount between machines.  Both of those would
           be free.  -John
        \_ It sounds like cvs would be a good solution.  With cvs, you
           set up a repository somewhere on your home machine and then
           you can check out/check in files from wherever you are via
           ssh.  Basically you set CVS_RSH to ssh and you set CVSROOT
           to something like  Then
           use cvs checkout, cvs add, cvs update, cvs commit, etc.  See
           the cvs info file for details.  I've been using this method
           to work on files from home, school, and my laptop.  -emin
        \_ Thanks for all the answers.  It seems that VNC tunnled through
           ssh plus AFS are what I need, if I have the foo to manage it.
           By the way, can AFS traffic be encrypted, say over ssh?
2001/10/6 [Health/Men] UID:22656 Activity:nil
10/5    Coroner says object in fruit drink not penis:
2001/10/6 [Reference/Religion] UID:22657 Activity:nil
10/5    What you (especially if you are a woman) need to know about Islam:
        Don't censor the Koran, words of the Prophet and his believers.
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