Changeset c76806a


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Timestamp:
06/01/2004 08:43:38 PM (17 years ago)
Author:
Larry Lawrence <larry@…>
Branches:
10.0, 10.1, 11.0, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.2.0, 6.2.0-rc1, 6.2.0-rc2, 6.3, 6.3-rc1, 6.3-rc2, 6.3-rc3, 7.10, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.6-blfs, 7.6-systemd, 7.7, 7.8, 7.9, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 9.0, 9.1, basic, bdubbs/svn, elogind, gnome, kde5-13430, kde5-14269, kde5-14686, ken/refactor-virt, krejzi/svn, lazarus, nosym, perl-modules, qt5new, systemd-11177, systemd-13485, trunk, v5_1, xry111/git-date, xry111/git-date-for-trunk, xry111/git-date-test
Children:
23d784b
Parents:
62e9283
Message:

grammer fixes

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@2250 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

Location:
basicnet
Files:
15 edited

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  • basicnet/netprogs/cvs/cvs-config.xml

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    1717<para><filename>~/.cvswrappers</filename> specifies wrappers to be used in
    1818addition to those specified in the <filename>CVSROOT/cvswrappers</filename>
    19 file in the repository.</para></sect3>
     19file in the repository.</para>
     20
     21<para><filename>~/.cvspass</filename> can hold passwords to complete
     22logins to servers.</para></sect3>
    2023
    2124</sect2>
  • basicnet/netprogs/inetutils/inetutils-desc.xml

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    3838
    3939<sect3><title>tftp</title>
    40 <para><command>tftp</command> is a trivial file transfer program.</para></sect3>
     40<para><command>tftp</command> is an Internet Trivial File Transfer Protocol.</para></sect3>
    4141
    4242<sect3><title>whois</title>
     
    6868
    6969<sect3><title>uucpd</title>
    70 <para>No description available.</para></sect3>
     70<para><command>uucpd</command> is the server for supporting
     71<acronym>UUCP</acronym> connections over networks.</para></sect3>
    7172
    7273</sect2>
  • basicnet/netprogs/inetutils/inetutils-exp.xml

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    1212
    1313<para><option>--disable-whois</option>: This switch will prevent
    14 <application>Inetutils</application> installing a WhoIs client, since the
     14<application>Inetutils</application> installing a whois client, since the
    1515included whois client is out of date. Add this option if you plan on installing
    1616<xref linkend="whois"/>.</para>
    1717
    1818<para><option>--with-pam</option>: This switch makes <application>Inetutils
    19 </application> compile against for <application>Linux-<acronym>PAM</acronym></application>.
     19</application> link against <application>Linux-<acronym>PAM</acronym></application> libraries.
    2020Add this option if you want to utilize <acronym>PAM</acronym>.
    2121</para>
     
    2323<para><option>--disable-servers</option>: Some of the servers included with
    2424<application>Inetutils</application> are insecure in nature and in some cases
    25 better alternative exist. You can choose this switch and enable only the servers
    26 you want to avoid installing unneeded servers.</para>
     25better alternatives exist. You can choose this switch to enable only the
     26servers you need, avoiding the  installation of unneeded servers.</para>
    2727
    2828</sect2>
  • basicnet/netprogs/ncftp/ncftp-config.xml

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    1010
    1111<para>Most <application>Nc<acronym>FTP</acronym></application> configuration is done while in the
    12 program and the configuration files are dealt with automatically.  One
     12program, and the configuration files are dealt with automatically.  One
    1313exception to this is <filename>~/.ncftp/prefs_v3</filename>.  There are various
    1414options to alter in there, including:</para>
  • basicnet/netprogs/ncftp/ncftp-exp.xml

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    22<title>Command explanations</title>
    33
    4 <para><screen><command>make -C libncftp shared &amp;&amp;
     4<para><screen><command>make -C libncftp shared
    55make -C libncftp soinstall</command></screen>
    66These commands make and install the dynamic library <filename
  • basicnet/netprogs/ncpfs/ncpfs-config.xml

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    99
    1010<para>A config file <filename>~/.nwclient</filename> should be placed
    11 in the home directory of each user that intends to use <application>ncpfs
    12 </application>. The permissions on this file should be set to 600, for obvious
     11in the home directory of each user that intends to use <application>ncpfs</application>. The permissions on this file should be set to 600, for obvious
    1312security reasons.  The configuration file should contain a single line
    1413per server that the user will use.  Each line should contain
  • basicnet/netprogs/nfs-utils/nfs-utils-intro.xml

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    44<para>The <application>nfs-utils</application> package contains the userspace server and client
    55tools necessary to use the kernel's nfs-abilities. <acronym>NFS</acronym> is a protocol that
    6 allows sharing disk partitions over the network.</para>
     6allows sharing file systems over the network.</para>
    77
    88<sect3><title>Package information</title>
  • basicnet/netprogs/ntp/ntp-config.xml

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    3737<sect3><title>Synchronizing the time</title>
    3838
    39 <para>There are two options. Option one is to use run <command>ntpd</command>
     39<para>There are two options. Option one is to run <command>ntpd</command>
    4040continuously and allow it to synchronize the time in a gradual manner. The other
    4141option is to run <command>ntpd</command> periodically (using cron)
    4242and update the time each time <command>ntpd</command> is scheduled.</para>
    4343
    44 <para>If you choose Option one, then install
     44<para>If you choose Option one, then install the
    4545<filename>/etc/rc.d/init.d/ntp</filename>
    4646init script included in the
     
    4949<screen><userinput><command>make install-ntp</command></userinput></screen>
    5050
    51 <para>If you prefer to start ntpd periodically, add the following command to
    52 the root's <filename>crontab</filename>:</para>
     51<para>If you prefer to run ntpd periodically, add the following command to
     52root's <filename>crontab</filename>:</para>
    5353<screen><userinput>ntpd -q</userinput></screen>
    5454
  • basicnet/netutils/bind-utils/bind-utils-exp.xml

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    22<title>Command explanations</title>
    33
    4 <para><screen><userinput>make -C lib/...</userinput></screen>
    5 Build the libs that are needed for the client programs.</para>
     4<para><command>make -C lib/...</command>: This command  builds the librariess that are needed for the client programs.</para>
    65
    7 <para><screen><userinput>make -C bin/dig</userinput></screen>
    8 Build the client programs.</para>
     6<para><command>make -C bin/dig</command>: This command  builds the client programs.</para>
    97
    108</sect2>
  • basicnet/netutils/netutils.xml

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    44
    55<para>This chapter contains some tools that come in handy when the
    6 network need some investigating.</para>
     6network needs investigating.</para>
    77
    88&traceroute;
  • basicnet/netutils/nmap/nmap-desc.xml

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    33
    44<para>The <application>Nmap</application> package contains
    5 <command>nmap</command>.</para>
     5<command>nmap</command> and optionally <command>nmapfe</command>.</para>
    66
    77</sect2>
     
    1414<acronym>TCP</acronym>/<acronym>IP</acronym> fingerprinting.</para></sect3>
    1515
     16<sect3><title>nmapfe</title>
     17<para><command>nmapfe</command> is the graphical front end for
     18nmap.</para></sect3>
    1619</sect2>
  • basicnet/netutils/nmap/nmap-intro.xml

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    1919<sect4><title>Optional</title>
    2020<para><xref linkend="openssl"/>, <xref linkend="pcre"/>,
    21 <xref linkend="GTK"/> (for building the front-end) and
     21<xref linkend="GTK"/> (for building the graphical front-end) and
    2222<xref linkend="libpcap"/></para></sect4>
    2323</sect3>
  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-desc.xml

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    1111<para><command>traceroute</command> does basically what it says: it traces the
    1212route your packets take from the host you are working on to another host on a
    13 network, showing all the intermediate steps (routers) along the way.</para>
     13network, showing all the intermediate steps (gateways) along the way.</para>
    1414</sect3>
    1515
  • basicnet/netutils/traceroute/traceroute-exp.xml

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    88
    99<para><command>make install</command>: Installs <command>traceroute</command>
    10 with <acronym>UID</acronym> set to  root in the <filename>/usr/sbin</filename> directory. This makes it
     10with <acronym>SUID</acronym> set to  root in the <filename>/usr/sbin</filename> directory. This makes it
    1111possible for all users to execute <command>traceroute</command>. For absolute
    1212security, turn off the <acronym>SUID</acronym> bit in <command>traceroute</command>'s file
     
    1414<screen><command>chmod 0755 /usr/sbin/traceroute</command></screen>
    1515
    16 <para>The risk is that if a security problem such as a buffer overflow were
     16<para>The risk is that if a security problem such as a buffer overflow was
    1717ever found in the <application>Traceroute</application> code, a regular user
    1818on your system could gain root access if the program is
    19 <acronym>SUID</acronym> root. Removing
    20 the <acronym>SUID</acronym> permission of course also makes it impossible for users other than
     19<acronym>SUID</acronym> root. Of course, removing
     20the <acronym>SUID</acronym> permission also makes it impossible for users other than
    2121root to utilize <command>traceroute</command>, so decide what's right for your
    2222individual situation.</para>
    2323
    24 <para>Now, to be completely <acronym>FHS</acronym> compliant, as is our aim, if
     24<para>Our aim is to be completely <acronym>FHS</acronym> compliant, so if
    2525you do leave the <command>traceroute</command> binary
    2626<acronym>SUID</acronym> root, then you
  • basicnet/netutils/whois/whois-desc.xml

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    22<title>Contents</title>
    33
    4 <para>The <application>Whois</application> package contains <command>whois
    5 </command>.</para>
     4<para>The <application>Whois</application> package contains <command>whois</command>.</para>
    65
    76</sect2>
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