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Micahd

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  1. Thanks, Dave. I'll look those up. I used to be a UNIX admin (pre-Solaris, pre-Linux, in fact, BSD and SysIV), but we didn't have, or, where we were, need those. We had no outside access, being a Black Programs shop, so our machines were as secure as you can get and still talk to each other. Now, not so much. And my Linux box is my home box. Windows stunk, and I LIKE Linux, but last night my wife gave me another reason to like Linux, besides its flexibility, stability, and general friendliness. She is decidely NOT a computer user, but does occasionally do some online research, and my recent switch to Linux prompted her to say she wants her own machine. YES! I can have mine back! Mike
  2. it was indeed, note that you can Vote UP (or down) someones posts by clicking on the green plus or red minus bottom RIGHT of the post so vote him up ) Done! Thanks for the tip. Its always good to be able to add encouragement! Micahd
  3. Thanks. I'll give it a shot, and get back to you on it. Micahd
  4. Thanks, Hybrid. This is a perfect post. Answers what I asked, succinctly and completely. I'll use this info in good health. Micahd
  5. I spend a lot of time online, and am uncomfortable leaving my machine up and running without firewalls, and virus protectors. I liked Zonealarm and AVG for the functions, along with CyberHawk for active monitoring. But none of those exist for Ubuntu. Any suggestions for what I can use? Micahd
  6. Help. I need to set up Evolution to access the POP3 servers at Verizon.net, but don't know how to set it up. I can't access the account via the web (or don't think I can) since I don't think verizon has a web access server. Anyway, I'd like to access my e-mail, which until recently I got in Outlook (UGH. Microsnot broke, and I DON'T want to go back). Anyone help me with this? I'm running Ubuntu 9.04, and have full root privileges. Micahd
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