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    Its not common, I doubt any modern popular...

    Its not common, I doubt any modern popular distros are shipped this way.

    I have never seen a writeable /etc/passwd in practice, but if I did then changing UID is effective for privilege...
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    I'd lay down the pwnage

    Reading the spec (its a little ambiguous) the user has rwx on the /etc/passwd file.

    The execute on the shadow is a red herring.

    I would lay down the priv escalation pwnage by editing the...
  3. Discussioni: keyboard repeat rate

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    Repeat rate

    I didn't mind the repeat rate, but the delay before repeating irritated me

    Try kbdrate -d 500 and see how you get on.
  4. Discussioni: PAE kernel

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    Great work, I am pleased with the decision to...

    Great work, I am pleased with the decision to move to ubuntu.

    I would love to see a PAE kernel used since this can address greater amounts of RAM i.e 4GB+

    Typically I install ubuntu desktop...
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