Archive for October 2011

Upgraded Timthumbs not displaying images: Could not find the internal image you specified.

Oct 31st, 2011 | By

Alright, this was a 2 hour ride of fun and joy at 4 in the morning that I would have rather not gone through but hopefully I can offer a little help to those( and I know there are plenty out there) underground the same hell. So as you know timthumb had an awesome exploit
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Ubuntu 11.10 Upgrade Hell: Part 2 – Aesthetics

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

Well the operating system is functional, I can get emails, I can surf the web, I can connect via wireless or, for the first time with this laptop, via a cat5 cable but man oh man does it look like shit. The main issues I have to deal with right off the bat are: Compiz
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Ubuntu 11.10 Upgrade Hell – Part 1: Boot hangs

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

After running the upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 and rebooting my boot service is hanging completely.  Right now it mainly stops at Starting CUPS printing Spooler/Server and if I leave it there for a couple of hours it sometimes makes it to Stopping anac(h)ronistic cron.   After trying 100 different solutions the end result was to sudo
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UPDATE: Upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 = HELL… again!

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

It looks like the 11 release of ubuntu is just one cruel joke to see how many users they can get to migrate to away from this now useless, mac OS wannabe operating system.  Upgrading to 11.04 was a mess, but it worked at least.. 2 days later I get a notification that 11.04 is
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10… again… no format this time

Oct 14th, 2011 | By

Well after my sound cutting out on me while watching a youtube vid for about the 1000’s time I decided to tentatively take the plunge into 11.10, the wounds of the last time still fresh in my memory. Sure enough the upgrade produced a plethora of errors, and sure enough(much to my complete show and
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Timthumb Exploit causing plethora of sites to redirect to Russia

Oct 13th, 2011 | By

UPDATE: Site hacked again, teaches me for not removing the backdoors.  Details on how to find those below Well what a delight that I checked on one of my old unused sites to find malware warnings and it redirecting me to http://placecollocation.ru/ .  This of course made me look a little closer as it’s folly
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