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Linux – The Remote Support and DRM Playback Menaces

This weekend provided me with quite a bit of a surprise challenge. While I was able to solve the problem, eventually, the entire process and the circumstances surrounding it revealed some serious issues with Linux. In order to protect my client, I’m not going to directly reference their name. In order to properly understand the situation, we need to go back in time quite a ways. The middle of last year I believe. The client purchased a new Samsung laptop that had come with Windows 8 on it. However they were having this really strange issue where the network stack…