Articles with tag «linux»

Fully Encrypted Disk

An intelligent mind once said, "if I can touch your system, then it's not your system." This phrase shaped the way I approached security, and increased my paranoia.

Although many guides exist that describe full disk encryption, they unfortunately fall a bit short of the claim and leave a bit …

Secure Password Vault Using Yubikey

Up until recently, my passwords were stored in a rather precarious manner. For my birthday, I decided it would be a nice gift to myself to perform a complete password refresh. This involved taking inventory of every password there was any record or memory of and resetting it to unique …

Long Term Secure Backups

Not that long ago, I managed to delete all of my physical HV hosts, backup server, all external backups, and a bit more. The first question that most people would ask would probably be how that's even possible. That may become a post by itself; it probably won't, though. What …

What You Need To Do After Installing Ubuntu 10.10

Every six months these articles become popular. I've been using Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) for a few months now and I thought I'd share what I thought.

For most users

Step 1:

Install Ubuntu 10.10

Step 2:

Install the little extras you might want, such as Thunderbird, Galeon …

I Use Linux; Get It Right

WOW! I didn't expect this to be such a popular post. Honestly, I recognise this as a rant both now and before posting. I'm impressed by the number of people that were able to take a rant and make something nice out of it.

== Begin Opening ==

I ventured onto the …