Command Line: More Secure Passwords Improving account passwords

Jul 24, 2012

Even with encrypted drives, account passwords remain one of the prime security methods for any Linux system. With a little knowledge of the available commands and their options, you can make your account passwords more secure.

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FSF Weighs in on Secure Boot

Jul 12, 2012

Free Software Foundation considers Restricted Boot a threat to user freedom.

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Table of Contents: 141 Living with Windows

Jun 21, 2012

Interacting with the Windows world has never been easier. This month we look at Windows apps in Linux and Linux partitions in Windows.

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Social and Private with Friendica Developing for a Post-Facebook World

Jun 19, 2012

Be social and keep in touch while maintaining your privacy with Friendica, a network that centralizes social media.

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Security Lessons: Hacking Hardware Don’t forget your hardware

May 29, 2012

Now that your networks are secure and you’ve convinced your users to secure their passwords and software, it’s time to turn your attention to your hardware to keep it from being attacked.

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Bash Tips: Passing Passwords

Mar 26, 2012

Bash offers any number of simplifications, especially when it comes to pesky individual steps in installation routines for larger software packages. Some caution is advisable, though, if you need to handle database and application passwords, which can easily be compromised.

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Linux Foundation Grows by Four

Mar 22, 2012

Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, Mocana, and NVidia join the Linux Foundation and see the benefits of Linux in the future of computing.

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Better Bash Shell scripts from hell: Shebang

Jan 30, 2012

In the beginning was the double pound sign and the exclamation mark – or at least shell scripts always start this way. The inventor, Dennis Ritchie, really didn’t know how much pain this was going to cause users.

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