Category: Ubuntu

Yubikey Full Disk Encryption with LUKS

So I finally got my self a yubikey, and what was the first thing I tried with it – luks full disk encryption. Yea.. better said than done. After a bit of research (read: failed attempts) I found this repo

[one-liners] Find Reverse Depends of a Package

Sometimes you have a package installed and you want to know what other packages depend on it (such as a lib package). This one-liner only works on Debian/Ubuntu (apt/dpkg) based systems, but I’m sure a simmilar method works for rpm

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Apt-cacher-ng Toggle Proxy on Hosts

Hi everyone and happy Festivus!! So I was at my parents this morning for one of those non-secular holidays for gifts, and of course I bring my Linux laptop. After the festivities of gift giving, I pop open my lappy

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Triple Monitor Gaming with Nvidia Graphics on Linux

I’ve been gaming exclusivity on Arch Linux for some time now, but one thing that I have been longing for is Triple Monitor Gaming that our M$ Windows counterparts have been enjoying for some time now. I have an Nvidia

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I Just Installed Windows Mint…. Wait What?!

My Sunday afternoon was spent installing Windows… wait… Linux… oh I don’t know at this point. It’s stable as hell but looks like most peoples desktop. I’ll call this mashup: Windows Mint. OK, you caught me. I did not install

Runs Linux: Scientists Use Ubuntu to Interpret Hubble Telescope Data – Softpedia

A new documentary about the Hubble space telescope was just released on Nova, and a Reddit user pointed out that one of the scientists was using Linux to manage the data provided by the telescope. Read more at Softpedia: http://linux.softpedia.com/blog/Scientists-Use-Ubuntu-to-Interpret-Hubble-Telescope-Data-479321.shtml

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HTTPS EVERYWHERE!!!

If you haven’t noticed over the last 24 hours, SSL has been enabled and enforced throughout the entire site. So I decided to do a little write up on how I went about creating and installing the certificate. What I

Hardening Ubuntu Security

Mind your ports, patch your shit, and your browser is scary… Ubuntu security isn’t difficult: Hardening your Ubuntu installation is usually a straight forward process. Yet sometimes in our haste, we forget to address important security measures early on. In

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Russo’s Gnome15 Files Pulled From Working Install

With Russo’s Repos still down, and no word on what is going on, I  decided to pull the files from my ubuntu install before a “nuke & pave” on my desktop to Arch. With any luck I (or anyone else)

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Logitech G510s Keyboard and Gnome15 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Hello and once again I’ve gots another how to for you all. This one is going to be a little be targeted as it is for getting the Logitech G510s keyboard working with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It’s been a long

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