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Verify a Downloaded File

Posted Yesterday at 05:29 PM by tpalmerstudios (PalmerStudios)

Whenever I download something, I like to be very sure on the authenticity of the file. The only way to do this easily is by using a cryptographic hash. There are two main types. First is MD5, and the second is SHA1.
Requirements:
1. A computer.
2. 10 minutes to learn (the actual process is only 1 minute long.)
3. Internet connection
How to do it: (On Windows)
1. Download the file needing to be verified. (I am using a Linux ISO. This file can be anything,...
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How to setup LUKS for RHEL6

Posted 02-08-2016 at 09:17 PM by JockVSJock
Updated 02-08-2016 at 09:20 PM by JockVSJock

Wanted to write up a quick HOWTO on how to encrypt an LVM disk on RHEL6. Linux Unified Key Setup or LUKS is one way to encrypt data at a block level, for a laptop or hard disk. If the laptop is lost or if the system is compromised, then as long as LUKS is used, then the data should be secure.

Again, there are a number of tutorials online that are either missing steps, aren't clear, or are not well explained. I wanted to writeup a step-by-step HOWTO that works with RHEL6, in a...
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Installing Linux on a new SSD (in a desktop PC with a second hard drive)

Posted 02-08-2016 at 10:31 AM by beachboy2
Updated Yesterday at 11:18 AM by beachboy2

If, like me, you have a lot of data and a suitable conventional hard drive (HDD), then I recommend that you just buy the smallest, good-quality SSD you can find.

30GB or 60GB is more than enough to accommodate a Linux distro.

6 SSDs to consider:

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/test-cent...views-3235200/

NB Do bear in mind that smaller capacity versions of the these drives are available in addition to the featured...
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Kernel Patch for Wacom Tablet Crashes System

Posted 02-07-2016 at 09:19 PM by tpalmerstudios (PalmerStudios)

If you have a computer that freezes when you touch your Wacom tablet when you touch it, you will need to install a kernel patch. This should work on any version of linux.
Requirements:
1. Computer running any version of linux
2. A Wacom tablet that crashes linux when used
3. Working internet to get source code of linux and patch
4. Willingness to spend 1 day to get it to work
5. Knowledge of the command line
6. Root access
7. Development tools...
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Exton|OS Light build 160207 :: Based on upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 with kernel 4.4.0-3-exton (4.4.1)

Posted 02-07-2016 at 09:46 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 02-07-2016 at 01:42 PM by exton

NEWS 160207 about Exton|OS Light Live DVD ISO file of 912 MB
Ive made a new extra version of Exton|OS based on upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 (alias Xenial Xerus) 64 bit with only a minimum of packages pre-installed. Among them a terminal emulator (LXTerminal), a Web Browser (Google Chrome so you can run Netflix), PCManFM (file manager), NetworkManager, GParted (Partition Editor), Samba (so you can reach your Windows computers) and Synaptic (Package Manager). I give you the pleasure of installing...
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