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Posted 05-19-2014 at 10:06 PM byarniekat Updated 05-30-2014 at 08:04 PM byarniekat(Added freshclam, chromium, KDE System Settings)
Laymans Explanation - PaX is a Linux Kernel patch that protects against Buffer Overflows and Heap Attacks. In other words, the PaX Patch protects against memory exploits. PaX also allows you to have separate sections in memory that are writable, but not executable and vice-versa. This is to protect against malicious code that is written to memory, then executed.
The NX Bit works in hardware while PaX works in software. PaX is compatible with the hardware NX Bit and they complement...
DNSCrypt-Proxy encrypts DNS traffic between your computer and OpenDNS's Name Servers. You will be using OpenDNS's Name Servers instead of your ISP's Domain Name Servers.
In the following case, 192.168.0.1 is the Local Address of the Router/Gateway. Your address may be different. To find your Gateway Address, use the ifconfig command. The address you want is the "inet" entry. Here is a sample:
Posted 05-19-2014 at 06:40 PM byarniekat Updated 05-19-2014 at 06:42 PM byarniekat
You need to compile and install the following application from SlackBuilds.org:
Note - I could not download any files from the Oracle website without having java already installed and configured for Firefox. What I did is install and configure an old version, jdk-7u21, then I downloaded and compiled the current version, which jdk-7u55. After that, I upgraded the package using the new version.
You will need to download jdk-7u55-linux-i586.tar.gz...