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A new version of ArchEX dual 64/32 bit is ready!

Posted 12-06-2013 at 11:23 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)
Updated 12-08-2013 at 02:25 PM by exton

WHAT IS ArchEX dual?
ArchEX 64bit/32bit dual is a new (131206) Linux live DVD based on Arch Linux. Arch motto is KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid). ArchEX uses kernel 3.12.3-1-ARCH (latest stable kernel) and the LXDE Desktop environment.

INSTALLATION to hard drive
ArchEX can easily be installed to hard drive of those who so desire. Use ArchEX Installer. I.e. while running ArchEX live from the DVD. Read this INSTRUCTION.

Install ArchEX to a USB Pen Drive
Can...
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iptables revisited

Posted 12-05-2013 at 03:05 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I spent a bit of time revamping my iptables rules on a public torrent/voip server of mine, so I figured I would dump them here (sanitized) for future reference:

Code:
root@dfw:~# iptables -nvL
Chain INPUT (policy DROP 0 packets, 0 bytes)
 pkts bytes target     prot opt in     out     source               destination         
   47  1896 LOG-DROP   all  --  *      *       0.0.0.0/0            0.0.0.0/0            ctstate INVALID /* SCANS AND SUCH? */
44350 6962K
...
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Securing your passwords in KeePass

Posted 12-04-2013 at 11:14 AM by sag47
Updated 12-04-2013 at 11:22 AM by sag47

The Linux port of KeePass is called KeePassX.

The following knowledge base article discusses the encryption mechanisms involved with securing keepass databases.

http://keepass.info/help/base/security.html

That's a good read and I highly recommend everyone read it. It tells you about mitigating brute force attacks by modifying iterations of hashes. It even has a little button that computes 1 seconds worth of hashes automatically so that it takes one second...
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A new version of Exton|Defender Super Rescue System (SRS)

Posted 12-03-2013 at 03:38 PM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I’ve made a new version of Exton|Defender. This time based on Slackware 14.1 64 bit. This new version uses Xfce 4.10 and kernel 3.12.1-x86_64-exton.

Exton|Defender SRS comes in three versions. (Two are based on Fedora 19).

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Displaylink display

Posted 12-03-2013 at 02:23 PM by drask
Updated 12-03-2013 at 03:55 PM by drask

When I first bought my current workstation (currently running Wheezy) several years ago, I got a base station that featured two DVI ports and a VGA port. "Hot Dog" I thought, "I can plug three monitors into the back of this thing, one into the side, and with the laptop screen I can have up to 5 monitors on my workstation!" Imagine my disappointment when as soon as I plugged in the second DVI monitor, the display on the laptop screen disappeared. I was really looking forward to...
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