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LibreWolf the Secure Firefox Fork

Posted 03-28-2021 at 10:14 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 05-02-2021 at 03:02 PM by craigevil (88.0.1)

LibreWolf: Browse With Freedom. This project is an independent fork of Firefox, with the primary goals of privacy security and user freedom. It is the community run successor to LibreFox.

Main site https://librewolf-community.gitlab.io/

Documentation https://librewolf-community.gitlab.io/docs

Releases: https://gitlab.com/librewolf-communi...nux/-/releases
For those of you on amd64 you can grab the .deb from here:
https://software.opensuse.org//downl...kage=librewolf...
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Howto enable sudo in Debian

Posted 09-20-2012 at 11:21 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 09-21-2012 at 10:20 AM by craigevil

Debian unlike other distros like Ubuntu does not come with sudo enabled by default. That said it is easy enough to set it up.

How to setup sudo:

1) Use visudo to edit your sudoers file
2) Add your user to the sudo group
Code:
adduser foo sudo
3) Or you can use gksu, or kdesu on KDE.

Or you can follow the simple steps here:
Debian Reference Chapter 1. - http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/de..._configuration
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Howto install Oracle Java on Debian

Posted 03-10-2012 at 02:47 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 02-16-2021 at 12:48 PM by craigevil (added wiki page)

Please see The Debian wiki Java page: https://wiki.debian.org/Java
Steps for Oracle Java 6


Quote:
Version 1.6.x (a.k.a Java 6 Update x)
NOTE: Java 6 is scheduled to die (End of Life or EOL) in November 2012
As of April 27, 2012 the latest version of Java 6 is 1.6.0_32 (Version 6 Update 32).
According to Oracle, "This release includes bug fixes and performance improvements." No security patches.

First install java-package,...
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Grokking Debian GNU/Linux

Posted 08-06-2010 at 02:58 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 02-08-2021 at 09:08 PM by craigevil (added link)

Before asking here or on the <debian-user> mailing list, you should read the Installation Guide,
or if you already have Debian installed, the Debian Reference.
Also take the time to read:
Linux is NOT Windows : http://linux.oneandoneis2.org/LNW.htm
What we expect you have already Done. : http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=30&t=47078

Please read "How To Ask Questions The Smart Way" - http://catb.org/esr/faqs/smart-questions.html...
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Surfraw - Shell Users' Revolutionary Front Rage Against the World Wide Web

Posted 06-30-2010 at 01:55 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)

Are you tired of clicking the search box in Firefox to do searches or changing the search engine. Then surfraw is definitely for you. Get rid of the searchbox and use Surfraw.

Surfraw - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Surfraw (Shell Users' Revolutionary Front Against the WWW) is a free POSIX-compliant (ie. meant for Linux, FreeBSD etc.) command-line shell program for interfacing with a number of web-based search engines. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License and written
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