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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Thunderbird/Enigmail

Posted 01-18-2012 at 11:03 AM by arniekat

Mozilla Thunderbird/Enigmail Setup

Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.16 is the current package available from the Patches Directory. See the Claws Mail/GnuPG Tutorial for Slackware 13.37 with regards to creating your GnuPG Public-Private Keypair. This tutorial will focus on setting up Mozilla Thunderbird as your email client for a Google GMail account and incorporating GnuPG encryption via the Enigmail encryption Plugin.

When you first start Thunderbird, the Import Wizard runs...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-TrueCrypt

Posted 01-15-2012 at 07:40 PM by arniekat

You need to compile and install in the following order from SlackBuilds:

cryptoki-2.20
wxGTK-2.8.12
truecrypt-7.1

CREATING AN ENCRYPTED FILE-BASED CONTAINER

At the TrueCrypt dialog box, select "Create Volume".
Select "Create an encrypted file container" and click Next.
Select "Standard TrueCrypt Volume" and click Next.
At the Volume Location dialog box, click Select File.
Navigate...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-SLiM

Posted 09-18-2011 at 10:50 PM by arniekat

Simple Login Manager

SLiM is a Lightweight Graphical Login Manager designed as a replacement for GDM/KDM/XDM.

Compile and install slim-1.3.2 from SlackBuilds.org

After installing SLiM, the only two changes I make are turning off the X Servers listening on Port 6000 TCP for incoming connections for use in Remote X-Windows Sessions (with the -nolisten tcp flag) and changing the default SLiM theme to use the Slackware theme.

Here is what an...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-UFW

Posted 09-18-2011 at 09:11 PM by arniekat

Uncomplicated Firewall

Get the SlackBuild Tarball for Slackware 13.1 from SlackBuilds.org. It will be for ufw version 0.27. Go to https://launchpad.net/ufw and download the ufw-0.30.1.tar.gz source code. After untarring the SlackBuild tarball, open the ufw.SlackBuild with a text editor and change the version to 0.30.1, like so:

PRGNAM=ufw
VERSION=${VERSION:-0.30.1}
BUILD=${BUILD:-1}
TAG=${TAG:-_SBo}

Save the SlackBuild with the changes,...
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Slackware-13.37-Hacks-Opera Hardening

Posted 08-27-2011 at 06:04 PM by arniekat

Opera 11.50 Web Browser Hardening

These are the settings I use on Opera, however you may go more stricter or looser with your security settings depending on your needs.

The current version available from SlackBuilds.org is Opera-11.50. After repackaging with the SlackBuild and installing Opera, run the application and do the following:

Click Opera Menu (Upper Left-Hand Corner) > Settings > Preferences OR CTRL+F12

General Tab >...
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