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TheOuterLinux Mμse - Private Shotwell: Encrypted photo management

Posted 06-26-2020 at 06:58 PM by TheOuterLinux
Updated 07-13-2020 at 01:17 AM by TheOuterLinux (Needed to correct a potential recursive image import issue due to the data directory being in the same container. It could essentially start creating thumbnails of thumbnails, so to speak.)

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Happy birthday Shotwell!
Initial release 2009/06/26

I am sure that there are lots of ways to have "encrypted photo management," but Shotwell and zuluCrypt, so far, have been the most incredibly easy to use combination for this.

I would also...
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HEADS: A More Private Distro Experience

Posted 06-08-2020 at 05:34 PM by Zyrac
Updated 06-08-2020 at 05:46 PM by Zyrac

link to screencast

What is Heads all about?

Heads is a GNU/Linux liveCD distribution aimed at people who like the aspect of controlling their privacy and anonymity on the Internet. You might have heard of Tails as a similar GNU/Linux distribution. heads was born as an answer to Tails, since Tails is using systemd as an init system and also contains non-free software.

In heads, the init of choice is not systemd. systemd is a huge piece of software that,...
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Posted in Distro Reviews
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Blog? Ah well - how about firejail?

Posted 03-20-2016 at 08:34 PM by KGIII (KGIII's Blog.)
Updated 03-20-2016 at 08:38 PM by KGIII (Added categories, of course.)

I don't actually have anything to add at this time but I am a bit curious as to what this looks like. It looks to be a bit more feature-rich than the journal at Slashdot, so there's that.

I suppose I should put something pertinent here and I guess it's a good a time as any to mention that I've found firejail to be a neat thing and it's actually kind of powerful. There are some neat things you can do with it - some limits to impose and isolation features that have the power to not...
Posted in Linux, Security
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Skype with care Microsoft is reading everything you write

Posted 05-15-2013 at 08:47 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
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duckduckgo - search engine without tracking and search bubble

Posted 10-04-2011 at 02:12 PM by jere21
Updated 10-23-2011 at 03:36 PM by jere21

When I had a first look on it, I didn't like it. Now, one year later, I checked again - and now I really do: is a really privacy oriented search engine. But under its very clear surface it also has other features:
  • unbiased search results, NOT depending on any profile that you got. See
  • privacy, doesn't save your data, nor does it turn it to the found website. See
  • instant answers (like "define:TERM"
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