Public Keys and e-mail

  If you use tools such as GNU Privacy Guard to sign and or encrypt e-mail then you have the facility in Thunderbird, with the Enigmail extension to attach your public key (.asc file) to your e-mails.   This is found as an option within the e-mail compose window. Enigmail Menu — > attach My Public…

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ToriOS Manual v2 – 1

More updates to the ToriOS manual.  Starting to add information on the various applications that come with the Operating System and also update and maintain other parts of the manual. Help with this and documentation for free software generally is always welcome. https://github.com/zleap/ToriosManualv21 forks.1 stars.0 open issues.Recent commits: Add section on setting up virtual machine…

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ToriOS Manual v2

  I spent a few hours last night (12/1/2018) re-writing the ToriOS manual in LaTeX using Overleaf.   This is and important step forward.  ToriOS is now based purely on Debian, due to the continuing support for older systems. This has gone well.   Overleaf allows projects to be downloaded the project (zip file) and the pdf…

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Netbook Upgrade

  I spent a few hours this afternoon migrating my netbook from Lubuntu to Debian 9.5 (Stretch),  this went really well. There were no issues with hardware support as I had already tested this before migration. So having installed the base OS,  installed extra software and copied back all my backed up files.  I am…

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More Google and Privacy problems

If you are still using google for e-mail, then you should read the recent article disclosing that 3rd parties may be able to read PRIVATE e-mail,   the fact that this is NOT against their policies is rather worrying. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-44699263 If you want real privacy, then perhaps it is time to dump Google,  if you need…

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Scratch 3.0

  SCRATCH 3.0 August 2018 will see a new release of the Scratch programming environment.   Scratch 3.0 preview needs WebGL installed.  I got scratch 3 working by installing chromium browser on my Linuxmint desktop..  This seems to have WebGL support built in,  the default Firefox browser does not appear to have this.  (I may be…

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People are waking up, finally.

  Given all the current media attention given to Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. This demonstrates real anger at how our personal data is potentially (mis)used and how people are using this. The consequences are now proving costly to those involved. If you want to #deletefacebook,  then please consider joining the free, decentralized, privacy aware and…

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