Security first! Here’s how to make your Linux impenetrable.

Article by Giuseppe Sanna One of the most important things for eveybody is undoubtedly the security ! Sure, the software can be reinstalled, the hardware can be bought back … But your information? Those can not be re-installed or repurchased. In the event of a crash … you could lost all forever! For this reason, […]

Introduction to EncFS, Encrypted Filesystem

EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to provide the filesystem interface. EncFS is open source software, licensed under the GPL. As with most encrypted filesystems, Encfs is meant to provide security against off-line attacks; ie your notebook or backups […]

Deja Dup, the backup simple and fast is served

Original article published on the italian Blog il panda verde Today we talk about Deja Dup, the tool I used to make a backup of files before the upgrade of my Lubuntu at release 11.04 (most probably this arrive a little late, but the program is worth a blog post) . It is indeed a […]

Synchrorep: A simple way to synchronize folders

Synchorep is an opensource software to synchronize two directories, that mean reporting all modifications of one to the other and vice versa. At the end of synchronization, both directories will be strictly the same. This is usefull principaly for nomads who work with a laptop or usb key but may interest also users who want […]

Gmail backup with Linux

Gmail has become for many the favorite e-mail account, being very comfortable, with plenty of space available and a web interface that can be used through various devices: smartphone, laptop or desktop. But I guess that all of you know already all the advantages of using these email accounts so that they are becoming very […]