Change your Grub options with Grub Customizer

Change your Grub options with Grub Customizer

Edit the menu of grub is not the easiest thing to do, and if you do some mistakes there is the risk that you are not able anymore to boot into your Linux, for these reasons it’s usually suggested to use some tool to edit grub configurations, today I’ll show you Grub Customizer. Grub Customizer is [...]

5 “lightweight” backup solution for the Linux desktop

5 “lightweight” backup solution for the Linux desktop

Today I’ll present you some good solutions to save your home directory, this is the reason I’ve called this type of backup “lightweight”, the goal is not to restore the full operating system, just all the information you have in your /home directory, that for desktop usually means save all important information of your computer. [...]

An introduction to security models in Linux

Today I’m glad to republish an interesting article of Adrian Stolarski first published on Infosec, a great source of information about security. It’s a good summary of the different type of security models that you can have in a Linux system, focused on SELinux, and if you are interested in this topic, be sure to take a [...]

Get information on your hardware with hardinfo

Get information on your hardware with hardinfo

On a former article I’ve presented 3 command line commands that you can use to get information on your Linux box: lsusb, lspci and lshw, they are really good and I use the first 2 in a lot of situation where I want to check if all my devices works correctly. Today I’ll propose to [...]

Monitoring via IPMI

Monitoring via IPMI

Original article by http://janssenlima.blogspot.it/ in Portuguese Today I’ll talk about a very important type of monitoring that is rarely discussed (perhaps because not so many people are privileged to work with hardware that supports this technology: IPMI). The Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) is a standard used to manage a computer system and monitor its [...]