Compendiaria released – New section added

What is Compendiaria?

Compendiaria is a root/sudo program, which gives you abilities to hibernate,suspend,reboot,shutdown your computer. With Compendiaria you can also select your Alsa sound device and enable it easily via terminal. Opportunities to setup Wlan via terminal are also available. See the screenshot below for more details. The word compendiaria comes from Latin and means quick or easy method or a short cut.

 

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Experiencing Freebsd 10: tips and tricks for basic maintenance

Having recently tested Freebsd 10 here are some tips for new users to help them on their way.

When you install Freebsd and you are creating a new user you might want to include the user to extra groups wheel and network .

Wheel gives your regular user rights to go into super user mode via terminal by executing su - and network gives your user rights to use network devices etc.

You can of course always log in as a root user and perform administration task there as well, choice is yours. Continue reading

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Discussion about Linux security

 Here are some questions with  answers on the topic of Linux security

1. Do I really need firewall on Linux since all the ports are closed by default?

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Building a custom kernel

In this tutorial I am going to show how to make a custom kernel. While I use a distribution coming from the Debian family the process of making a kernel remains quite similar in other distributions until the final step. For further details consult the manuals of your distribution. The steps below are done inside a terminal client.
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Bluewalls (a fluxbox theme and a wallpaper)

Bluewalls information:

The theme is Gpl.  The theme comes with a all new wallpaper: bluewalls, which you can also get from my  Gpl gallery.

Currently this theme is the only one of its kind but I am considering to develop it to become a theme series similar to Blackdust. Continue reading

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