security

Ubuntu Security

I am writing this guide as a concerned member of the Ubuntu Community. Security is a concern for us all and in welcoming new (and experienced) users to Ubuntu I would like to demystify the complexities of security that come with your new OS.

Firefox 3: A look at its new security features

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular Web browsers around today. But what does the Mozilla team have in store for us along security lines? To find out, let’s take a look at the pre-release version of Firefox 3 (code-named Gran Paradiso 1.9 Alpha 7).

Secure VNC over ssh connection

As VNC is not a secure way to connect to your linux server, you can run VNC over an SSH connection, here is how:

How to set up a VPN

This how to is a summary of the How to you can find on the official site of OpenVPN.

You can follow this step by step and should success to create your VPN

Using TrueCrypt on Ubuntu for Encryption

TrueCrypt is open source software for on-the-fly encryption. TrueCrypt can use an encrypted file or partition and mount it for use transparently by any application. The Windows version has a fancy GUI, but on Linux there is a good command line interface.

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