Category Archives: linux

How to ask for root password when using sudo 0

A minimal improvement to your security is asking for a password when you allow normal users to execute privileges command via sudo. Usually, they just type their own password and that allows they to gaing privileged status to execute what you have set in sudo files. You should consider change this behaviour and ask for […]

Why am i going to “play” with a Rasperry Pi? (Update 31/03/2018) 0

Why am i going to “play” with a Rasperry Pi? Short answer; for educational purposes. No the little bit more explained why I decide to sset up a Rasperry Pi, but also going to the point: I’m very bad with hardware, so it’s a little bit challenging for me a very good friend gift me […]

FSF High Priority Projects List 0

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has announced a major update to its High Priority Free Software Projects (HPP) list. I only quote this nowdays because I consider a really important focus on privacy the mobile ecosistem. The first item in the list is a Free phone operating system. There’re plenty of companies collecting information about […]

The Best Linux Distros for 2016 0

Linux.com has publish its list “The best linux distros for 2016” with a surprise for me. They point SuSE as the best enterprise server distribution, if I have to bet five cents for a distro I would have choose Red Hat, for sure. Even they remarks few items that makes though Red Hat it’s my […]

Does MS (really) loves Linux? 0

Microsoft has redefined its targets and keep focus on three main areas: Services Cloud Hardware Any offer coming from MS may be put it into one of this areas. For instance, what about OS or Office? well, the new Office 365 is a Cloud app and it’s offered as a service. According to this new […]

Es importante hacer aquello en lo que se cree 0

Este artículo va en castellano y si no te interesa la tecnología tal vez sí te interese. He leído un artículo de Dan Gilmore (periodista sobre tecnología) titulado Why I’m saying godbay to Apple, Google and Microsoft y me ha hecho volver sobre mis pasos. Cuando leí el artículo me impresionó por distintas razones, contacte […]

First things on an new Linux workstation 0

I got a second hand laptop -just adquired- that fulfills my requirements New root prompt with red background, as I explained time ago, in my opinion it must be a default configuration in order to alert you who you’re. It’s specially useful when jump from one machine to another Install pure flash (yes I know […]

Good advice from Jens Kuehnel 0

I’ve read a short and useful post from Jens Kuehnel, what to do after a Fedora upgrade and here I copy mentioning the author ’cause I’m convinced in a not too distant future I’ll be back on this advices. yum distro-sync package-cleanup –problems package-cleanup –orphans rpmconf -a -fvimdiff rpmorphan Thank you Jens!

Ubuntu for phones 0

There few majors players in mobile OS: Apple and Android over all. In a second line Microsoft (with its Nokia slave) and RIM. Now Ubuntu has come to this OS war in mobile devices. You may find a lot of reviews all around, not here. There’s something that comes to my mind constantly: environment. OpenBSD […]

Adobe Digital Edition vs Python & GNU 0

A very good friend of mine send me a link time ago. It was a present, a gift, a book, a digital book. Nice, I feel very happy since I like the author, it has to have cost money because it was a recent publication. But… there’s always a but, remember, you only have eyes […]