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By Martin Scharm on January 16, 2013 at 4:08 am
encfs is a cryptographic file system. The principle is very easy, you “bind-mount” one directory (containing the crypt stuff) to another directory (where it’s unencrypted). Thus, you can share the encrypted stuff and nobody but you can read your data. So this system is excellent applicable for cloud services like Dropbox, which trap you with some space in the cloud “for free”, but want you to share your private data with them. In some <p>‘s we’ll see how to setup encfs for Dropbox, but let’s first take a look at encfs itself.
By Martin Scharm on January 11, 2013 at 2:37 am
The network time protocol (NTP) is a really smart and useful protocol to synchronize the time of your systems, but even if we are in two-thousand-whatever there are reasons why you need to seek for alternatives…
By Martin Scharm on September 1, 2012 at 3:46 am
I just bought a new printer, the Brother MFC-9120CN. It’s also able to scan and to copy documents and to send them by fax. Since the installation instructions are win/mac-only I’ll shortly explain how to setup the device in a Linux environment.
By Martin Scharm on April 5, 2012 at 5:32 am
Some days ago I discovered galternatives, a GNOME tool to manage the alternatives system of Debian/Ubuntu. It’s really smart I think.
By Martin Scharm on November 13, 2011 at 4:27 am
Due to different circumstances I had to figure out how to share a wireless connection with some wired clients. And what should I say, that’s a very simple task ;-)The scenario With your notbook you are able to connect to an AP with access to the internet, but other machines within your network infrastructure don’t [...]