Linux For The Rest Of Us #141 - Cody, Door, Kevin and Randy ... we are no boy band

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A Linux podcast for anyone even remotely interested in Linux!

With the DoorToDoorGeek aka Steve McLaughlin and Cody Cooper

Running time: 1:21:22
Added: 14 Aug 2013

Episode 141 Show Notes

 

Basic Basic - If you don’t control it ….

TOR attacked by NSA/FBI: Feds curb freedom over child porn - The Onion Router (TOR) hidden services hosted by Freedom Hosting have been compromised, allegedly by the FBI. The feds injected malicious JavaScript, in the search for child pornographers. But now, people legitimately needing the freedoms that TOR brings are feeling more than uncomfortable.

(http://blogs.computerworld.com/tor-onion-router-nsa-fbi-child-porn-22598-itbwcw)

 

Steve Gibson talked alot about this subject this week

(http://twit.tv/show/security-now/416)

 

Nothing is completely black and white

Security Configuration Guides - The NSA Information Assurance Directorate collaborates with operating system vendors and the security community to develop consensus-based security guidance. This guidance may be issued by IAD or by the vendor.

(http://www.nsa.gov/ia/mitigation_guidance/security_configuration_guides/operating_systems.shtml)

 

Notes from Randy (thank you Martin)

Mepis - MEPIS Linux is a user-friendly operating system based on Debian Stable that “just works”.

(http://www.mepis.org/)

Conky Manager 1.2 - Conky Manager, a graphical font-end for managing Conky configuration files, has been updated to version 1.2 yesterday, getting 4 new Conky configurations / themes, as well as some new options. (http://www.webupd8.org/2013/07/conky-manager-gets-new-options-4-new.html)

Xubuntu - Xubuntu is an elegant and easy-to-use operating system. Xubuntu comes with Xfce, which is a stable, light and configurable desktop environment.

(http://xubuntu.org/)

Docky - Docky is an advanced shortcut bar that sits at the edges of your screen.

(http://wiki.go-docky.com/index.php?title=Welcome_to_the_Docky_wiki)

PinguyOS - PinguyOS is a Linux distribution that is built on the Ubuntu framework.

(http://pinguyos.com/)

Clementine - Clementine is a multiplatform music player. It is inspired by Amarok 1.4, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music.

(http://www.clementine-player.org/)

 

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(www.theacf.co) - The Accessible Computing Foundation

Help Seeding “Sonar” Torrents - (http://sonargnulinux.com/download)

 

 

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