Password vs PassPhrase
17 Sep 2020
**Passwords Vs PassPhrases - What Is The Difference & Why? **
There is no question that we need passwords in today’s computing world, they are in everything. In fact there are so many that frequently, people re-use the same passwords. This is an extremely bad idea, but I am not going into that here.
A “Password” is usually that - a “word” or a word with numbers after it, such as “password123”.
Whole Drive Encryption
17 Sep 2020
Let’s have a look at whole disk encryption
Why Encrypt you drive? See this previous article on encrypting your laptop
The easiest time to set drive encryption, is when you are installing your Linux Operating System. I am not going into the whole Linux installation process and options here, I am just looking at the part of the process regarding whole drive encryption, and specifically on Ubuntu 20.04
Encrypting The Drive at Installation When you are installing your Linux distribution, you need to answer various questions.
2 Sep 2020
Encrypt Your Linux Laptop & Keep Your Data Private
If someone steals your Linux Laptop, what do you do.
We keep so much information on our computers these days - laptops and desktop computers, that you really don’t want unauthorised people getting hold of your data. Whether it’s access to your files or access to the websites you have logged in and told your computer to stay logged in, all those are easy pickings for a computer thief.
Install Fonts in Linux
1 Sep 2020
Installing Fonts In A Linux System
Installing fonts in Linux is actually pretty straightforward. There are three mains ways that this can be done.
1. Software Repository Have a look in your distribution’s software repository/store/manager or whatever they call it. You may find that there are bundles of fonts in there. Looking in the distribution that I am using right now - Linux Mint, I can see various packages including a Microsoft True Type core fonts bundle, this installs some of the most popular Microsoft fonts.
This Site Was Created With Hugo Static Web Site Creator
15 Jul 2020
Website Creation with Hugo
I decided to break away from my norm these days of using WordPress and create this website using Hugo.
Hugo is an open source framework for building websites, and according to them, it’s the world’s fastest framework. I don’t know about that, but I like the idea of Hugo. I can create a website on my local computer without much messing about, setting up development environments etc.