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Daily Archives: April 12, 2012

Removing and creating files on UNIX/Linux and using the shred command.

The shred command on Linux is the perfect way to remove files securely from your Linux system. With a large amount of iterations, it will ensure that it is very difficult to get the data back. the -u parameter will delete the file after the overwriting process. neo@deusexmachina:~$ shred -n 20 -u gegl-0.2.0.tar.bz2 To create […]

Gnome Shell whining and our journey into idiocracy.

The Gnome Shell desktop is still getting flak after all this time, the tablet interface is not suited to the desktop at all. But if you do not like the desktop install another one and then you will be happier. The constant whining about whether the Linux desktop is going downhill is grating. At least […]