I’ve “upgraded” my home network with a largely-gratuitous firewall. Since our connection is IPv4-only and the router is doing NAT with UPnP turned off, we should be reasonably secure against externally-initiated threats.
Posts Tagged: linux
As you may have seen on various news sites, the UK is covered in snow at the moment and we aren’t coping well as a civilisation. I usually leave my work computer in the office unless I am planning to work from home the following day, and since the weather forecast on Tuesday was that… Read more »
Apple’s OS X, which I use for most things at home, has a cool feature on its ‘dashboard’ which allows a webpage or fragment thereof to be displayed as a ‘widget’. Ubuntu comes with a similar ‘dashboard’ thing; Compiz fusion knows it as ‘Widget Later’. I was unable to find a web-viewing widget installed with… Read more »
I now have Linux on my PS3; it’s not really going to cut it as a desktop replacement…
We’ve all been there, I’m sure: you wake up, peel the keyboard off one side of your face and the pizza off the other then, about 5 minutes later, face some difficult question such as “where the hell is my root partition?”