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0answers
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How do I securely store passwords? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Password Management Applications? How do I securely store passwords in Ubuntu? Are there any tools available for this?
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1answer
206 views

Automatically locking screen without shutting it off

Hey everyone— I have a home theater PC running Ubuntu 11.10, outputting over HDMI (for audio and video). I'm having an issue: I'd like the screen to lock automatically (when video is not playing, of ...
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6answers
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Is there a way to password protect individual folders?

Let's say that I have a folder, within my Documents folder, that has files I want no one to access without a password. Is there a way to lock down that folder so that it's password protected / ...
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3answers
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How to change LUKS passphrase?

Having installed Ubuntu 11.10 with whole disk encryption and LVM, I need to provide a way for users to easily change LUKS passphrase. Preferably, this should be done using GUI tools, thus, enabling ...
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2answers
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How to configure firewall for home PC

Firstly, for a home PC, behind a router isit important to install/configure a firewall? If so, how do I do it? I have lamp-server installed as I'm a web developer. I may want my other PC's on LAN to ...
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3answers
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What Firewall, anti DDOS and anti Brute-Force managers exist in Ubuntu

I have heard of ufw and of course using iptables but is there any other firewall or port manager for incoming/outgoing connections. I am also looking for GUI based ones apart from terminal ones and a ...
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4answers
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What rules to use for UFW?

I've decided to enable the UFW that comes with Ubuntu just to make my system even more secure (especially after watching a video of a person whose computer actually got infected!), and I've enabled ...
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1answer
273 views

Wine Security - Improvement by second user account?

Team, I'm considering installing wine - but still hesitant for security reasons. As far as I found out, malicious code could reach ~/.wine and all my personal data with my user-priviledges - but not ...
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2answers
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Use keyfile for encrypted swap [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 using the alternate CD and set up an ecrypted root and swap partition. Now, during boot, I have to enter a password for the root and a passwort for the swap partitition. I ...