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Ubuntu 12.10 Encryption Details

Good Morning! Short version of the question below. Please help me understand the encryption features in Ubuntu 12.10. Installing Ubuntu, I opted both for the full disk encryption option as well as ...
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245 views

Why does Ubuntu not quickly fix the privacy issue with Amazon searches? [closed]

Ubuntu 12.10 plans to send home lens searches to shopping. Will something be done, or will a large scandal crop up, thereby marring Ubuntu's reputation?
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Which free VPN providers support Ubuntu?

Can't find any free VPN provider for Ubuntu. I tried looking into old questions but they seem to be outdated.
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2answers
134 views

Where will my full name be used?

During installation, the installer told me my name would be used for things like the default 'from' in emails. So now I'm wondering: Where else will my name be used? What benefits do I get from ...
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1answer
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Can ecryptfs-setup-private be made to use a 256 bit AES key (instead of the default 128 bit key length)?

ecryptfs-setup-private will by default use an AES 128 bit key. Can I make it use a 256 bit key (32 bytes key length)? Of course, I could do the whole process manually as described here: ...
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1answer
188 views

What are Ubuntu One's security measures?

Tell me how Ubuntu One handles security. Is my data encrypted when stored on Ubuntu servers? Who holds the key? Do Ubuntu One employees have access to my data?
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2answers
345 views

what software can i use to access SILC Networks?

i want to access a SILC network and all the infos from the official site are missing (site down?!?) EDIT: it seems the site is back up as of last week. Good thing that i got curious and checked it ...
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200 views

Security and Privacy measures

Whats the most Bomb Proof Security to protect h\d and data on it of all the programmes\options available. Thank you all for what appears to be a debate. I am actually looking for a way to protect my ...
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3answers
518 views

TCP/IP Fingerprinting Obfuscator

I've heard mention that there's tools for linux that will obscure the "fingerprint" your machine provides to snooping parties on the internet-- however I've been unable to find any mention in the ...
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How to protect a computer name from being disclosed to network peers?

I'd prefer my hostname to be hidden (or a fake hostname to be shown - both variants are interesting actually) from my network peers (including routers ad DHCP servers). I believe my IP and MAC ...