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Apport error reporting privacy issues

As apport is enabled by default since 12.04 I thought it would be important to get some much needed clarifications on certain privacy questions that have been bugging me. How paranoid is apport ...
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1answer
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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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4answers
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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 I tried looking into old questions but they seem to be outdated.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
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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
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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
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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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2answers
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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
609 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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2answers
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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 ...