Secure your browsing in a non trusted (wifi) network

Posted on Fri 03 February 2012 in Linux • Tagged with CentOS, OpenVPN, Linux

As I wrote in an older post there is a simple solution using ssh to tunnel your webbrowser traffic through an ssh connection to a secure and trusted endpoint. This is a very simple solution to secure your access to the web while you are in a public wifi network …

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Easy way to use Tor on Mac OS X and Linux

Posted on Tue 02 August 2011 in Mac • Tagged with Fedora, Linux, Mac, mac os x, privacy, Tor

If you want to use Tor on your Mac OS X or Linux there is a new bundle you can easy use. The bundle includes all necessary tools and a preconfigured Firefox with the necessary plugin.

Up to now the Tor Browser Bundleis still beta but for me it …

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Install Grub bootloader from live cd

Posted on Sat 09 July 2011 in Linux • Tagged with Grub, Linux

Grub is the default bootloader for the most popular Linux distributions. The installation procedure is not so easy if you're not familiar with the concept behind it.

After a restore or copy of a system to a new harddisk the bootloader needs to be reinstalled to this new disk. If …

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Build Squid with --enable-ssl on Debian

Posted on Tue 19 April 2011 in Debian • Tagged with Debian, Squid, Linux

If you need an SSL-proxy connection via squid on Debian/Linux you need to recompile the squid-2.7 package with --enable-ssl option.

Here a short step by step  tutorial how to rebuild a squid .deb package with --enable-ssl option.

Enable source repository on your buildmachine. To describe it in words …

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