Category: Software

Migrate an Entire Office from Windows to GNU/Linux

I stumbled over a neat little guide that explains how you can migrate an entire office from Microsoft Windows to GNU/Linux. You can find the guide named “The ultimate guide to migrating an entire office from Windows to Linux” at ITProPortal.com. It mentions topics like alternatives to Windows software, client and server distros, security, stability,

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Fix Ubuntu

If you for one reason or another use Ubuntu as a distribution, you probably want to have a look at a website called Fix Ubuntu. At least if you care about privacy, and some would even say spyware (Richard Stallman for example) and adware. Ubuntu has some privacy and freedom issues. For example, when you

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MediaGoblin Is Running a Funding Campaign and Needs Your Help

“MediaGoblin is a free software media publishing platform that anyone can run”. That way it is a decentralized alternative to for example Flickr and YouTube. They are now launching a pretty cool campaign. It’s worth supporting and checking out. Currently they are running a funding campaign so they can release the 1.0 version of their

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Simple Symmetric Encryption Using GnuPG

In this post I will show you how to use symmetric encryption to encrypt a file from the command line with a single password. I’ll keep it short and simple. I’ll use something called GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG). This guide is for GNU/Linux users in mind, just so you know.

Alternatives to Mainstream Proprietary Software and Services

I will list some online services and different kind of software in this post, with a focus on security and privacy, as alternatives to the mainstream shady software out there (as in NSA backdoors and other annoying stuff). I try to keep freedom and open source in mind, but also decentralization. This list consists of

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