April 21, 2016 by Daniel P. Clark

Encrypted Linux Backup with Google Drive and Duplicity

When it comes to protecting your important data it’s best to have at least 3 copies of your things backed up.  One should be air-gapped (not actively connected) and another be offsite (not at the same building).  The air gap will protect against malicious code that would encrypt all your files and force you to…

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February 12, 2015 by Daniel P. Clark

Setting up Remote SSH Access to your Ubuntu Box

I’ll keep this as short and simple as I may.  In my use case I have a Netbook that doesn’t build or run Rails very well, but I love editing with it.  My main computer runs Ubuntu 14.04 and is a great development environment handling server features like a champ.  For your PC that you…

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May 8, 2014 by Daniel P. Clark

Ruby SSL with Twitter failed on cert OpenSSL issue on Windows 7

I’ve searched high and low for an answer to this. Many people have their own answers. None of them have worked for me. I’ll provide the situation. So I want to access twitter and upon using net:HTTP’s post function I get this error.

 Yes I know everyone gets this message. Here are viable solutions…

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March 12, 2013 by Daniel P. Clark

Part 2: Stepping Up With Tor

Alright.  So you’re in Linux and you’ve got Firefox running through your Tor client.  There are now two more things you need.  One is to update to the latest version of Tor.  And secondly to use any other application through Tor rather then just Firefox. So.  Here you are on that free wifi again.  And…

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March 10, 2013 by Daniel P. Clark

Privacy is Available Online.

One thing that people lack when they use the internet is privacy.  Well the good news is is that there is a solution for that.  Keeping your sessions encrypted and private is recommended to help prevent your personal information from being stolen. Do you enjoy free wifi hotspots?  Well now you can use them securely…

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