Monthly Archives: August 2004

>Desktop Printing w/ FreeBSD

>Whew! It is getting late and I need some sleep. I will read this article either tomorrow or within the next week. Since my LPT port is broken I will have to try out the examples in this article on … Continue reading

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>Encrypt GAIM Conversations

>This works with Gaim-0.81 and provides transparent RSA using NSS. More information on this later after using it for some time. URL: http://gaim-encryption.sourceforge.net/

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>Brief Notes from Poul -Henning Kamp on GBDE

>I am new to this GBDE (GEOM Based Disk Encryption) for now so I am just going to jot down information I find interesting or did not know about for later personal research. These notes are from http://phk.freebsd.dk/pubs/bsdcan-04.slides.gbde.pdf GEOM – … Continue reading

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>Another Good News Source

>http://www.newsforge.com/ I found while reading a Slashdot post on the new GBDE-GEOM Based Disk Encryption for FreeBSD. This is something I will look into later.

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>Protect the USB PenDrive at all Cost!

>This is something I fear most. Losing my USB pendrive! Not only will my data be gone, but who ever comes across it will have my data. Why not just encrypt it? This article from BSDNews.org talks just about that.

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>Convert to Hex in VIM

>Just recently, I realized my favorite Open Source Editor (OSE), VIM, has a built-in “hex editor”. Well, it is not really a Hex editor, but rather a conversion option. I realized this while playing with the pull-down menus in VIM … Continue reading

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>Hotmail in FreeBSD (gotmail)

>Found a new toy, gotmail (/usr/ports/gotmail). This is a console application which downloads mail from hotmail.com or msn.com to either a local folder or it can be configured to forward mail to another email address like gmail!.

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