The Future of Freedom

A Feature Interview with NSA Whistleblower William Binney Here you will find insights to the emergence of the global surveillance state! William E. Binney was a highly placed intelligence official with the United States National Security Agency (NSA) for more than 30 years. In this feature interview William Binney blows the whistle on NSA’s blatant wrong doings… Continue reading The Future of Freedom

Fight for Freedom on the Internet 2015

For the People it is all about freedom. For the people in power it is all about control. Campaign #Fight4Internet2015 #ContraSurveillanceState #FreeInternet with #Tor and #OTR United Nations Declaration of Human Rights Article 12. • No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his… Continue reading Fight for Freedom on the Internet 2015

Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide

An in-depth exploration of the art of shell scripting Mendel Cooper <> This tutorial assumes no previous knowledge of scripting or programming, but progresses rapidly toward an intermediate/advanced level of instruction . . . all the while sneaking in little nuggets of UNIX® wisdom and lore. It serves as a textbook, a manual for self-study, and as… Continue reading Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide

My Mac OS X Desktop icon’s Disappeared

Today suddenly all icon’s on my Mac OS X Desktop disappeared or went missing and showed only the default icons. When I opened the Console app and searched for the icon process I saw messages like this: 24/11/13 13.36.30,122[262]: main Failed to composit image for binding VariantBinding [0x34b] flags: 0x8 binding: FileInfoBinding [0x253] -… Continue reading My Mac OS X Desktop icon’s Disappeared

How to install Lubuntu Server on Cubietruck from Mac OS X

This is how to install and set-up the latest Lubuntu software pack on to the NAND Flash on the Cubietruck  from a Mac OS X computer. Cubietruck The Cubietruck is a 5V 2A single-board computer “SBC” / PC on Board “PCB” – much like the Raspberry Pi that has taken the World with a craze – but the Cubietruck is just faster,… Continue reading How to install Lubuntu Server on Cubietruck from Mac OS X

We No Longer Trust Google

Who is lurking in the darkness? Google is lurking the darkness as Gmonster if you ask me, friends of the Internet as well as quite a few grand organizations, legislators, government officials around the world dealing with privacy, security and data protection issues. Recently Google has been caught with their cute innocent Googli map cars sucking… Continue reading We No Longer Trust Google

Understanding SSH

SSH lets you send secure, encrypted commands to a computer remotely, as if you were sitting at the computer. You use the ssh tool in Terminal to open a command-line connection to a remote computer. While the connection is open, commands you enter are performed on the remote computer. Note: If the SSH service (… Continue reading Understanding SSH

Test the SMTP Service

To test the SMTP service, follow these steps: 1. Type Telnet at a command prompt (Terminal) , and then press ENTER. 2. At the telnet prompt, type set LocalEcho, press ENTER, and then type open 25, and then press ENTER. 3. Type helo me, and then press ENTER. The output resembles the following: 250 OK… Continue reading Test the SMTP Service

How to enable X11 Forwarding with SSH on Mac OS X Leopard

Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) or VNC is a wonderful invention if you want full control over a remote desktop, but what if you only want to access the user display of one single X11 program on a remote machine? This is possible on Mac OS X with X11 Forwarding. THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN REWRITTEN (Manual… Continue reading How to enable X11 Forwarding with SSH on Mac OS X Leopard