It isn’t always easy to offer services to other people in the IT field – especially if you want to be sure to limit their access to their files and folders to ensure they cannot break things. To do that, we use rssh, the restricted shell. First of all, let’s start with the installation procedure, which is a […]
It’s not only a question of security if you decide to lock some services of the system in a chrooted environment to minimize the damage they are able to cause. We know debootstrap as a cool and simple way of doing a very easy debian chroot.
Since a system update during the last days, my system does strange things. As taking a closer look, the troublemakers are related to KDE. My first clue was a broken dependency which causes services to crash – so I ran revdep-rebuild.
It is official by now that there are maniacs out there who already migrated their root-filesystem on BTRFS. So why not joining those freaks? Theoretically it shouldn’t be a big hassle: Boot a Live-CD, mount and backup the Linux partitions including their permission stuff to prevent breakage and dangle the Windows space in shape as you already have […]
This article should show you that some things might sound beautiful although they don’t work in reality. But even here we’re learning our share… Today we’re looking at my Lenovo Thinkpad W500, which should be already known to you from some of my previous posts – especially at the HardDrive Active Protection System (HDAPS). The system should prevent […]
I guess I can’t keep my hands off my gentoo box trying to test new things until stuff breaks. This might sound tragic, but if you’d ask me, it’s those things you learn most of as fix the things you have broken while trying to improve your box. It’s those things teaching you the implications of the whole […]