Post tagged: drive
This article is about erasing disc drives securely. Specially for SSD drives, writing zeros or random data to discs is not good enough and counterproductive.
One way to do secure erase (for disposal) is to begin with an encrypted disc. However, after the fact the following options are possible:
I made the switch to void linux. Except for compatibility
glibc, it works quite well. Most compatibility
I have worked around with a combination of
The high lights of void linux:
- musl build - which is very lightweigth
- Does not depend on
There are plenty of reasons why people would need to encrypt a partition. Whether they're rooted it in privacy, security, or confidentiality, setting up a basic encrypted partition on a Linux system is fairly easy. This is especially true when using LUKS, since its functionality is built directly into the …
Need to create diagrams, flowcharts, circuits, or other kinds of entity-relationship models? Microsoft Visio is without a doubt the best software for that, but that doesn't mean it's the best choice for you.
Visio may be the industry standard in the corporate world, but it comes with a huge drawback …
If you use multiple USB drives, you've probably noticed that the drive letter can be different each time you plug one in. If you'd like to assign a static letter to a drive that's the same every time you plug it in, read on.
Windows assigns drive letters to whatever …
- muninlite (can it support plugins?)
- flock, pwgen, ifstat
- diags&tools: usbutils, netstat-nat
- sniffer: tcpdump[-mini] 317K/617K, libpcap 191K
- DNSMASQ: DHCP + DNS
- NTP server
- Dynamic DNS updating (mushu porker)
- IPv6 tunnel
- Provisioning server: (PXE, TFTP, NFS …
So I finally moved my WordPress web sites to OpenShift.
OpenShift is a cloud based Platform-as-a-Service offering from RedHat. And while there is a learning curve I would say that so far it works great.
My implementation is a fully cloud based solution. Makes use of the following services:
- GitHub …
It is possible to migrate the whole array to larger drives (e.g. 250 GB to 1 TB) by replacing one by one. In the end the number of devices will be the same, the data will remain intact, and you will have more space available to you.
Extending an …
This is my working notes on doing off-site backups to the cloud. Still trying to figure out where to keep Offsite backups.
These are the candidates:
|AltDrive||30 day||USD 45||Unlimited, Linux binary|
|iDrive||5GB||USD 6||Starts at 1TB, Linux binary, API …|