Linux Mint: Introducing mintNanny

by on Oct.11, 2008, under Linux, Security

One of the features Mint has been lacking as a family desktop is the ability for parents to prevent their children from accessing certain websites. Parental control is easy to set up in Microsoft Windows and we got a lot of feedback from people who migrated to Linux and who missed this feature.

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TrueCrypt 5: Encrypt your drive in GUI

by on Feb.23, 2008, under Linux, Security

Finally an excellent Truecrypt GUI for Linux. It’s not a front end but actually Truecrypt. Check it out.


A few days ago TrueCrypt 5.0 has been released, a great tool for encrypting your hard drives. It can be used to encrypt existing partitions or create a virtual one located in a single file. In this article we cover the changes in version 5.0 and provide you some useful benchmarks.

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