Runbox

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Runbox is a mail hosting provider based in Norway that prides itself in its security and privacy under the Norwegian legislation. This is a brief review of its PROs and CONs and happens to be Part I of my recent switch of the web hosting provider.

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  • December 13, 2017 Published: December 13, 2017
  • Tags: review

Lenovo Q190 vs Intel NUC

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This is a simple comparison of two cheap mini PCs that run Linux-based operating systems without problems (that is as long as you use a newish kernel) and that are despite the size more than capable of being work stations (not your kind of work, CAD designers).

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Fail2ban – list of banned IP addresses

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Fail2ban is one of the ways to prevent script kiddies brute-forcing their way into your system. I find it amusing to view who is trying to get in. Fail2ban doesn’t have a way of listing old bans but it’s easy to get the information out of the logs. However, unless you are experienced, it takes a bit of time to construct a command that would provide the listing you want. I decided to come up with a simple script that would provide various listings.

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KeePass in Linux

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KeePass is a brilliant program for password management. It’s free, works perfectly, doesn’t bound me to a certain provider that would store my password database on a server that I have no control of, and there are applications that allow me to work with the password database on my Android phone (Keepass2Android, KeePassDroid). When I switched to Linux, I wanted to keep using KeePass. If you are facing the same dilemma, here are your (two) options.

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