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by zpangwin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: VPN options
Replies: 9
Views: 464

Re: VPN options

I have also used the Android client (from Play store) but I am less trusting of my searches on Android vs. on Linux because I have much less control over the OS on my phone and parts of it are proprietary. Still for my purposes, I think PIA + private browsing is generally sufficient. What the Andro...
by zpangwin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: A per-application firewall for Linux
Replies: 13
Views: 809

Re: A per-application firewall for Linux

As you mentioned plans to test out opensocket, just curious if you ever got around to testing /if you might be willing to share what your experiences with it were? In particular, I was wondering about: a) how is its stability? e.g. does it crash much? if so, is it just ui crash or are apps able to b...
by zpangwin
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: VPN options
Replies: 9
Views: 464

Re: VPN options

I have been using PIA for several years and am quite happy with the service. There were some things I didn't care for in their older client software packages (which was discontinued in favor of a rewritten client sometime in 2018 I think) but the new client is pretty solid. For laptop/desktop, I rec...
by zpangwin
Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Restricting (network, filesystem, etc) access by process path?
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Restricting (network, filesystem, etc) access by process path?

Hi all, I am hoping those with more knowledge might help by providing some feedback / pointing out any alternative options I might be unaware of, so let me define my problem and what I am looking for. Goal: I would like to have the ability to define whitelists by absolute process path (e.g. /usr/bin...
by zpangwin
Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Nemo Custom actions help
Replies: 9
Views: 5255

Re: Nemo Custom actions help

In case this helps anyone else stumbling in from google... If you also want a custom icon to go along with your custom action, then the nemo source code appears to just be passing the icon name to a GTK api function and letting it do the work of resolving the name to a file (apologies in advance if ...

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