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by ASmith
Mon Mar 19, 2012 11:26 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Add Retroshare and Tribler for Anonymous Secure File Sharing
Replies: 1
Views: 3485

Re: Add Retroshare and Tribler for Anonymous Secure File Sha

Install Update for Mint Users regarding Linux Mint Community Users downloading and installing RetroShare via the .deb download file from Sourceforge listed above: Note: After installing right-click on the Gnome or Kmenu for RetroShare and edit the launch command from retroshare to RetroShare to rem...
by ASmith
Mon Mar 19, 2012 2:04 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Add Retroshare and Tribler for Anonymous Secure File Sharing
Replies: 1
Views: 3485

Add Retroshare and Tribler for Anonymous Secure File Sharing

Neither Retroshare nor Tribler for some unknown reason are even found in the Linux Mint Synaptic package handler. However given today's police-state mentality for Internet usage, not only should they both be available thru the Synaptic package handler, Retroshare and Tribler should both be included ...
by ASmith
Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: USA ISPs to launch massive copyright spying scheme July 12
Replies: 25
Views: 14854

Re: USA ISPs to launch massive copyright spying scheme July

Habitual wrote: Uh, all they have to do is monitor Ports and traffic volume to those ports. ssl/https be damned. This practice is already an industry standard. Non-standard port transfers in no fashion state the information passing thru it is 'copyright' materials or not. Many Torrent clients have ...
by ASmith
Sun Mar 18, 2012 3:58 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: USA ISPs to launch massive copyright spying scheme July 12
Replies: 25
Views: 14854

USA ISPs to launch massive copyright spying scheme July 12

USA Internet Service Providers To Launch A Massive Copyright Spying Scheme beginning July 12th. !!! "If you download potentially copyrighted software, videos or music, your Internet service provider has been watching, and they're coming for you. Specifically, they're coming for you on Thursday, Jul...
by ASmith
Mon Mar 05, 2012 12:19 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Add GrubPass to Linux Mint Features
Replies: 0
Views: 997

Add GrubPass to Linux Mint Features

While there are perhaps a dozen ways a common thief or nefarious agency can bypass the common unencrypted username/passphrase login screen on the Linux Mint distributions which does not yet offer full disk encryption in its installation setup, adding the small optional app named GrubPass is a signif...
by ASmith
Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:25 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Add I2P To Linux Mint Software Repositorys
Replies: 0
Views: 2509

Add I2P To Linux Mint Software Repositorys

Although I2P started out in 2003 as a newer, more secure, encrypted solution focused on the unencrypted weakness found in Tor, imagine the surprises of the Linux Mint users finding that package entirely missing in the Synaptic Package Repository's and that users must try to locate the repository inf...
by ASmith
Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:42 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: ACTA Agreements,Laws how they impact Linux,Mint Users
Replies: 3
Views: 3362

Re: ACTA Agreements,Laws how they impact Linux,Mint Users

It is with a sad note that the UK has passed it's ACTA law which has a 10 YEAR Prison Sentence to UK citizens downloading anything the 'English Empire' deems as Illegal. Such ambiguity shielded under 'National Security' concerns appears to simply pave the way to arrest and imprison ANY UK citizen fo...
by ASmith
Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Include the New PRIVACY SWEEP Feature In Mint 13 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 3810

Re: Include the New PRIVACY SWEEP Feature In Mint 13 LTS

Sorry AlbertP if you had not a single clue as to what I was suggesting. I can add XYZ. I can even pull down a MIT source code from bumtown, college and add that if I wanted to, that however in no fashion, shape nor form is what I was advocating. Personal security in regards to computers and personal...
by ASmith
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:20 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Include the New PRIVACY SWEEP Feature In Mint 13 LTS
Replies: 2
Views: 3810

Include the New PRIVACY SWEEP Feature In Mint 13 LTS

The public today has been given a glimpse of the new Ubuntu 12.04 (Beta) LTS Precise Kernel Release. One of the new features which I certainly urge the Linux Mint 13 team to not throw away is the outstanding one click Privacy Sweep feature. The new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating syste...
by ASmith
Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Update Mint Rescue Disk Feature
Replies: 1
Views: 1470

Re: Update Mint Rescue Disk Feature

Thank-you for your support on this suggestion to update the Linux-Mint Rescue Disk feature. I further suggest the Linux Mint update coders include the following direct disk (DD) features/commands to enhance the Linux Mint Rescue disk and features: The following Linux Mint Terminal Commands determin...
by ASmith
Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:25 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: OpenDNS tool for secure internet communication
Replies: 2
Views: 1537

Re: OpenDNS tool for secure internet communication

Perhaps you can use what is already included in the Linux Mint install or add a DNS Proxy via the Linux Mint Synaptic Package Manager or Terminal: dnsproxy Found in the Linux Mint Synaptic Package Manager: dnsproxy forwards DNS queries to two previously configured nameservers: one for authoritative ...
by ASmith
Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:04 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Update Mint Rescue Disk Feature
Replies: 1
Views: 1470

Update Mint Rescue Disk Feature

Linux Mint has a Create rescue floppy disk feature found here: Control Center > StartUp-Manager > Advanced > Misc. 'Create rescue floppy' However only the oldest of PC's and Laptop's have a floppy disk. The Linux Mint user that clicks on 'Create rescue floppy' immediately see's 'Formatting Floppy' ...
by ASmith
Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: Software Manager don't work anymore (Qtcurve)
Replies: 5
Views: 3804

Re: Software Manager don't work anymore (Qtcurve)

My Linux 12 KDE Software Manager stopped working when I attempted to add Cinnamon Desktop at 90% it just stopped. Then multiple problems with updates began occurring: Today, The Software Manager wouldn't allow a double mouse click to select any item. Synaptic Package Manager started doing a endless ...
by ASmith
Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Razor-qt, A Fast Qt Desktop Enviroment
Replies: 7
Views: 4514

Re: Razor-qt, A Fast Qt Desktop Enviroment

Razor-qt is a excellent lightweight desktop environment with qt's open platform base of mass support and distro's. Future Mint Distro's should include 1-2 lightweight desktop environment's (Razor-qt, LXDE) with all releases given that KDE and Gnome 3.x and Cinnamon are all rather heavy resourced de...
by ASmith
Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:05 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Add Option of Full Disk Encryption to all future Linux Mint
Replies: 25
Views: 18300

Re: Add Option of Full Disk Encryption to all future Linux M

Thank you wan_dorra and prawnstar for your support on adding the Mint Option for Full Disk Encryption to all future Linux Mint Releases. Yes, with the current police state mentality sweeping across USA, UK, Canada and Europe the business option of having a Linux distro which has full disk encryption...
by ASmith
Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Patent troll claims ownership of interactive Web
Replies: 1
Views: 795

Patent troll claims ownership of interactive Web

Patent troll claims ownership of interactive Web and might win http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/02/patent-troll-claims-ownership-of-interactive-weband-might-win.ars Michael Doyle, a low-profile Chicago biologist, claims that it was actually he and two co-inventors who invented—and paten...
by ASmith
Wed Feb 08, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google Now Wants All YOUR Personal Information
Replies: 70
Views: 13153

Re: Google Now Wants All YOUR Personal Information

(EPIC) US Group Sues To Halt Google Privacy Changes http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/46317355/ns/technology_and_science-security/ Reported via REUTERS via Jasmin Melvin WASHINGTON — A U.S. public interest group asked a federal court on Wednesday to block Google Inc. from consolidating more than 60 of it...
by ASmith
Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: ACTA Agreements,Laws how they impact Linux,Mint Users
Replies: 3
Views: 3362

Re: ACTA Agreements,Laws how they impact Linux,Mint Users

(Wikileaked US State Department) Cables Reveal (Horrific) Extent of US Copyright Pressure on Sweden [1][2] "The (US Global) hunt for ordinary Joes who share music and movies with one another has been behind the largest dismantlement of civil liberties in modern history, and American interests have ...
by ASmith
Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google Now Wants All YOUR Personal Information
Replies: 70
Views: 13153

Re: Google Now Wants All YOUR Personal Information

EU regulators want Google to halt new privacy policy First reported by Claire Davenport Reference: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/03/eu-google-idUSL5E8D31SC20120203 Feb 3 (Reuters) - A group of European regulators has written to Google Inc calling on it to halt the introduction of its new p...
by ASmith
Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:26 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google Now Wants All YOUR Personal Information
Replies: 70
Views: 13153

Re: Google Now Wants All YOUR Personal Information

tr14 writes It isn't for our benefit. Why should we accept take it? Such a submissive attitude is why privacy intrusions and behavioral profiling have become accepted and tolerated practices. I run GNU/Linux because I believe my computer should be acting in my interests, not those of third party so...

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