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Selfmade Mini Milling Machine

I think it’s about time I presented my newest project. It’s a manual 3-Axis milling machine (a very small one) made from an electric multitool/grinder/drill, a cross-table and some aluminum, steel and plastic. As you can plainly see, the goal was to get it to a working stage as fast …

Show dd copy progress

At times, dd transfers take a long time and often you want to see the progress. By default, dd doesn’t show any progress or status except for error messages. Here is a short description on how to get dd to output its current progress: To find out the ID of …

Privacy Tools .io

Found this website very interesting and helpful: https://www.privacytools.io/ It serves lists of privacy enhancing tools for different categories, such as browser plugins, privacy-aware email hosters, encryption tools, voice & video messenger, secure clouds, etc.

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Encrypt files using GPG, seahorse and nautilus

What this how-to covers: Setting up seahorse/nautilus integration Generating a GPG key using a terminal Using the key with nautilus-seahorse plugin to encrypt/decrypt files What this how-to does not cover: Everything else, including: What is PGP,GPG,RSA and how does it work? If you are not familiar with these topics or …