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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 …

Repair corrupted NTFS partition

I just had to repair an NTFS partition on my USB-Stick, it seems it got corrupted when unplugging it. sudo ntfsfix /dev/[device name] Replace [device name] with the partition you want to recover. (e.g. “sdb1”) And that’s it! All the files on the stick were recovered :) You can install …

Network RAID with DRBD on Ubuntu

In this tutorial i will show you how to setup drbd on two Ubuntu machines. I used Ubuntu 12.04 and VirtualBox for this. first, make sure that the two machines can resolve the hostnames. You can do that by either using DNS or the “/etc/hosts” file. Server 1&2 “/etc/hosts”: 127.0.0.1 …