My New Backup Policy

It’s been a while since I shared with you why backups and me do not mesh, and I even went as far as asking cloud services to encrypt my data for me. Today (well, it’s actually 1am in the morning, so this morning) I am going to share with you a slightly improved versioning of my backup methods.…

Let’s chat about how you chat.

In the modern day, there are a plethora of instant-messaging applications at disposal to allow you to communicate, send photos and videos, and share your location with family and friends. The same is true about the Government housing all this data. So, I thought I’d add some context as to what you can do to improve…

EncFS; easy, fast and reliable?

Implementing a secure file-system in current-day computing is an imperative function, especially with Crypto attacks on the rise. My personal method to ensuring data integrity on a Linux Box is EncFS (you may prefer GEncFSM). EncFS is a Free (LGPL) FUSE-based cryptographic filesystem. It transparently encrypts files, using an arbitrary directory as storage for the encrypted files. EncFS uses an encrypted and…

Learning PowerShell with Michael.

At the present, I am refining my PowerShell usage, updating my scripts to make the code more readable and slowly learning new methods to do things easier, and faster. I’ve been on several forums relating to PowerShell and am quite active (you may have found this blog from there?), and thought I’d make my own post.…

Why Ubuntu is the Windows 7 of 10.

You’re new to Linux!? Here, let me help you improve your overall experience(s): su – > enters root password apt-get install xfce4 reboot now If you’re new to Linux, that’s like the number 1 command you need to know. Oh what the hey, whilst you’re at it, go ahead and run: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=512…

Automatic Backup of Android – Non-Rooted

I like to dabble around on Android Enthusiast, as part of a hobby. Recently, I had to pay an absurd amount of money to get the onboard units of my Samsung S7 Edge replaced because KNOX enabled it’s Custom Binary Lock upon reboot, not allowing me to enter my phone. Apart from some minor technicalities, it got…

Cloud Services, please encrypt locally beforehand.

I know that I made a post outlining why local backups aren’t for me, but they sort of are. The entire concept of “the cloud” can be rather complex, or simple, depending on how much you want to think about it – but in summary, it is defined as: A cloud service is any service made available to users…

Steam, and secondary SSD’s.

So today Ark: Survival Evolved corrupted my steam install (I really do not know how, pesky thing), and let me tell you, it was so painful to repair. So, as opposed to other typical blog posts, I wanted to vent to the community that reads this blog. You’re probably just going to laugh at me more…

Backups and Me Don’t Mesh. Here’s why.

It goes without saying, the content stored on most users computers (that is, in the user directory) is important, regardless the content. That’s why it is imperative to have frequent backups of the data should something occur, such as Crypto. Nowadays, there is a plethora of cloud services readily available to store your data in “the…