Tag: newbie

Ubuntu Vivid: Things you should change after fresh setup

If you Setup Ubuntu 15.XX on a PC there are a few things to change: open a Gnome Terminal an run (# Comments): $sudo apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade #Pull Updates $sudo adduser CrazY12U$ERNAME # Create a crazy Username (Standarduser, no sudo, no lpadmin) for daily work! to prevent social engineering Hacks $sudo chmod 700 /home/* # to prevent that other users look into each other homes! (check root home to “ls -l /root) $sudo passwd root # SET long Password (min.15 digits) for the root User to prevent PC recovery Console Access without Password!!! Keep Password save! $sudo apt-get […]

FreeBSD PCBSD and DesktopBSD easy Setup for Beginners of Unix

If you have a older PC and have learned Linux you can have a closer Look at the new OS of PcBSD or DektopBSD     Its a easy way to learn “real Unix” and understand the structure of a Unix OS, you can setup all kinds of BSD Unix on a very high count of different hardware. The most popular programs of Linux can be used here too, many commands are like linux commands and you can compile always the newest programs onto your System for the highest performance instead of pre-compiled software like redhat-debian-packages (.deb/.rpm)