Monday, December 17, 2012

Passwords - the easy way to explain good password practice!

Today I was trying to explain to someone about good password practice. They had recently had their email hacked, around 1000 emails were sent before they were able to do anything about it.

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Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, Thoughts from a real user

This is the first real attempt I have had at using Unity since my failed attempt on 10.10….it was shocking then, really slowed down the system and truly felt like it was going out of its way to make you feel like it was the centre of attention. As an operating system I felt that it really should get out of my way and let me get on with my work, so I switched back to my much loved Ubuntu 10.04 which I was able to setup “just so” I was used to it and it was by far a better system then the more recent version.

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Alienware M15x SSD Upgrade

I recently upgraded my Alienware M15x from the original 500GB 7200RPM hard disk to a new 480GB SSD.

For this I choose the 480GB SanDisk Extreme SSD. Which rather unsurprisingly is rather unimpressive to look at once you pull it out of the box. Simple black device with a sticker saying what it is…not much to look at.

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