By: cboltz

January 11, 2008 4:25 pm

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Vim-Friendly Keyboard

Vim is the fastest editor I know because you can operate it with the keyboard. Only the long distance to the Escape key is annoying. But Linux would not be Linux if you could not change the keyboard mapping yourself. IMHO the CapsLock key is quite superfluous. Therefore I have mapped Escape to the CapsLock […]

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By: cboltz

February 9, 2007 1:20 pm

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Securing Your Server With AppArmor

If you want to secure your server using AppArmor, you have to create and modify the profiles for all the applications you use. This can easily be done using the YaST AppArmor modules or the command-line tools. The YaST modules are more or less self-explaining, but more for mouse users - and you should never […]

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By: cboltz

February 22, 2006 12:00 am

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What is the "umask"? How can I set it?

The umask defines the permissions a new file will get - or better: the permissions it will not get. You can display the current umask numeric and as text: user@host:~ $ umask 0027 user@host:~ $ umask -S u=rwx,g=rx,o= The numbers mean the following: 0 0 2 7 | | | '--> permissions […]

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