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Creating a Lightweight Server with CentOS

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When using Linux, staying current with the times is hard to do without your own Linux system to work with. It is also very difficult to learn Linux without actually running Linux. When it comes to installing Linux there are many tutorials and lots of different methods of doing so, all claimed to be the “right way.” In this blog I’ll go over the way I install Linux. I do not believe there is a “right way” or “wrong way,” as long as the resulting system functions as required.

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Protecting Your Computer with Encryption

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These days data security is a necessity, and it’s clear that without security on your computer that you might be asking for a little more than you bargained for if your computer falls into the wrong hands. For many people, simply using a Windows password to log in is not enough. Likewise, this also isn’t enough to stop anyone with a little bit of computer know-how from accessing your data.

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Installing Linux Mint as OEM

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From a business perspective I often install Linux on computers for my customers. Sometimes because they cannot afford the high price of Windows, sometimes they just need a computer that will get them by for now. I most usually use Linux Mint since it is very user-friendly and provides my end users with a simple and very usable desktop. Linux Mint also requires very little post-installation configuration so I don’t need to spend too much time getting their system running.

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