Category: Cryptography



echo -n "Passphrase:"
read -sr p
gpg -d --batch --passphrase "$p" "$0" | python

exit $?
Version: GnuPG v2.0.19 (GNU/Linux)


Maybe I should combine this with puppet.



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For a long time, sitting on the side watching the internet play out. The latest news so far is that SOPA and PIPA have been withdrawn, will probably be re-written in some form and come back in another democratic cycle or so.

If I was US based, then I would take more personal steps in the war-on-copyright/fight-against-piracy. Alas, I’m not so I’m going to put up banners, say the right things and hold double standards on all matters.

I think I should finally weigh in here.

I think I have thought up a method of enforcing copyright that would make the RIAA, MPAA and other such organisations happy.

It just takes a bit of technical knowledge and some thought.

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Juniperus macrocarpa

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… or ‘How I upgraded my computer’

It all started a few months ago. I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with my shiny Hex-Core processor.

Juniper can idle very happily at 35° C, portage runs go as high as 40-50° C. Games are fine, most of the heavy lifting is offloaded to the GPU, rarely do they take up all the cores all the time. This usually leaves some cycles free to run media and a single threaded jobbie behind the scenes. Continue reading

Easy to use encryption

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Generate your key,
zip and send the ‘sender’ subdirectory to the person doing the sending. Instructions are provided.
you keep the ‘receiver’ subdirectory.

To encrypt a file, drag and drop onto encrypt.bat
To decrypt a file, drag and drop onto decrypt.bat

READMEs are there to help.

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