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Just got my EFF Passphrase Dice

I just received my ‘passphrase’ dice from the Electronic Frontier Foundation and they look great.

They were a gift option in the EFF’s “Summer Security Reboot” drive that ran for two weeks in July. The dice (or any dice for that matter) act as random number generators for creating secure passphrases and coincide with the use of their new wordlist that improves upon the original Diceware list.

Electronic Frontier Foundation's Passphrase Dice

The directions for using dice to generate passphrases are relatively simple:

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Linux celebrates 25 years

On August 25, 1991 Linus Torvalds first announced his operating system to the world via the comp.os.minix news group:

"I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and
professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones."

I honestly can’t believe it is twenty-five years old already.

Linux really has come a long way since I first laid my eyes upon it in the late ’90s and I’d like to take this moment to thank Linus and everyone who has ever contributed to Linux in any capacity for helping create the great operating system we have today.

Screenshots - August

It’s been a very long time since I posted any screenshots, so without further ado here we go.

GNOME

My main computer currently runs GNOME. It uses the Arc GTK theme combined with Paper icons and shell theme.

i3-gaps on my Netbook

This is i3 (specifically i3-gaps) on my Netbook. i3 is an awesome tiling window manager and it powers all of my older hardware.

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