Category Archives: security

Backup with rsync

I decided to finally get into the habit of backing up my home folder regularly. Till now, I just copied everything to an external hard drive every couple of weeks, which isn’t the smartest way. Therefore, I wanted to do … Continue reading

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ClamAV user permissions

Whenever I install my ready packages from one machine to another, I keep forgetting that ClamAV needs its user and group (uid=210 and gid=210), as suggested. The script will prompt you to add them as this:

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More firewall scripts

Following this discussion at LQ, I would like to take a note of a few more options for a rc.firewall:

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Firewall

Problem: I do not know iptables Solution: Use a firewall script I found years ago in a Slackware security guide written by Chess Griffin. Create an empty file and name it rc.firewall.

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