Interesting Links For Week of March 10th
There are a few interesting links and blog posts that I stumbled across this week. They are not big enough to dedicate an entire post to, so I will instead compile them all into one.
- What’s This “Linux” Thing and Why Should I Try It? A short article that describes what Linux is for the non-computer experts, and explains why a lot of people use it.
- HOWTO recover deleted files on an ext3 file system I (and many more people) have typed in the command rm -rf * in my home directory before by accident and lost a lot of files that way. But it seems that they can be recovered if one acts fast enough. For those of you without any Unix experience, rm -rf * means delete all folders and files in this directory without asking.
- Security guide to customs-proofing your laptop A short article about some steps you can take to protect the personal information on your hard drive from the border guards and airport checks.
- Can the US today really compare with Czechoslovakia in 1975? As a Slovak nationalist, I found this article very interesting. It compares some of the social live styles and government policies of the Communist Czechoslovakia and the current post-9/11 USA. There are many similarities, only that USA is more extreme…