Black Box Voting : (USA) Here is the Accenture software for voter registration

This is an installation kit which contains the software; it also has the installation instructions, and a text file explaining how to set it up on a standalone machine if you aren't on a network. This voter registration and voter history system has been widely criticized -- in Colorado, where it reportedly assigned voters who are Republicans as Democrats, and vice versa, and in Tennessee where it has been proven to lose voter histories.

Thoughts on Technology: HOWTO: Setup Comp-Scale under Enlightenment

What is Comp-Scale? Comp-Scale is an Enlightenment module that uses compositing features to allow you to switch between active windows and your current virtual workspace in a fancy method.

How to create and apply a patch with Git - Ariejan.net

Okay, now it's time to go and make a patch! All we really want are the two latest commits, stuff them in a file and send them to someone to apply them. But, since we created a separate branch, we don't have to worry about commits at all! git format-patch master --stdout > fix_empty_poster.patch

How do I make git ignore mode changes (chmod)? - Stack Overflow

git config core.filemode false
core.fileMode If false, the executable bit differences between the index and the working copy are ignored; useful on broken filesystems like FAT. See git-update-index(1). True by default.

Hexagrid Computing - Knowledgebase - Converting VirtualBox VDI files to QCOW2

Both vdi and qcow images are compressed, so a a 10 Gb .vid or .qcow will take less space on your hard drive. Conversion, however, requires you to first convert the .vdi to a raw image, which will require the full 10 Gb, so plan accordingly. Assume your VirtualBox image is called “ubuntu.vdi” Step 1. Convert the VB disk vdi image to a raw image format. clonehd --format RAW ubuntu.vdi ubuntu.img

Tails - The amnesic incognito live system

Confidentialité et anonymat, pour tous et partout Tails est un live CD ou live USB dont le but est de préserver votre vie privée et votre anonymat. Il vous permet de : utiliser Internet de manière anonyme (presque) partout et avec n'importe quel ordinateur : toutes les connexions sortantes vers Internet sont obligées de passer par le réseau Tor ; ne pas laisser de traces sur l'ordinateur que vous utilisez, sauf si vous le demandez explicitement ; utiliser des outils de cryptographie à la pointe pour chiffrer fichiers, emails et messagerie instantanée.


En réaction aux lois qui visent à restreindre nos libertés de communication et notre droit au respect de la vie privée sur internet, la ligue Odebi lance le projet Odebian. L'objectif est de fournir un OS 'live' cumulant les avantages de la distribution Debian GNU/Linux (liberté, sécurité, fiabilité, communauté) et les valeurs défendues par la Ligue Odebi.
There already have been a lot of Live Linux there. However they are mostly just for general purpose and may not be suitable for you. The debian group introduced a which makes it easier for you to customize a Live Linux. Here is the full manual. It is too long if your purpose is as simple as to make a customized PXE Live Debian. In this post, I will give a simplified instruction.