Sebastian Mogilowskis Blog

Just another blog about administration, linux and other stuff

October, 2011

Encrypt your USB Stick

Encrypt your USB Stick with cryptsetup or TrueCrypt on Ubuntu. 1. Use cryptsetup 1.1 Install cryptsetup: aptitude install cryptsetup 1.2 Setup cryptsetup volume: Unmount the stick and format it: umount /dev/usb1 cryptsetup luksFormat /dev/usb1 Type “YES” an choose a password. Open the crypt partition: cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/usb1 crypt_USB Create new Filesystem and mount it: mkfs.ext4 […]

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Fix Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot dbus Problem

After uprade to Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot i get the following message during the system boot: Waiting for network configuration It takes a long time and leads to a black screen. You can see the following message sometimes, too. Unable to connect to the system bus: Failed to connect to socket /var/run/dbus/system_bus_socket: Connection refused The […]

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Convert PDF to Image

Using “convert” from “imagemagick” to convert a PDF to Image. Example: convert -geometry 1024×768 -density 200 -colorspace RGB input.pdf output.jpg Or use a other geometry, quality and no color: convert -geometry 2048×1536 -density 400 -colorspace gray input.pdf output.jpg Links: *

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