Tag Archives: portable apps

Upgrading or migrating Opera

How to upgrade to a newer version of Opera, or migrate your preferences to an Opera installation on a different device.

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Filezilla client

FileZilla is a popular cross-platform FTP and SSH client. Being cross-platform, I use it both at home on Linux and on the road using the Portable App version on a USB stick.

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PuTTY Portable

PuTTY Portable is a lightweight SSH client for Windows, along with an xterm terminal emulator. It allows you to securely connect to your systems while on the go.

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Using SIW Portable

SIW (System Information for Windows) gathers information about system properties on a single computer and generates reports useful for software and hardware inventory, asset inventory, software license management, security audit, or server configuration management. It is proprietary but available at … Continue reading

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FreeMind

FreeMind is open source mind-mapping software written in Java.

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Using Portable Apps

Having Portable Apps on a USB memory stick lets me have useful applications available and configured as I prefer on any Windows computer.

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Using KeePass Portable

KeePass stores your passwords in an encrypted database. This database consists of only one file, so it can be easily transferred from one computer to another, and is available as a Portable App.

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Setting up Opera Portable

Opera is my favorite browser on Linux, so it makes sense that when I have to use a Windows computer I would use Opera Portable running on a USB stick.

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POP and IMAP client forensics

Different POP and IMAP clients have different characteristics, and some of these characteristics have forensic implications.

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Cleaning up Windows computers with CCleaner

CCleaner is a system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool for Windows. While I prefer the open source BleachBit, it is a popular and well-regarded tool.

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