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Locking Google SafeSearch

How to lock Google SafeSearch, thereby blocking searches for adult content. Advertisements

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Keeping Windows applications up to date with Secunia PSI

Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) identifies vulnerable outdated applications on Windows computers. Although security updates for many applications are offered at no charge, keeping abreast of them is difficult. PSI automates the task and alerts you when installed applications require … Continue reading

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Setting up Firefox

I find myself installing Firefox on almost every computer I administer. Here are the things I do to make it more useful and secure.

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Automatically starting an application or script on login

Sometimes you will want to automatically start an application or script when a particular user logs in. For example, I like to have the system monitor gkrellm automatically started and always running. How this is done is environment-specific; here are … Continue reading

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