Mount using systemd

Feb 07

systemd mount units

Auto mounting a device using systemd is a simple secure approach.

For one - you don't have to edit your fstab - the slightest error in fstab can render your system unbootable.

Lets assume you have an USB device which may or may not be available at boot time and when you p...

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Encrypted root / systemd-boot

Jan 23

Why another guide on encryption?

Using grub to boot an encrypted system often leads to long waits while grub decrypts the luks container just to get to the kernels.

This load time is a weakness of the current grub implementation - and while it will probably be solved in due time - we need to fin...

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Encrypted Manjaro on a Stick

Jan 22

Run Encrypted Manjaro on a Stick

This guide and the resulting USB is intended to run on generic hardware - any 64-bit computer which is capable of booting an USB by using the firmware's boot override.

This guide contains no instructions to install GUI - other guides can be used.


  1. Basi...

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Secure your Linux

Jan 13

Securing your server

Running servers is a constant challenge and a public facing device will be hammered by bots trying to find a hole so securing such a device is a high priority task.


Due to the immense popularity of using GNU/Linux for servers several firewalls have been developed...

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