HP Ambient Light Sensor on Linux

Often, the simple answers are those you don’t find on the web. Here is one of them with hopefully enough keywords to make it findable: To activate the Ambient Light Sensor on my new HP EliteBook 8440p (article and pictures will follow later) running Fedora 13, the following command (issued by root obviously) did the […]

Secure Firefox with AppArmor

To „lock down“ Firefox on an openSUSE 11.3 machine, I used the four AppArmor profiles you find below. The first is an openSUSE default profile and the second is based on the openSUSE default profile. My changes include support for PulseAudio sound and the Flash plugin, where the latter is realized with local profiles that […]