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I'm running VirtualBox inside Ubuntu 13.10 and having issues with USB connection stability. Guest operating system is Debian 7.0 and the USB device I'm trying to work with is a ACS USB card reader ...
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Enable USB smartcard inside VMware

I am running Windows 7 inside VMWare Player on a Linux host. I want to use a USB smart card reader but it is not working. The client app reports: "No Card Detected", but it appears to recognize that ...
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I have a laptop (Dell) with a smart card reader. I'm trying to get it to do two-factor authentication with Linux. Here's the hardware: $ opensc-tool -n Using reader with a card: Broadcom 5880 ...
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How do I backup my text messages off a SIM card under Linux?

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Smartcards for storing gpg/ssh keys (Linux) - what do I need?

I'm interested in storing my SSH keys and gpg keys on a smartcard for added security. However, I'm a bit uncertain on a few points, which are as follows: How many keys can I get on a card? I assume ...