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Your 2020 Guide to Hardening Firefox

This is a simple guide and video on how to harden your #Firefox browser. While this tutorial is displayed on Linux, it also works for #Windows and #Mac Notes on Firefox Hardening: Plugins: uBlock Origin (Raymond Hill) Privacy Badger HTTPS Everywhere Options: New Windows and Tabs should be blank to prevent a site from knowing […]

Am I Too Paranoid?

Am I too paranoid? I have been asked that question on a few comments, but sometimes in emails or on chats. Some people just think that I take my privacy a little too seriously. I learned that the website slant.co has a list of top Linux Youtubers, and I was in the list… the post […]

Why I Still Use Linux Mint

It is no secret that Linux Mint is my favorite Linux distribution. From the first time I saw it, I went from, ‘Yep, Linux will Work’ to ‘WOW! Linux may be perfect!’ What caused such a revelation? Why is this the perfect distro for me? Well, these are my reasons. You will have your own […]

Installing Pamac on Arch With Yay

If you are searching the internet for how you might install the easy GUI package manger Pamac onto your Arch install, be aware most of the instructions out there are still using Yaourt which is no longer being maintained.  Fortunately there are many other AUR helpers out there to pick from, and this set of […]

Cookie Management

Most of us have heard about cookies in the context of computers or the Internet, but most of us do not have a grasp of what they are.  I was asked to record a video about cookies directly in response to my video on Facebook Wants to Know Everything, so here goes a little more […]

Add Search Engines to Linux Mint 18 Firefox

We all have our favorite search engines that we like to use for searching but one disadvantage of Linux Mint is they have disabled the usual way to add your custom search engines to the Firefox browser.  On this video I will show you how to add any search engine to Firefox.  Joe Collins recently […]

A Safer Dual Boot

Do you happen to have a desktop computer?  If so, chances are you can try out Linux with what I refer to as a ‘safer’ dual boot.  This is not what we generally mean when referring to dual booting because the two operating systems will be installed on different hard disks.  Most full-sized desktop computers […]

Ubuntu Studio Revives an Old Dell

Do you have an old computer laying around that is collecting dust because it runs about as fast as a dead snail? Well, don’t throw that beast out (Unless it has a big yellow case and a monochrome monitor on top – then it may be a lost cause!), you may be able to revive […]

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